An Analysis of Top Fertility Clinics in the Western Cape, South Africa | An eKomi StarInsights report

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An Analysis of Top Fertility Clinics in the Western Cape, South Africa 

One of the most intense intrinsic motivations known to the human adult is the desire to have a child of your own. Should there be fertility challenges standing in the way of this dream, the consequences can be incredibly daunting.

While the vast majority of couples will have no trouble conceiving naturally, the World Health Organization claims that one in every five couples worldwide suffers from infertility. Thankfully, breakthroughs in reproductive health have resulted in the growth of assisted reproductive technology, and with this advancement, couples with fertility issues still have a chance to carry that bundle of joy and restore pleasure to their marriage and life.

There are several clinics in South Africa that provide reproductive services, and deciding which one to use might be difficult. Therefore, this StarInsights report examines fertility clinics in the Western Cape Province in South Africa based on publicly accessible data from Google Seller Ratings and its aggregated rating and review system.

A run-down of fertility clinics

In current African societies, infertility is not an openly spoken problem. It is uncommon to discover couples that are prepared to admit their inability to conceive. Society and extended family frequently put a lot of pressure on people to have children. And in many of African’s predominantly patriarchal communities, the woman bears a disproportionate share of the burden.

Fertility clinics are medical facilities that help couples, and occasionally individuals, who desire to become parents but have been unable to do so due to medical issues. Clinics use a variety of diagnostic tests and, in certain cases, quite advanced medical procedures to achieve conceptions and pregnancies.

As mentioned, earlier, SA has a plethora of fertility clinics. Every couple will have their own set of criteria for selecting a reproductive clinic. As a result, it is worthwhile to do preliminary study. Apart from the fact that, any fertility clinic in SA should be registered with the South African Health Professions Council (HPCSA). Reviews and ratings prove to be the sure-way to evaluate the best clinic that one can trust and select.

Success rates are frequently used to compare fertility clinics. However, it is crucial to note that, patient characteristics differ among programmes. An assessment of reviews and reputation, is usually a fantastic alternative for obtaining a more comprehensive comparison for fertility clinic. As a result, for the purpose of this report, we listed the top-rated and most reviewed fertility clinics in Western Cape.

Top-rated fertility clinics



Number of Reviews

Dr Johannes van Waart Fertility Specialist 5.0 13
Fertility Solutions 5.0 3
Cape Fertility 4.9 34
Wijnland Fertility 4.8 26
Nurture Egg Donor Program 4.7 24
Dr. Dawie Slabbert 4.6 12
Aevitas Fertility Clinic 4.5 44
HART Fertility Clinic, Cape Town 4.5 13
Cape Town Station Family Planning Clinic 1.7 18


Most reviewed fertility clinics


Number of Reviews


Aevitas Fertility Clinic 44 4.5
Cape Fertility 34 4.9
Wijnland Fertility 26 4.8
Nurture Egg Donor Program 24 4.7
Cape Town Station Family Planning Clinic 18 1.7
HART Fertility Clinic, Cape Town 13 4.5
Dr Johannes van Waart Fertility Specialist 13 5.0
Dr. Dawie Slabbert 12 4.6
Fertility Solutions 3 5.0


The findings revealed that, Dr Johannes van Waart Fertility Clinic and Fertility Solutions are the top-rated fertility clinics, both tied in first place with 5.0-star ratings out of 5 stars. The only difference between these two fertility clinics lies in the number of reviews, 13 and 3 respectively. The two clinics are also described as extremely supportive, kind, informative and caring. They usually go above and beyond to ensure that patients are well looked after during the whole process.

Cape Fertility comes in second place with a stable 4.9 star-rating, and Wijnland Fertility is ranked third with a 4.8 star-rating. The former is commended for it’s welcoming staff, and the latter are better known for their best consultations with the professors. Cape Town Station Family Planning Clinic is the least rated fertility clinic with a substandard rating of 1.7 stars.

In terms of reviews, Aevitas Fertility Clinic is the most reviewed with 44 reviews, followed by Cape Fertility with 34 reviews and the third place earned by Wijnland Fertility with 26 reviews. Fertility Solutions is at the bottom with only 3 reviews, as such it is important for fertility clinics to understand that having a good rating with a large sample size is a very desirable feature. Simply put, more reviews mean more business, sales and growth.

Congratulations to the listed fertility clinics, in both, categories for taking a customer centred approach that enables trust in their brand. In this day and age, every organization needs to recognize  that gaining favourable evaluations and maintaining high client satisfaction ratings is critical to success.

With such an outcome shown above, eKomi wants more fertility clinics to be aware of the correlation between online star ratings and sales. It has been revealed that patients have access to more resources and are more likely to locate a clinic that meets their specific needs. Therefore, collection of reviews remains the best vehicle to rise up to the top rank for any business.

In 3 months, please check out eKomi’s blog to read our follow-up assessment on which Fertility Clinics will be the best and most rated in Western Cape!

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