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How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant? Part 2

In part 1 of “How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant?”, we looked at key LIFESTYLE FACTORS such as weight, diet and caffeine intake.  Part 2, we will cover stress, smoking, alcohol, recreational drugs and vitamin Supplements. If you missed reading Part 1 – Click Here Stress There are more myths about stress … Read More

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Why Do I Have Less Eggs Than Follicles and Even Fewer Embryos?

It is important to understand that not every follicle seen on ultrasound scan during an IVF cycle will have an egg collected from it.  It is expected that approximately 60-90% of follicles will yield an egg.  Occasionally there are may be fewer eggs collected at the egg collection  than might be expected and in some … Read More

Christmas Clinic Closure

Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg will be closing for Christmas at 4:30pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and reopening at 8:00am on Wednesday 9th January 2019. During our closure times if you need to contact us for any concerns please contact your specialist or the on call nurses on 0437 624 770 (this phone … Read More

How Well Do They Swim?

Sperm quality is just as important as the quality of a women’s oocyte (egg).  Male factor infertility accounts for approximately 40% of reported infertility cases. “Infertility is a widespread problem. For about one in five infertile couples the problem lies solely in the male partner.  It is estimated that one in 20 men has some … Read More

Are we the 1 in 6 couple who will need help to conceive?

We go about life, busy with our careers and social networks, knowing that one day we will have a baby.  But when the time does finally comes and you have both decided to start trying, every months is met with disappointment and frustration caused by negative pregnancy tests.  Well you are not alone! It is … Read More

Accreditation

Meeting and exceeding industry standards is extremely important to Fertility Solutions.  We undergo accreditation every 12 months at both Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg clinics.  Accreditation is conducted by an external company  DNV-GL, one of the leading conformity assessment bodies (CABs) in Australia, and the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee (RTAC), the sub-committee of the Fertility Society of Australia.  Providing … Read More

How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant?

When you embark on fertility treatment you may feel a loss of control as you may feel that the process of conception, fertilization and pregnancy are in the hands of health professionals. However, there are so many LIFESTYLE FACTORS that you do have control over that can help improve your chances of success. Some may … Read More

Your Weight and Fertility

Your weight has a direct relationship with pregnancy rates.  In fact, pregnancy rates of women at a normal weight is almost double that of obese women. Am I considered a normal weight range? This link will help you determine if you are a normal weight range or not. Calculate my weight range and BMI?   Women: if … Read More

Intermittent Phone Issues

We are experiencing intermittent issues with calls to Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast.  Please add (07) to the number – 07 5478 24 82 or alternately email us on enquiries@fssc.com.au and we will call you.  We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  

Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast – Primary Nursing

“Big Changes are Happening on the Sunshine Coast!” We have heard your feedback and we are making some exciting changes to the way we deliver nursing support to our patients! “Primary Nursing”  In order to ensure consistency of care for each and every patient, you will now be allocated to a primary nursing team! That … Read More