Fertility & preconception care

Webinar (1.5 hours ) — Last updated 06 May 2016

Presented in association with Your Fertility

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Dr Karin Hammarberg - Registered Nurse & Senior Research Fellow

  • RN, BSc, PhD
  • Senior Research Fellow Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) and Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University

Dr Raelia Lew - Gynaecologist & Fertility Specialist

  • FRANZCOG, MMED (Reproductive Health Science and Human Genetics), MBBS (Hons)
  • Director of Women's Health Melbourne, Melbourne IVF Fertility Specialist, Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, VMO at the Reproductive Services Unit at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne

Ms Sandra Villella - Naturopath & Herbalist

  • Dip.App.Sci.(Nat), M.App.Sci.(Acu)
  • Lecturer, Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Pre-reading material

Topics covered

  • Optimisation of natural fertility
  • Causes & risk factors for infertility
  • Preconception care
  • The role of health professionals in reproductive health and family planning decisions

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Learning objectives

  • Identify the factors that influence fertility and pregnancy health
  • Identify optimal preconception care
  • Implement opportunistic approaches to reproductive health promotion
  • Implement active management of couples trying to conceive and recognise indications for specialist referral


This webinar is activity number 87235. It is accredited with 3 category 2 CPD points.
NOTE: This is a Category 2 activity, and does not count towards a GP's RANZCOG accreditation.

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Attendees were able to ask the presenters questions during the live webinar. Find the questions and answers here (PDF).

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