Eating disorders and fertility care

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

“My eating disorder commenced when I was about 13 years old and continued in various forms until I was in my early 30s,” said Hilary Smith, mum to a two-year old daughter and National Manager at the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC).  Ms Smith’s presentation about her lived experience of undertaking IVF with a personal history of an eating disorder …

Mediterranean diet could improve fertility treatment outcomes

Rebecca Krispin Uncategorised

CRE HiPP researchers are examining whether the Mediterranean diet could alleviate inflammation, an underlying health factor thought to compromise fertility treatment success.  About one in nine couples of reproductive age in Australia experience fertility problems, and many seek Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to up their chances of conceiving.  Although ART success rates have improved significantly in recent years, only around …