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Dr Raewyn Teirney is a leading Fertility Specialist & Gynaecologist who has spent the past 15 years helping thousands of people to conceive.

She currently works as a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) fertility sub-specialist at The Royal Hospital for Women, and in private practice with IVF Australia, at Maroubra and Kogarah, Sydney.

After many years of practice, Dr Teirney understands the frustrations many encounter in their bid to start a family, and is renowned for her caring approach and the time she invests in her patients, exploring the plethora of conception options available.

Dr Teirney focuses on fertility issues affecting women living with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis and fibroids, and has published extensively on PCOS, and has lectured and trained many sub-specialists on the topic.

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What does "fecundity rate" mean?

The ability to conceive is about chance and probability, known as the fecundity rate.

What factors may influence my chance of getting pregnant?

The chances of conceiving also depend upon a number of other factors, such as female age, male factor problems and damaged fallopian tubes.