Frequently asked questions

How long does it normally take to fall pregnant?

3 out of 5 couples fall pregnant within 6 months of trying, 1 out of 4 couples take between 6 months to a year and the rest take more than a year which is indicative of a problem (Infertility Awareness Association of South Africa IFAASA).

How do I know if I need to see a fertility clinic?

Infertility is defined as failure to fall pregnant after 1 year of unprotected intercourse if you are 35 years or younger. This time frame drops to having unprotected intercourse for 6 months and failing to fall pregnant if you are 36 years and older.

Can a fertility clinic promise a 100% chance of pregnancy?

No fertility clinic across the world can guarantee a patient will fall pregnant. Many uncontrollable factors such as patient age and egg quality affect the outcome of results.