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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.

Prefer video content over written? We've got you covered. Check out our Fertile Minds YouTube Channel.

*All opinions expressed on the blog belong to the individual doctors, scientists and specialists, not the Virtus Health group.

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A woman rests her head on her partner's shoulder

8 December 2020

Miscarriage is something that impacts both partners, with each individual trying to process their recent loss.
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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

Miscarriage_Couple

29 October 2020

Struggling to conceive is enough, but maintaining relationships while undergoing the ups and downs of fertility treatment has its own set of challenges.
Dr Joseph Sgroi

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Dr Joseph Sgroi

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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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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woman and baby

10 October 2020

Let's explore the potential issues for women in their forties who are planning to have a child.
Peter Illingworth

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Assoc. Prof. Peter Illingworth

looking at the sunset

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

contraception

26 September 2020

If you’re just starting out or have been trying for a while, let our combined fertility expertise guide your path to pregnancy. Read more on our blog.
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Dr Juliette Koch

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

Clock image fertility

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

AMH test - is it reliable?

8 September 2020

AMH test can give you an indication of your ovarian reserve compared to other women of a similar age
Dr Raelia Lew

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Dr Raelia Lew