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After struggling with infertility for almost a decade, a woman has finally conceived with the help of her best friend.
If you're interested in assisted conception or in becoming an egg donor, our sex columnist Jade Zwane has all the information you'd need.
Former South African rugby referee Jonathan Kaplan made a rather bold decision for his life: he chose to become a single dad at 50 via surrogacy.
The issue of assisted fertility can easily whip people up into a frenzy and elicit very ‘interesting’ points of view. While this is not in itself damaging, the misconceptions that get spread can cause indirect harm.
One sperm donor’s sperm has been used in 74 successful procedures.
Can't conceive naturally? Here are some pointers on how to safely choose an egg donor.
Should people who donate eggs and sperm be paid cash compensation?
Your teen meeting their biological father is an experience that is unlikely to leave scars.
Do you know what happens to left-over embryos?
Adjusting the cycle to produce donor eggs is safe if done with expert care.
We sat down with Cape Town-based reproductive health specialist Dr Klaus Wiswedel to ask questions about freezing eggs, single parenthood by choice and the rise of fertility treatment in South Africa.
"We couldn't believe it. It was a massive shock but we were obviously delighted."
Two new moms reflect on their less-than-straightforward road to conception.
Have you ever considered selling your eggs to couples struggling to conceive? Amanda Brown guides you through this process.
It's not always easy to fall pregnant but you don't have to go through it alone either.
Britain may use three biological parents for healthier IVF babies.
Could you ever give an egg to an infertile woman or gay couple? These points offer food for thought.
Having a child is a huge decision, especially if you’re going it alone. A psychologist looks at the options.
Fresh or frozen eggs might not matter for egg donation.
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