March 11, 2018

What is Endometriosis?

What Is Endometriosis? Endometriosis affects 50% of women worldwide and is one of the leading culprits of infertility. Endometriosis comes from the word endometrium, which is the lining in the uterus that your body produces each month in case of egg implantation. If conception does not take place during a […]
March 3, 2018

Infographic: How To Donate Your Eggs

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February 24, 2018

Yoga Poses During Your Menstrual Cycle (Part Two)

During this practice its vital that you give yourself 100% permission to let go and allow any feelings to surface. This is a great time to have a good cry (tears are full of cortisol) and to honour the journey of your cycle and your journey. When we cry, we […]
February 17, 2018

Yoga Poses During Your Menstrual Cycle (Part One)

As a yoga teacher, I can see unlimited benefits of doing yoga. I often hear my clients mirroring online discussions about not being flexible enough to reap the rewards of yoga. This is not what yoga is about. The word yoga (yoke) means union. Yoga is the union of the […]
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, […]