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

food

4 April 2020

The effects of a Mediterranean diet rich in omega-3 fish oil and vitamin D on fertility for women and couples undergoing In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).
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pregnant couple

27 January 2020

7 fertility lessons from people who have been there, and what they wished they’d known before they started. Read more on our fertility blog.
Dr Tal Jacobson

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Dr Tal Jacobson

Couple holding hands

13 January 2020

best time is to be having sex for conception and what do you need to know about your cycle
Dr Ben Kroon

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Dr Ben Kroon

How to survive the festive season when you're having trouble conceiving

19 November 2019

The festive season can be challenging for many people, particularly if you’re experiencing difficulties getting pregnant, as you navigate extended family memb
Tanja Faessler-Moro

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Tanja Faessler-Moro

smoking and fertility

9 June 2019

For adults who smoke, quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do, not only if you are trying to conceive but also for your future health.
Dr Raelia Lew

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Dr Raelia Lew

pregnant couple

9 April 2019

From avoiding wearing tight pants to having intercourse every day, there are many myths and misconceptions about what men can do to improve their fertility. S
Dr Alex Polyakov

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Dr Alex Polyakov

Chubby cheek baby

18 January 2019

Got questions about fertility? Here are the answers, according to a fertility specialist.
Dr Melissa Luckensmeyer

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Dr Melissa Luckensmeyer

Couple by the water

16 January 2019

Let’s make this year your year and join the Four Week Fertility Program. Read more about our Four Week Fertility Program on our fertility blog.
Peter Illingworth

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Assoc. Prof. Peter Illingworth

super hero reveal

4 January 2019

For these three fertility specialists, helping their patients to have “the joyful experience of becoming a parent” is all in a day’s work.
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