What is infertility?
Planning for and creating a family can be a very special time for many. Unfortunately, for about 15% of the population this time can be extremely difficult, frustrating, and take a significant emotional toll.
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 6-12 months (depending on age) of regular unprotected intercourse, or the inability to carry pregnancies to a live birth.
There are many reasons pregnancy may not be occuring:
Dr Proud works closely with Fertility Solutions and Monash IVF. Fertility Solutions offer patients a large range of fertility treatment options including Bulk Billed IVF, ICSI, IUI, Egg Freezing, a Donor program and much more. The streamlined process allows patients to access low-cost or standard IVF options through to fully customised services.
Dr Proud helps guide your fertility journey using a wholistic approach. She encourages psychological and physical self-care to maximise preconception health, improve ovarian function, minimise stressors, and improve semen quality. Dr Proud will work with you to tailor a fertility management plan that best suits your reproductive and individual health needs.
Patients can either attend a free consultation with a nurse through the Fertility Solutions clinic on 1300 FERTILITY / www.fssc.com.au , or a consultation in Dr Proud’s rooms.