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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surrogacy blogpost

3 January 2021

A guide to help you learn more about surrogacy and what the process involves in Australia.
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struggling to conceive

29 December 2020

If you’ve been trying to fall pregnant for a while, you’re not alone! In fact, problems falling pregnant affect about 1 in 6 Australian couples.
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Misunderstandings of Miscarriage Documentary

29 December 2020

The healing power of a shared experience should not be underestimated and the only way to remove stigma from an issue, is to remove the secrecy.
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29 December 2020

As someone who has experienced miscarriage, how do you navigate sharing the news with your own loved ones.
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A woman rests her head on her partner's shoulder

8 December 2020

Miscarriage is something that impacts both partners, with each individual trying to process their recent loss.
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28 September 2020

If you have a male partner and are thinking about starting a family, it’s important to be aware of how male infertility could affect your journey.
Dr Hossam Elzeiny

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Dr Hossam Elzeiny

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25 September 2020

15%t of couples have difficulty conceiving, with most cases able to be helped by some form of fertility treatment. Read more about infertility on our blog.
Dr Joseph Sgroi

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Dr Joseph Sgroi

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5 August 2020

How best to communicate with a couple that’s having difficulties starting a family? Read more about this sensitive topic on our blog.
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22 July 2020

Five things you need to know about using donor sperm, eggs and embryos
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Dr Susan Winspear