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“This one is going to go home.”
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Film maker Molatelo Mainetjie, who is now 43, was 30 years old when she found out that she would not be able to conceive naturally.
It's to help with one of the main causes of male infertility.
Talischa Towsen wrote in to tell us about her struggle with infertility after relating to another reader's letter. "It feels like I'm failing," she writes. "Months have turned into years."
Desperate to become a mom herself and waiting for her IVF appointment next month, one of our readers wrote to share her infertility story and all the emotions that come with the "long and lonely", and often hellish, journey.
During a chat Wednesday at this year’s BlogHer conference in New York City, Gabrielle said a recent diagnosis could have been at the root cause of her infertility issues.
From the heartbreak of losing a baby to the jealousy of seeing others being able to conceive, a reader writes of her battle with infertility.
Mallory Jo Williams (27) and Michael Williams (30) felt like their dream of having a family was doomed.
“It is not easy to have five children at once." Successful IVF treatment has resulted in the birth of 5 healthy babies for Nigerian couple in their 40s.
Ashlesha and Arun Raghubir had been trying to conceive for the past 13 years and were about to give up, when a new procedure resulted in the news they'd been longing for.
She surprised everyone when she overcame the odds and fell pregnant with a baby boy last year.
From IVF to acupuncture, we've listed every option available to you if you're struggling to conceive, along with the contact details to fertility clinics around the country.
A reader wrote in anonymously, sharing her struggling with infertility and the physically and emotionally painful journey of IVF. But she shares her story hoping to remind women that they are not alone. "Be strong," she says, "I salute you."
A reader wrote in anonymously to share his infertility struggle with us saying that, although he tries to be strong for his family, he often questions his worth. "Am I still a man? Men can have kids," he says. "What am I otherwise?"
When you’ve been trying to fall pregnant for so long, you can’t help but wonder about the dreaded ‘I’ word: infertility. But the factors misleading us to believe we’re infertile may not necessarily be a case for medical intervention. In fact, it could simply be about understanding and listening to what our bodies are telling us.
A reader wrote in to tell us about her struggle with infertility and trying to fall pregnant saying, quite frankly, "this process destroys who you were and leaves you with nothing but sadness, jealousy and anger".
After publishing a story last week explaining why South Africans are choosing to have fewer children, one of our readers wrote in saying that she and her partner, and many other couples, simply don't have the choice.
After struggling with infertility for almost a decade, a woman has finally conceived with the help of her best friend.
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