Sex During Pregnancy

SEX DURING PREGNANCY – DR SIMONA FISCHER Sex before pregnancy, strongly encouraged! Sex during pregnancy? Well you might have to sometime during the 9 months! If your pregnancy is proceeding normally, there’s no reason you can’t have sex as often as you like but use plenty of lubrication.   However, with the fatigue, nausea and hormonal […]

Shift Work and Fertility

DR STEPHEN LANE – IF YOU WORK NIGHT SHIFTS, NEW RESEARCH SAYS IT COULD BE AFFECTING YOUR FERTILITY. Women who work night shifts or on rotating rosters have decreased fertility, new research has shown.   According to Dr Stephen Lane, fertility specialist at the City Fertility Centre Adelaide, this is new information and represents “a really important finding.” […]

Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

TOP PREGNANCY TIPS TO BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER – DR ALISON MUNT IT IS IMPORTANT FOR PREGNANT WOMEN TO TAKE EXTRA CARE DURING THE HOT SUMMER MONTHS.   Summer in Australia can be hard, even for the most well adapted ‘I don’t feel the heat Aussies’!   My first tip might seem obvious, but it […]

Foods to Enjoy During Pregnancy

WHAT’S COOKING? THE KEY INGREDIENTS TO A SAFE MENU WHEN PREGNANT- DR SIMONA FISCHER Dining out while pregnant is a cause of anxiety for some of my pregnant patients concerned with bacteria such as listeria or salmonella.   There are a number of food types that are best to avoid during pregnancy but there are […]

Genetic Testing of Embryos

DR STEPHEN LANE DISCUSSES GENETIC TESTING OF EMBRYOS DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH MAMAMIA. Genetic testing of embryos could increase IVF success rates for women over 40.   Genetic testing of embryos increases the chances of a successful pregnancy in women undertaking in vitro fertilisation (IVF). More than that, however, genetic testing makes IVF “blind” to a woman’s […]

Beauty During Pregnancy

PREGNANCY BEAUTY DOS AND DON’TS – DR SIMONA FISCHER If you’re one of our pregnant patients who enjoys a trip to the hairdresser or beauty salon then read on.   Just because you’re pregnant, doesn’t mean you can’t keep looking your best!   My Obstetrics patients always ask about beauty options during pregnancy, so I […]

Morning Sickness

THREE TIPS TO EASE MORNING SICKNESS – DR STEPHEN LANE MORNING SICKNESS COULD REALLY BE CALLED ‘ANY TIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT’ SICKNESS.  Most pregnant women suffer with this at some stage, but the good news is there are some simple changes you can make to minimise the severity.   My number one tip for […]