New ARV not for women wanting to fall pregnant, WHO warns

2018-07-25 18:12

The World Health Organization has cautioned that dolutegravir taken by women wanting to get pregnant may cause neural tube defects in their newborn babies.

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.

Fertility and PCOS

2015-07-14 13:21

PCOS is one of the leading causes of infertility in women, but it doesn't mean that falling pregnant is impossible.

WATCH: Ovulation, conception and birth

2015-06-08 17:51

Take a look at what happens to the human body during ovulation, conception, pregnancy and birth.

Sparks 'fly' when egg and sperm cells meet

2014-12-18 11:35

Science proves that when sperm and egg cells hook up, there are 'fireworks'.

Family welcomes girl for the first time in 100 years

2014-10-03 14:39

This British family has given birth to only boys for over a century.

You CAN get pregnant while breastfeeding!

2014-07-21 14:18

Breastfeeding moms can still get pregnant, despite beliefs to the contrary.

2 minutes with a pregnancy test

2014-06-24 15:36

Would the little plastic stick gives us happy news after our months of trying?

5 oddest conception stories

2014-06-04 15:25

Strange baby-making tales, from the 3D porno kid to the oral sex baby.

Sex, ovulation, ejaculation and fertilisation: real-life video

2014-05-20 10:57

Remarkable video reveals real-life footage of the miracle of fertilisation (NSFW).


How sleep and alcohol affects your chances of conception

2017-11-01 10:08

Struggling to sleep may affect a woman’s chance of falling pregnant, new research has found.

WATCH: Ovulation, conception and birth

2015-08-26 12:29

Take a look at what happens to the human body during ovulation, conception, pregnancy and birth.

Parenting: the constant unknown

2015-06-19 11:15

A young couple considers the scary and wonderful consequences of deciding to be parents for the first time.

Jane the Virgin actor's epic pregnancy announcement

2015-04-16 09:41

Watch how friends and family react to the great news!

Trading a lounge suite for a baby

2014-11-03 13:26

My conception was not so much planned as bought, says laat lammetjie Robyn van der Merwe.

Smokers risk fathering asthmatic kids

2014-09-09 12:27

Fathers who smoke before conception may increase their child's risk of developing asthma.

How many children: she decides?

2014-07-18 08:35

Should a woman get to decide how many babies she has, without the consent of her partner?

Cellphone exposure may harm sperm

2014-06-10 14:53

In men with no exposure to cellphones, 50% to 85% of their sperm had a normal ability to move towards an egg – that fell by an average of 8% among men exposed to cellphones.

Stressed-out men might have weaker sperm

2014-06-02 16:08

Stressed-out men may have weak sperm and struggle to impregnate women.

Obamacare challenged over birth control choices

2014-03-24 13:42

Obama's health care law is being challenged by family-owned companies that object to covering certain contraceptives in their health plans.

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