NIGERIA RECORDS FIRST BABY FROM FROZEN EGG

Nigeria has recorded the first successful birth of a baby conceived from frozen egg of a 44 year-old woman, who had suffered infertility for eight years, making it the first in the country and West Africa. The birth and conception of the baby, named Tiwatope, which is the 5001st in the world, was carried out by Nigerian fertility specialists at The Bridge Clinic, a Lagos-based fertility treatment centre, where the mother had her eggs frozen using the vitrification (flash-freezing) process. The birth of the baby on February 16, 2016, effectively puts Nigeria on the global map as regards the practice of oocyte (egg) freezing or cryopreservation, a new offering in the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process. Prior to the birth of Tiwatope, the new practice seemed to be the exclusive preserve of the developed world of Europe and North America.



1st Test Tube Baby in Black Africa is now 26 years old
On March 17, 1989 history was made at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital when the first test tube Baby in Black Africa (comprising of West, East and Central Africa), conceived through the delicate In-Vitro Fertilisation and Embryo Transfer (IVF-ET) method was born. The bouncing baby boy named, Olushina, Eghosa, Oluwaremilekun, is nature’s gift to the family of Mr & Mrs Pius Oni and the crowning glory of five years of painstaking research endeavours of Professors Osato Giwa-Osagie, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Oladapo Ashiru, an Endocrinologist, both of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH Idiaraba, Surulere, Lagos.The lad then, thus, became the First TestTube Baby in East, West and Central Africa. Read more at: www.ivfhistorynigeria.blogspot.com








Celebrating Milestones

Monday, August 22, 2016

National Hospital Reduces Cost of IVF

The National Hospital, Abuja, at the weekend said the hospital has drastically reduced the cost of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) to help couples encountering challenges in giving birth to children.
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of National Hospital, Abuja Dr. Jafaru Momoh, stated this during a one day seminar on IVF in the hospital. MORE AT: http://ivfnewsnigeria.blogspot.com.ng/2016/08/fertility-national-hospital-reduces.html






 
 
 
 
 

Friday, October 9, 2015

LUTH Reopens IVF Clinic

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, has revived its Assisted Reproductive Clinic. It folded up in the 90s due to lack of funding. Now known as LUTH Assisted Fertility Clinic (AFC), the duo of Professors Osato Giwa-Osagie and Oladapo Ashiru, pioneered the clinic that produced the first test tube baby in Nigeria in March 1986.
MORE AT: http://www.ivfnewsnigeria.blogspot.com

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015

Saturday, May 4, 2013

ADVICE, OVERVIEW & CONTACT INFO BELOW:

The IVF Units at a Glance:
*Ark  *Ayomide  *Balm of Gilead  *Bridge  *Care  *DEDA  *DIFF  *DOTE  *EKO  *Fertil Aid *Fusion Nest  *Georges  *Grabbo  *Grigg  *Gynescope  *Hope Valley  *Iye  *Kingscare  *Kingswill  *LASUTH  *Life  *Lifeshore  *Lily  *LouisMed  *LUTH  *MART *Medimax  *Midland  *M&M  *National  *Nisa Premier  *Nordica   *Olivebranch  *Omni  *Paramount  *Prime  *Regenesis  *Roding *Ruz  *Shepherd  *St Augustine  *St Ives  *Trucare  *UBTH  *Vine Branch  & counting...
ADVICE:'IVF IN NIGERIA' DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY INDIVIDUAL DOCTOR OR CLINIC AND ADVISES WOULD-BE PATIENTS TO ENDEAVOUR TO VERIFY ANY CLAIMS BEFORE COMMITMENT.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

IVF CLINICS IN NIGERIA

You do not need to travel abroad for standard IVF treatment as it is now available in Nigeria at a fraction of what it would cost you abroad.

You save on air fare and hotel bills and the success rates are comparable with those of clinics overseas. Plus, you are likely to get more suitable egg donors in the country, if you happen to need them. Nigerians resident abroad also find it cost effective to make the trip back, for IVF treatment.


Today, there are over 40 IVF clinics and counting in Nigeria (mostly located in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial centre). After the birth of Nigeria’s 1st test tube baby, an event led by the Dapo Ashiru-Giwa-Osagie team in 1989, there was no follow-up in this field until years later with the establishment of some private IVF clinics.
Although relatively few in number (India has over 3000), these clinics offer value for money and an increasing number of them can boast of many success stories. It must be stressed however that the number of women actually treated in each clinic, their set up dates and the take home baby rates, must be taken into consideration when trying to assess their success rates.

In making a choice of clinic for IVF treatment, you can always go with the recommendation of your GP but you will be better off knowing what your options are, as set out in the following list.
THE CONTACT INFO OF NIGERIA'S IVF CLINICS - ALSO ALPHABETICALLY LISTED AT A GLANCE ABOVE,  ARE SET OUT BELOW. THERE IS AS YET NO NIGERIAN BODY SUCH AS BRITAIN’S HFEA (AN INDEPENDENT REGULATORY BODY THAT LICENSES FERTILITY CLINICS), TO VERIFY ANY CLAIMS OF SUCCESS RATES.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

* Ayomide Clinic

*Ayomide Women’s Health Specialist Hospital &Fertility (IVF) Centre
30, Gate 2, Powerstation, Powerline,
Ikirun Road, Opp. Dayus Petrol Station,
Oshogbo, Osun State
Tel: 08161832528 ; 07060916229
Email: ayomidefert@gmail.com

Medical Director: Dr. Johnson Komolafe
Set up date: February 2010
1st IVF Cycle: March 19, 2012.




