Women concerned about their “biological clock” should think twice about the anti-Mullerian hormone test because it’s a poor predictor of fertility, researchers say.
VARTA's 2021 twilight webinar, IVF add-ons: How to make choices that are right for you, was held on 14 July. Two experts, Dr Sarah Lensen and Professor Cindy Farquhar, discussed the latest research about add-ons (also known as adjuvants) and explained factors to consider when weighing them up.
Victorians are being urged to understand the risks of informal sperm donation before entering into arrangements outside of fertility treatment clinics.
The Board of the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority has appointed Anna MacLeod as the Authority’s new Chief Executive Officer.
If you’re going through IVF, you may be offered a test to assess your embryos called PGT-A. It stands for preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy.
Egg freezing is on the rise. The latest data from the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority shows 4,048 women had eggs in storage in Victoria at the end of 2019-20 – a 30 per cent increase from the previous year.
If you’re thinking of starting IVF, or you’re already going through it, you may be wondering how many cycles it might to take to have a baby.
If you are trying to conceive or pregnant, you may be wondering about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
We are making changes to protect the health and safety of our staff, our clients and the wider community. VARTA is aiming to continue its normal service provision, however there may be delays or changes to our activities.
On 28 July, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced that all non-urgent elective surgery across public and private hospitals in metropolitan Melbourne would be paused to create hospital space for patients with COVID-19.