Medical advances mean that a woman can carry a baby in her 50s, even 60s. But is there an age when a woman should be told, “Sorry, you’re just too old to have a baby”?
Below is all you need to know about Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), its symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and various resources available to those who have PCOS.
Sperm donation provides a viable option for infertile and lesbian couples as well as single women. Andreas Späth investigates the realities and issues involved.
Om ’n baba aan te neem, is ’n intense emosionele ervaring en dit is belangrik dat jy alles daar omtrent weet. Ons gids help jou om die regte besluite te neem.
Devorah Kur gives advice on how to handle miscarriages along with the emotional feelings of loss and depression that follow.
A couple of readers tell us about the joy, sadness, disappointment and hope experienced while trying to get pregnant.
I am 31 years old and ten weeks into my pregnancy I lost my baby. I feel so lost and blame myself for not taking care of the baby. My partner and I were looking forward to having this child. We didn’t have a name yet as we didn’t know the sex. I feel as if a part of me has been taken away and I can never get it back. My boyfriend was so excited about the pregnancy as it would have been his first child. He is so hurt and I don’t know how to comfort him. He says it is too early and he has nothing to say – but I know he is hurting as much as I am. What can I do for him?