In this informative Podcast Series, I interview leading experts from across the globe about a range of fertility issues from miscarriage and diminished ovarian reserve to stress, endometriosis, egg freezing, donor conception, surrogacy and more.

2704, 2023

WIFI and Fertility: Exploring Technology’s Impact on Conception

Sponsored by Zycia Natal Nutrients In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast, we’re talking about a topic which really affects us all. In fact you’re probably using it right now to listen to this podcast. And that’s WIFI. Most of us are surrounded by electromagnetic fields and using them daily. Although we can’t touch them, see them or feel them, they are affecting us. In this episode we delve into the impact [...]

604, 2023

Allergies and Fertility: Surprising Connections You Should Know

Sponsored by Zycia Natal Nutrients In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast, we discuss a topic that you probably don’t associate with fertility, and that’s histamine. You may be thinking, that’s only related to hayfever and allergies, right?  That’s what we take antihistamines for, isn’t it? Well, yes that is true, but there are also other nuances to histamine that can have a significant impact on your hormones and fertility. In this [...]

2303, 2023

The Two Week Wait – with Monique Cormack

If you’ve been trying to conceive for any length of time, you’ll have probably heard about the two week wait. We’re talking about the time after ovulation if you’re trying to conceive naturally, or after embryo transfer if you’re doing IVF, when there’s that 2 week window of time before you find out if you’re pregnant. If you’re in that two week window now, sending loads of positive vibes your way! In this [...]

903, 2023

Your Fertile Window – New Technology to Accurately and Easily Track your Cycles – with Olivia Orchowski

In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast, we’re diving into the world of menstrual cycles and particularly how to better understand your unique cycle to help you create your healthy pregnancy. A  healthy menstrual cycle and ovulation is vital to creating a pregnancy but did you know you may be getting your period without ovulating? If you are ovulating, only around 14% of women actually ovulate on day 14 like the text [...]

2302, 2023

NAD+ can it really reverse aging? The role of NAD+ in fertility – with Leah Hechtman

In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast we delve into the new research around NAD+ and it’s impact on aging and fertility. If you haven’t heard of NAD+ listen on and if you have heard of NAD+ this is for you too as we’ll be going beyond the hype to discuss exactly what NAD+ is, it’s role in reproductive health, as well as the array of supplement options from NMN, to Nicotinamide [...]

902, 2023

Music Therapy – the power of music in your fertility journey – with Dr Natasha Andreadis

In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast we’ll be talking about a topic that you may not associate with fertility. And that’s music. Recent studies are proving the power music can have in supporting women through their reproductive journey. To help us understand more about the use of music in your fertility journey, I’m speaking with Dr Natasha Andreadis, who recently presented her research findings in this area at the Fertility Society [...]

2601, 2023

Preconception Tests – with Dr Ali Hodgkinson

In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast we talk about preconception testing. When should you be speaking with your GP? Which test should you be getting done? What about your partner? Getting the right tests can help identify and address issues nice and early to set you on the right path to a healthy pregnancy. I know I see some patients who come to me with folders of tests after a few [...]

112, 2022

Chinese Medicine – The Yin and Yang of Fertility and What You Need to Know to Support Your Journey – with Amy Forth

If you’ve been trying to conceive for any length of time, you’ll have likely heard about acupuncture or maybe received an acupuncture treatment yourself. In this episode we dig beyond that and look at the foundations of Chinese Medicine and Fertility and how they can help you. What does Ying and Yang really mean? What is QI and how does it relate to your fertility? Plus we’ll be talking about the 5 elements [...]

1711, 2022

Infertility – A Man’s Perspective with Infertility Man Jon Summers

Infertility is a team sport.  Yet, for many, the focus is on the woman.  Not only in regards to preconception health, testing, treatment and diagnosis, but also around emotional health and support. Jon Summers is leading the charge when it comes to opening up this conversation around infertility for men. Just like women, men can experience a fertility diagnosis. And just like women, that diagnosis brings it uncertainty, fear, guilt and all sorts [...]

311, 2022

New IVF Technology – How new embryoscope technology can improve pregnancy outcomes – with Dr Lynn Burmeister

In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast I’m speaking with a special guest who I’ve had the pleasure of working with for a number of years, to help support patients towards their healthy pregnancies and whose name is really synonymous with fertility.  That’s renowned gynaecologist, IVF and Fertility Specialist Dr Lynn Burmeister. Dr Lynn Burmeister is a renowned gynaecologist IVF and Fertility Specialist and the owner and Medical Director at No. 1 [...]

1310, 2022

Egg, Sperm and Embryo – What you need to know to create a healthy pregnancy with Embrologist Lucy Lines

In this episode we delve into the really early stages of life and talk about biology of what’s needed to create a healthy pregnancy. What really happens when egg and sperm meet? How does fertilization occur?  Why do some eggs fertilise but not continue to grow? What is a blastocyst? How and when does implantation occur? And what can we do to help optimise this process to create a healthy pregnancy. Lucy Lines [...]

2909, 2022

Probiotics and Your Microbiome. Why your microbiome matters and what you must know BEFORE taking probiotics for your fertility health with Functional Nutritionist Emma Park

Your microbiome plays a crucial role in your reproductive health, affecting hormone metabolism, inflammation, immune function, receptivity to pregnancy and more. The reproductive system was once considered a sterile environment, but recent research has shown the presence of a microbiome not only in the gut and vagina but also in the ovaries, fallopian tube and uterus! Imbalances in this microbiome can lead to reduced pregnancy rates and increased risk of miscarriage. And it’s [...]

1509, 2022

COVID and Male Fertility. The Impact on Sperm Health and What You Can Do – with Rhiannon Hardingham

Do you know the impact of COVID on sperm health? It can be significant! In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast, I speak with a fabulous colleague, Naturopath Rhiannon Hardingham, about the impact of COVID 19 on sperm health. We discuss how COVID affects male fertility why men are more affected than women preventative measures you can take to minimise the impact treatment strategies to help during infection what to do if [...]

109, 2022

New IVF Technology – Less Injections, Less Hormones, Less Cost! Is this for you? – with Professor Robert Gilchrist

In this episode, I speak with Scientist and Researcher Prof Robert Gilchrist, who’s research is changing the landscape of IVF and infertility treatment. His research into In-vitro maturation (IVM) (IVM) is enabling a form of infertility treatment that is less expensive, less invasive, less injections and less side effects than traditional IVF. • Learn how IVM works • The benefits and draw backs compared to traditional IVF • Where you can access [...]

1108, 2020

Pap Smears and Fertility: Expert Insights

Sponsored by Zycia Natal Nutrients So, you know a regular pap smear is important, but what do the results really mean? What are they screening for? Does is affect your fertility or the progression of a healthy pregnancy? In this episode I speak with Dr Alice Huang who answers these important questions and explains everything you need to know about Pap smears, including the new advances which are providing more scope in testing [...]

Go to Top