Category Fertility

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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Eureka! Male Birth Control Pill Has Passed Human Safety Tests

This should be good news but we have no idea how the menfolk will view it. Male birth control pill has just been declared safe and effective. Birth control pills for men has faced a number of obstacles in the

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Egg Freezing: Everything You Need To Know About Putting Your Fertility On Ice

Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is a process in which a woman’s eggs (oocytes) are extracted, frozen and stored as a method to preserve reproductive potential in women of reproductive age, who wish to postpone pregnancy to a later date –

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Gabrielle Union Wade On Why “Having My Daughter Via Surrogacy Felt Like Surrendering To Failure”

American actress, activist, and author, Gabrielle Union Wade, 46, says opting for surrogacy was not easy. She posited that it felt like she was ‘surrendering to failure’ by having another woman carry her child with Dwyane Wade. The “Being Mary

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Mum, Beata Bienias, Defies Medical Odds, Falls Pregnant Via IVF Only To Discover This

A woman who struggled for years to have a child gave birth to three babies in what she called a miracle. Beata Bienias, 36, and husband Powell, 40, had tried for three years to conceive naturally before turning to a fertility

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Richard Mason Begs Sons To Contact Him After They Cut Him Off For Suing Their Unfaithful Mother

Recall the news of the father who found out that the three children he thought were his were not after all? (Read Here) Well, the latest on the issue is that the devastated ‘dad’, Richard Mason, 55, is reaching out

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OAP Toolz and Tunde Demuren Welcome A Son | Reveals Details Of Her Herculean Journey To Motherhood

A few weeks ago, unconfirmed reports announced the arrival of a baby to the family of OAP Tolu Oniru-Demuren aka Toolz and her hubby, Captain Tunde Demuren. December 2018 has been one amazing season for many Nigerian celebrities as quite

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