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Fertility supplements: do they work?

Posted on 22 November 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 7 November 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

Myth busting: Fertility when coming off the pill

Posted on 11 October 2018

Myths and legends have a way of staying with use, even when they have no basis in truth. A lot of women worry that the pill might be doing bad things to their fertility. A lot of women think that we need to stop the pill a long time before trying to get pregnant because … Continue reading

Preconception screening

Posted on 13 May 2018

The 2018 Australia Budget has announced a $500 million dollar investment in preconception genetic screening. This is an area of reproductive medicine that I am passionate about and which was the subject of my PhD, which I completed through the University of Sydney with a year of study conducted overseas at the famous and beautiful … Continue reading