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Top 5 reasons why you should see a RANZCOG certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility expert as your fertility specialist.

Posted on February 10, 2020

Becoming sub-specialty certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) is a comprehensive and rigorous process which requires the following accredited training from the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: A medical degree from a university (MBBS or MD) General medical Registration from AHPRA, achieved after at least 2 years supervised clinical … Continue reading

The breast cancer gene BRCA and IVF

Posted on November 27, 2019

What is a gene? A gene is described as the “unit of inheritance”. What it actually refers to is a region of our DNA that codes for a specific protein. In other words, it is a page in our DNA instruction manual. Our DNA code, made up of genes, arranged in chromosomes, contains the instructions … Continue reading

Knocked Up Podcast: Your Vaginal Microbiome and Your Fertility

Posted on November 12, 2019

You’ve probably heard of the “microbiome” – it’s the ecological community of all the different microorganisms that inhabit the human body, and we typically refer to it when we talk about our gut health. But did you know that we also have flora in our vagina and genital tracts? Our vaginal microbiome can impact our … Continue reading

Is egg freezing painful? Is it safe?

Posted on March 14, 2019

Egg freezing is an amazing technology. At Women’s Health Melbourne, we are committed not only to achieving a woman’s best possible outcome through egg freezing, but also in minimising the impact that treatment has on her life. There are some elements of egg freezing that can be uncomfortable, but the experience is not painful for … Continue reading

Does Stress Cause Miscarriages

Posted on December 17, 2018

Interviewer: Welcome to “Knocked up”, the podcast about everything to do with getting pregnant with Dr. Raelia Lew from Women’s Health Melbourne. Miscarriages have been mentioned in the Australian media this week. And today with Dr. Raelia Lew, we’re going to talk about what they are. how they happen, how can I be caused by … Continue reading