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Sometimes reproductive matters can have you thinking OMFG! Luckily, a little extra knowledge can ease your concerns, help you manage your condition better and optimise your chances of having a baby.

Chris’ Christmas gift guide for all the women in your life

Without doubt, Christmas is my favourite time of year. To make things even more special, this year will be my

When breastfeeding hurts

This post was contributed by Dr Candice O’Sullivan. Previously a medical practitioner, Candice now owns a healthcare communications agency, helping

Managing labour pain – what are your options?

Labour can be painful, but there are many options available that can help you manage the pain. It’s good to

Introducing Newlife IVF

Hi everyone. I’m incredibly pleased to announce that from September 2019, I will be offering fertility and IVF services through

Common fertility myths and misconceptions

When you are struggling to fall pregnant, it can feel like the whole world is against you. You’ll try anything

Dealing with problem periods

If you are experiencing problems with your period, understanding what is happening to your body each month is a good

Recognising the signs of postnatal depression and anxiety

This post was contributed by Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse/midwife, Jenny van Gemert MNurs GDipMid GDipEd (Facebook and Insta). What

6 signs you may have uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyomas or myomas) are common, non-cancerous growths of muscle and fibrous tissue that can develop in

Expressing breast milk prior to giving birth

This post was contributed by Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse/midwife, Jenny van Gemert MNurs GDipMid GDipEd (Facebook and Insta). When

Can fertility surgery improve my chances of conceiving?

Some causes of fertility problems (e.g. endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome) can be diagnosed and/or treated via special surgical techniques. Where

What affects men’s fertility?

Much emphasis is placed on the woman during a couple’s fertility journey. However, while it may seem obvious, the woman

Travel, sex, saunas, hair dye: what’s safe during pregnancy?

Keeping a growing baby safe and healthy throughout pregnancy is every expecting mother’s highest priority. But what does this mean

Does having endometriosis mean I’m infertile?

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus – called endometrial-like tissue – grows in

Gestational diabetes

Cases of gestational diabetes (also known as pregnancy diabetes or diabetes in pregnancy) are on the rise, putting pregnant women

What is the best age to have a baby?

A straight answer about the perfect age to conceive would make life a lot easier. However, there’s no end of

Pelvic inflammatory disease explained

Some women’s health matters don’t get the attention they deserve – often because there’s a general lack of awareness about


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