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Leah Hechtman: fertility expert

Leah is the Director of The Natural Health and Fertility Centre in Sydney , where she specialises in male and female fertility and reproductive health. She is passionate about helping couples make healthy babies. ASK ME A QUESTION


Bleeding: the reassuring truthWhile it's natural to worry, one in 10 mums-to-be experiences bleeding, and most will go on to have a perfectly healthy baby. However, any bleeding should always be checked out...
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