The lie most, if not all of my fertility patients have been sold…. by Cath Brown – Dr of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturist

The egg timer test, as its commonly touted & even promoted by IVF clinics & Fertility specialists to my dismay is accurately named the Anti-Mullerian Hormone test or AMH. To understand this test further lets understand your ovarian function first. An ovarian follicle is a fluid-filled sac that contains an immature egg, or oocyte. During ovulation a mature egg is released

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The Two Week Wait Post Embryo Transfer – Kerry Marshall, Licensed Acupuncturist

THE TWO WEEK WAIT POST EMBRYO TRANSFERIn an IVF cycle each step is a milestone.Holding on to hope, managing anxiety and waiting for new information until you reach your transfer day. Now you have made it this far whether it day two or day five an embryo (s) is safely in your womb and the potential for implantation and new life

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The pre-IVF check list

There may be a few things to know before deciding to on IVF. Have the following things been checked & ticked off ? Have given you a diagnosis as to why you’re not falling pregnant naturally? If not this is a red flag. If you’ve been told you’re too old without having a day 3 hormone panel (face palm), don’t listen to them.

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We’ve got you Mumma; supporting your whole pregnancy journey – Cath Brown, Doctor of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncturist

How Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture supports you through pre-conception, pregnancy, labour preparation & postpartum care.   If you have been trying to conceive for 6 – 12 months without success and you partner’s sperm has been thoroughly assessed and passed with flying colours; which by the way is an increasingly rare occurrence, you maybe starting to wonder why its not happening?

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The Fertile Heart – Kerry Marshall, Acupuncturist

Kerry Marshall delves into the Heart of the fertility patient   Women trying for a baby are one of the most compliant motivated patients I treat.  Navigating through the abundant information about Fertility available to us can lead to a sense of control and knowledge, but in lots of cases confusion and overwhelm.  What works for one person may not be

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International Integrative Chinese Medicine Conference (IICMC) – Kirsten Wolfe, director at MCM and author ‘The Fertile Life Method™’

I am so excited to share that myself and Clare Pyers are running the very 1st International Fertility Conference is Australia.  We are proud to have two IVF specialists speaking as well as international and Australian acupuncturists. The International Integrative Chinese Medicine Conference (IICMC) came about because we decided to join together on a project that inspires unity, support, collaboration, and sharing knowledge

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Stress & Fertility

We throw this term around a lot, often leading to it losing its impact. Its also such a subjective term, so it can be hard for people to identify whether or not they are stressed until they are in an extreme state. We see this a lot in clinic & it’s especially prevalent when it comes to fertility.Anyone who’s tried to

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NLP for Fertility – Kirsten Wolfe: director at MCM and author ‘The Fertile Life Method™’

Any problem that you have is only a problem in the way you think about it. And changing your thought patterns is easier than you think. One of the best therapy based tools available to help create a balanced mind and fertile body is NLP – Neuro Linguistic Programming.  We refer our patients to Holly Clarke, who has exceptional skills in

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