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Common Fertility Questions

In this video Dr Clare Boothroyd discusses the best age to have a baby, how the changes in society are affecting our chances of having a baby, effects on our fertility when taking the pill and AMH test.

Causes of infertility in Australia

Ever wanted to know what the common cause of infertility is in Australia? Dr Clare Boothroyd briefly talks and explains this topic in a short video. 

 

Turmeric and Fertility

Turmeric is currently being named a ‘super food’ and used in almost everything (even in lattes). Curcumin is an active ingredient in turmeric, which commonly known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. We look into if Turmeric affects your fertility or trying to conceive. 

Common questions about egg freezing in Australia

With more and more couples trying to conceiving at an older age, fertility preservation is becoming more common. Women are increasingly choosing to freeze and store their eggs because it is known that the chance of a live birth reduces greatly when the eggs are obtained from an older women. 

Endometrial Scratch

Endometrial scratch is a procedure that is performed before IVF. It involves grazing the tissue of the womb, when taking a tissue biopsy and can be quite painful and invasive. It had been thought for years that endometrial scratch would increase IVF success rates. However, a recent study has finally ended the uncertainty. 

about FSH Hormone

If you’re going through IVF, you’ve probably heard ‘FSH’. But what exactly is FSH and why is it used in fertility treatments?

Fertility Tips for Christmas

Most of us have time off around the Christmas and New Year period. Usually it’s a time where we unwind, and relax with family and friends. We look into how the Christmas break can affect your fertility. 

Dr Clare Boothroyd has been instrumental in the birth of hundreds of IVF babies and she has dedicated her life to the treatment of infertility, training new clinicians in the field and improving treatments for fertility problems.

Recently Dr Clare Boothroyd attended a fertility conference in Europe where there were some interesting findings about fertility and IVF. One finding was that nuts can improve sperm count.

Remember when mobile phones didn’t exist? Who would have believed that everyone - even school children would be carrying a mobile phone? Technologies have to be initially used by early adopters (the ones always wanting to try new technologies). The same goes with IVF incubators.

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