Planning for your pregnancy
If you are thinking about pregnancy, visit your doctor for a preconception consult to provide you with expert advice on planning your pregnancy.
Good fertility health
Your age and your health can affect your chances of falling pregnant. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle may help you improve your fertility.
Preconception health for women
If you want to have a baby, being healthy is one of the best ways to improve your chances of falling pregnant and having a healthy baby.
Preconception health for men
There are a number of things men can do to improve their fertility and increase your chances of you and your partner falling pregnant.
There are a number of tests that are available to determine your fertility.
There are a number of fertility treatments that are available to both and your partner if you are struggling to fall pregnant.
Many people take time to fall pregnant, but infertility is when a woman doesn't fall pregnant after having 12 month of regular unprotected sex.
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a treatment for certain kinds of fertility issues. Knowing what to expect can make IVF easier to manage.
Trying for pregnancy after 35
If you’re over 35 and trying for a baby, there are a few things to think about.
Knowing when you ovulate and having sex at the right time is important when you are trying to fall pregnant.
Genetic counselling may be recommended for people who have a history of hereditary disorders. Find out why you might need counselling and what to expe...
Screening for carrier status
Screening for carrier status assesses whether you and your partner carry genes that could mean your baby is born with a health condition. Find out mor...
Folate and pregnancy
Folate and folic acid are important for pregnancy since they can help prevent birth defects known as neural tube defects, such as spina bifida.