Infertility Challenges Can be Reduced, Says Expert

The Chief Executive Officer, Olive Branch Clinic, Lagos, Dr. Ikenna Emeka, has stated that infertility issues experienced by Nigerian couples can be reduced drastically, if affected persons embrace the In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) method.

Emeka, who stated this during the official commissioning of Olive Branch Fertility Centre in Lekki, said the ever increasing reproductive challenge in the country needs to be matched with fertility centres that can provide solutions.

He said: “Infertility is a common and distressing problem, which often creates pressure in a previously stable and happy relationship. Peculiar to us in sub Saharan Africa is the large premium our culture places on immediate procreation and child bearing.

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