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Your Fertility

Your Fertility aims to create awareness about pre-conception, factors affecting fertility and reproductive outcomes to inform timely reproductive decisions. The program provides information and resources for health professionals, men and women wanting to have a child - whether that’s now or in the future.

Your Fertility - ‘Supporting Reproductive Choices’, is a national public education program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services.

For those not thinking about children quite yet, Your Fertility offers fertility information that will be helpful for later on. Information on other factors such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is also provided.

The top five fertility factors - age, timing, weight, smoking and alcohol - are featured within the Your Fertility website and tailored for both men and women.

View the Your Fertility's animations and videos for more information.

Your Fertility is brought to you by the Fertility Coalition: lead agency Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority, Andrology Australia, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and The Robinson Research Institute.

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Last reviewed: January 2019

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Endometriosis | Your Fertility

Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that lines the uterus also grows in other areas of the body

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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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Alcohol | Your Fertility

Heavy drinking increases the time it takes to get pregnant and can affect a developing baby's health

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Your Fertility

PCOS can be associated with a range of symptoms including irregular periods and difficulties getting pregnant

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) | Your Fertility

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common

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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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Effects of caffeine, alcohol and smoking on reproductive outcomes

Some lifestyle behaviours are known to affect fertility, pregnancy health and the health of the baby at birth and in adulthood. Here is what you need to know about how caffeine, alcohol and smoking affect fertility and reproductive outcomes.

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Understanding ovulation and the fertile window

When you want to have a baby you can improve your chance of getting pregnant if you know about ovulation and the ‘fertile window’ in the menstrual cycle.

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General Resources | Your Fertility

Thinking about having a baby? These resources can help you improve your chance of conceiving and give your baby the best start in life

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Healthy sperm | Your Fertility

Most men dont give much thought to the quality of their sperm, until its time to start a family

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