IVF babies

Concerns over IVF babies and sale of gametes have been dismissed by Practitioners

Top practitioners of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)/Assisted Reproductive Technique (ART) in Nigeria have dismissed studies that babies born through IVF are more susceptible to cancer, infertility and other degenerative diseases. They also dismissed a report published, last week, that suggests, to survive the harsh economy, Nigerian youths have resorted to selling their male and female…

Infertility in Nigeria

Infertility in Nigeria: Raising Visibility to Promote Equitable Access to Care

In low-resource settings such as Nigeria, accessing basic assisted reproductive technology treatments can be challenging or impossible for many couples who want to conceive. Many fear the negative consequences of childlessness resulting from societal pressure. Couples who cannot conceive often experience emotional and psychological trauma. Sadly, societal norms dictate that the woman is the cause of the infertility,…

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We’re going through disappointment and pain, but cling to hope — women battling infertility

This article shares stories of some women going through Infertility in Nigeria. It provides an insight to some of the challenges faced by many who are experiencing difficulty while trying to conceive and have children. For many women battling infertility, as the late Mrs. Ibidun Ighodalo, the struggle to get pregnant naturally or through assisted…