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Discover our latest blog articles on all things fertility.

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.

Showing blog articles tagged with Family Planning

slow sperm low egg count

12 February 2024

5 things you need to know about navigating the ups and downs of conception with slow sperm and low egg count.
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Big Miracles

5 February 2024

Here’s the moments Sheila, Courtney and Amelia – featured in Big Miracles Season 1 - knew they were ready to start trying for a baby.
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Virtus Health

Ready When You Are

25 January 2024

We recently conducted a survey of 1000 Australians to learn more about what nudged them closer to parenthood, the findings unveil an array of insights.
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What is infertility?

12 January 2024

The most important factor for conceiving naturally is timing. Understand your cycle and lear more about how to optimise timing of intercourse to get pregnant.
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IVF Australia

6 things Big Miracles taught us about infertility

16 May 2023

Big Miracles, a docuseries on fertility & IVF treatment, teaches us 6 key lessons about infertility, trying to conceive, and assisted conception.
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8 May 2023

To set the scene for your pre-pregnancy journey, we bust the biggest myths and misconceptions about fertility with fertility 101.
Dr Abigail Evans

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Dr Abigail Evans

young woman looking at her laptop screen searching for egg freezing

5 May 2023

Learn about the fertility preservation options out there, to help you conceive at a later date.
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Dr Violet Kieu

pregnant couple

3 May 2023

There are many different types of fertility treatment like IVF, IUI, ICSI, OI but what do they mean? Read more to find out.
Dr Ujvala Rao

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Dr Ujvala Rao

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3 May 2023

Are you planning to get pregnant? A pre-pregnancy checklist can help you prepare for a healthy and successful pregnancy
Dr Kath Whitton

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Dr Kath Whitton

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6 October 2021

What you eat can improve, or harm, your fertility. Here’s what you need to know.
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Dr Peta Wright

Fertility Specialist

Menstrual disorders - heavy or prolonged periods

11 August 2021

The ‘Let’s Talk about Periods’ Series explores the common menstrual disorders, by fertility specialist Dr Iris Wang.
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Dr Iris Wang

Fertility Specialist

Donor conception baby

1 August 2021

Today's Fertile Minds article discusses donor conception - the process, privacy regulations in Australia, legislation and more.
Peter Illingworth

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Assoc. Prof. Peter Illingworth