Demeter Fertility's News

We write about IVF and fertility related issues as well as other things you might find interesting. Enjoy!

Podcast - Ovarian Rejuvenation with Dr. Knight on Beat Infertility Podcast

Dr. Knight and host of Beat Infertility Podcast, Heather Huhman, discuss the use of regenerative medicine and ovarian rejuvenation therapy in helping women struggling with infertility to conceive.

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Podcast - Miracles Happen Fertility - Reboot your Ovaries

Dr. Maria Rothenburger interviews Dr. David Knight on a range of topics from the future of fertility, to regenerative medicine and how it may help shape the future of the medical landscape for a range of conditions.

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Podcast - Mild IVF Stimulation, Ovarian Rejuvenation, & Over 40s IVF on Fab Fertility Podcast

Dr. Knight was invited to discuss Mild Ovarian Stimulation, Ovarian Rejuvenation, and Demeter Fertility's specialised Over 40's program; with Blair Nelson on her Fab Fertility Podcast.

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Demeter Fertility Treatment Update during COVID-19

At Demeter Fertility we have been continuing to monitor the worldwide coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Our Company COVID-19 Response Team has been actively monitoring the evolving global impact of the virus, as well as responding to the latest advice & recommendations from the Australian Department of Health and the Fertility Society of Australia regarding fertility treatment.

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Dr David Knight talks with Studio 10 about Egg Freezing

Dr David Knight and our patient Franine discussing with the Studio 10 panel about preserving your fertility by freezing your eggs.

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Dr Knight on Body + Soul - What is a Menstrual Disk?

The explosion of environmentally friendly solution to menstrual bleeding has been a long time coming.

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Dr David Knight on Body + Soul about the Uterus & Menstruation

Women accept that their period will deliver cramps and bloating, but did you ever stop to think why?

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Dr David Knight on Sunrise discussing Ovarian Rejuvenation Therapy

A breakthrough experimental therapy is giving renewed hope to women otherwise unable to conceive.

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Dr Knight Discusses Gluten and Infertility Issues with Kidspot

Although those diagnosed with coeliac disease avoid gluten, chef Helen Tzouganatos discusses her experience in being diagnosed as coeliac at her IVF clinic after her long struggle with infertility.

Dr Knight highlights how going gluten-free can make a huge difference to those women struggling with conception and who may have undiagnosed coeliac disease.

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Dr Knight's Discusses the Growth of Donor Sperm with the Daily Telegraph

Read about Dr David Knight's featured comment on donor sperm. Dr David Knight talks about how the customers accessing donor sperm has changed over his 25 years of experience. Increasingly, Dr Knight has found that single women are accessing donor sperm.

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Dr David Knight - Menopause & New Ovarian Rejuvenation Therapy

Dr David Knight from Demeter Fertility discusses menopause with the Studio 10 audience, highlighting the exciting new therapy being offered called Ovarian Rejuvenation.

Currently in trials around the world this experimental procedure has the potential to be a game changer.

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Get to know Tubal Flushing

Tubal flushing is the process of examining the fallopian tubes and uterus for blockages and then flushing out any debris to ensure they are open. The procedure itself involves a doctor utilising a pressurised oil or water based solution that passes through the uterus and fallopian tubes under observation.

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Donor Sperm in Australia

In Australia, around 60,000 children have been born as a result of donor sperm. As such Donor Sperm is an extremely useful practice, that has led to the creation of families that otherwise would not exist. For same-sex couples, couples with male infertility or genetic medical conditions, and single females, Donor Sperm provides a viable solution for those wanting children.

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Top Tips for Conceiving in 2019

For many, conceiving doesn't happen in the time frame they expect. It can be frustrating, stressful and upsetting. New Year could be the perfect time to reconsider options. Give yourself the best chance of having a baby in 2019.

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Dr David Knight speaks about the artificial womb - Sky News Australia

Dr David Knight speaks to Sky News Australia about how the artificial womb was created to decrease the morality rate of premature babies.

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New Techniques For Ovarian Related Infertility

Dr David Knight recently attended the Ovarian Club Conference in Paris where the two day program concentrated on many different aspects of how the ovary works, approaches that can improve ovarian function and how IVF treatment can be improved, especially for women in the older reproductive age group (over 43).

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Single Women & IVF

New pathways to parenthood have recently emerged that did not exist, nor had even been imagined, at the turn of the 21st century. The Centre for Family Research highlights this point, “Individuals who were previously unknown to each other have begun to meet over the internet with the purpose of having children together; transgender men and women have begun to have children through medically assisted reproduction; single heterosexual men have begun to use surrogacy to become single fathers by choice; and women have begun to use identifiable sperm donors to have children” (Centre for Family Research).

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Same-Sex IVF

Australian families have changed considerably in recent decades, and many children are now born to unmarried parents, and/or raised in families that do not conform to the two biological parent nuclear form (Gray et al, 2010).

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Food & Fertility - What You Need to Know

When it comes to falling pregnant factors such as age and genetics can’t be changed, however, we can alter our diets to give our bodies the best possible chance of conceiving. It is especially important for both men and women trying to conceive.

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How Sleep Might Be Affecting Your Fertility

Sleep and sleep disturbances are increasingly recognised as determinants of women's health and wellbeing, particularly in the context of the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and menopause.

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Debunking Fertility Myths

There is lots of information circulating regarding the do’s and don’ts of fertility and conception. We've compiled a list that separates fact from fiction to save you the pain, stress, and time of sifting through the overload of information to work it out for yourself.

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