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The Zika Virus: tips for couples trying to get pregnant

Posted on 4 August 2016

Internationally, in Brazil and elsewhere, women who were infected with the Zika virus during their pregnancy have had babies born with severe birth defects. A big concern has been microcephaly, where a baby’s head and brain remain very small and fail to develop properly. Affected babies are likely to suffer severe developmental disabilities and may … Continue reading

Fertility over 40: a struggle against the tide

Posted on 1 June 2016

It was a privilege to write this blog post for VARTA in response to the ABC Four Corners program “the baby business”. ABC’s Four Corner’s program (link is external) on 30 May started a conversation that we have to have. Having your first baby after the age of 35 is not what nature intended. IVF technology … Continue reading