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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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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20 May 2020

Why is progesterone supplementation used and can it help with natural conception rates as well? Visit our blog Fertile Minds.
Dr Kokum Jayasinghe

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Dr Kokum Jayasinghe

male fertility man and mountain

30 April 2020

Conceiving a baby depends on several factors, but what many don’t know is that male infertility is the second biggest issue after a woman’s age.
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Dr Frank Quinn

covid 19 restrictions

22 April 2020

Support and advice from Melissa Stephens, fertility counsellor at IVFAustralia
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same sex couple

17 April 2020

Conceiving a baby in a same sex relationship
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Dr Raewyn Tierney

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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Smaller LMIYY pregnancy test image

5 February 2020

When you are trying to become pregnant, there can be a lot of anxiety around knowing when to take a pregnancy test. Read more on our blog.
Dr Samuel soo

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Dr Samuel Soo

Ovulation tracking calendar

1 February 2020

know more about conception and ovulation kits
 Dr Jeffrey Persson

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Dr Jeffrey Persson