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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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25 January 2021

Everything you need to know about testing for genetic disorders, according to a doctor. Read more about why get tested, what tests are available and more.
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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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Virtus Health

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19 September 2020

Australian women are increasingly turning to egg freezing to protect their fertility
Dr Manuela Toledo

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Dr Manuela Toledo

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5 July 2020

Is egg quantity an important determinant of IVF success?
Dr Christos Venetis

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Dr Christos Venetis

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14 October 2019

Miscarriages are a lot more common than most people think, with one in six pregnancies ending before week 20. Read more about miscarriage on our blog.
Dr Weng Chan

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Dr Weng Chan

Embryologists looking at embryos with embryoscope

22 May 2018

Embryoscope at IVFAustralia helps monitor the development of embryos using photography and technology
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Dr David Edgar

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6 January 2017

Read about preimplantation genetic screening (PGS), preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and embryo screening on our Fertile Minds blog.
Dr Fleur Cattrall

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Dr Fleur Cattrall

Family - IVF and embryo donation

7 May 2015

For couples who have had IVF treatment, they might need to decide what to do with excess frozen embryos
Dr Melissa Luckensmeyer

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Dr Melissa Luckensmeyer

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22 July 2014

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

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23 February 2014

the procedure is used to help women preserve ovarian tissue and hopefully eggs
Dr Kate Stern

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Dr Kate Stern

Embryologists looking at embryos with embryoscope

24 September 2012

Advanced Embryo Selection Increases IVF Pregnancy Rates
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Dr Leeanda Wilton