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Dr David Knight and our patient Franine discussing with the Studio 10 panel about preserving your fertility by freezing your eggs.
The explosion of environmentally friendly solution to menstrual bleeding has been a long time coming.
Women accept that their period will deliver cramps and bloating, but did you ever stop to think why?
A breakthrough experimental therapy is giving renewed hope to women otherwise unable to conceive.
Although those diagnosed with coeliac disease avoid gluten, chef Helen Tzouganatos discusses her experience in being diagnosed as coeliac at her IVF clinic after her long struggle with infertility.
Dr Knight highlights how going gluten-free can make a huge difference to those women struggling with conception and who may have undiagnosed coeliac disease.
Read about Dr David Knight's featured comment on donor sperm. Dr David Knight talks about how the customers accessing donor sperm has changed over his 25 years of experience. Increasingly, Dr Knight has found that single women are accessing donor sperm.
Dr David Knight from Demeter Fertility discusses menopause with the Studio 10 audience, highlighting the exciting new therapy being offered called Ovarian Rejuvenation.
Currently in trials around the world this experimental procedure has the potential to be a game changer.
Tubal flushing is the process of examining the fallopian tubes and uterus for blockages and then flushing out any debris to ensure they are open. The procedure itself involves a doctor utilising a pressurised oil or water based solution that passes through the uterus and fallopian tubes under observation.
In Australia, around 60,000 children have been born as a result of donor sperm. As such Donor Sperm is an extremely useful practice, that has led to the creation of families that otherwise would not exist. For same-sex couples, couples with male infertility or genetic medical conditions, and single females, Donor Sperm provides a viable solution for those wanting children.
Dr David Knight speaks to Sky News Australia about how the artificial womb was created to decrease the morality rate of premature babies.
Dr David Knight recently attended the Ovarian Club Conference in Paris where the two day program concentrated on many different aspects of how the ovary works, approaches that can improve ovarian function and how IVF treatment can be improved, especially for women in the older reproductive age group (over 43).
New pathways to parenthood have recently emerged that did not exist, nor had even been imagined, at the turn of the 21st century. The Centre for Family Research highlights this point, “Individuals who were previously unknown to each other have begun to meet over the internet with the purpose of having children together; transgender men and women have begun to have children through medically assisted reproduction; single heterosexual men have begun to use surrogacy to become single fathers by choice; and women have begun to use identifiable sperm donors to have children” (Centre for Family Research).
There is lots of information circulating regarding the do’s and don’ts of fertility and conception. We've compiled a list that separates fact from fiction to save you the pain, stress, and time of sifting through the overload of information to work it out for yourself.