She sat there with her hair glistening like spun silver. It was her day and she knew it. She was now 102-years-old and I couldn’t wait to ask her the question that had been haunting me for the past week.
As family and friends gathered around her I waited patiently to get by her side. Countless stories were being exchanged of the life she lived.
Then it was my chance, I sat next to her and...Learn More
The Endometrial Receptivity Array Test (ERA) is a method of assessing when the endometrium is most receptive, in order to give a personalised embryo transfer.
The receptivity of the endometrium is a crucial factor in determining the success of IVF treatment.
The endometrium is the tissue lining the uterus, which gets thicker during the cycle until it reaches the optimum thickness for...Learn More
Tubal ligation, also known as “having one’s tubes tied,” is a permanent form of birth control done using either one of two methods. A mini laparotomy or laparoscopy.
A mini laparotomy involves making a small incision in the abdomen and locating the fallopian tubes, which conduct the eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. After the tubes are found and drawn outside the body...Learn More
If you are considering IVF you need to be certain that you are choosing the best fertility centre available. You should consider:
A clinic’s published success rates;
Its experience in fertility treatments; and
The quality of its service.
Location, environment, counselling and support are other factors to be considered.
One important question you need to ask: “Is the facility...Learn More
It’s here. We’ve reached the end! Training is complete and race day is on Saturday.
Today I did my last training run and a thought hit me from an article I scanned the other day. The world is split into “runners and non-runners”. That comment made me laugh out loud.
Can the cloth really be cut into two?
Those of us on the fertility journey I believe would say YES.
Sometimes it feels like the...Learn More