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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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29 December 2020

Pregnancy loss can be a topic that is misunderstood, and many are surprised to learn how prevalent it is. Here we reveal the top 3 myths about miscarriage.
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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

sperm donation

22 October 2020

Who uses it? Who donates it? And what’s involved? Here is everything you wanted to know about this unique and common way of starting a family.
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28 September 2020

If you have a male partner and are thinking about starting a family, it’s important to be aware of how male infertility could affect your journey.
Dr Hossam Elzeiny

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Dr Hossam Elzeiny

men's fertility and age

4 September 2020

It’s common knowledge that women’s fertility decreases with age, but recent studies have indicated that the biological clock is a reality for both sexes.
Dr Shane Higgins

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Dr Shane Higgins

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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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

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20 January 2020

find out causes of secondary infertility and the struggle to conceive a second child
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Dr Hossam Elzeiny

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23 October 2019

Understand how lifestyle impacts fertility and ways you can test sperm and egg counts.
Dr Andrew Cary

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Dr Andrew Cary

Miscarriage_Couple

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

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

7 myths about trying to conceive

24 October 2018

We’ve partnered with Virtus Health to debunk seven common fertility myths. Read more about fertility myths on our blog Fertile Minds.
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