Fertility Show Africa kicks off in Midrand

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Infertility will top the agenda for the first Fertility Show Africa to be held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand this weekend.

At least one in six couples suffers from infertility in Africa yet there is still stigma around it. Top experts in the fertility industry will gather under one roof and engage with thousands of people who have been battling to conceive.

In video below infertility is discussed:

They will also learn about alternative methods on the journey to parenthood. Heidi Warricker is the CEO of the Fertility Show Africa.

“It is estimated that infertility in Africa affects one in six couples and according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). We are leading the race internationally which means that in Southern Africa alone there are 8 million people who suffer from infertility which is quite an alarming statistic. The first of its kind fertility show in Africa is taking place this weekend to help open up the fertility conversation to break the silence, to break down the barriers and the taboos.”