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Evidence Based Natural Treatment for Infertility

The Alana Natural Fertility program is a holistic, comprehensive service where on-site medical diagnosis is combined with evidence-based natural treatments in a systematic approach, tailored to individual reproductive and health needs of women and men. Aiming to maximise preconception health, pregnancy is achieved by improving ovarian function, reducing stress, normalising hormones and immune function, and improving the quantity and quality of sperm.

Alana Natural Fertility

There is growing scientific evidence showing that optimising the health of both women and men prior to pregnancy can improve fertility, the health of babies and even determine lifelong health. The Alana Natural Fertility program is a proactive approach that can be used to prepare for pregnancy and as treatment for infertility. An inclusive approach incorporates female and male reproductive systems, general health and well being and environmental factors. Treatment for a wide range of fertility problems include unexplained infertility, low sperm count, motility morphology and DNA integrity, hormone imbalances, immune complications (antibodies, infections and inflammation), sexual issues, timing, poor implantation and growth of an embryo.

Your experienced and highly trained Alana Naturopath is knowledgeable, accessible and understanding. You control your lifestyle with information about the areas of most effectiveness for your individual situation.

Dr Susan Arentz, is an an Adjunct Fellow at the NICM Health Research Institute at UWS, and Editor of the Australian Journal of Herbal and Naturopathic Medicine. With over 20 years’ experience in the field, Susan works as part of the medical fertility specialist team. Medical diagnosis coupled with natural treatment ensures you receive the full range of natural treatments directly linked to your personal needs rather than a one-size fits all model. Ongoing research into natural management of infertility ensures that you have access to the latest natural, evidence based treatment strategies tailored to your individual needs.

With Alana Natural Fertility, you can be confident in the best of both worlds. Book in for a free half hour chat with Susan to discuss your individual needs.

IVF Support using Natural Therapies

Many people find IVF and other medically assisted conception techniques stressful. Naturopathic care can improve wellbeing by managing stress and supporting general health. At Alana, naturopathic treatment complements medical care.

It is understood that the ultimate conception experience is a natural one however if medical help is needed Alana has the capacity to provide medically assisted fertility treatments, including IVF.  Alana’s natural support through IVF provides your body with robust health, increased capacity and resilience for medical fertility treatments. Areas of health include digestive function, immune health, adrenal and nervous system stress and whatever you feel is indicated in your individual case. Natural treatments include diet, exercise, nutrients, homoeopathy and individual lifestyle considerations. You will be in great health for your IVF journey, and provided with support for the best chance of a positive outcome.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my chances of a pregnancy if I need IVF?
As there are so many factors involved it is in general hard to give an exact number. Depending on your age, successful pregnancy may occur in between 15-45% of women after an embryo transfer.
Can I see a Naturopath at Alana to assist in my fertility goals?
At Alana our naturopath will be able to assist you in preparing for a pregnancy or optimising your general health during IVF, with a focus on your stress levels, digestive and immune systems and hormone balance. Natural treatments may include a diet, exercise, nutrients, homeopathy and life style adjustments.
I’m considering starting a family in about 1 year. Can I just book a visit to make sure I’m well prepared?
You most certainly can. We will discuss your general and reproductive health, your life style and make sure all preventative health checks (like cervical screening test, vaccinations) are up to date. We will give you tailored advice on how to get to the most healthy version of you in preparation for a pregnancy.
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