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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How does alcohol affect my chances of conceiving?

    I'm 34 years old and desperate to have a child. My partner and i drink a lot socially. Should i be reducing my alcohol consumption? Is it reducing my changes of falling pregnant?
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  • VARTA is a statutory authority based in Melbourne, Australia, providing independent, accurate information about fertility, infertility and assisted reproductive treatment (ART). View Profile

    The National Health & Medical Research Council recommends that women trying to conceive don't drink alcohol at all and that men limit their alcohol consumption to a maximum of two standard drinks per day. For more information about alcohol consumption and other factors that affect fertility, visit

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