Welcome to the FERTILITY hub! Click here for popular topics

accreditation
TTC can be a trying time, here's everything you need to know in one place. Good luck!
TTC can be a trying time, here's everything you need to know in one place. Good luck!

FERTILITY HUB:

Trying to conceive (TTC) / getting pregnant

Is there such a thing as a "best position" to conceive? How can I boost my fertility? What time of the month is the best time to conceive? When do I ovulate?

Click here for all our articles about getting pregnant.

Click here to work out when you're most fertile with our ovulation calculator.

Get a medical aid before you conceive... we've compared 27 medical aid plans to see which have the best maternity benefits.

Fertility problems

Why haven't we fallen pregnant after months of trying for a baby? Am I infertile? When should I go to the doctor to check if I have fertility problems? Is my sperm good enough? Why can't I fall pregnant again? What is secondary infertility? 

Click here to read all about male and female fertility problems.

Fertility treatment

Where are fertility clinics in South Africa? What is IVF? How much does IVF cost in South Africa? What is artificial insemination/intrauterine insemination? What is a test tube baby? Will I get twins if I go for fertility treatment? 

Read more about fertility treatment in South Africa.

Miscarriage

Am I miscarrying? How can I cope with the loss of a miscarriage? Will I ever fall pregnant again after my miscarriage? Will I have another miscarriage?

Click here to read more about miscarriage.

FAQs: Frequently asked questions answered by experts

We've lined up some of South Africa's top experts and specialists dealing with infertility to answer your most asked questions.

Click here to read.

Is there something you'd like to more know about but can't find on Parent24? Please email us at chatback@parent24.com and we'll do our best to either find that article for you or write one in future!

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Zama zama crackdown: What are your thoughts on West Village residents taking the law into their own hands?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Authorities should bring in the army already
11% - 2104 votes
Illegal miners can't be scapegoated for all crime
50% - 9838 votes
What else did we expect without no proper policing
36% - 7154 votes
Vigilante groups are also part of the problem
4% - 722 votes
Vote
Rand - Dollar
16.40
+0.3%
Rand - Pound
19.84
-0.0%
Rand - Euro
16.68
+0.2%
Rand - Aus dollar
11.52
+0.3%
Rand - Yen
0.12
+1.0%
Gold
1,775.21
-0.2%
Silver
20.14
-0.7%
Palladium
2,155.12
+0.1%
Platinum
937.43
-0.1%
Brent Crude
95.10
-3.2%
Top 40
64,726
+1.1%
All Share
71,505
+1.1%
Resource 10
65,387
+3.2%
Industrial 25
87,072
+0.1%
Financial 15
16,239
+0.5%
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes Iress logo
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.

LEARN MORE