11 things that can decrease your sperm count and quality

2018-12-15 12:13

Here are some things that can decrease your sperm count and negatively influence your sperm quality.

What is the ‘right’ age to have a child?

2018-11-21 11:48

While there are numerous ways of getting pregnant today, including literally putting one's eggs or sperm on ice to delay parenthood, sooner rather than later still seems to be the consensus.

Could same-sex couples have babies with shared DNA? Study hints it's possible

2018-10-16 07:17

Same-sex couples might one day be able to produce offspring that share genetic traits from both parents – according to a study involving mice – but researchers caution that although it's an important first step, research in animals doesn't often pan out in humans.

New study reveals stress is more likely to impact a woman's fertility rate than a man's - what we can do to keep those levels down

2018-10-08 13:59

Whether it's work, your relationship or perhaps news of the latest petrol price hike, sometimes there's just no avoiding stress. But if you're planning on having children it may be even more important to learn how to cope with life's anxieties.

WATCH: Your wonderfully creamy, egg-white cervical fluid and how tracking it may help you fall pregnant

2018-08-24 15:02

Trying to conceive can be challenging. But there are ways you can optimise your chances of getting pregnant, like tracking your cervical fluid and timing sex accordingly. Watch this video – you won't believe how simple and easy it actually is.

Here's what science says about how you can conceive a boy or girl

2018-08-03 12:43

We recently came across a study titled, 'More sex during South Africa’s World Cup meant more boys nine months on'. Curious about the science behind it all, we decided to dig deeper and found out why this should be, and how you can actually follow particular methods to conceive a boy or girl.

Not ready to have kids right now? Freezing your eggs could be an option

2018-07-19 17:47

Did you know that you can lose around 750 eggs in a month? Here's some great info and real life stories to consider if you're thinking of postponing baby making.

Here’s what you need to know about IVF and if it’s right for you

2018-07-03 14:39

It's definitely not cheap.

When is the best time for you to have a baby? Well, your body says before 35

2018-02-21 15:28

While you might have planned out exactly when you'd like to settle down, get pregnant and expand your family, your body might have alternate plans.

This might be why your guy hasn’t wanted to have sex recently

2018-01-17 09:34

It has nothing to do with you.


Exactly how to talk to your doctor about fertility

2018-11-23 08:23

Even if you don't think you want kids yet.

'This is how finding out I can't have children changed my life'

2018-10-29 15:35

When Babies Don’t Come is a documentary that explores the science of infertility and modern-day medicine to fight the condition in black communities.

"I've been teased for being too skinny, but the insults are the least of my problems when my fertility is at stake"

2018-10-10 11:41

Could weighing too little be the reason behind my irregular periods and infertility? Experts advise.

WATCH: Could stressing about getting pregnant be the reason you’re not getting pregnant?

2018-10-01 16:10

When you've been trying to conceive for a while, the sheer frustration and stress of it all can leave you feeling so utterly exhausted without any will to keep trying. But it also delays the release of reproductive hormones that tell your body when it's time to ovulate.

Mum beats odds of one in 500,000 to have three sets of twins

2018-08-08 16:18

Meet the mom who had three sets of twins!

Moderate drinking could increase male fertility, according to a new study

2018-07-21 16:44

According to an Italian study of 323 men, drinking moderate amounts of alcohol — between four and seven units a week — could improve sperm count and increase male fertility.

Eating nuts could boost fertility in men, according to a new study

2018-07-07 12:00

Men eating nuts had more sperm cells, which were a better shape, and moved further and faster.

Busted! Fertility misconceptions explained

2018-03-23 13:00

Put your legs in the air after sex. You only need to worry if you’re 35. Being on the pill delays your fertility. True or false? We dispel the most common fertility myths – and tell you which ones are true.

This might be why your guy hasn’t wanted to have sex recently

2018-01-28 07:37

It has nothing to do with you.

Taking too much ibuprofen could make men less fertile, study shows

2018-01-10 14:40

A new study shows that men who take too much ibuprofen are increasing their risk of infertility.

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