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A modern holistic approach to fertility management

Posted on April 28, 2018

Women’s Health Melbourne take a modern holistic approach to fertility management. To achieve your best chance of IVF success, we support optimising every aspect of your health, including your mental health and wellbeing.   Dr Raelia Lew strongly believes that being able to diffuse stress, and to consciously be kind to yourself will not only … Continue reading

Healthy Sperm: Myths, Truths and Missing Links

Posted on December 15, 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

Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Subspecialty (CREI)

Posted on August 28, 2017

When I embarked on my career as a fertility specialist, I decided early on that I wanted to attain the highest level of specialist qualification possible in the area of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, the CREI (Certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility). Despite its importance, the relevance of choosing a CREI subspecialist to manage complex … Continue reading

Could Vegemite prevent miscarriage?

Posted on August 13, 2017

Australian researchers in Sydney have published work in the New England Journal of Medicine, confirming a link between niacin (vitamin B3) deficiency and an increased risk of miscarriage and birth defects. We have known for a long time that dietary supplementation can reduce risks of certain problems in pregnancy. A well known example is folate, … Continue reading

What is tubal flushing?

Posted on June 5, 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