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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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24 July 2023

We sat down with the Group Director of ART, Scientific Innovation and Research, Prof. David Gardner, an esteemed scientist to discuss all things fertility.
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4 July 2023

With 1 in 3 IVF cycles in Australia caused by male-factor infertility, it’s about time we shift the lens to break down the stigma around men’s mental health
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ICSI Research IVF Science

3 July 2023

Australian-first IVF trial found added antioxidants to embryo culture media creates an increased 10% fertilisation rate for ICSI patients.
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Fertility preservation options Before Baby

28 June 2023

A new AI tool brings hope to men who want a biological child of their own, but have no sperm in their semen. Read about the research, led by IVFAustralia.
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Before Baby Week 2 Sex and Relationships

25 May 2023

Dr Terri Foran, a Sexual Health Physician, explains the importance of communication and how to keep connected to your partner
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Dr Terri Foran

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25 May 2023

When should you seek help from a specialist? And what tests might they arrange to assess you or your partner’s fertility? We’ve got the answers.
Dr Albert Jung

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Dr Albert Jung

Fertility Friendly Sausage Rolls

25 May 2023

Give your body the ultimate nitrate boost, with our delicious Healthy Lemon-baked Chicken with Beetroot, Green Bean and Walnut Salad
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Wendy Fedele

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

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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

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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.
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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