Home > Parenting > Fertility > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Could same-sex couples have babies with shared DNA? Study hints it's possible Same-sex couples might one day be able to produce offspring that share genetic traits from both parents – according to a study involving mice – but researchers caution that although it's an important first step, research in animals doesn't often pan out in humans. 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 What’s the best sex position to conceive a baby? Reverse cowgirl? Missionary? Doggie style? The answer might surprise you… ‘My uterine fibroids almost killed me – now I have a miracle baby’ “You’re stronger than you feel, you have more options than you think, and you are not alone,” says Gessie Thompson. In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. Flushing fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil may help couples conceive In a study, an age-old technique significantly increased pregnancy rates. Scientists can now make babies using DNA from 3 people UK scientists have been granted a licence to 'create' babies using the DNA from three people – in order to avoid fatal genetic diseases being passed on to offspring. 1st baby born with DNA from 3 parents A new technique that combines the DNA from three people is designed to help couples who carry rare genetic mutations have healthy children. Noisy bedrooms can make men infertile A South Korean study found that men were more likely to be diagnosed with infertility if exposed to nighttime noise over 55 decibels. Mouse gives birth to pups using 3-D printed ovary A mouse study might someday help infertile women to conceive naturally, although animal research does not always pan out in humans. Did Beyoncé’s age increase her chances of having twins? Beyoncé took to Instagram this week to announce that she and husband Jay Z are expecting twins. Can age increase your chance of conceiving twins naturally? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.