Fertility Resources

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8th September, 2022

 Recurrent Miscarriages

Simone has a long-standing professional interest in helping women who have suffered recurrent pregnancy loss. While most often, investigation leads to a finding of ‘unexplained’ pregnancy loss, occasionally it will reveal a treatable issue. It is preferable to review couples early …

8th September, 2022

Am I A Candidate

Making the first appointment to see a fertility specialist can be very daunting. Simone aims to ensure that new patients have a positive experience at their first consultation, as that is the starting point on the ‘timeline’ to your fertility support …

8th September, 2022

Male Fertility & Female Fertility

Female Fertility A woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have – they remain immature within very small follicles in the ovary. At the beginning of your period, the pituitary gland in the base of your brain releases …

IVF Brisbane

7th September, 2022

IVF Clinics Brisbane

IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) consists of obtaining eggs from the woman’s ovaries, and in the IVF Brisbane clinic laboratory we combine them with a concentrated specimen of sperm from their partner or donor. We then wait overnight to watch for fertilisation, and if this …

9th February, 2017

Antioxidants and sperm DNA fragmentation

Everyone is talking about antioxidants as being the answer to so many health issues. Here is one in which there is little doubt they are helpful. Sperm is created in the testis, and stored for 3 months in the epididymis prior …

9th February, 2017

Absent or irregular periods?

It is not uncommon that women present to me with infrequent or absent periods. A fairly universal concern in these women is that they may be menopausal and that they will have no chance for a pregnancy.  In fact, premature menopause …

9th February, 2017

Age and Fertility

While much is spoken about age and fertility, I still see many women who are genuinely surprised by the reduction in fertility from as early as the mid 30’s.  We know that fertility rates decrease significantly as women age beyond the …

9th February, 2017

Maintaining a Social Life During Fertility Treatments

If you’re trying to conceive or undergoing fertility treatment, you may have been advised to eat a healthy diet, exercise and refrain from alcohol. Consider it training for the real thing! Although these limitations may seem to contrast with your usual …