Can COVID-19 vaccination affect my menstrual cycle?

Posted on 24 January 2022

Since covid vaccination has been promoted worldwide (with billions of women vaccinated to date), anecdotal reports have spread, especially via social media suggesting a potential link to changes in menstrual patterns amongst vaccinated women. It’s a difficult topic to assess as many sources of bias can affect our observations. For example, even in women with … Continue reading

Preconception Genetic Testing: Medicare Rebates Introduced

Posted on 17 November 2021

We are so excited and supportive of the Medicare Benefits Scheme announcement that medicare rebates can be accessed from November 1 2021 for Preconception Genetic Testing (PGT) in some circumstances. What is PGT? PGT involves the biopsy of embryos at the blastocyst stage. Embryos are then frozen while DNA extracted from biopsies cells are analysed … Continue reading

Advice For COVID Vaccine During Pregnancy

Posted on 20 August 2021

Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine (first and/or second dose)  during pregnancy? Yes – the vaccine will protect you from COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines provoke an immune response to proteins associated with the SARS Cov2 virus. They can induce side effects for a few days like injection site soreness, headache, tiredness, muscle ache or a raised … Continue reading

Chinese Medicine Tools of the Trade

Posted on 11 August 2021

Our Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Keren talks us through her tools of the trade and how she uses them to deliver results to her patients. Tools of the Trade: Acupuncture Acupuncture needles are inserted into specific anatomical points along the body creating a warm & tranquil sensation, allowing the body & mind to fully relax.  But, … Continue reading