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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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covid 19 restrictions

22 April 2020

Support and advice from Melissa Stephens, fertility counsellor at IVFAustralia
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same sex couple

17 April 2020

Conceiving a baby in a same sex relationship
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Dr Raewyn Tierney

food

4 April 2020

The effects of a Mediterranean diet rich in omega-3 fish oil and vitamin D on fertility for women and couples undergoing In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).
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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.
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Dr Samuel Soo

Ovulation tracking calendar

1 February 2020

know more about conception and ovulation kits
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Dr Jeffrey Persson

pregnant couple

27 January 2020

7 fertility lessons from people who have been there, and what they wished they’d known before they started. Read more on our fertility blog.
Dr Tal Jacobson

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Dr Tal Jacobson

woman on the beach

20 January 2020

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

planning for pregnancy

20 January 2020

As fertility providers, we see firsthand the impact of infertility on relationships. We asked a relationship expert for tips on how to maintain intimacy.
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