Reader's Letters: Becoming a mom after 40

2016-06-02 15:27

Many celebrity moms had babies after 40, but some readers have too. A few share their experiences with us.

Gordon Ramsay's wife, Tana, pregnant with fifth child

2016-05-16 11:52

Gordon and Tana Ramsay are expecting their fifth child after 14 years.

This is how twins are created

2015-09-10 11:31

Twins are hard work but wonderful too. How does it happen? Read on.

How 'sticky' eggs capture sperm

2015-08-26 12:29

Scientists have uncovered exactly how a human egg captures an incoming sperm to begin the process of fertilization.

Multiple pregnancies should not be an IVF goal

2015-04-10 10:33

Multiple pregnancies should not be a goal when conceiving via IVF, as it means increased risk to both mother and children- doctors say.

Thailand passes law to end 'rent-a-womb' tourism

2015-02-24 15:05

Thailand has given preliminary approval for a draft law to make commercial surrogacy a crime.

Pregnancy and epilepsy

2014-12-10 15:51

In years gone by, women with epilepsy were often advised not to fall pregnant. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

Pregnancy and epilepsy

2014-10-07 16:06

In years gone by, women with epilepsy were often advised not to fall pregnant. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

Sexually, men prefer women in their mid-20s

2014-09-30 15:58

Research indicates that men younger than 20 are typically attracted to older women, while men older than 30 begin to prefer younger women.

Faith and fertility

2014-09-16 09:42

Infertility can be a ruthless struggle between the sacred and the profane.


Kids explain how babies are made

2016-05-26 13:56

Kids share their thoughts on how babies are made and where they come from.

The baby-making journey

2015-12-07 12:50

Sometimes making a baby is as simple as one, two, three. But often it isn't. Here is your road map to conception.

Is surrogacy safe in SA?

2015-08-26 12:29

Surrogacy is a complex process which can be problematic- here’s what SA law says.

Zuckerberg on miscarriage: ‘it’s a lonely place’

2015-08-11 10:54

Facebook founder tells story of wife’s three miscarriages.

All you need to know about having a baby

2015-03-06 10:17

A selection of the best tips to tell you all you need to know about pregnancy. [PART ONE]

A fertile woman’s voice makes men go wild

2015-01-15 11:46

Sexy voice sending shivers down your spine? New research suggests that a woman's fertility can affect just how much your skin tingles when you hear her voice.

Tech giants pay for employees to freeze their eggs

2014-10-15 10:21

Apple and Facebook offer to pay for eggs to be frozen to aid women in their careers.

Pregnancy and epilepsy

2014-10-07 16:05

In years gone by, women with epilepsy were often advised not to fall pregnant. Fortunately, this is no longer the case.

World population likely to soar this century

2014-09-19 13:50

There is an 80 percent likelihood that the number of people on the planet, currently 7.2 billion, will increase to between 9.6 billion and 12.3 billion by 2100.

Is tight underwear making you infertile?

2014-09-12 07:47

Every day lifestyle choices could be negatively affecting your fertility.

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