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Egg Freezing – Beyond the Hype

Posted on 13 March 2018

Egg freezing is no longer an experimental technology and has become a routine feature of every modern woman’s vocabulary. This week, Courtney Kardashian has become the lastest of many celebrities to announce she plans to freeze her eggs. Egg freezing, understandably, is surrounded by a lot of hype. From many clinics, unfortunately, the science of … Continue reading

When freezing eggs, not all clinics are the same.

Posted on 23 December 2017

When freezing eggs, not all clinics are the same. Here’s why I choose to align my practice at Women’s Health Melbourne with Melbourne IVF. Trusted experts with runs on the board. You can do a good job or a bad job freezing eggs. Melbourne IVF is not the newest kid on the block. As a … Continue reading

Healthy Sperm: Myths, Truths and Missing Links

Posted on 15 December 2017

When you and your partner are trying to conceive, you want to give your baby the best start in life. From a man’s perspective, that means achieving the best sperm health. There is a lot said in the media about sperm. This article is to clarify what may be a myth, what we know to … Continue reading

Vitamins, Antioxidants and Sperm – what might help you get pregnant?

Posted on 24 July 2017

Sperm problems can be multifactorial, and many times can remain unexplained. It is accepted that oxidative stress has negative effects on sperm quality and function, through increased DNA fragmentation, reduced motility (swimming ability) and by increasing the percentage of sperm with abnormal morphology (sperm shape and structure). Many studies have reported beneficial effects of antioxidant … Continue reading

What is tubal flushing?

Posted on 5 June 2017

Tubal flushing is when a doctor uses a liquid medium to pass fluid under pressure through the fallopian tubes to ensure that these structures are open or patent. A hysterosalpingogram (known as an HSG) is a form of X-ray that can be used to document tubal flushing. More intensive tubal flushing is often performed by … Continue reading