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Author: Dr Joanna Scheib
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Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception

Lessons learnt from ten years of linking

Joanna Scheib, Associate Professor, Psychology Department, University of California, Davis and The Sperm Bank of California (TSBC), Berkeley presents 'Lessons learnt from 10 years of linking' at the Twilight Seminar, 'Experiences of donor linking: Research and personal perspectives' hosted by

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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Life after IVF treatment

IVF treatment brings dreams and hopes for children. But, as we've discovered, these hopes are not always fulfilled and couples must confront a future without children .

Published: February 2020
Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Male age matters for IVF success

Headline: Male age matters for IVF success

Most people are aware that female fertility declines with increasing age, especially after 35. And for those hoping IVF can help them conceive in their late 30s or 40s, unfortunately the chance of success is slim. But what about the age of the male partner? A recent study shows it matters too.

Published: October 2019
Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Surrogacy, Donor conception register services, About VARTA, Regulation

Media Releases

Published: October 2015
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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception

New data reveals changing face of family formations in Victoria

Media Release

Heterosexual couples comprised only 15 per cent of families formed as a result of donor conception in Victoria between 2014-15, according to the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority’s (VARTA’s) Annual Report 2015, released today.

Published: April 2017
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Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Surrogacy, Regulation

New guidelines for assisted reproductive treatment in Australia

Headline: New guidelines for assisted reproductive treatment in Australia

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released new guidelines for assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in Australia.

The Ethical guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research, 2017  provides updated national ethical guidance for ART use in a clinical setting, addressing a number of complex ethical issues including:

Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Donor conception register services, About VARTA, Regulation

New law gives all donor-conceived Victorians the right to know their heritage

New donor conception laws were implemented in Victoria on 1 March 2017. This world-first legislation gives all people conceived in Victorian from egg and sperm donation the right to know their donor’s identity.

Published: December 2019
Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Surrogacy, Donor conception register services, About VARTA, Regulation

New regulations starting December 2019

New regulations made under the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008, the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Regulations 2019 (the new regulations), start on December 13, 2019, and replace the earlier regulations which will no longer operate.

The new regulations expand the costs that can be reimbursed to a surrogate and include:

Published: July 2015
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Fertility & infertility, Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception

New teaching resource increases the scope of sexuality education

MEDIA RELEASE

21 July 2015

A ground-breaking new sexuality teaching resource has been launched today by the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) and Family Planning Victoria (FPV).

The Fertility and Assisted Reproduction: Teaching Module expands the remit of sexuality education in schools to information about fertility, donor conception and assisted reproductive treatment (ART), including IVF, donor conception and surrogacy.

Possible health effects of IVF - Vietnamese
Author: VARTA
Published: October 2013
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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Những ảnh hưởng có thể có của IVF đến sức khỏe (Possible health effects of IVF)

Em bé đầu  tiên của Úc được  thụ tinh trong  ống nghiệm (in-vitro fertilisation - IVF) được  sinh ra vào năm  1980.  Kể từ đó, trên  100.000 em bé được  thụ tinh bằng  cách sử dụng  IVF và các công nghệ  hỗ

trợ sinh sản  khác, đã được  sinh ra. Trong năm  2010,  3,3 phần trăm các em bé của Úc được  thụ tinh bằng  công nghệ  hỗ trợ sinh sản (assisted reproductive technologies - ART).

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