Latest News

Mentoring Program for Naturopaths – IVF Support Beyond the Basics

Practitioner mentoring 2
17/09/2018 |

There is a lot of information available about the basic naturopathic approach to IVF support, but experienced naturopaths know there is so much more to it! And very few naturopaths know nearly enough to really support IVF patients, especially when it comes to treating complex cases.

Real and useful education is difficult to find on how to properly interpret pathology tests relevant to reproductive health, or understanding medical reproductive processes, IVF complications and treating patients with repeat IVF failure.

Do you feel confident that you really know what you can do when someone presents with a very complex history?

What about the patients who have had more than 3 unsuccessful IVF cycles?

Do you know what to look for in their test results to give you the clues for effective treatment?

What are the red flags you need to identify before you prescribe fertility supplements and herbal remedies to someone who has had several unsuccessful rounds of IVF?

Are you confident that you really know what is safe to prescribe during an IVF cycle?

Are you communicating effectively with IVF specialists?

Beyond the basics –  IVF support in complex cases.
If you would like to brush up on your skills or deepen your knowledge, you are invited to join Fertile Ground Health Group naturopath Rhiannon Hardingham in an exclusive mentoring group for fertility naturopaths, as she shares her knowledge in a 4 session masterclass on IVF support for complex cases.

For more than 18 years, Fertile Ground Health Group practitioners have amassed vast IVF experience and developed deep collaborative relationships with IVF specialists in Melbourne.  They have seen the most complex of cases and experienced the difference that a comprehensive and well researched approach can have on a patient’s fertility and pregnancy success.

Rhiannon Hardingham has been at the core of the senior naturopathic team at Fertile Ground Health Group for the past 8 years.  Her success with patient outcomes is testament to her diligence and keen sense of curiosity to find the answers for her patients, even in the most complex and seemingly hopeless of cases, earning her the respect of many IVF specialists in Melbourne.

Recognising the isolation in private practice that many naturopaths face, Rhiannon is keen to help you build strong relationships with other practitioners interested in developing their fertility and IVF support practice and can also offer ongoing individual mentoring.

About the course
It is expected that participants will already have a working knowledge of standard preconception interventions and are naturopaths working with IVF patients, natural fertility and preconception care in clinic.

Each session will include a thorough topic presentation, case dissection and discussion with the opportunity for you to bring your own cases for review.

Week 1 – Preconception health care beyond the basics.
Recommendations for testing and making sense of results. Specific supplementation guidelines and preconception work relevant for those undergoing IVF and other ART treatments.

Week 2 & 3: ART, IVF & ICSI
Thorough introduction & outline of medical reproductive processes. What we’re commonly seeing now with standards and variations on the IVF cycle. Naturopathic support for each stage- clinical and research based information. Collaborative management of the complex patient.

Week 4: ART, IVF and ICSI – When things go wrong.
Complications in IVF and how to support your patient. Non-responders, ovarian hyper stimulation, older couples, poor embryo quality and repeat IVF failure. What we can do to improve patient outcomes.

Dates:
Tuesday 16th & 30th October and
Tuesday 13th & 27th November

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $395

Venue: Fertile Ground Health Group
Suite 3, Level 6, 372-376 Albert Street, East Melbourne 3002

Online booking at Fertile Ground

 

 

Places are limited so please let us know asap if you are interested in this unique opportunity.

Call 9419 9988 or email:
reception@fertileground.com.au


“Rhiannon is a gold-mine of knowledge. If anyone is interested in pursuing this as a practice focus I would highly recommend this workshop, and leveraging Rhiannon’s first-hand experience!”

“Rhiannon is a wonderful teacher and mentor. She has a way of explaining things that is easy to understand, interesting and engaging”

“Thank you for offering this amazing program”

 

L9999600Rhiannon Hardingham, FGHG Naturopath

Rhiannon has been focused on treating men’s and women’s reproductive health, infertility and naturopathic IVF support for the past 8 years at Fertile Ground Health Group. Her frequent communication with IVF specialists, CAM colleagues, industry education and the hundreds of patients she has successfully treated over these years have given her a unique and well informed perspective.

When it comes to assisting IVF and infertility patients Rhiannon has seen it all, from the most complex cases to the very simple fixes that someone may have overlooked. Through her Mentoring program for naturopaths Rhiannon’s diligence and passion for the work is something that she now shares with practitioners interested in developing their career in this area of specialisation.

ShareEmail to someoneShare on LinkedInShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterGoogle+Pin on Pinterest