Fertility

India: A Promising Destination for IVF

By |February 22nd, 2017|

First, what is IVF? In- Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is the most effective type of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) for aiding conception of women who are struggling with infertility issues. To put simply, this procedure of fertilization is done by manually combining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish, and then transferring the embryo back […]

Do You Have PCOS? How Diet Can Help

By |October 24th, 2016|

First a few facts about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome It affects as many as 15-20% of women, depending on the diagnostic criteria. The condition tends to run in families. Pay attention if women in your family have problems with irregular periods, acne past adolescence, excessive facial hair or diabetes. (1) Forty percent of women diagnosed […]

Infertility: When adoption is not an option

By |October 11th, 2016|

Justine Brooks Froelker said her infertility journey, which has not resulted in that "adorable picture of the 'complete' family, baby and all," makes people uncomfortable and sad.

What Causes Miscarriage and What Can I Do About It

By |October 6th, 2016|

This article is written by Lindsay Schlegel for Verily magazine Whether you’re pregnant or hoping to have children in the future, demystifying this issue is vital. Whether you’re pregnant, thinking about trying to conceive, or hoping to have children some time in the future, it can be scary to consider the possibility of enduring a miscarriage. More and more […]

How To Get Off The Emotional Rollercoaster

By |October 6th, 2016|

Whilst writing an article on communication in relationships I was just reflecting on my own relationship with emotions. I used to think so much to stop feeling my feelings – this was totally unconscious behaviour. I was so disconnected from my feelings I wasn’t able to share them or really understand my wife’s, in […]

Sister surrogate reveals why she had her brother’s baby

By |September 27th, 2016|

Ashlee Mataele, from Sydney, carried a baby for her brother David and his partner Brendan. She stepped in to help the desperate couple fulfill their dream of having kids together.

Sometimes it takes a team to help make a baby

By |September 16th, 2016|

I’ve always had a desire to make others happy. After being blessed with my two children, I learned of the love a mother has for her babies. As time passed, I began hearing more about couples who were having a hard time getting pregnant. My heart would ache for them as I heard of […]

Four Reasons to Practice Mindfulness During Pregnancy

By |August 26th, 2016|

New research is starting to suggest that mindfulness practice can protect the health and well-being of mothers and their babies.

Doctor calls for women to take fertility test before they hit 30

By |August 18th, 2016|

A leading Gold Coast fertility expert, Dr Kee Ong, says that women should get an egg timer fertility test before they hit 30, so that they can find out just how fast their biological clock is ticking.

Iris Waichler’s #fertilityfilm review

By |July 30th, 2016|

“The new film, If I could Tell You, offers a realistic portrait of the pain and uncertainty created by infertility. Through the portrayal of Abby the main character we see one woman’s struggle to come to terms with how far she is willing to go to have her dream of becoming a mother become […]