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The Truth About Men’s Sperm: Part 1

Ok boys the data is finally out about the quality of men’s sperm. The truth is male factor infertility is on the rise and the quality of men’s sperm is on the decline.  I wanted to raise awareness around this topic as it has affected many of my male clients recently. In 2010, the World [...]

Sweet Potato

Did you know? Sweet potato or wild yam is famous for containing hormone-like compounds that are very similar to progesterone, and it may encourage the body's own production of the hormone. I always recommend to my patients to eat sweet potato to help support your luteal phase and progesterone production. Sweet Potato Curry is a [...]

March 7, 2012|

The Gift Box

This year has brought many smiles, many tears, heartache, happiness, sadness, love and the list could go one. It's one big box wrapped up in emotions. It's my gift box i give to myself for Christmas each year. This year for me has been another year of intense growth, not only in work but also [...]

December 13, 2011|

Ten Tips to Kick “Start” your PCOS diet

1. Eat low Glycemic Index (GI) carbohydrates such as vegetables and whole grains. It is very important for women with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) to completely avoid refined carbohydrates including sugar, white flour, whole wheat flour and products made from them eg: pasta, breads, desserts, lollies, soft drinks) 2. Keep your blood sugar stable with [...]

10 Fertility Myths

The Truth about the dos and don'ts for falling pregnant. An article featured in the Herald Sun, Sunday Magazine.

September 26, 2011|Tags: , , |


Sadly my Mum passed away on the 4th September. Mum, Judith this a celebration of your life and what an amazing woman you were. Mother Teresa put it like this "in this life we cannot do great things, we can only do small things with great love. This is how Mum lived. She did everything [...]

September 20, 2011|

What you need to ask your Fertility Doctor

Amanda Waaldyk will be running an information afternoon on Saturday 17th September from 12 - 2pm about what you need to ask your Fertility Doctor. The talk will cover the "essential tests" you need to get from your Fertility Doctor.  This is for patients new to IVF or for those who have had failed IVF [...]

August 21, 2011|Tags: , , , , |

The Advantages of Acupuncture during IVF treatment and Natural Fertility

Acupuncture works in the following ways: 1. Acupuncture can increase blood flow to the reproductive organs, which dramatically improves a woman’s response to hormonal therapy. 2. Acupuncture has been shown to regulate hormone levels by moderating the release of beta endorphins levels in the brain, which improves the release of gonadotrophin releasing hormone by the [...]

Did you Know?

Did you know the difference between female and male fertility? The Wall Street Journal published some very interesting research recently, which suggests that although women are born with a limited reserve of eggs, the female egg contains original genetic component, as she ages, that was created at the very start of a woman's life. Male sperm, on [...]

August 10, 2011|Tags: , , , |

Angea Fertility Clinic: Recipes

Last night i headed over to Mum and Dad's to cook dinner for them.  It wasn't anything special but it was food made with love, and that is always the best. Mum starts her chemotherapy next week and i wanted to introduce to her some living raw food recipes, since i will be looking after [...]

July 30, 2011|Tags: |