IVF Australia Blog - Fertile Minds

We would like to share our knowledge to educate and support those looking to grow their families. Our Virtus Health fertility network consists of IVFAustraliaMelbourne IVFQueensland FertilityGroupTasIVF and Virtus Fertility Centre.

One in six couples experience trouble conceiving, and we are working towards a future where everyone in the community has the opportunity to create a family. Patient care, scientific and clinical leadership and a passion for making a difference to people’s lives is always at the forefront of our minds.

We bring together leading doctors, scientists, researchers, nurses and operational staff to provide the highest quality of care across the full range of reproductive and fertility issues. Our Fertile Minds blog provides fertility related information authored by our leading minds from across the group. Here you can find the latest research, studies and fertility related information to help you understand fertility - from planning right through to treatment and technologies.

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*All opinions expressed on the blog belong to the individual doctors, scientists and specialists, not the Virtus Health group.

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Menstrual disorders - heavy or prolonged periods

11 August 2021

The ‘Let’s Talk about Periods’ Series explores the common menstrual disorders, by fertility specialist Dr Iris Wang.
dr iris wang

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Dr Iris Wang

Fertility Specialist

Menstrual disorders explained

1 July 2021

In this Fertile Minds article, we talk menstrual disorders and their affect on fertility - from irregular periods, painful periods, heavy periods and more.
dr iris wang

Written by

Dr Iris Wang

Fertility Specialist

egg quantity ivf

15 January 2021

You might have a top-shelf full of anti-aging products, but when it comes to fertility, it's time to talk about egg-freezing.
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Virtus Health

egg donation

4 January 2021

You’ve heard of sperm donation, but what happens when you need an egg? Here’s what you need to know. Read more about egg and embryo donation on our blog.
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Virtus Health

MuM Documentary - web image

29 December 2020

Pregnancy loss can be a topic that is misunderstood, and many are surprised to learn how prevalent it is. Here we reveal the top 3 myths about miscarriage.
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Virtus Health

woman and baby

10 October 2020

Let's explore the potential issues for women in their forties who are planning to have a child.
Peter Illingworth

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Assoc. Prof. Peter Illingworth

Clock image fertility

19 September 2020

Australian women are increasingly turning to egg freezing to protect their fertility
Dr Manuela Toledo

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Dr Manuela Toledo

AMH test - is it reliable?

8 September 2020

AMH test can give you an indication of your ovarian reserve compared to other women of a similar age
Dr Raelia Lew

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Dr Raelia Lew

egg quantity ivf

5 July 2020

Is egg quantity an important determinant of IVF success?
Dr Christos Venetis

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Dr Christos Venetis