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Male Fertility

Male Fertility

… Often when couples are having difficulty conceiving we look to a woman’s fertility, but male infertility actually affects around a third of all infertile couples. Fortunately, most causes are easily diagnosed and most can be treated or overcome to help a couple conceive. If you are trying to conceive you generally have a 20% chance of becoming pregnant each month. Some couples become pregnant quickly whereas others take some time. It is important to remember that around 85-90% of couples will …



The facts about fertility and pre-pregnancy health

The facts about fertility and pre-pregnancy health

… Presented by Dr Frank Quinn, IVF Australia This talk from a leading IVF Australia fertility specialist will give you the facts about fertility, and explore the best way to approach pre-pregnancy health. Typically in our late teens and twenties we focus on contraception, but when the time comes to turn our thoughts to conception, there are a large number of myths about how to fall pregnant. This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Dr Frank Quinn, a Senior Fertility Specialist with IVF …



Male fertility

Male fertility

… By Liz Wilkes, My Midwives The words ‘male fertility’ create a knot in the stomach of even the bravest of men. Often where fertility issues arise, examination of the male partner’s contribution to the problems is ignored. Put frankly, there appears to be some kind of stigma attached for the bloke. However where fertility is concerned, both partners can have problems. 30% of the time, fertility issues arise in the man. It is important to start at the beginning and determine first if there is a …



The Importance of Tracking your Monthly Cycle

The Importance of Tracking your Monthly Cycle

… By Shonagh Walker, conceiveplease Are you trying to conceive a baby or having trouble conceiving Baby Number Two? Tracking your monthly cycle is one of the best ways to boost your chances of conception. Don’t Leave Things to Chance Did you know that women who keep regular track of their menstrual cycle have improved chances of conceiving? Leading Australian gynaecologist and fertility specialist, Dr Raewyn Teirney, explains the importance of tracking your monthly cycle. “Woman who track …



Advice and Resources for Disabled Parents

Advice and Resources for Disabled Parents

… By Ashley Taylor, disabledparents.org People with disabilities come in all different shapes, sizes, ages, and backgrounds. Regardless of whether you’ve been disabled since birth or have acquired your disability over time, it doesn’t have to mean you can’t live a happy, healthy, joyful life. Although it might require some extra planning and perhaps some home modifications, it is certainly possible for disabled individuals to achieve their dream of becoming parents. If you have a disability and …



My Journey with Endometriosis and Infertility

My Journey with Endometriosis and Infertility

… Finally I have everything I have ever wanted and worked for and yet deep down I think I am dying. Which is exactly what I say to my Dr when I sit down in tears in her surgery. Riddled with anxiety and armed with diseases from Dr Google I tell her my symptoms and in no time she has told me I’m not dying, banned me from Dr Google, and sent me off for tests promising we will get to the bottom of things. The next step is an appointment with a gynaecologist. At that stage, besides my 2 yearly pap …



Stages of pregnancy: what to really expect when & before pregnancy

Stages of pregnancy: what to really expect when & before pregnancy

… Stages of pregnancy: what to really expect when & before pregnancy Presented by Dr Brad Robinson Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Greenslopes Private Hospital Dr Brad Robinson takes us through all the stages of pregnancy. He is an expert obstetrician from Greenslopes Private Hospital, and he will help demystify the myths and superstitions that commonly surround pregnancy. This is an interactive and engaging talk on what you should really expect at the different stages of pregnancy, looking …