*Balm AJEC  Fertility Hospital Limited
(Balm of Gilead Fertility Centre)
Oke - Opo, GRA; Opposite NNPC petrol Station,
Off Ayeso Road,

Ilesha, Osun state.
Telephone: +234-8037151125, +234-8033567495

Website: www.balmajec.com
Medical Director: Dr. Alexander T. Owolabi
 
*Bridge Clinic
Dr. Ajayi

Plot 1397A Tiamiyu Savage Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos.

Tel: 01-2623268 ; 2610686

Email: bridge@om.metrong.com ; info@thebridgeclinic.com
Website: www.thebridgeclinic.com
Medical Director: Dr. Richardson A. Ajayi

Ikeja Centre:

63 Oduduwa Crescent,

Ikeja G.R.A,

Lagos.

Tel:
07028806815 ; 01-4485401-2

Port Harcourt Centre:
41A Evo Road,

G.R.A Phase II, Port Harcourt.

Tel: 084-465 003 – 5


Kaduna Centre:
26 Kinshasa Road,
Ungwa Rimi GRA,
Kaduna North, Kaduna State
Tel: 00234- (84) 0819 140 2315

Set up date: 1999









*Care Fertility Hospital

1, Angas Way, Before FEPA Quarters,

Karu site, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: 080 6424 4977 ; 08074197037

Email: mail@care-fertility.org


Medical Director: Dr. John Okechukwu Ene


*DEDA Hospital

*Care Fertility Hospital

1, Angas Way, Before FEPA Quarters,
Karu site, Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: 080 6424 4977 ; 08074197037
Email: mail@care-fertility.org
Website: http://www.care-fertility.org
Medical Director: Dr.John Okechukwu Ene




*DEDA Hospital

 6, 442 Crescent,
Off 4th Avenue,
Citec Villas,
Gwarimpa, Abuja
Tel:+234 (0) 818 422 7707; (0) 813 3111128
Email: info@dedahospital.com, dedahospital@yahoo.com
Website: http://dedahospital.com/
Medical Director: Dr. Sunday Omale Onuh






*DIFF Hospital
Dr. Idahosa

6 Udi Hills Close
Aso-Drive,
Maitama, Abuja
Tel: DA Office: 09-2908426 ; Reception: 09-2906387 ; Nurses Station: 09-2906387 ;
E-mail: info@diffhospital.com
Medical Director: Dr. John O. Idahosa
 
*Dote Medical Centre
Dr. Efetie
Plot 20,
Block 5, Setraco, Gwarinpa Estate
Area 11
Garki, Abuja Municipal
Abuja
Tel: 08033118171 ; 08079328287
Email: efenae@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.doteivfabuja.net
Fertility Consultant: Dr. Efena Efetie
 


Wednesday, January 26, 2011

*Eko Hospital Fertility Centre

*EKO Hospital Fertility Centre
Dr. Ogunmokun










Tel: 01-4978800-9

E-mail:

Chief Medical Officer: Dr. Adegbite Ogunmokun

START UP DATE: 2009. 4 babies, 11 ongoing pregnancies to date. 36% success rate.
Cut off treatment age: 55






*Fusion Nest Fertility Centre
Dr. Soyinka












3, Adebowale Close, Off Lola Holloway,
Omole Phase 1, Ogba, Lagos.

Tel: +234 8022514723 ; 08156979893 ; 08187929978
E-mail: contact@fusionnestng.com
Website: http://www.fusionnestng.com
Medical Director: Dr. Soyinka


START UP DATE: 2012 

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

*George's Memorial Medical Center

*George's Memorial Medical Center
Dr. Iketubosin



6, Rasheed Alaba Williams Street,
Off Admiralty Way,
Lekki Phase One, Lagos.

Tel: 01-2715320
Email: info@georgesmedical.com
Website: www.georgesmedical.com
Medical Director: Dr. Faye Iketubosin





 
 
 
 
*Gynescope Specialist Hospital

Dr. Okohue
1, Mini Ezeku Street,
Rumuogba,
Portharcourt,
Rivers State.

