Fab Foods To Boost Fertility
Both his and hers… fertility all around! Can you boost fertility and your chance of getting pregnant through what you eat… let’s find out about some fab foods. Mix it up! Mixing your diet up and keeping it healthy really does go without saying….
Postmenopausal bleeding is something that occurs quite regularly and must be taken seriously. To understand what it means and why it may happen we need to know more about menopause. What is Menopause? Menopause is the time after a woman has her last period….
What is male infertility? First of all male infertility is more common than realised. A third of couples that come in to see us because of fertility concerns, consequently go on to find out it is due to factors that involve the male. In addition,…
Perinatal anxiety and depression.
What is perinatal anxiety and depression? Perinatal anxiety and depression is a serious and common illness. Up to one in five expecting or new mothers and one in ten expecting or new fathers will experience it. The illness affects around 100,000 families across Australia every…
Maternal diet and allergies
Diet in pregnancy and allergies. Studies have shown that there is no reason to change your diet during pregnancy to avoid allergies and eczema in your child. This is the case even if you are considered high risk. There is no evidence for doctors advising…
Endometriosis – The ins and outs.
ENDOMETRIOSIS – what is it? For some women, endometriosis is a very painful chronic condition. It occurs when the tissue lining of the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterus, in other parts of the body. These are usually around the pelvis and…
Understanding fetal movements
Understanding your baby’s movements Understanding what is happening and being aware of your baby’s movements as it grows inside you is super important. One of the most amazing things you will feel is those first movements, that first little flutter. Some mothers describe those first…
Taking fish oil during pregnancy
Fish oil in pregnancy We have known for a long time how good seafood and fish oil is for us. Fish including shellfish is low in saturated fat and high in protein. It is the primary dietary source omega-3 and polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA)….
Should I eat my Placenta?
A lot of women have asked how safe is it to eat their placenta – especially since there has been so much talk about it with celebrities like the Kardashians using social media to spread the word about how they freeze-dried their placentas into pills….
6 reasons why your period is late
There can be several explanations for why your cycle may have been interrupted. From pregnancy to menopause as well as interference with glands that regulate hormone levels and problems with your reproductive organs. Let’s start with a little physiology. The brain produces a hormone known…