Home > Parenting > Fertility Fertility All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid 'Female' chromosome involved in sperm production Researchers have found that the 'female' X chromosome may have an important function in sperm production. Fertility News It's survival of the fastest sperm, and a woman's body decides who the winners are A woman's reproductive system presents a veritable obstacle course that stress-tests sperm, making sure that only the strongest swimmers have a chance of reaching a woman's egg, according to a new study. More in Fertility News Uterus 'scratching' technique won't boost success in fertility treatment Fertility treatments don't raise cancer risk for offspring Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications Could a little dagga actually raise men's fertility? News It's survival of the fastest sperm, and a woman's body decides who the winners are A woman's reproductive system presents a veritable obstacle course that stress-tests sperm, making sure that only the strongest swimmers have a chance of reaching a woman's egg, according to a new study. See all News » News Could a little dagga actually raise men's fertility? Men who've smoked dagga appear to have significantly higher sperm concentrations than those who've never given it a try, a new observational study reports - but that doesn't mean men should start smoking the drug to raise the chances of fathering kids. See all News » Fertility Women who breastfeed longer are likely to have more kids Your time spent breastfeeding may determine how much children you'll have in the future. See all Fertility » News Italian 'mosaic embryos' turn into healthy babies Embryos characterised by irregular numbers or arrangements of chromosomes in some cells were transferred during IVF procedures. All subsequent pregnancies produced normal children. See all News » Take action Ask Fertility expert » Ask GynaeDoc » Join Talk forums » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Dr Sascha Edelstein on the latest insights of Infertility Dr Sascha Edelstein on the causes of infertility Fertility IVF won't cause birth complications, researchers say Researchers say that, after analysis, the increased risk of siblings conceived through ART having a higher risk of premature birth and low birth weight became negligible or vanished. See all Fertility » News Faulty sperm may explain recurring miscarriages Doctors have traditionally focused attention on women when looking for the causes of recurrent miscarriages - but new research suggests that it may be a sign that a man's sperm is not up to par. See all News » News Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women. See all News » Nutrition Antidepressants during pregnancy have their benefits According to a study, it turns out that antidepressants may lower birth complications, but increase health issues for babies. See all Nutrition » advertisement From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days ADVERTORIAL: Help create a movement to change SA’s Health Status Do you suffer from red, itchy eyes? Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'