PRETERM PRELABOUR RUPTURE OF MEMBRANE Introduction The precious fluid around the baby is an important fluid which i refer to as the water of life or the golden fluid. Its presence cannot be quantified in relation to its significance in the survival of the baby in the mother’s uterus. The bag that keeps this fluid […]

Can Fibroids Affect Your Fertility? So many different factors can play a role in affecting your ability to get pregnant and deliver a healthy baby. One potential factor which affects about 20-50% of women of reproductive age and 50–80% of African-American women is uterine fibroids. They are a common condition and often run in families. […]

Fibroids And Infertility Fibroids are benign (that is, non-cancerous) tumors of the uterus. The medical term for fibroids is leiomyoma or myoma. They grow from the muscle cells of the uterus and may protrude from the inside or outside surface of the uterus or they may be contained within the muscular wall. Types Of Fibroids […]

Can Fibroids Affect My Pregnancy? It’s a good idea to keep an eye on fibroids during pregnancy because they may grow larger and create complications. Only 2-12% of pregnant women have fibroids and if they do grow, it will most likely be during the first 12 weeks. Fibroids affect many women, often at an age […]

How Does Fibroids Cause Infertility? Uterine fibroids can affect your fertility in several different ways based on how their size and location changes your uterus, cervix, or fallopian tubes. Examples include: Fallopian tubes can be blocked by fibroids which makes it challenging or impossible for a fertilized egg to implant. Changes in the shape of […]

Infertility is the inability of a couple to achieve a pregnancy in spite of frequent intercourse after a period of at least 12 months (the duration is less in certain circumstances where there are already identified unfavourable circumstances). Up to 25% of couples in Nigeria have challenges getting pregnant. Infertility may be due to a single or multiple cause(s) in either the female or male partner, or a combination of both