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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 Reproductive conditions

Menstrual disorders - heavy or prolonged periods

11 August 2021

The ‘Let’s Talk about Periods’ Series explores the common menstrual disorders, by fertility specialist Dr Iris Wang.
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Dr Iris Wang

Fertility Specialist

Menstrual disorders explained

1 July 2021

In this Fertile Minds article, we talk menstrual disorders and their affect on fertility - from irregular periods, painful periods, heavy periods and more.
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Dr Iris Wang

Fertility Specialist

treatment options male

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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egg donation

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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surrogacy blogpost

3 January 2021

A guide to help you learn more about surrogacy and what the process involves in Australia.
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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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Misunderstandings of Miscarriage Documentary

29 December 2020

The healing power of a shared experience should not be underestimated and the only way to remove stigma from an issue, is to remove the secrecy.
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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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couple with fire

25 September 2020

15%t of couples have difficulty conceiving, with most cases able to be helped by some form of fertility treatment. Read more about infertility on our blog.
Dr Joseph Sgroi

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Dr Joseph Sgroi

weighing scale

13 August 2020

impact of weight on conception and pregnancy
 Dr Robert Lahoud

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Dr Robert Lahoud

male infertility

11 June 2020

With Men’s Health week upon us, it seems timely to dispel some myths and discuss some tips about men’s fertility.
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Dr Hossam Elzeiny

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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