fertility

 
Human egg providers are changing the way we think
Human egg providers are changing the way we think
In 2018, three news stories about assisted reproductive technologies (ART) — treatments used to assist people in achieving a pregnancy...
Should government health schemes pay for infertility treatment?
Should government health schemes pay for infertility treatment?
Infertility affects up to 180-million couples worldwide, shows new research released today. The study argues that infertility treatment should...
Donor sperm and eggs: How much should a child know?
Donor sperm and eggs: How much should a child know?
Should a donor-conceived child have the right to know the identity of his or her sperm or egg donor? The South African Law Reform Commission is...
[Video]Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'
[Video]Infertility and tradition: 'Society thinks having children is your womanhood'
We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
Sorry man, Julius, but your mass reproduction plan is pretty kak
Sorry man, Julius, but your mass reproduction plan is pretty kak
Apparently there is a vast racial conspiracy afoot, and nobody could be bothered to tell me about it. Perhaps there is a mailing list for white South...
New study holds hope for obese women to fall pregnant
New study holds hope for obese women to fall pregnant
Obese women can improve their odds of conceiving with the help of pharmaceuticals, a new study from the University of Adelaide (UA) suggests.
Fracking chemicals 'may affect fertility'
Fracking chemicals 'may affect fertility'
 People who live near fracking operations should be monitored for chemical contaminants and health problems, according to researchers who have...
'My eggs use Zimmer frames'
'My eggs use Zimmer frames'
It fucking sucks getting your period when you’re trying to have a baby. This is particularly true if you have spent the last 28 days...
The brave new world of the egg trade
The brave new world of the egg trade
Tammuz International Surrogacy agency, which opened its doors in South Africa in 2008, is in search of women under the age of 31.
Seeding the future: On being a sperm donor in Johannesburg
Seeding the future: On being a sperm donor in Johannesburg
The porn magazine had reached a status beyond crusty and now walked the line somewhere between mythic and hellish. Whole civilisations...
Hope for parents with HIV
Hope for parents with HIV
Thulani gazes at his new-born daughter with a mixture of elation and wonder. His phone rings and he answers: "I can't talk now. Khanyi has just...

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