IVF Australia Blog - Fertile Minds

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. Our Fertile Minds blog provides fertility related information authored by our leading minds from across the Virtus Health 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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Baking a Baby webinar

16 August 2021

Many parents would be considering how they'll explain assisted reproduction, including donor, IVF, surrogacy and more, to their future children.
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Destigmatising Assisted Reproduction

26 May 2021

One of the world’s first ‘IVFlings’, Rebecca Featherstone, shares her insight into how far we’ve come in destigmatising assisted reproduction in Australia.
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Mother's day

5 May 2021

Mother's Day can be difficult if you're struggling with infertility. Read the advice from a fertility counsellor on ways to cope, on our blog.
Melissa Stephens

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Melissa Stephens

PCOS

4 January 2021

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects many Australian women, so when it comes to falling pregnant, here’s what you need to know.
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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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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

We are the proud partners of a new documentary due to be released on Stan in October 2020, the Misunderstandings of Miscarriage.
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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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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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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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Miscarriage_Couple

29 October 2020

Struggling to conceive is enough, but maintaining relationships while undergoing the ups and downs of fertility treatment has its own set of challenges.
Dr Joseph Sgroi

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Dr Joseph Sgroi

looking at the sunset

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