Blog | Melbourne IVF

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.

Showing blog articles tagged with Fertility Care

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20 April 2023

Why is progesterone supplementation used and can it help with natural conception rates as well? Visit our blog Fertile Minds.
Dr Kokum Jayasinghe

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Dr Kokum Jayasinghe

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5 February 2023

When you are trying to become pregnant, there can be a lot of anxiety around knowing when to take a pregnancy test. Read more on our blog.
Dr Samuel soo

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Dr Samuel Soo

Ovulation Induction

3 October 2022

Ovulation induction is a minimally invasive fertility treatment and is often used as the first step for people seeking help to fall pregnant.
Dr Alice Huang

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Dr Alice Huang

Busting the top 5 myths about endometriosis and fertility

13 September 2022

There are various misconceptions regarding endometriosis and infertility, and it is important to debunk some of these to allow a better understanding of this
Dr Vanessa Ross

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Dr Vanessa Ross

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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

OneLab IVF innovation

9 March 2021

Learn about the recent innovations in IVF laboratories, and the strategy set to achieve increased pregnancy success for patients
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Virtus Health

3 women froze their eggs

12 January 2021

Read IVF Australia's blog article on egg freezing, where we explore first-hand stories of why women chose to freeze their eggs for future fertility.
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Virtus Health

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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Virtus Health

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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Virtus Health

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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

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26 September 2020

If you’re just starting out or have been trying for a while, let our combined fertility expertise guide your path to pregnancy. Read more on our blog.
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Dr Juliette Koch