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Fertility

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Age | Your Fertility

It's a biological fact that as women and men age, their potential to have children decreases, although the exact time when thisstarts to happen can vary among individuals

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Nutrition and supplements | Your Fertility

Women and men can improve the chances of a pregnancy and give their baby the best start in life by having a healthy diet, well before a baby is conceived

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Pre-conception checklists for men and women | Your Fertility

Planning tohave a baby? Your first step is to make an appointment to see your doctor (with your partner if you have one) for a pre-conception health check

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Fertility | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

We know that women experience anxiety more than men, but it makes life even more difficult if you are also struggling with fertility problems. If you would like to know more about worry and anxiety at this time in your life you have come to the right plac

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Healthy conception tool | Your Fertility

This tool is designed to help individuals and couples think about everyday factors that might increase your chances of becoming pregnant, and having a healthy baby

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Optimizing male fertility

A mans lifestyle affects his fertility and lifestyle changes can increase the chance of conception. Keeping the testicles away from high temperatures such as laptop heat, and avoiding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are two important measures. Men who are trying to conceive should also exercise to boost fertility and be aware of the links between age and fertility in men.

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Smoking and fertility

We all know that smoking can cause cancer, heart disease and a range of other health problems. Many smokers dont realise that smoking can also affect both mens and womens fertility.

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Know your health: Contraceptive options | Family Planning NSW

This factsheet is for men and women who want to know about contraception. Contraception is what a man and woman use if they want to have sex together but do not want to have a baby. How a woman gets pregnant A woman's body gets ready for a baby by thickening the lining of the uterus. Each month a woman releases an egg from one of her ovaries. If a woman's egg does not meet

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What is a urologist? Introduction and information about urologists | myVMC

Urologists are specialists who treat people for problems and diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. They treat men, women and children.

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Diabetes | Your Fertility

When you have diabetes,planningand preparing for pregnancy before you start trying for a baby is really important

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