Nutrition and Fertility

Posted on December 6, 2018

Good nutrition is important to every aspect of good health. Being overweight and underweight are bad for fertility. We can optimise our chances of natural conception and success with fertility treatments by taking on the mantra “your body is a temple”. Giving our bodies the best nutrition and avoiding known may improve our chance of … Continue reading

What is the AMH test?

Posted on November 27, 2018

Interviewer: Welcome back to “Knocked Up” the podcast. Now, we are recording today from outside on the first beautiful day of spring. So you may hear the occasional dog barks. And certainly you will hear some very loud birds. But we couldn’t miss the day. So today we’re back and we’re going to be talking … Continue reading

Choosing Your Doctor

Interviewer: Welcome to Knocked Up: The Podcast About Getting Pregnant with Dr Raelia Lew from Women’s Health Melbourne. I don’t know about you, but I have enough trouble trying a new hairdresser, let alone finding the doctor that’s gonna help me have a baby! Today, we talk about what to look for and how to work with … Continue reading

Fertility supplements: do they work?

Posted on November 22, 2018

The most important way of ensuring your body has what it needs to successfully conceive and to make a baby is to ensure your diet and lifestyle is healthy, dominated by fresh food rich in natural nutrients and antioxidents. There is definitely a place for specific fertility supplements but not all have proven benefits. Here … Continue reading

Are fertility issues hereditary?

Posted on November 7, 2018

Some fertility issues are genetic.  Genetic diseases usually run in families, but some can occur for the first time in an individual and from then can be passed down to their future children. Here are some examples of common and rare genetic causes of infertility. Endometriosis While not the only risk factor, endometriosis is 7 … Continue reading