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Discover our latest blog articles on all things fertility.

We would like to share our knowledge and support those looking to grow their families. TasIVF is a part of the Virtus Health fertility network, also consisting of IVFAustraliaMelbourne IVFQueensland FertilityGroup and Virtus Fertility Centre.

One in six couples experience trouble conceiving, and at TasIVF, we are working towards a future where everyone in the community has the opportunity to create a family. Patient care, scientific and clinical leadership and a passion for making a difference to people’s lives is always at the forefront of our minds.

We bring together leading doctors, scientists, researchers, nurses and operational staff to provide the highest quality of care across the full range of reproductive and fertility issues. Our Fertile Minds blog provides fertility related information authored by our leading minds from across the 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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Kate Munnings, Group CEO

12 May 2021

Kate Munnings has enjoyed her role as Group CEO of Virtus Health for just over a year - here are her reflections on the industry and how far we've come.
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Kate Munnings

Group CEO, Virtus Health

Mother's day

5 May 2021

Mother's Day can be difficult if you're struggling with infertility. Read the advice from a fertility counsellor on ways to cope, on our blog.
Melissa Stephens

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Melissa Stephens

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

22 March 2021

Essential oils are viewed as safe and natural, but recent research suggests some may be hazardous. Are essential oils safe if you're trying to conceive?
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top questions about pregnancy

2 March 2021

Top questions about pregnancy answered by OBGYN and fertility specialist Iris Wang from IVFAustralia
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Dietary tips to consider when you're trying to get pregnant

15 January 2021

Couples who are trying to conceive are often looking for answers about what they should be eating. Read more about our dietary tips on our blog.
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PCOS

4 January 2021

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects many Australian women, so when it comes to falling pregnant, here’s what you need to know.
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egg donation

4 January 2021

You’ve heard of sperm donation, but what happens when you need an egg? Here’s what you need to know. Read more about egg and embryo donation on our blog.
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Misunderstandings of Miscarriage Documentary

29 December 2020

We are the proud partners of a new documentary due to be released on Stan in October 2020, the Misunderstandings of Miscarriage.
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IVF Australia

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