This Guidance Note is intended to provide implementation support to registered assisted reproductive treatment providers (ART providers) in Victoria to ensure a smooth transition to new laws relating to the removal of existing requirements to conduct criminal records and child protection order checks under the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 (ART Act).
In high-income countries, parental age at first birth has increased and this postponement increases the risk of involuntary childlessness or having fewer children than desired.
Practice considerations for patients thinking about pregnancy during COVID-19
IVF clinics are now open after a temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. But in some states clinics are not yet operating at full capacity. You will also see some changes to your care.
Women aged ≥40 years, using donor oocytes had a significantly higher CLBR than women using autologous oocytes. The findings can be used when counselling women ≥40 years about their ART treatment options and to inform public policy.
Technology is increasingly used in all spheres of life, including in healthcare. In this chapter we summarize what is known about when and how technology can enhance communication in medically assisted reproduction (MAR) care and how this might improve the patient experience
FSA COVID-19 Interim Policy regarding postponement of scheduled RTAC audits in Australia New Zealand
FSA COVID-19 interim policy rearding the postponement of scheduled RTAC audits in Australia & New Zealand
Acceptability of screening for pregnancy intention in general practice: a population survey of people of reproductive age
Findings suggests that routinely asking people of reproductive age about their pregnancy intentions and advising those who are planning pregnancy about what they can do to ensure optimal preconception health would be acceptable to most people and may improve reproductive outcomes.