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My story- IVF & Natural Killer Cells

My fertility journey started quite some time ago at the start of 2014. My husband and I had just started "trying" and fell pregnant pretty quickly but miscarried very early on in what appeared to have been a chemical pregnancy. Being the impatient person that I am I decided to start looking into our fertility [...]

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

It’s International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day today, October 15th. This is a special day set aside by Sands Australia to honour all the babies we have lost, through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Losing a baby is a deeply traumatic experience. We hope it never happens to us. But if it does, nothing [...]

Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

The Impact of Insulin on our Hormones and Fertility

Did you realise that every time you eat, it sends a message to your hormones? Women’s Hormones work as an intricate system, using a continuous feedback loop. When one hormone is out of balance, the others will adjust and thus fall out of balance as well. When we think of Women’s Health, we immediately associate estrogen, [...]

IVF? WTF! | MY STORY

It's time to talk about fertility. More conversation means more information. It is time that we stopped suffering alone. Because there is no room for shame or stigma. Together we can start the conversation and empower women. This year we are honoured to be bringing you real life stories called MY STORY. Our first story [...]

Cervical Position & Your Fertility

One frequent question we get asked in clinic is "when am I fertile?". Most women don't really know when they are ovulating or when their fertile window is.  One way to become familiar with your menstrual cycle and ovulation is by checking your cervical position. This is a great time to become familiar with your "lady parts". Doing [...]

IVF Alternatives: Acupuncture & Conception

What are IVF Alternatives when it comes to conception? Acupuncture is the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes natural self-healing by stimulating specific anatomical sites, commonly referred to as acupuncture points. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the ancient philosophy that describes the universe, and the body, [...]

BOOST FERTILITY NATURALLY WITH YOGA

Yoga is well known for its benefits, improved fitness, core strength, flexibility, and creating a healthy lifestyle. It’s the perfect practice for finding stillness, peace and tranquility in a busy world. Yet along with many other benefits, yoga can also help you conceive by overcoming fertility and hormonal challenges. Stress and infertility  There are many [...]

PREPARING FOR WINTER FROM A CHINESE MEDICINE PERSPECTIVE

Winter is well and truly here! The days are becoming shorter, the air is crisper and its getting harder and harder to get out of bed on those early mornings and weekends are getting oh so much sweeter. It is impossible not to notice the changing seasons around us and how it affects us all [...]

How to Improve Your Egg Quality Naturally

Lifestyle choices, stress, over exercise and age all impact the quality of our eggs. Did you know the quality of a woman’s egg decreases dramatically after the age of 35. In clinic, we are seeing more and more woman having children in their late 30’s and early 40’s. So how do we keep the health [...]

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