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.

Showing blog articles tagged with Family Planning

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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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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Couple holding hands

15 October 2020

As someone who has experienced miscarriage, how do you navigate sharing the news with your own loved ones.
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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

contraception

26 September 2020

If you’re just starting out or have been trying for a while, let our combined fertility expertise guide your path to pregnancy. Read more on our blog.
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Dr Juliette Koch

men's fertility and age

4 September 2020

It’s common knowledge that women’s fertility decreases with age, but recent studies have indicated that the biological clock is a reality for both sexes.
Dr Shane Higgins

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Dr Shane Higgins

salt and tuna

16 August 2020

importance of iodine in preconception health and pregnancy
Dr Myran Ponnam-Palam

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Dr Myran Ponnam-Palam

Diet and PCOS

8 June 2020

Studies have shown that weight loss and diet are the primary focus when it comes to managing PCOS
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3 women froze their eggs

26 May 2020

How much do you know about your fertility? Is having a family something you’ve considered, but haven’t really given much thought to?
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