The Five Main Reasons We Order Laboratory Tests

Posted on 4 May 2022

Women’s Health Melbourne doctors and health care providers order laboratory tests for five main reasons: To diagnose a condition – for example to understand the reasons a couple suffer infertility. To understand an individual’s medical risks – for example genetic screening tests. To see assess if a proposed or enacted treatment has been or will … Continue reading

Knocked Up Podcast – Ovulation Q & A with Dr Raelia Lew

Posted on 7 March 2022

Today’s episode of Knocked Up on ovulation is out now!  We answer your questions about ovulation including: What is ovulation? How do you know if you’re ovulating? What is the most common sign of ovulation and the most reliable way to track Are the ovulation kits worth the $$ if you don’t have any signs, … Continue reading

Can COVID-19 vaccination affect my menstrual cycle?

Posted on 24 January 2022

Since covid vaccination has been promoted worldwide (with billions of women vaccinated to date), anecdotal reports have spread, especially via social media suggesting a potential link to changes in menstrual patterns amongst vaccinated women. It’s a difficult topic to assess as many sources of bias can affect our observations. For example, even in women with … Continue reading