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February 9, 2018

Why STI Testing Is So Important

Sexual health is an important part of our health yet is something that is often neglected, perhaps out of embarrassment and fear about the process of diagnosis and treatment. Many put all the emphasis on testing for HIV,  but then completely neglect to test for other STIs (sexually transmitted infections) […]
February 2, 2018

Why Kindness Matters

In this cluttered, fast-paced and digitally-minded time where positivity often takes a backseat to the negativity we hear and are presented with on a daily basis, we all tend to ask why kindness truly matters. In this day and age, people hide behind smartphones trolling, degrading, hurting and body-shaming others […]
January 27, 2018

Egg Donor Q&A

Donating eggs is a profoundly selfless act, and one that will forever change another family’s life.  We at DESA dedicate our lives to finding the perfect donors for our recipients; although that is only one part of what we do.  We are dedicated to forging and fostering our relationship with […]
January 20, 2018

All You Need To Know About Donating Your Eggs

Donating eggs, so that others can become parents, is a life-changing opportunity for both the donor and a potential recipient. It is a true gift of life and it is decision that only a handful of healthy, fertile women between the ages of 19-32 have the unique opportunity to make. […]
January 12, 2018

Beating The January Blues

For most of us, this week marks the official week back to the everyday slog that is (as Rihanna puts it  “WERK, Werk, werk”!  School is back, reality hits us at full force, and now, there is nothing to look forward to again until maybe Easter!  And, let’s face it, […]
January 4, 2018

New Year Resolutions And How To Keep Them!

So here we are, in the first week of 2018 – the Christmas and New Year Eve celebrations a not so distant blur – and there seems to be a permanent unwelcome guest known as muffin-top following us around like a shadow!  As is done every January, new year resolutions […]
December 29, 2017

How To Survive The Festive Season (Part Two)

Due to the popularity of all things Mind-Body-Soul as the new year approaches, we decided to share some more of our tips from our Festive Season survival kit that will assist with boosting your natural health practice, mindfulness and nutrition; which are three of the most powerful tools we have […]
December 22, 2017

How To Survive The Festive Season (Part One)

  This time of year is fraught with stress, overeating, over-drinking, last minute shopping mayhem and those pesky family feuds resurfacing on Christmas day.  We are all frazzled after a difficult and busy year, guilt and self-sabotage are rife after our twenty end of year functions and we just can’t […]
December 16, 2017

How To Survive The Festive Season (Part One)

This time of year is fraught with stress, overeating, over-drinking, last minute shopping mayhem and those pesky family feuds resurfacing on Christmas day.  We are all frazzled after a difficult and busy year, guilt and self-sabotage are rife after our twenty end of year functions and we just can’t muster […]
December 9, 2017

Beating The Festive Season Blues

Christmas is meant to be the highlight of the year, but for some, it really isn’t.  We are inundated with media images of love, joy, togetherness, that highlights what life “should” be about, but for most really isn’t.  And in truth,  the year-end brings on a huge amount of stress; […]
December 2, 2017

Why We HEART Our Egg Donor Stars

  As a potential egg donor, you have the opportunity to help an infertile couple fulfill their dream of starting their own family.  But do you understand why donor eggs are sometimes the only option for some women?  And why YOU as an egg donor are so important?  Before we […]
November 24, 2017

So, why the PINEAPPLE?

  You may be wondering why on earth this week’s images across our Social Media platforms have been in dedication to the pineapple?  Not only has pineapple art taken Social Media by storm, with almost anyone posting images of their idyllic getaways with a random pineapple poking out somewhere in […]
November 17, 2017

Kindness for Humanity

  The dictionary definition for Kindness is:  A kind act, a good deed, a good turn, a favour, an act of assistance. And really, when looking at what kindness means, it’s actually a rather simple deed.  And most kind deeds are free! So why are random acts of kindness so […]
November 10, 2017

Summary Of South African Egg Donation Laws

  Considering egg donation can be a very daunting thought at first, but we at DESA dedicate ourselves to educating and assisting prospective donors, such as yourselves, to understand the processes involved; the  importance, not only of donating eggs, but also the importance of understanding the law surrounding egg donation. […]
November 3, 2017

Why Donating Your Eggs Is So Important

  Have you ever been curious about donating your eggs?  Or are you already convinced about becoming an egg donor? We would really love to take this opportunity to share with you why our beloved recipients desperately need egg donor angels like yourself. What Actually Causes Infertility? There are a […]
September 13, 2017

Why Should I Donate My Eggs?

Would you consider donating eggs to another woman? Read on to find out more about the process, and why it might just be an experience worth having. Having a baby is one of life’s most precious gifts, but for a lot of people, infertility and other health issues are a […]