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Fertility Preservation with Dr Genia Rozen

Whether it's plan A, plan B or plan C, there is a path to your baby. In this episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast, I speak with Dr Genia Rozen about the evolving world of fertility preservation. We discuss egg freezing, embryo freezing, sperm freezing and uterine...

Finding your fertile window – It’s all about ovulation

IT'S ALL ABOUT OVULATION Ovulation occurs when an egg is released from the ovary (or multiple eggs in the case of multiple birth).  From there is travels down the fallopian tubes and heads for your uterus.  You may experience some symptoms at the time of ovulation,...

What you need to know about Vitamin C

The first question from most of my patients over Zoom online consultations this week has been about COVID 19. Aside from the social distancing, washing your hands and disinfecting surfaces, which vital, what else can you do? I personally love vitamin C.  It’s a great...

Fertility Over 40 with Angela Hywood

In today's episode of the Conceive Baby Podcast we talk about a topic which is growing enormously and that’s Fertility over 40. I’m seeing more and more women starting or growing their families in their 40’s. But biologically, how fertile are we? What are your...

Are you and your partner speaking the same love language?

The ‘Five Love Languages’, conceived by family counsellor and author Dr Gary Chapman before particularly important when relationships can be put to the test during infertility. Although, we do generally cover most if not all these aspects of affection at some point,...

IVF Explained – with Prof Michael Chapman

In this podcast I speak with one of Australia’s most highly respected fertility specialists, Professor Michael Chapman. Dr Chapman is the co-founder of IVF Australia. He is a busy clinician who has personally been involved in fertility care resulting in over 3000...

Your Lunar Cycle – with Tracy Gaibisso

If you’ve been trying to conceive for a while you probably know about ovulation trackers and temperature charting, well today we’re going to be looking at a different way of charting your menstrual cycle and that’s via your lunar cycle. I speak with expert Tracy...

The PCOS Diet

In this episode I speak with Women's Health Dietitian Stefanie Valakas. We discuss the most common hormonal disorder found in women, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS as it’s most commonly known. PCOS affects around 10% of women in Australia and can have a...

Egg Freezing – What you need to know. Podcast with Dr Lynn Burmeister

In this episode I speak with renowned Melbourne Fertility Specialists, Dr Lynn Burmeister about a very topical issue. One which is growing rapidly. And that’s egg freezing. More and more women are turning to egg freezing as an 'insurance policy', if they haven’t met...

Fertility Fundamentals With Gina Fox

Whether you are going through IVF, struggling with infertility or just wanting to prepare for a healthy pregnancy in this episode we talk about the fundamental things you need to know about your diet and lifestyle that will have a significant impact on your ability to...

Spicy Cauliflower, Spinach & Quinoa Soup

  Ingredients 300g spinach, roughly chopped 1 cup of water 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds 2 garlic cloves 300g fennel, thinly sliced 1.5 litres chicken or vegetable stock 200g white sweet potato, chopped 300g cauliflower, cut into...

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Superfood Trail Mix

I love to keep a container in the cupboard at all times!  I use activated nuts which I activate by soaking in water overnight and drying in my dehydrator.  Or your can buy activated nuts at your local health food store.  Activating the nuts enhances nutrient...

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