Fertility

About

Infertility is a significant challenge in South Africa, with as many as one in five couples not being able to conceive. Most experts define infertility as being unable to fall pregnant after at least one year of trying, or being able to fall pregnant, but then having repeat miscarriages. 

What services we offer

Fertility specialists with advanced medical technology offering the following treatments:

  • Ovulation induction
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Hysteroscopic surgery
  • Artificial insemination using husband’s sperm (AIH)
  • Artificial insemination using donor sperm (AID)
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)
  • Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT)
  • Oocyte donation (egg donor programme)
  • Surrogacy advice and assistance
  • Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
  • Semen analysis
  • Apoptosis (DNA fragmentation)
  • Vitrification (of embryos and oocytes)

Many hospitals also offer therapy services like a dietitian, counselling services and a one-on-one patient coordinator.

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