Due to COVID-19, the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services is reviewing its guidance to hospitals regarding elective surgery capacity each month. As of June 1, day procedure centres and hospitals in Victoria can commence 75 per cent of their elective surgery capacity, which includes clinic egg pick up procedures for IVF treatment, provided they have sufficient personal protective equipment.
“Can I still have children?”, The Royal Women’s Hospital. There are versions of this free book for males and females. The book provides information and fertility options for those with cancer having chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
For a copy of the publication contact rwh.publications@thewomens
IVF treatment is a last resort for people who struggle to have children. The treatment is physically, emotionally and financially demanding and only about a quarter of couples have a baby after one treatment cycle.
In an attempt to increase IVF success among patients, researchers from Western Sydney University ran a study using acupuncture around the time of hormone stimulation and again at the time of embryo transfer.
This website provides information and support for those with infertility or sub-fertility as a side-effect of cancer treatment of AYA cancers.
A family storybook is a book or movie displaying information concerning how your family was created, presented in a child-friendly format.A family storybook is a book or movie displaying information concerning how your family was created, presented in a child-friendly format.
Egg freezing for social reasons means that women have more reproductive options than ever before, according to arguments presented at the 2014 Louis Waller lecture held by the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) in Melbourne last night.
But it is essential that women are fully informed about the realities of their reproductive choices so that they can make the best decisions for their circumstances.
In the past twenty years egg freezing has been offered as an option to preserve fertility for women who are diagnosed with cancer and are about to undergo chemotherapy that might affect their fertility. This is called ‘onco fertility preservation’ (OFP). Advances in egg freezing techniques in the last ten years have improved the chance of having a baby from frozen eggs. As a result, more and more women around the world now turn to egg freezing for non-medical reasons to guard against age-related fertility decline. This is called elective fertility preservation (EFP).
Provides information and treatments for endometriosis.
3 September 2015
Lifestyle and environmental factors for fathers in the months leading up to conception can directly impact on the health of a child at birth and into adulthood, according to Professor Sarah Robertson of The Robinson Research Institute, in a lecture tonight at the Alfred Hospital for the Louis Waller Lecture 2015.
Members of the Fertility Society of Australia and associated organisations in Australia and overseas medical professionals, including general practitioners and specialists scientists, researchers, nurses and members of the community who experience, or know somebody who is experiencing infertility.