Birth Complications to the Mother


Overiew Labour and childbirth are meant to be a natural processes, ideally without any issues. However, in some cases, certain complications may arise during a part of the labour process, requiring immediate action. The following are some of the complications that can arise, their treatments and how they can be prevented. Excessive bleeding It [...]

Birth Complications to the Mother2019-05-13T13:21:56+03:00

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments


Overiew The testicles also known as the testes are two oval-shaped organs of the male reproductive system that produce the male reproductive cells and male hormones like sperm and testosterone, respectively. Testicular disorders can cause serious complications such as infertility, sexual dysfunction and hormonal imbalance in men. When looking for the right treatment of [...]

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments2019-04-25T09:44:25+03:00

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation


Overview Testicular cancer has a 99% survival rate for men who are diagnosed at its early stage. This cancer is approximately more common in men from the ages of 15-45 years of age. Surviving testicular cancer could, however, mean inability to have children. Fertility is an important part of life for most men and [...]

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation2019-03-28T15:11:19+03:00

Advanced Fibroids Treatment


Overview  Approximately 70% to 80% of women, worldwide, get fibroids in their lifetime and especially at childbearing age. However, older women between 40 – 50 years are affected by uterine fibroids most. Fibroids are basically growths or non-cancerous (benign) tumours which grow in the walls of the uterus, hence the term, uterine fibroids. They [...]

Advanced Fibroids Treatment2019-03-27T18:20:14+03:00

Fertility Preservation for Women with Gynaecological Cancers


Overview Uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and cervical cancer are the most common gynaecological cancers in women affecting thousands of women, each year. Going through cancer treatment, especially cancer that affects any part of the reproductive system, can be worrying, as cancer treatments like chemo, surgery and radiotherapy can interfere with a woman’s fertility. Therefore, [...]

Fertility Preservation for Women with Gynaecological Cancers2019-02-20T16:45:22+03:00

Cervical Changes during Pregnancy and Childbirth


Overview The cervix is such an important part of every woman’s reproductive system; allowing menstrual blood to leave the uterus, allowing sperm to enter the uterus and allowing for a baby to come out of the uterus and into the world. Playing such important roles as far as reproduction is concerned, the cervix undergoes [...]

Cervical Changes during Pregnancy and Childbirth2019-01-21T09:42:11+03:00

Pregnancy & Breast Cancer


Overview Over 2 million women are impacted by breast cancer each year. It is the second most common malignancy affecting pregnancy. October being breast cancer month, we are taking this time to reflect on some of the issues that women think about when they hear of breast cancer and more specifically having breast cancer [...]

Pregnancy & Breast Cancer2018-10-25T09:55:19+03:00

Planning for Conception


The Vitallife Super Baby Program The Vitallife Super Baby Program is part of the Vitallife wellness centre which focuses on giving holistic, personalized and family centred care. The Vitallife wellness centre has received a number of awards including being accredited as an Integrated Health and Wellness Service Provider of the Year 2018. This centre [...]

Planning for Conception2018-10-19T12:31:09+03:00

Breast Cancer Awareness 2018


Overview Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, in both developed and developing countries. Each year, over 1 million cases of breast cancer occur, and more than 400,000 women die from this cancer. Most of the deaths that occur as a result of breast cancer are due to the fact that [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness 20182018-10-01T14:38:51+03:00

Gynaecological Cancers


What do you know about Gynaecological Cancers? Every year, over 1 million women worldwide are diagnosed with gynaecologic cancers with cervical, uterine and ovarian cancers being the most common. Gynaecological cancers take away the lives of thousands of women each year, globally, therefore, getting informed about them is crucial towards the fight against cancers [...]

Gynaecological Cancers2018-09-18T10:38:26+03:00