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 29 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:

Celebrating Milestones

Monday, October 5, 2009

*Nordica Fertility Centre

*Nordica Fertility Centre
Dr. Abayomi Ajayi
106/108 Norman Williams Street,
South West Ikoyi,Lagos.
Email: ;
Telephone: 01-4617023-4 ; 4610858Medical Director: Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Yaba Centre
6, Turton St,Off Commercial Avenue,
Sabo Yaba, Lagos
Tel: (01) 7744893, 7913537

Asaba Centre
5 Erhuvwu Club Street,
Off Summit Road. By Havilla Hotels
Asaba, Delta State .
Tel: 046830211

*Olivebranch Health Mgt. Ltd.

Dr. Ikenna
Block A4, Plot 2, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1: [MAIN ENTRANCE](Opp. Sweet Kiwi by E Bar);
8, Obafemi Anibaba Str.,:[REAR ENTRANCE] Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Telephone: 08032011536; 08078191645
Medical Director: Dr. Ikenna Emeka

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