Category archive: Fertility and Infertility Female

Infertility – Men and Women

Both women and men experience considerable distress when experiencing reproductive health problems according to Dr Gary Swift who is a fertility specialist at QFG Gold Coast Fertility Clinic, and is a leading specialist in reproductive medicine and surgery. This article looks at infertility. Infertility primarily refers to the biological inability of a person to contribute…

Obstetrician & Gynaecologist facts on PERIODS

Gary Swift Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Menstruation – having periods – is part of the female reproductive cycle and for many, painful, irregular or other symptoms are part of life. Here, CK resident Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Dr Gary Swift demystifies and explains some common complaints. Women commence having periods when hormone centres in the base of…

Fertility Wives’ tales

With such a plethora of information available through the Net, our family and friends and well-meaning support groups, is it any wonder the wives’ tales abound when it comes to fertility and falling pregnant. Here, Dr Gary Swift enlightens us on the facts over fiction. Q. How much can be attributed to the male partner…

Fertility Awareness & CONTRACEPTION

Dr Gary Swift Fertility Awareness & Contraception We’re talking about fertility awareness and contraception. Women are faced with a diverse range of options for contraception. To appreciate how the various methods work and how they impact we must understand the physiology. Women are born with their lifetime supply of eggs (oocytes). These are in a…

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