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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.

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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Before Baby Week 1

20 February 2024

Dr Terri Foran provides some tips and tricks to keep sex enjoyable as you embark on this new journey together.
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Dr Terri Foran

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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Virtus Health

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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Virtus Health

nutrition blog power nuts recipe

25 January 2024

Looking for a super simple way to boost your fertility? Try adding more nuts and seeds to your diet!
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Wendy Fedele

23 January 2024

Australians believe they should be celebrating one of the biggest decisions in their life, being ready to become a parent.
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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

Egg Freezing side effects

8 December 2023

As egg freezing becomes increasingly popular, learning about the side effects is essential before your treatment.
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Virtus Health

genetic testing

8 December 2023

Researchers from Virtus Health, healthtech startup 23Strands and Monash University, are studying how whole genome sequencing can improve IVF success.
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Virtus Health

PCOS

18 October 2023

Fertility Specialist Dr Robert Lahoud discusses what PCOS really entails for you and your fertility.
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Virtus Health

podcast self compassion

6 October 2023

TAS IVF goes through the numbers to see what you need to do to maximise your egg-freezing success rates.
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Virtus Health

Big Miracles

5 October 2023

Sometimes, you need a little bit of help. As Your Fertility Family, our mission is to help you navigate the sometimes-bumpy road to conception.
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Virtus Health