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Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Counsels Women On Dealing With Issues Regarding Infertility At Work

Infertility, for many women can be a painful experience, and one that can be difficult to share even with close friends and family. Coping at home is bad enough, discussing it at work can be even worse. According to fertility

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Nigerian Couple Share On Their Joy Welcoming Triplets Three Years After Adopting A Baby Girl & After Many Years Battling Infertility

A Nigerian fashion designer, Hafsat has given birth to a set of triplets three years after she and her husband adopted a baby girl and nine years after they tied the nuptials. According to an interview granted to Northern Hibiscus,

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Delaying Fertility Checks/Treatments Because You Are Single? Read Expert Advice

As more and more women are choosing to move forward building their families without a partner, the need for fertility options for single motherhood is becoming paramount. If you are a single woman who doesn’t have a partner but want

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How Pesticides, Cosmetics, Other Toxicants Account For 80% Of (Preventable) Infertility Cases- Experts

A professor of Anatomy and Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist, Oladapo Ashiru, has said noted that 80 percent of infertility cases are preventable. Ashiru, at his 70th birthday symposium held at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, said there was a

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Diabetes Can Lead To Infertility -Fertility Consultant, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru Explains

Diabetes is a non-communicable disease and it has become rampant in our society. It can now be likened to a plague. In one of his writings for PUNCH, fertility consultant and IVF expert, Prof.  Oladapo Ashiru alluded to the fact

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PCOS Awareness Month: 5 Women Share A Snippet Of Their Stories To Show How The Hormonal Condition Affects A Woman’s Body & Mind

September is PCOS awareness month. Polycystic ovary syndrome otherwise known PCOS is a hormonal condition, and is by far one of the most daunting  issues for women to handle when it comes to fertility problems. PCOS affects around 10 million people

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Expert Advice On Getting Pregnant Despite Ovulation Disorder Offers Some Cheer

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: age is the primary factor affecting fertility, and it can affect both your ovulation and the viability of your eggs. You are born with all the eggs that you’ll

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Specialist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi Answers Questions On Infertility, The Many Solutions Available To Battle This Threat To Marriages

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. However, it is not a problem without a solution. Infertility

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She Endured A Divorce Over Her Infertility, Waited 9 Years In Her Second Marriage, Now, First Time Mum, Ama Gborie Shares Her Story

A Nigerian woman identified as Ama Gborie took to Facebook to share her story of how she battled infertility for 17 years. The proud mum of one who celebrated her daughter’s first birthday decided to use the opportunity to narrate

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Gynaecologist, Dr Abosede Lewu Schools Couples On The Link Between Smoking & Infertility

An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist has revealed that men and women who smoke cigarettes experience high infertility rate than nonsmokers, due to health risks associated with smoking. Dr Abosede Lewu, Team Lead at Girlsaide Initiative and Convener, Keep All Mothers Alive

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New Test Offers Clarity For Couples Struggling To Conceive

Infertility affects 10% to 15% of couples globally, and while often viewed as a women’s health problem, men contribute to around half of the cases. A male fertility test could help predict which men might need treatment and which couples

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Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr. Akinde Joseph Identifies One Of The Leading Causes Of Infertility In Men & Women

A Consultant Gynaecologist has identified one of the leading causes of infertility in both males and females. Dr. Akinde Joseph, who is also the Chairman, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Lagos chapter, identified stress as another leading causes of infertility

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What Infertile Couples Should Do Instead Of Trading Blames According To A Fertility Physician

A fertility specialist with The Bridge Clinic, Lagos, Echendu has advised infertile couples on what they should do instead of finger pointing or blame trading. Precious and her husband, Michael, have been married for eight years but have no children.

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Medical Experts Highlight Benefits Of IUI As Treatment Of Infertility

Medical professionals have urged childless couples to utilise the breakthroughs in science to achieve their major objective of having children in their marriages. The specialists particularly enjoined couples to go for the Inter-Uterine Insemination (IUI) approach in the management of

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Infertility & Many More– Gynaecologist Warns Of The Adverse Effects Of Skin Bleaching

A gynaecologist, Prof. Ernest Orji of the Department of Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, says women in the habit of bleaching their skins are prone to the cancer of the kidney and infertility. The expert revealed

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ALERT! Fertility Specialists Explains How Social Habits Cause Low Sperm Counts

Dr. Ibrahim Wada, a fertility and reproductive health expert has revealed why more men are coming down with low sperm count. Low sperm count, one of the leading causes of male infertility, is responsible for a lot of today’s couples’

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The Journey To Motherhood As 3 Nigerian Women Narrate Their Stories Of Pain And Frustration

The quest to conceive and have children in Nigeria where so much value is placed on parenthood is a big challenge, especially for women. For many women dealing with fertility issues, the journey to motherhood is long and one of

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Dear MIMsters: Four Years Of Waiting Even Though I Was Certified OK, Little Did I Know

I got married at the age of 22 in 2014. We did various tests most of which were focused on me but I was certified OK but I didn’t know that my husband had a low sperm count. About a

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Fertility Specialist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi Shares Useful Dietary Tips On How To Overcome The Challenges Of Infertility

Fertility expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi has shared with TTC couples some fertility friendly foods that can cure infertility. According to Dr. Ajayi, when a woman is trying to conceive, what she eats matters, so she should consume foods that would

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Gynaecologist, Dr. Abosede Lewu Gives Reasons Why TTC Women Must Avoid Consistent Use Of Painkillers

Dr. Abosede Lewu, a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist has revealed that women abusing painkillers are at risk of infertility. The expert warned young women to stop the abuse of painkillers also known as Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, NSAIDs to prevent infertility.

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Lessons Couples Trying To Conceive Can Learn From How Laurie & FEB Idahosa Overcame Their Challenges With Infertility

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

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Infertility And Your Sex Life: Here’s What Fertility Expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi Wants You To Know

Fertility specialist, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi of Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos, has once again reached out to expecting couples, enlightening them on how infertility impacts their sex lives. Perhaps you have always been told or you read it up somewhere that

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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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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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