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BioEdge

BioEdge provides the latest news and articles about bioethics. 

Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

BioNews

BioNews aims to provide accurate, balanced and timely news and comment on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. 

Birth notification form - Clinics
Published: April 2017
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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Birth Notification Form - ART Clinics

 

This form is for registered assisted reproductive treatment providers to submit to VARTA's Central Register, information about:

  • the birth of a child born as a result of the donor treatment procedure
  • a pregnancy that occurred as a result of the donor treatment procedure
  • a donor tretament procedure where the outcome of that procedure is unknown.
Birth notification form - Doctors
Published: April 2017
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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Birth notification form - ART Doctors

This form is for medical practitioners conducting artificial insemination procedures using donated gametes to submit to VARTA's Central Register, information regarding:

  • the birth of a child born as a result of the procedure
  • a pregnancy that occurred as a result of the procedure
  • each procedure performed.

 

Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Surrogacy

Books for donor offspring

A comprehensive list of books in many languages to help donor parents explain assisted reproduction to their children: sperm donation, egg donation, embryo donation, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization.

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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART)

Breaking the news

IVF treatment can impose heightened sensitivities. Friends who achieve a pregnancy and want to share their news may be unaware that IVF recipients can be distressed to hear about other pregnancies.

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Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure that Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best support, information, treatment and care .

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Assisted reproduction treatment (ART), Donor conception, Surrogacy

Brochure Order Form

The following brochures are available in hardcopy:

  • Possible health effects of IVF
  • Finding an egg donor
  • Finding a surrogate
  • Time to Tell
  • Thinking of using donor sperm, eggs or embryos?
  • Thinking of donating donor sperm, eggs or embryos?
  • Donor Conception Register Services

 

Published: January 2015
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Donor conception

Call to participate in ground-breaking donor conception exhibition

A ground–breaking exhibition examining the experience of donor conception in Australia is calling for contributions and participation from sperm and egg donors, donor conceived people and families touched by donor conception. The exhibition will present their life experiences in art, photographs and music.  A collection of archival material and memorabilia will also portray the way assisted reproduction was conducted in a time of social anonymity.

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