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.
A review of research by a team of American experts has shed more light on who is likely or unlikely to benefit from ICSI – a technique commonly used in Australian fertility clinics.
A man’s age and smoking habits around the time of conception can affect his chance of a healthy baby, new research suggests.
Most people who want children want more than one. So, if you’ve already had a baby through IVF, what’s your chance of having a second baby through IVF too?
Legislation to remove police checks passed by parliament Starting from 8 July 2020 people will no longer have to have police and child protection order checks before starting fertility treatment in Victoria after state parliament passed legislation removing the requirement. The legislation, known as the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Amendment Bill 2020, was passed by the Legislative Council on 4 June 2020 and will come into effect on 8 July 2020.
Studies show that a healthy diet can improve fertility and pregnancy health. But what does a healthy diet look like? Here are some hints from a recently published summary of studies looking at the effects of diet on female and male fertility.