Tannys Dawn Reiko Vause

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OBJECTIVE Pre-conception counselling is important, as most pregnancies are unplanned. There are few published studies examining women's attitudes and knowledge in this area. As part of our ongoing education quality improvement program we evaluated the pre-conception knowledge and attitudes of women at an infertility clinic. METHODS Women who presented for(More)
Many healthcare professionals and their patients are aware of the importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy, but may not be aware of specific nutritional recommendations on how to achieve a healthy pregnancy outcome. This review article aims to discuss the implications maternal nutritional status and weight gain have in both the short and long terms.(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the first case of sextuplets conceived via letrozole during ovulation induction. DESIGN Case report. SETTING Private fertility clinic. PATIENT(S) A 32-year-old female with a history of secondary infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome. INTERVENTION(S) Letrozole, 7.5 mg, on cycle days 3-7 after a progesterone-induced menses. (More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this prospective RCT was to compare the efficacy of a web-based teaching tool to traditional didactic teaching in IVF patients. METHODS Forty women undergoing their first IVF cycle were randomly allocated to an interactive web-based teaching session or a nurse-led didactic teaching session. The primary outcome measure was(More)
OBJECTIVE To improve awareness of the natural age-related decline in female and male fertility with respect to natural fertility and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and provide recommendations for their management,and to review investigations in the assessment of ovarian aging. OPTIONS This guideline reviews options for the assessment of ovarian(More)
OBJECTIVE To review current non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). OPTIONS This guideline reviews the evidence for the various options for ovulation induction in PCOS. OUTCOMES Ovulation, pregnancy and live birth rates, risks, and side effects are the outcomes of interest. (More)
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