Maximising Fertility

With one in six Australian couples facing infertility issues, more and more couples are seeking assistance. This seminar covers topics that will help you advise your patients on: ways to maximise their fertility, assisted reproduction techniques, the latest antenatal screening options and strategies to promote a healthy pregnancy. Also covered will be the optimal management of a pregnant woman with multiple comorbidities.

Program Overview

  • Wanting to start a family after 35
  • IVF/assisted reproduction
  • Moving from contraception to conception
  • New antenatal screening options
  • Safe eating in pregnancy – putting it in perspective
  • Optimising Health and Well-being in pregnancy
  • Panel Discussion: Pregnancy and comorbidities

Agenda

Wanting to start a family after 35

Wanting to start a family after 35

Maximising fertility in females - factors that affect fertility and reproductive life planning

Moving from contraception to conception

Moving from contraception to conception

Challenging common misconceptions around the oral contraceptive pill (clots, breast cancer, increased infertility), and evidence of OCP in boosting fertility

GP STREAM

GP STREAM

IVF/assisted reproduction
Steps to prepare your patient for treatment and understand realistic treatment expectation when electing Assisted Reproductive Technologies

PHARMACIST STREAM

PHARMACIST STREAM

Optimising Health and Well-being in pregnancy
The latest, evidence-based advice pharmacists can give pregnant women on exercise, nutrition, mental health, preparing for a new born

New antenatal screening options

New antenatal screening options

What to expect from gene testing assessment and how to deal with the results thereafter, pre-conception screening, Harmony testing etc.

Safe eating in pregnancy – putting it in perspective

Safe eating in pregnancy – putting it in perspective

Nutrition, supplementation and strategies to prevent birth defects such as neural tube defects, inherited metabolic disorders, GI and kidney malformations

PANEL DISCUSSION

PANEL DISCUSSION

Obstetrician and GP
Managing Pregnancy & Comorbidities
Asthma, epilepsy, depression, diabetes, thyroid disease

Locations and dates

Sydney – November 2017

Melbourne – November 2017

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