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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What should I eat when trying to conceive?

    I have heard oysters are good to eat when trying to fall pregnant? What foods should i eat?
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  • Louise Johnson

    Health Professional

    As Chief Executive Officer for the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority I am involved with administering aspects of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008. With … View Profile

    Your doctor or a dietician could advise you about a balanced diet when trying to conceive including how to include folate in your diet.

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    Dr Louise Shepherd

    Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist

    I am a clinical psychologist with 15 years experience working with all sorts of goals and issues. I love working with people, helping them to … View Profile

    I'm not a dietician - just a mum - I found an excellent recipe book called “Feeding the bump” which had loads of excellent, easy to prepare and yummy meals. It describes why each meal is good for you and for the baby. I'd highly recommend it!

  • Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

     For expert information on healthy eating for pregnancy or any other time, go to, and following the prompts to their ‘food and nutrition, resources and facts’.
    Women’s Health Educator
    Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide
    Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).
    Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer

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