Telephone: +234-08037275377; 08166593030
Email:
info@gynescopesh.com; drjude@gynescopesh.com
Website: http://www.gynescopesh.com
Medical Director: Dr. Jude Ehiabhi Okohue


Monday, October 5, 2009

*Hope Valley Clinic

*Hope Valley Clinic
Dr. Ogunkoya
Plot 31, Block 113 Oladimeji Alo Sreet,
Opposite Treasure Gardens,
Lekki 3rd round-about or Ikate round about.
Lagos Epe expressway, Lagos.
Tel: 08088753061, 08033069466
Email: info@thehopevalleyclinic.org

Website: http://www.thehopevalleyclinic.net/

Medical Director: Dr. Olugbenga Ogunkoya




·         KADUNA CENTRE
2, Angola Road,
Opp Shagari Housing Estate
Barnawa, Kaduna state.
Tel 07035903551, 08033069466.
Email: info@thehopevalleyclinic.org

·         BENIN CENTRE
7B Behind no 7, Eguadase Street,
off Akpakpava Road,
Benin Edo State.
Tel. 08033069466, 08050240728.
Email: info@thehopevalleyclinic.org

·         ABUJA CENTRE
Within Zankil Medical Centre,
Plot 1021, B5 Sheu Yar̢۪Adua Way,
Opposite Fed Ministry of Works
Utako District, Abuja.
Email: info@thehopevalleyclinic.org

·         PORT HARCOURT CENTRE
14 Trans Woji Road, by Slaughter,
Woji Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
Tel 07039179885, 08033069466.
Email: info@thehopevalleyclinic.org

·         01-2713897, 01-4618990 01-4618989, 08033069466
    ·         01-4447178
 






*Iye Hospital
Dr. K.S. Kupolati

 22, Osibodu Layout,



Ibadan-Lagos Express,
Challenge, Ibadan,Oyo,
Tel: 08037143851; 2310792
Email:
juyikupolati@yahoo.co.uk, iyehospital@yahoo.com, info@iyeho.com
Website:
http://www.iyehospital.com


Medical Director: Dr. K.S. Kupolati


 


*Kings Care * Kingsway Clinics *Life Specialist Hospital *Lily Fertility Centre

*King's Care
Dr. Abu Humphrey
Plot 2181, Ibrahim Babangida Way

Wuse II, Abuja.

7, Christmas Road, behind Police Affairs Quarters,
Phase 4, Kubwa, Abuja


Telephone: +234-9523552-4 ; +234-95235515


Email: info@kingscarehospital.org


Website: www.kingscarehospital.org

Chief Medical Director: Dr. Alasa Abu Humphrey

Portharcourt Center:


17B Ahaimakara Road,Transamadi Industrial Layout Road,Portharcourt.
Telephone: 084: 578956 ; 08037048134 ; 08033069466







*Kingswill Specialist Hospital

Dr. Kingsley Ike Onwuzurigbo
3, Ayinuola Close

18b Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu Road

(By Apple Junction)

Amuwo Odofin, Lagos

Telephone: 08129839839; 08037077694



Medical Director: Dr. Kingsley Ike Onwuzurigbo






*Lifeshore Clinics

Dr. Orebamiji

Plot 13, Rasaq Balogun Street,
Off Adeniran Ogunsanya Street,
Surulere, Lagos.

Telephone: 09090009002; 09090009003; 09090009004

Email: enquiries@thelifeshoreclinics.com

Website: http://www.thelifeshoreclinics.com

Medical Director: Dr. Taiwo O. Orebamiji





 

*Life Specialist Hospital, Nnewi
Prof. Ikechebelu

7 Ikemba Drive


Umuele-Umudim

Nnewi

Anambra State

Tel: 080-404-4189, 046-309471

Email:info@lifehospital.org, lifehospital@yahoo.com,
jikechebelu@yahoo.com


Website: http://lifehospital.org/lifehospital/aboutus.html


Medical Director: Professor Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ikechebelu



 
 
 
 
 
 
*Lily Fertility Centre


6 Brisbe Street,
Off Etuwewe Road
Off Deco Road, Warri
Delta State.


Telephone: 234-8039637765, 234-7092010621


E-mail: contact@lilyhospitals.com


Website: http://lilyhospitals.com/lily-fertility-centre/


Directors: Dr Okogun Austin (Medical Director/CEO), Dr Alekwe Louis (Diagnostics), Dr Onuwaje Mayomi (Clinical Services)
START UP DATE: 2008 By 2010: 98 procedures; 52 pregnancies (27 chemical; 25 clinical with live births)

*Lasuth *Louis Med

*LouisMed Hospital
 
Prof. Akin Bamigboye
 
Plot 14, Block 95,
Omorinre Johnson Street,
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Tel: 08130101759; 08171723656
Email: info@louismedhospital.com.ng
Website: http://www.louismedhospital.com.ng
Medical Director: Professor Akin Bamigboye

*Medical Art Center

*Medical Art Center
Prof. Dapo Ashiru

Lofom House,
21 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way

P.O.Box 5747,Ikeja,Lagos

Tel: 01-4971970

Email:
mart@infoweb.abs.net
Website: http://www.medicalartcenter.com/
Medical Director: Professor Oladapo Ashiru









*Medimax Hospital (IVF Unit), Abuja
Dr. Maxwell Odiegwu

11, 612 Road,
Gwarimpa
Abuja
FCT, Abuja 900108
  Tel:  +234 (0)92912584; 0703 495 9021
Email: info@medimax.com.ng
Website:
http://medimax.com.ng/
Medical Director: Dr. Maxwell Odiegwu