“Egg donation: The ultimate gift”

“After years of not being able to fall pregnant more South African women are turning to egg donation IVF to become mothers.  Dominique Oosthuizen explores how through egg donation women struggling to fall pregnant can have children. Receiving the gift of life...

“Lie back and think of the beach to get pregnant”

Lying back and thinking about the beach – or wherever else one finds relaxing – can increase the chance of getting pregnant, claim researchers. Researchers found that women who actively took part in stress management therapy, including visualisation...

5 tips to improve IVF success

5 tips to improve IVF success Eating avocados and foods high in monounsaturated fat can triple the success of your in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. But is there anything else you can do to improve your IVF success? A new study carried out by researchers at the...

Single hormone shot can replace daily doses in IVF

Women preparing for fertility treatment typically get a series of daily, sometimes uncomfortable hormone shots to kick their ovaries into over-drive — but a new review of previous studies suggests one long-acting shot may work just as well. For in vitro...