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How endometriosis affects pregnancy

Women with endometriosis can have problems falling pregnant. Find out more about the symptoms of endometriosis, how it can affect fertility, and the treatment options.

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Fertility tests and treatments

There are different tests available to determine your fertility, and a number of fertility treatments available to both and your partner if you are struggling to fall pregnant.

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Infertility

Many people take time to fall pregnant, but infertility is when a woman doesn't fall pregnant after having 12 months of regular unprotected sex.

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Preconception health for women

Find out what you can do to improve your fertility and increase your chances of falling pregnant and having a healthy baby.

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Trying for pregnancy after 35

If you’re over 35 and trying for a baby, there are a few things to think about.

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Managing period pain

Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) is common but might make it difficult for you to enjoy normal activities. Here are some ways to manage painful periods, and know when it’s time to see your doctor.

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Contraception

Contraception is the use of hormones, devices or surgery to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. It allows couples to choose if and when they want to have a baby.

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Round ligament pain

Round ligament pain is common during second trimester of pregnancy. Symptoms can last from minutes to hours, but rest and stretches help manage pain.

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Ovulation and fertility

Knowing when you ovulate and having sex at the right time is important when you are trying to fall pregnant. Kits can help you predict ovulation.

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All about IVF

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a treatment for certain kinds of fertility issues. Knowing what to expect can make IVF easier to manage.

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