Multicultural Centre For Women's Health


Your Fertility

A project to develop multilingual resources for migrant women who are trying to have a baby.

Your Fertility

Information for migrant women about getting pregnant

There are a lot of myths about fertility and getting pregnant. When you live in Australia, getting the right information can be further complicated if English is not your first language.

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) has partnered with Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) to produce resources in six languages, to help more women access accurate and evidence-based information about getting pregnant.

Tips for when you are trying to get pregnant

When you are trying to get pregnant, it can be difficult to know what advice to take. You may hear many different opinions and not all of them may be true.

On this page you can find videos and resources based on evidence you can trust. However, the information we provide is not professional medical advice. If you are worried, or you want more information, see your doctor.

Videos: 5 tips for getting pregnant

Watch the videos below for five tips on getting pregnant in Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hakka Chin, Punjabi, Vietnamese or English. The five tips are:

  1. Timing - age does matter, so start planning early if possible
  2. Watching your ovulation cycle - some times in the month are better than others to try and get pregnant
  3. Fitness - staying a healthy weight increases your chances of getting pregnant
  4. Supplements - make sure you get all the vitamins and minerals you need
  5. See your doctor - don't sit and worry, visit your doctor for more advice


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Fact sheets about fertility in languages other than English

View or download our fertility fact sheet in Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hakka Chin, Punjabi, Vietnamese or English.

Arabic Fertility Fact Sheet

Chinese Fertility Fact Sheet

Dari Fertility Fact Sheet

Hakka Chin Fertility Fact Sheet

Punjabi Fertility Fact Sheet

Vietnamese Fertility Fact Sheet