Fertility Care

As you're planning for what's ahead, there's so much to consider and process. Discover advice from the experts. From understanding your cycle, answers to common questions around fertility treatments, to tips for how to mentally prepare for fertility treatment. We've got topics to help you get through.

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Miscarriage Myths

Pregnancy loss can be a topic that is misunderstood, and many are surprised to learn how prevalent a shared experience it is.

Written by Virtus Health
23 Oct

Managing pain after coronavirus ban cancels gynaecology surgery

Pain management advice from Professor Jim Tsaltas, a highly-regarded advanced laparoscopic surgeon, clinical director at Melbourne IVF and head of minimally invasive and endometriosis surgery at Monash Health and Monash University.
Written by A Prof Jim Tsaltas
17 Apr

Treatments

Fertility treatments don't just mean IVF. There's a long list of treatments available for men and women depending on your individual needs. From ovulation induction and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), to genetic testing. Let's break these down.

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Is surrogacy possible in Australia?

Confusion remains about the process for becoming a surrogate, or finding a surrogate, locally in Australia. Here's a guide to help you learn more about surrogacy and what’s usually involved.
Written by Virtus Health
24 Aug

Is delaying parenthood ruining my chances of conceiving?

 

Many celebrities seem to be able to beat their biological clock and have successful pregnancies in their late 40’s, including Halle Berry, Kristin Davis, Nicole Kidman, Natalie Imbruglia, Mariah Carey to name a few.

Written by Professor Bill Ledger
23 Sep

Family Planning

Starting the journey to parenthood? Our fertility experts have you covered, from debunking common myths about trying to conceive, uncovering lifestyle factors that may be holding you back, or advice for when to seek help from a specialist and how to use at home ovulation kits. Start reading, and gain the knowledge you need to make it your year.

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Is delaying parenthood ruining my chances of conceiving?

 

Many celebrities seem to be able to beat their biological clock and have successful pregnancies in their late 40’s, including Halle Berry, Kristin Davis, Nicole Kidman, Natalie Imbruglia, Mariah Carey to name a few.

Written by Professor Bill Ledger
23 Sep

Lifestyle

Did you know that lifestyle factors can have a significant impact on your chances of conceiving? Find out the tips and tricks to help you get prepared for the path to parenthood, from common fertility diets to easy steps you can take to improve your preconception & pregnancy health. Plus, get the latest advice on alternative therapies such as acupuncture and vitamin supplements.  

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Is 2020 your baby year but struggling to conceive? Let’s discuss your fertility health

If you’ve been trying to fall pregnant for a while, you’re not alone!  In fact, problems falling pregnant affect about 1 in 6 Australian couples.

Written by A Prof Anusch Yazdani
08 Jan

Is 2019 your year for a baby?

Let’s make this year your year and join the Four Week Fertility Program
Written by Assoc. Prof. Peter Illingworth
16 Jan

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