Category Fertility

New Mum, Stephanie Coker Dismisses Stigma As She Reveals She Conceived Via IVF

Nigerian media personality, and first-time mum, Stephanie Coker has revealed that she welcomed her baby through In vitro fertilization (IVF). Stephanie who hinted that she is aware of the stigma that often trails women who conceive via assisted reproduction technology

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7 Preventable Causes Of Female Infertility- Fertility Expert, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru

The ability to get pregnant and birth a child is a traditional expectation for all women worldwide, especially in Africa where having children is an unmistakable form of social security. When it comes to infertility most women are unaware of

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Age-related Infertility: See Facts & Recommendations By Fertility Expert, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru

The link between age and fertility for women has long been established. As the proverbial biological clock of women ticks and ushers us into our thirties, there’s good chance getting pregnant may become a little or a lot more difficult

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Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Suleiman Ambali Explains How Trends In Male Reproductive Health Is Pointing Towards A Fertility Crisis In The Near Future

Prof. Suleiman Ambali of the Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ilorin, has warned that continuous exposure of humans to pesticides is causing decline in male sperm count. Ambali disclosed this on Thursday night in his paper presentation

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Study Finds Fertility App, ‘Dot’ To Be As Effective As Other Family Planning Methods For Avoiding Unplanned Pregnancy

Imagine what amount of relief it would bring to actually have effective family planning without injections, insertions or drugs, and still have the same results, just by getting acquainted with an app on your phone? Scientists have figured out how.

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Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Shares 14 Tips On How To Overcome The Challenge Of Childlessness

Fertility expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi in an article for PUNCH shared that when going through a period of infertility, it helps to actively do some research about your options. Arm yourself with knowledge to an extent that infertility can prepare

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Busting Infertility Myths: CMD, LASUTH Schools Couples On The Need To Explore Technology To Enhance Their Reproductive Chances

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo has called for the exploration of assisted reproductive technology for individuals with infertility issues, noting that ignorance had made many to erroneously accept infertility as

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DEEP: IVF Parents Share ‘Wasted Time’ And Agony Of Wrong Infertility Diagnoses

A Sydney couple, Chris and Ruth are anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first child next month. They’re finishing his nursery and they’ve got stacks of books and toys as they wait to meet their little bundle of joy. According

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‘Infertility is very expensive’ -Fertility Specialist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi On How Nigerians Can Preserve Their Fertility

Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, a fertility expert has stressed the need to educate Nigerians right from the primary school on how to retain their fertility. The expert who is the Managing Director of the Nordica Fertility Clinic, said infertility is very

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Laparoscopy, Open Surgery Or…? Fertility Expert Enlightens On The Best Medical Procedure To Treat Fibroids

Fibroids in experts view are non-cancerous growths that develop in or around the womb (uterus). The growths are made up of muscle and fibrous tissue, and vary in size. They’re sometimes known as uterine myomas or leiomyomas. Fibroids could be

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Medical Doctor, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru Issues Guidelines To Be Observed When Trying For A Baby (Part 1)

For couples that are following an ovulation calendar to get pregnant, scheduled sex is a reality. What should ordinarily be a beautiful baby making moment may begin to feel like a chore on a to-do-list. We understand how emotionally tough

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How A Breakthrough New Fertility Test Is Offering Hope For Couples Who Have Suffered Miscarriages

A Chicago couple, Carolyn Bilson and Tim O’Brien (pictured above) who previously suffered two miscarriages recently welcomed a healthy baby boy -thanks to a breakthrough new fertility test which helps women struggling with achieving a successful pregnancy. The test is

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37-Year-Old World’s Most Fertile Mother, Mariam Nabatanzi Who Has 44 Kids Has Finally Been Stopped From Having More

Doctors have finally found a way to stop Mariam Nabatanzi, said to be the world’s most fertile woman from having more kids.  The 37-year-old Ugandan woman, Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye, living in Kabimbiri village, outside of the country’s capital, Kampala, has

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The Role of Marijuana And Substance Usage In A Couples’ Infertility And Miscarriages

A new study has highlighted the role smoking marijuana plays in infertility and miscarriages. According to Boston University researchers who examined over 1,400 couples before they got pregnant, when men smoke marijuana once a week or more, their partners are

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Nigerian Religious Leaders, Traditionalist Raise Fresh Concern Over Assisted Conception: ‘It is antithetical to the ideal of a family’

Just of recent, the medical field recorded yet another milestone when a 73-year-old Indian woman, Mangayamma Yaramati, was delivered of a set of twins following assisted conception (more commonly known as in-vitro fertilisation, IVF) process. But no sooner had the

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Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Enlightens Couples On The Right Time To Seek Fertility Treatment

Dr. Abayomi Ajayi of Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos, has dished out an important advice to couples on when to seek fertility treatment before it gets too late. Read below. For how long should you try to get pregnant before you

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Six Lessons Women Trying To Conceive Can Learn From Omotade Alalade, Visionary Of BeiBei Foundation

Women dealing with fertility issues are put under unnecessary pressure and if they do not have adequate support from people who matter to them; especially their spouses and family members, the pressure becomes aggravated. One woman who has gone through

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How Heavy Metals In Our Foods & Environment Cause Infertility

Infertility is something that is all too common in this day and age. However, the high rate of infertility amongst couples in Nigerian has been linked to the consumption of heavy metals through the food we eat and our environment.

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Anovulation: Causes, Symptoms And Everything You Must Know About Getting Pregnant Despite It

Approximately every month an egg will mature within one of your ovaries, and be released in readiness for fertilization by sperm. This means pregnancy is potentially possible at that time. While ovulation is the monthly release of eggs from the

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Ovulation Facts Every Woman Should Know

Many women will get curious or try to understand the term ‘ovulation’ only if they have difficulty getting pregnant. However, ovulation is such a vital part of a woman’s life that you should not wait until you are having difficulty

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Breakthrough: First US Baby Ever From The Transplanted Womb Of A Dead Donor Makes Her Debut

Medicine has recorded some major feats through the centuries, and the world of many women and families have been blessed by many of these medical advances. Less than 5% of women worldwide have some type of “absolute uterine factor infertility,”

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Fibroid Facts: July Is Fibroids Awareness Month

Fibroid awareness means knowing more about an extremely prevalent gynecological condition. It is estimated that as many as 77 percent of women of childbearing age could have the condition without knowing it. Eighty percent of all women will develop fibroids

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TTC? See How This Sticker Is Helping Normalize Infertility

The sticker above is the obsessive life of women who are desperately trying to conceive. Almost every struggling-to-conceive woman take more than one pregnancy test every month whilst trying to get pregnant. Trying for a baby to no avail comes

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Actress, Nse Ikpe Etim Reveals Why She Will Never Be Able To Biologically Have A Child

Talented Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed she won’t be able to have a child biologically for the rest of her life. While speaking at an event tagged “Conversation With Nse” in Lekki, the actress told her audience that three

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Read Story Of This Ugandan Mum, Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye Who Gave Birth To 42 Children

A 37-year-old Ugandan woman, Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye, living in Kabimbiri village, outside of the country’s capital, Kampala, has made world record for having 42 children. According to the Daily Monitor of Uganda, the woman had her last baby via Cesarean

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