Support and Advice

One of the few things that kept us sane during our infertility journey was support and advice from people who ‘got it’.  (That and the occasional glass of Chardonnay). Infertility is hard enough as it it, there is no reason why you should go through this unsupported.  

Specialist Infertility Counsellors

Cape Town:

City Centre: Cal Volks – 082 940 8922 /

Northern Suburbs: Lydia Batchelor – 0848100300 /

Southern Suburbs:  Leanne van der Westhuizen –  (021) 671 1116 /


Southern Suburbs: Amanda Dunsby – 082 773 1055 /



Dr. Sumayya Ebrahim – 0788 642 007

Tanya Rubin – / (082) 600-1989

Mandy Rodrigues – / (011) 463-2244


Vicky Hindmarch / Tel: +27 (0)21 531 8644 /

Infertility Support:

Fertilicare – South Africa’s largest online fertility support forum

Mothers and Parents Via Egg Donation (MVED) – An overseas list serv that is really helpful

Fertility Coaching – An ex fertility veteran, Sian now runs Fertility Coaching sessions for others

Adoption Support – Terri is the country’s leading adoption expert

Post Adoption Support Services – Support to parents and children in adoptive families

Fertility Road Online Magazine – An online fertility magazine

Donor Conception Network – An UK organisation that helps with those considering donor egg or sperm

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority – UK based organisation

Motherhood Dreams – A fertility coach based in the UK

UK Fertility Nutritionist

Penny Crowther – 07761 768 754 or go to

Malka Ella Fertility Fund

The Malka Ella fertility Fund

Support, advice and funding for Jewish couples.  Nurture is a proud supporter of the Malka Ella Fertility Fund offering free and heavily discounted treatment cycles for the recipients of the fund.