Win double tickets to the must-see fertility event of 2020

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Fertility Show Africa

Did you know that in Southern Africa alone, there are almost eight million people who suffer from infertility? This March, a dedicated fertility show, Fertility Show Africa, will be held in Gauteng. It will offer those struggling to conceive and those on their journey to parenthood the opportunity to engage with specialists and experts in the fertility field.

A large variety of exhibitors

The Fertility Show Africa will give visitors the chance to engage with, ask questions and gather as much information as they need from some of SA’s best medical specialists, embryologists, nurses, psychologists and social workers.

Exhibitors include:

  • Doctors, clinicians and practitioners
  • Fertility clinics
  • Advice groups
  • Surrogacy, Adoption & Donor agencies
  • Natural Fertility
  • Complementary and Alternative therapies
  • Supplements, diet, nutrition and lifestyle advisors

Highlights of the event include a series of talks on important subjects by leading fertility professionals, adoption specialists and medical professionals.

The talks include:

  • How to enhance your fertility naturally
  • Natural cycles and mild IVF
  • Female infertility: endometriosis
  • Embryo selection & sperm selection
  • Female infertility: PCOS
  • Male Infertility
  • Lab procedures
  • Immunology: your best chance of success
  • Egg freezing
  • Egg donor cycles – the process and role of an agency
  • Fertility Astrology
  • Surrogacy: the legalities involved
  • Adoption in South Africa
  • Fertility & your DNA
  • Healthy lifestyle, diet and targeted supplements to optimise fertility
  • Recurring pregnancy loss
  • Baby loss support
  • Dealing with pregnancy/infant loss
  • A personal story of infertility, loss and adoption
  • Transgender Care: Reproductive options
  • Infertility in the African culture
  • Legal Issues around Donor Cycles
  • Effects of medicine on male reproductive functions
  • What Makes A Good Clinic? – Choosing The Right Fertility Clinic Abroad

 

The talks will be given by:

  • Tertia Albertyn – Nurture
  • Nicola Smuts-Allsop – Fertility Astrology
  • Dr Jack Biko – Femicare Fertility Centre
  • Patrick Bouic – Synexa
  • Zoe Cohen – Adoption social worker in private practice
  • Andrew Coutts – Fertility Road / International Fertility Clinic
  • Greg Tinney-Crook – Aevitas Fertility Clinic
  • Dr Yusuf Dasoo – BioART Fertility Clinic
  • Dr Sulaiman Heylen – SASREG President
  • Robynne Friedman – Surrogacy attorney
  • Samala Kriedemann – Mama Nurture
  • Andrew Martin – Fertility Law
  • Dr Goolam Mohamed – Sandton Fertility Clinic
  • Dr Zozo Nene – Head: Reproductive & Endocrine Unit – Steve Biko Academic Hospital
  • Dr Christa North – Supreme Fertility
  • Dr Olufemi Olarogun – HART Fertility Clinic
  • Mandy Rodrigues – Clinical psychologist
  • Dr Tony Rodrigues – MEDFEM Fertility Clinic
  • Beatrice & Nicola Rabkin & Rona Mirimi – Hormonal Harmony
  • Dr Yossi Unterslak – Vitalab

A full programme and timetable can be found here on the Fertility Show Africa website.

 

A support zone to cater to your needs

There is also a chance for visitors to ask questions and be answered by specialists in the field. A professional counselling and support team consisting of clinical psychologist, Mandy Rodrigues, qualified counsellor and registered social worker, Tanya Rubin, and homeopath, Dr Leanne Scott will also be there to support you.

The topics covered in these sessions include:

  • The acceptance of infertility & cycles of emotion
  • Grief cycle & triggers
  • Finding meaning in infertility
  • Infertility & the marriage
  • Conflict & trust
  • Alternative parenting, donor sperm & single moms
  • Acceptance
  • Your fertility knowledge
  • Egg & sperm donation
  • Surrogacy, a more personal journey
  • Suggested guidelines for Individual Parents & LGBT
  • Turning inwards to heal
  • Infertility in the African culture
  • The role of complementary medicine in infertility
  • NLP Techniques
  • Managing chronic stress in infertility
  • Personal Journeys
  • Vessel Is Me -Uganda
  • Yoga & Meditation

The Fertility Show Africa takes place on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 2020 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gauteng.

Show times:

  • Friday – 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday – 9am to 5pm

Enter below to stand a chance to win a double ticket to the Fertility Show Africa.

Entry tickets are available at Webtickets at R195 per person or R350 for two people. A two-day entry pass is R315 (single) or R565 (for two people). The expert talks and support sessions cost R50 each. Learn more at here.| Facebook: | Twitter | Instagram

Enter below to stand a chance to win a double ticket to the Fertility Show Africa.

  1. Competition closes on 15 February 2020.
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FSA is proudly supported by IFAASA (Infertility Awareness Association of South Africa) and SASREG (South African Society for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy).