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Is egg freezing painful? Is it safe?

Posted on March 14, 2019

Egg freezing is an amazing technology. At Women’s Health Melbourne, we are committed not only to achieving a woman’s best possible outcome through egg freezing, but also in minimising the impact that treatment has on her life. There are some elements of egg freezing that can be uncomfortable, but the experience is not painful for … Continue reading

PCOS: Cause & Symptoms

Posted on February 28, 2019

Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS is a multifactorial condition, influenced by a woman’s genes, her weight and her metabolism, all in the context of a high ovarian reserve. Cysts on the ovary are not actually a bad thing – they are just eggs in their normal surrounding antral follicles. It’s just that in women with … Continue reading

PCOS and Fertility: Effects and Treatment Options

Posted on February 14, 2019

Women with PCOS who are struggling to conceive need to see a CREI fertility subspecialist as we are best equipped to help them to conceive without IVF. It is so satisfying to help women with PCOS to conceive naturally. Many women with PCOS have been traumatised by perceived implications of their diagnosis, especially relating to … Continue reading

Lifestyle and IVF: Exercise, Diet, Alcohol…

Posted on January 31, 2019

IVF can be more of a marathon than a sprint. Here are some tips to help you survive the journey Exercise Continuing your normal exercise routine during IVF treatment is not only ok but it can be really helpful – both to help you deal with the physical symptoms and emotional stress of treatment. Around … Continue reading

Likelihood of IVF success

Posted on January 17, 2019

What can couples do to improve their likelihood of success through IVF? Choosing a CREI qualified fertility specialist CREI fertility specialists have been comprehensively trained to diagnose and treat all male and female causes of infertility, from the most simple to the most complex cases. Not every couple who attempt IVF will have a baby. … Continue reading