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Want to be a dad? Eat chicken

A healthy diet and lifestyle can raise a woman's chances of conceiving. But it appears that men also need to watch what they eat.

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Drinking at conception could be bad for baby

Women who drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant put their baby at much higher risk of suffering type 2 diabetes, a study found.

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Working women turning to IVF

Three times as many women without a partner registered at IVF clinics in 2013 as they did in 2006, official UK figures show.

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Men are most fertile during summer
June 30 2015 at 11:28

New research shows that sperm is more active in the summer months of the year.

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You are what your mother ate - study
June 29 2015 at 13:22

Research has linked a woman's diet before she becomes pregnant to the long-term health of her future child.

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Stellenbosch doc 'can reverse vasectomies'
June 24 2015 at 12:08

Men who have vasectomies have slim chances of fathering children again. Urologists are able to increase the success rate.

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Watching what you eat may mean broodiness
June 23 2015 at 12:25

A study has found that women worry most about their weight when their chances of conception are highest.

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Good to delay motherhood - IVF pioneer
June 10 2015 at 12:48

Older mothers have had time to gain valuable skills and education, as well as build strong relationships, says fertility expert Robert Winston.

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Depressed mom, sick newborn
June 10 2015 at 11:28

Women who take antidepressants in pregnancy raise the chance of their child developing a rare illness, research suggests.

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'Women will make their own choices'
June 8 2015 at 12:28

UN Under-Secretary-General Babatunde Osotimehin tells IOL what he would like for the girls of Africa.

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Babies - and then tough decisions
May 29 2015 at 13:35

After IVF, a question can often remain: What to do with the embryos left on ice?

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Paracetamol could harm unborn boys
June 3 2015 at 12:06

Pregnant women have been warned that taking paracetamol could harm their unborn baby boys.

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Pregnant - with three months to live
May 29 2015 at 10:44

A Cape Town family is facing an agonising choice - the premature birth of a baby in order to save the mother.

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