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Myth 3: Egg collection is simple

Posted on April 30, 2018

Egg collection is a precise, delicate, transvaginal procedure, where a needle is passed through the roof of the vagina, directly into both ovaries to collect your eggs. While it is possible to collect eggs under local anaesthesia, a true sedation anaesthetic is definitely superior, both in terms of patient comfort, and also allowing your surgeon … Continue reading

Myth 2: The process of egg freezing is easy

Posted on April 12, 2018

From a doctor’s point of view, the process is relatively easy, but many of my patients tell me certain elements of treatment can be stressful. It is hard for some people to be able to self administer injected medication. This can be a big psychological hurdle. Reassuringly most women overcome initial nervousness and cope well. … Continue reading

Egg Freezing – Beyond the Hype

Posted on March 13, 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 December 23, 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