#105 Understanding IVF & Infertility Insights - with Dr. Natasha Andreadis


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Our Guest:

Dr Natasha Andreadis, more commonly known as Dr Tash.

She is a qualified and experienced gynaecologist, fertility and hormone specialist. Dr Tash is also a Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility (CREI) sub-specialist, making her uniquely qualified to manage infertility and hormonal issues. She believes in a holistic and integrative approach to health and has a particular interest in the impact of nutrition, lifestyle and environment on reproductive health. She wants people to lead healthy lives and have healthy babies.

In 2000, Dr Tash graduated from Medicine at the University of NSW. After many years of further study and practice, she became a fellow of the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). Before that, she underwent generalist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.

In 2008, Dr Tash won the RANZCOG award for the highest mark in the Oral MRANZCOG exam. In her final year of subspecialty training, she was a research fellow at Oxford, United Kingdom and Utrecht, the Netherlands.

She is committed to sharing her knowledge and enjoys teaching as a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney Central Medical School.

She is the host of the women’s health podcast, The Fanny Mechanic and runs a monthly Dr Tash Book Club. She also loves to give her patients a look at the latest evidence with her informative and entertaining video blogs.

Dr Tash loves running and working with female athletes and coaches on menstrual cycle education. She has worked with FitBit and ModiBodi, consulting on women’s health.

Her current research interest is in Music Therapy and its role in managing stress and anxiety related to gynaecological and fertility treatments.

Topics Include:

  • Types of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) available in Australia
  • When someone should consider looking into ART
  • How long someone should try naturally for a baby before seeking help
  • Who is and isn't a good candidate for IVF
  • Success rates of IVF
  • Quality or quantity of eggs - which is the most important thing in IVF
  • A walk through what happens during an IVF cycle starting from when a couple decides this is the path they would like to take
  • The number of IVF cycles that are needed or even recommended before moving onto a different treatment option
  • The 3-5 most common misconceptions Dr Tash needs to address with patients when educating them on IVF

You can find Dr Tash below:

Email: info@drandreadis.com.au

Website: www.drandreadis.com.au

Instagram: @dr_tash_the_fanny_mechanic

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrTashTV/

Facebook group: The Fanny Mechanic Podcast Group

Book Club: Dr Tash Book Club

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCigB6qFpX_-dthVSPkvOCTw/videos

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