Fertility Care

As you're planning for what's ahead, there's so much to consider and process. Care can be anything from counselling, why isn't it happening for me, to how to cope with miscarriages. We've got topics to help you get through.

Written by Melissa Stephens
05 Aug

Who can help if we’re not getting pregnant?

If you’re struggling to conceive, it may give you some hope to know that Australians have good access to medical advice and assistance in relation to fertility.

Written by Dr Julie Whitehead
05 May

Secondary Infertility: I already have a child, so why can’t I fall pregnant again?

You already have a happy, healthy toddler, and you’ve been trying for more than six months to give them a sibling – but nothing is happening. Having had a child already is a key promising predictive factor to conceiving again, but it’s no guarantee. 

Written by Dr Hossam Elzeiny
20 Jan

15 years of IVF patients – how have women changed?

The media is increasingly full of stories showcasing the latest 50 year old mum, or the celebrity who has undergone IVF.

Written by Leita Fien
24 Apr

Children of IVF parents as healthy as those conceived spontaneously

In 2007 a local Melbourne paediatrician approached me curious about whether girls conceived through In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and other Assisted Reproductive Treatments (ART) enter puberty earlier than those conceived spontaneously.

Written by Assoc. Prof. John McBain
21 Feb