'Some things work when you believe': the traditional healer's role in fertility treatment

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"What is the traditional healer's role in fertility treatment?" Photo: Getty Images
"What is the traditional healer's role in fertility treatment?" Photo: Getty Images

In the past, going to hospital was not first nature for many African families, as traditional medicine was believed to work and was recommended from generation to generation.

It was the norm to take a couple struggling with infertility to a consultation with a local traditional healer known to deal with such matters.

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