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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

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Closed IVF Support Group

Fertility Solutions Closed IVF Support Group Fertility Solutions understands how the journey of infertility can be both overwhelming and emotional.  Our goal at Fertility Solutions is to ensure that every patient feels comfortable, supported and listened to during this important stage of their life.  Sometimes comfort, support and someone who will listen can be found … Read More

Counselling And Support

It is important for those experiencing infertility to be able to access counselling when they need to.  The empathy and objectivity of a fertility counsellor can be helpful.  The fertility counsellors’ role is to help people deal with the stress and emotions involved in trying to achieve a pregnancy or in dealing with other fertility … Read More

Long Term TTC (Trying To Conceive): What Is It? How Do You Deal With It?

Long Term TTC means that you have been trying to conceive for more than 12 months without success. During this time, patients have undergone many procedures and treatments, such as ovary-stimulating through the use of medications, intrauterine insemination, and in vitro fertilization.  Despite this, they have still not achieved a pregnancy. Others are just in … Read More

How You Can Help Your Partner Cope with an Abnormal Semen Analysis

Studies have shown that men have a harder time coping with an infertility diagnosis than women. When a woman receives the news that she has an issue that is contributing to the infertility, she goes into action, doing whatever it is the doctor says she must do in order to conceive. This may or may … Read More