BeiBei Haven Fertility Walk is an avenue for everyone to participate in raising awareness on topics relating to fertility issues.
Infertility is defined as the failure to achieve pregnancy after 12 months or more of unprotected sex or the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth. Secondary Infertility is when a woman goes through the above after being able to conceive and have a child on their own in the past.
There is so much silence surrounding Infertility, it affect so many Nigerians but no one want to talk about it making those having to go through it feel so alone and ashamed. We want couples going through it to know that they are not alone. If you know someone struggling to conceive come for the walk to show you care. Anyone can participate either as a walker and/or donor. Funds raised through the WALK will go towards offering free fertility treatment cycles to low-income earners.
The foundation has partnered with 3 of the best Fertility Clinics in Nigeria who have generously offered to give free fertility treatments. All Fertility Treatments from the clinics and as a result of donations will be done with them. They are Georges Memorial Clinic (www.georgesmedical.com), The Bridge Clinic (www.thebridgeclinic.com) and The Olive Branch (www.olivebranchhm.com).
Each step of the walk is a reminder that no one with fertility challenges should walk alone.
The objective of this initiative scheduled for the morning of the 16th of July 2016 is to remove the stigma around infertility, support couples going through fertility challenges and educate the populace on the reasons why some couples struggle to conceive as well as options available for them.
Volunteers are also welcome to join the Fertility Walk 2016.
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time: 7 AM
Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos
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