Menopause

What happens as we age ? We often wonder what happens to our body as we age, what intrinsic processes take place and what physical changes happen to the body as the ageing process continues. Most women reach menopause between… Continue Reading >

10 Ways To Find Your Most Fertile Days

Finding your most fertile days when you’re trying to conceive can be tricky. To clarify things and make your conception journey easier, leading Australian fertility specialist, Dr Raewyn Teirney, founder of the conceiveplease fertility tracking app, offers this advice. 1. Find Your… Continue Reading >

Fertility and your Thyroid – is there a link?

If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for six months or more, have you considered getting your Thyroid checked?  Optimal Thyroid function is crucial when it comes to fertility in both men and women. But why is… Continue Reading >

Waiting for baby to come – Understanding how hormones help

  By Jules Brooks For some women who are about to birth the waiting for their baby to come can be challenging, particularly if you are past your ‘due date’.  Remember we have a ‘due month’, so anything from 37… Continue Reading >

If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, here’s what you need to know

If you have a glucose test coming up or you’ve already been diagnosed with gestational diabetes (also known as GD), you might be concerned about the role it can have in your pregnancy. Between 3% and 8% of women develop… Continue Reading >

Your Thyroid and Fertility

Did you know that your thyroid can be directly linked to your fertility? Your thyroid is a gland in your neck that is responsible for controlling, many bodily functions. This gland produces hormones that help to control your body’s metabolic… Continue Reading >

Improving your fertility after the pill

So you decided you’re going to have a baby. You stopped taking the pill (or other hormonal contraceptive) so it shouldn’t be long until you fall pregnant! Except – you’ve been trying for months already, and you’re still not pregnant…. Continue Reading >

Are your hormones ruining your chances of conceiving?

You’ve been trying to conceive a baby for so long. It’s been months since you made the decision to stop taking the oral contraceptive pill and begin trying for a baby. You and your partner are so ready for the… Continue Reading >

Motherhood Muddle

Motherhood has changed me. I now have two little people who rely on me for everything, I’m more patient (although still a little yelly at times) and I have different priorities.  When I was pregnant for the first time. I… Continue Reading >

How to deal with your emotional swings as a new mum

It’s not easy being pregnant or having new children (or older children for that matter.) Our emotions go on a roller coaster of ups and downs, and we can be left wondering what is happening to us. For me, the… Continue Reading >