"Infertility is a silent killer, just like cancer – it eats at your soul, as cancer eats at your body"

2018-09-10 09:32

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."

Chinese authorities are offering wedding subsidies and cash payments to lure 'high quality' women into having more babies

2018-07-31 20:58

After scrapping the "one-child policy" in 2016, China had hoped a baby boom would hit but women still aren't having children.

Mpho Letsholenyane on her miscarriage

2018-07-12 14:29

Mpho Letsholenyane frees herself from pain and guilt of losing her unborn child

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.

WATCH: Gabrielle Union and 11 other A-list celebrities who have opened up about their miscarriages

2017-10-12 16:11

Gabrielle Union recently opened up about having had “eight or nine miscarriages”. We look back at some other big names who have also struggled with fertility and gone on to have beautiful babies.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are pregnant again!

2017-03-13 15:21

The co-creator of one of the world's most popular social media platforms and his wife announced they're expecting their second bundle of joy!

"I still cry for my babies"

2017-01-09 08:42

Miscarriage can bring about a devastating period of confusion and depression, as this reader found out last year. But there's hope, she says.

Welcome to the fertility hub. Click here for popular topics

2016-10-26 11:43

In our fertility category, we'll give you advice on getting pregnant/trying to conceive, fertility problems, fertility treatment, and miscarriage.

The one that wasn't

2015-09-11 10:15

In a bid to break the silent taboo on miscarriage, this mother tells her story.

MSF opens Ebola clinic for pregnant women

2015-01-13 11:41

Medicins Sans Frontiers has opened a new care centre for pregnant women with Ebola, stating that they have zero survival from the virus.


What exactly is adenomyosis — and how is it linked to infertility?

2018-08-28 14:24

Gabrielle Union was recently diagnosed with the disease.

Everything you need to know about sex after a miscarriage

2018-07-30 11:33

Just because your body is ready doesn't mean you are.

‘Never give up hope’: Sharks player Ross Geldenhuys and wife Madelein thought they'd never have kids – now tells of four 'miracles'

2018-07-05 16:11

Sharks prop Ross Geldenhuys and his wife Madelein feel blessed to have four children - despite her having polycystic ovary syndrome.

Do men grieve over a miscarriage?

2018-02-15 11:59

When a woman suffers the loss of her baby, the grieving is inevitable. So, should we expect our partners to grieve with us, or be the pillars of strength through an emotional time?

'I had an ectopic pregnancy – and my baby had to be aborted'

2017-08-07 17:07

Our baby was growing inside my Fallopian tube, and although there was still a heartbeat, they had to terminate it immediately.

Aspirin may help prevent miscarriages

2017-02-10 15:16

Taking a daily aspirin seemed to help women with high levels of inflammation prevent recurring miscarriages, a new study found.

"No-one wanted to hear about my miscarriage"

2017-01-05 11:42

A woman and mother tells us about the terrible isolation and loss she felt after her miscarriage - because society would not discuss the topic.

Do you have to tell the dad you're having an abortion? The law says NO in SA

2016-09-22 11:42

A celeb reveals her abortion story and we find out what the law has to say about it in SA.

Zuckerberg on miscarriage: ‘it’s a lonely place’

2015-08-11 10:54

Facebook founder tells story of wife’s three miscarriages.

6 signs you’re having a miscarriage

2014-12-11 12:08

How to interpret your body's indicators that you may be losing your baby.

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