Has China produced the first genetically edited babies?

2018-11-26 11:49

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies.

Identical twins give birth to sons on the same day at the same hospital

2018-09-19 14:20

These identical twins fell pregnant simultaneously nine months ago and have now given birth.

Five celebrities who have had difficult pregnancies

2018-04-17 14:28

The following celebrities have also gone through quite a lot before, during and even after their pregnancies.

Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles

2017-07-11 09:47

A study found that couples who seek in vitro fertilisation are not at greater risk of divorce.

The World Health Organisation might classify being single as having a disability

2017-06-19 15:43

And it sounds like a good idea. Here's why.

Designer babies: Can you choose your baby's gender?

2017-04-12 11:37

If you could pick having a baby boy or girl - would you? Designer babies is a hot topic, but in South Africa it's mostly illegal.

"Octomom" and her kids: How the Octuplets look now

2016-10-18 13:11

It’s been seven years since Nadya Suleman, who now goes by “Natalie”, made headlines as “Octomom”. Since then, her eight children – two girls and six boys – have grown up quite a bit.

Woman gives birth at 72!

2016-05-11 10:36

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy after two years of IVF treatments.

Children are not Stikeez

2015-10-28 13:19

How many kids is too many?

TTC groups: what the abbreviations mean

2015-09-11 10:35

If you've joined a TTC (trying to conceive) group, you must be wondering what all the abbreviations are. We've got you covered.


"IVF really is that hard. To every woman out there fighting this battle, I salute you"

2018-11-14 09:17

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."

Scientists are developing artificial ovaries to help women who lost theirs to cancer

2018-07-04 17:42

Danish researchers may have just given hope to survivors who want to have their own children.

Sugary drinks 'slash success rates of IVF'

2017-10-11 13:58

Drinking sugary drinks during in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment could slash the chances of women conceiving.

Ex-Miss World Rolene Strauss on the cusp of fulfilling dream of being a doctor

2017-07-11 08:18

Miss World 2014 and former Miss South Africa is set to complete her studies as she juggles family life and a baby boy.

Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50

2017-05-25 20:26

Scores of women in India give birth at advanced ages with the help of a controversial doctor who claims great success with patients over 50.

From "unexplained fertility" to 13 eggs and 2 babies

2017-02-13 13:02

A mom of twin boys shares her and her husband's journey of fertility treatment – from being told they're infertile to going for IVF treatment.

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.

Four men and a baby

2015-11-11 13:19

Two new moms reflect on their less-than-straightforward road to conception.

Infertility 101

2015-10-06 10:56

You probably hear the word a lot, but what is infertility, what causes it, and how is it treated?

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.

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