Category Archives: Female Fertility

What is PCOS and how does it Affect your Fertility?

  What is PCOS? PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a genetic, hormonal, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects fertility levels. This week a Perth-based blogger Fight Against Fat posted a very real and honest description of what its like to live with PCOS. Hi my name is Tina and I have Polycystic ovary syndrome.…
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2016 can STILL be your year

Last January did you make a New Years resolution that 2016 was going to be your year to get pregnant? Have you been going around in circles since then and getting more and more fed up with each month that passes without a positive pregnancy test? Have you lost direction and feel like you don't…
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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts of getting Pregnant

When trying to get pregnant there is a wealth of information on the internet, but how do you know what is correct and what is scaremongering by 'Dr Google'. Common sense is the best approach. Infertility is a disease and should be treated as such. In fact the World Health Organisation defines infertility as 'a…
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The Secrets of a Normal Menstrual Cycle.

It really amazes me every time I meet a woman who has been trying to get pregnant, yet can't tell me how many days her average menstrual cycle is. A very common misconception is that the female menstural cycle lasts 28 Days with ovulation happening on Day 14. Well that's what the textbooks say isn't…
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