Natural fertility treatment is a form of fertility that aims in stimulating the fertility process. Natural fertility treatment is a more cost effective way of dealing with fertility issues either before considering conventional medical treatments or if other treatments fail. At Pietermaritzburg Homeopathic and natural fertility clinic specific treatments to stimulate natural fertility are performed. These treatments may include the use of acupuncture, nutritional supplementation, biopuncture, homeopathic medicine and other modalities using safe alternative medicines.
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with spermoutside the body, in vitro ("in glass"). The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman's ovulatory process, removing an ovum or ova (egg or eggs) from the woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a liquid in a laboratory. After the fertilised egg (zygote) undergoes embryo culture for 2–6 days, it is implanted in the same or another woman's uterus, with the intention of establishing a successful pregnancy.
Artificial insemination is a form of conventional fertility treatment (AI) is the deliberate introduction of sperm into a female's cervix at a fertility clinicor uterine cavity for the purpose of achieving a pregnancy through in vivo fertilization by means other than sexual intercourse for fertility problems.