AFRH endorses guidelines for IVF practice in Nigeria
THE Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH) of Nigeria has approved minimum standards for clinics offering Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)/In VitroFertilisation (IVF) in the country. Read more at:

Center for Human Reproduction More Than Doubles IVF Pregnancy Rates in Women Over 44
“This pregnancy rate for women 44-49 is almost unbelievable, considering that patients at these ages, at most other IVF centers in the world, are no longer even given the chance of pregnancy with use of their own eggs and are usually
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1st Test Tube Baby in Black Africa is now 23 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:

Sunday, January 20, 2008


Worried by the increasing cost and failure rate of Assisted Reproductive Technique (ART), In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF), otherwise known as test-tube baby technology in the country, the Medical Art Centre, Ikeja and the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital (LIMH) have joined forces to reduce the cost of obtaining a successful IVF treatment.

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