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Endometriosis and Fertility

March 2, 2023


March is International Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a common inflammatory disease estimated to affect 176 million individuals worldwide in their reproductive years and 120,000 in New Zealand. Symptoms usually include period pain, pelvic pain, sub-fertility, or infertility.

In this webinar, Dr Simon McDowell covers - how endo can affect fertility, what can be done to protect fertility and treatment options. Click here to watch.

Simon is based in Wellington and sees fertility and gynaecology patients at Fertility Associates. He also works at Wellington Public Hospital, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago and is a clinical advisory committee member for Endometriosis New Zealand.


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