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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.

Showing blog articles tagged with IVF

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.
Rebecca Featherstone

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Rebecca Featherstone

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Kate Munnings, Group CEO

12 May 2021

Kate Munnings has enjoyed her role as Group CEO of Virtus Health for just over a year - here are her reflections on the industry and how far we've come.
Kate Munnings

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Kate Munnings

Group CEO, Virtus Health

OneLab IVF innovation

9 March 2021

Learn about the recent innovations in IVF laboratories, and the strategy set to achieve increased pregnancy success for patients
Virtus Health icon logo

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Virtus Health

Does men's age affect fertility?

29 November 2020

steps invovled to donate sperm in your state:
Dr Louise Fay

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Dr Louise Fay

egg quantity ivf

5 July 2020

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

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Dr Christos Venetis

same sex couple

17 April 2020

Conceiving a baby in a same sex relationship
dr raewyn tierney

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Dr Raewyn Tierney

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

IVF image contemp

6 December 2019

Fertility talk’ can be littered with abbreviations, with OI, IUI, IVF and ICSI among the most commonly used, which can be confusing.
Dr Manny Mangat

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Dr Manny Mangat

Mum and dad with baby

31 July 2019

Our article will help you understand the IVF process step by step. What is IVF, where to start, what kind of tests are involved, consultation and IVF process.
dr shadi khashaba

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Dr Shadi Khashaba

IUI or IVF

7 July 2019

Let’s take a look at some of the key issues that arise in regard to IUI vs IVF, to help you figure out which approach might be best for you and your partner.
Dr Roland Chieng

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Dr Roland Chieng