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What Causes Spotting?

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Spotting between periods is common so don’t panic. Spotting refers to the drops of light pink/brown blood you find on your underwear before, during, or after your menstrual cycle. It’s not as heavy your normal period and can occur at any time which can be surprising, especially if you don’t…

What Causes Painful Periods?

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Some discomfort and pain is perfectly normal during menstruation, but excessive pain that affects your daily activities could be an indication that something is not right. Painful menstruation, also known as dysmenorrhoea, can be divided into two different types: primary dysmenorrhoea, which occurs before and during menstruation secondary dysmenorrhoea, which…

Are You More Fertile After A Miscarriage?

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A miscarriage describes the loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks of gestation. It is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently. Miscarriages can be incredibly traumatic experiences both physically and emotionally. Are you more fertile after a miscarriage? Scientific evidence…

Comprehensive obstetric care from planning to birth

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Your pregnancy should be an exciting time, but it's completely normal to feel a little anxious at some stage during the experience. The best bet? Choose an obstetrician who is available 24/7 and relax in the knowledge that any of your questions will be answered along the way. Dr Neil…

How IVF treatments are helping couples to bring their dreams of a family to life

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Dr Neil Wallman has a hands-on approach to IVF To Gold Coast obstetrician Dr Neil Wallman In Vitro Fertilisation or IVF treatments and obstetrics are not just a matter of professional necessity, but a labour of love. Couples who have come to him in the hope of overcoming their fertility…

A Holistic Pregnancy Approach

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A Woman’s Wellness brings together women at all stages of life to connect and learn about holistic lifestyle benefits. Focusing on fertility, pregnancy and menopause, A Woman's Wellness provides yoga, pilates, meditation, acupuncture, naturopathy, nutrition, chiropractic and holistic health techniques to women on the Gold Coast. We asked Tenille from…

Dr Neil Wallman: Your Trusted Gold Coast OBGYN

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From the moment you start trying to conceive, your life changes. Whether you conceive naturally or need IVF assistance, you can trust Dr Wallman to be the obstetrician by your side throughout your whole pregnancy journey. Who is Dr Neil Wallman? Dr Wallman’s experience and commitment are unparalleled. As one…

Proven benefits of acupuncture during pregnancy

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Dr Neil Wallman is pleased to be partnering with The Cycle of Life acupuncture specialists to assist patients in their pregnancy. The following information has been provided by Samantha Harris from The Cycle of Life.  Pregnancy is an exciting time that you want to enjoy and experience that glow that…

Probiotics during pregnancy

Probiotics during pregnancy | Dr Neil Wallman

You may have heard that probiotics – friendly bacteria – are really good for your health. But what actually are probiotics and are they safe to take while you’re pregnant? What are probiotics? Probiotics are living microorganisms which support and promote healthy digestion. Found in some foods and drinks, such…

How to choose the best obstetrician for your delivery

How to choose the best obstetrician for your delivery | Dr Neil Wallman

Dr Wallman will be with you all through your pregnancy journey and birth One of the first things you’ll need to do when you realise you are pregnant is to find the right obstetrician for you. Choosing an obstetrician can be one of the most difficult decisions a woman has…

Four Things to Know About Male Infertility

Four Things to Know About Male Infertility | Dr Neil Wallman | Gold Coast QLD

Are you trying to fall pregnant? Fertility takes two to tango; you need to consider the possibility that if you are having problems conceiving, male infertility may be a factor. For the majority of couples, making a baby is a relatively simple and natural experience. In some cases, however, couples…

Breastfeeding in the early weeks: breastfeeding problems and tips

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We all know how important it is to breastfeed your baby! But the truth is that sometimes it can be difficult getting started and sometimes it can be equally difficult maintaining breastfeeding through the different ages and stages. By Adrienne Wheatley  Remember, the majority of breastfeeding problems can be solved.…

The ‘natural caesarean’ – a new childbirth experience

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In a new age of childbirth, mothers-to-be are requesting a more natural approach to their birth plan.  The progression in traditional caesarean-section has seen mothers deliver their own babies with doctor’s assistance. Numerous medical studies have promoted the benefits of the natural approach to childbirth, such as immediate skin-to-skin contact and…

Symptoms of cervical cancer

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During the early stages of cervical cancer, there are generally no symptoms at all. Should symptoms appear, they may include: Lower back pain Excessive tiredness Leg pain or swelling of the legs Unusual vaginal discharge Pain during intercourse Abnormal vaginal bleeding (between periods, after sex or after menopause) It must…

Early signs of pregnancy

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You might ask yourself, how will I notice and when will I start noticing signs of pregnancy? Well, it’s possible to get the feeling that you’re pregnant shortly after you’ve conceived. You may experience signs of pregnancy as early as two weeks after conception. During the early stages of pregnancy,…

What is IVF?

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What is in vitro fertilisation (IVF)? In vitro fertilisation or IVF is the process of placing a woman’s eggs and a man’s sperm together in a petri dish for fertilisation. Once the eggs are fertilised, the embryos are placed in the woman’s uterus in an attempt to create a pregnancy.…

What to expect from your first visit to an Obstetrician

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What is an Obstetrician? An obstetrician is a doctor who specialises in pregnancy, childbirth and a woman’s reproductive system. Obstetricians are able to take care of you throughout your pregnancy and provide follow up care in the years following child birth. During pregnancy, obstetricians: Monitor the health of your child,…

Calmbirthing/HypnoBirthing

This is a technique for management of pain in labour and to allow you to take control of your labour. The technique allows you to be free of the Fear-Tension-Pain Syndrome. It teaches you the art of using your own natural birthing instincts, so that you can experience the joy of…

Endometriosis – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the endometrium (which lines the uterus) grows outside the uterus. Sites that can be affected most often in the pelvis or lower abdomen e.g on ovaries Fallopian tubes/on outside of uterus behind uterus – Pouch of Douglas on ligaments, bowel , bladder or…

Infertility and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

There are many causes of infertility and reduced fertility.  One of the causes is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome which affects 10% of women. PCOS is related to a hormone imbalance, resulting in: An irregular menstrual cycle. Multiple Cystic Ovaries Difficulty becoming pregnant Pregnancy problems – gestational diabetes, pregnancy related high blood pressure…

Water Birth Gold Coast

Dr Neil Wallman encourages pregnant mothers to consider the option of water birthing, if this option is safe for the individual pregnant woman. At the John Flynn Private Hospital, Gold Coast Qld., each birth suite has a birthing bath.  Staff are very comfortable and experienced with water birthing in the…

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