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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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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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surrogacy blogpost

3 January 2021

A guide to help you learn more about surrogacy and what the process involves in Australia.
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struggling to conceive

29 December 2020

If you’ve been trying to fall pregnant for a while, you’re not alone! In fact, problems falling pregnant affect about 1 in 6 Australian couples.
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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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Misunderstandings of Miscarriage Documentary

29 December 2020

The healing power of a shared experience should not be underestimated and the only way to remove stigma from an issue, is to remove the secrecy.
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29 December 2020

Pregnancy loss can be a topic that is misunderstood, and many are surprised to learn how prevalent it is. Here we reveal the top 3 myths about miscarriage.
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A woman rests her head on her partner's shoulder

8 December 2020

Miscarriage is something that impacts both partners, with each individual trying to process their recent loss.
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Does men's age affect fertility?

29 November 2020

Considering donating sperm to help a family in need? Read our informative blog to see the steps invovled to donate sperm in your state.
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Dr Louise Fay

Miscarriage_Couple

29 October 2020

Struggling to conceive is enough, but maintaining relationships while undergoing the ups and downs of fertility treatment has its own set of challenges.
Dr Joseph Sgroi

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Dr Joseph Sgroi

sperm donation

22 October 2020

Who uses it? Who donates it? And what’s involved? Here is everything you wanted to know about this unique and common way of starting a family.
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