If you are looking for more information on IVF (IVF Australia) or fertility in Australia then these sites and organisations below may be able to help you out.
Remember, your best source for information and support starts with your doctor.
So save yourself some time and effort by booking in an immediate appointment with your doctor if you have any concerns.
This will help to prevent a lot of unnecessary stress and uncertainty.
What is IVF?
IVF (In vitro fertilisation) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro (“in glass”).
The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman’s ovulatory process, removing an ovum or ova from the woman’s ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a liquid in a laboratory.
The fertilised egg is then cultured for 2–6 days in a growth medium, an embryo culture. It is then transferred to the same or another woman’s uterus, with the intention of establishing a successful pregnancy.
Fertility Help Centers Australia
FSA is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, nurses, consumers and counsellors in reproductive medicine in Australia & New Zealand. Infertility patient support groups are associated with many fertility or IVF clinics. Clinics are listed on the FSA website.
ANIF is a consumer-based, independent, non-profit organisation committed to being a national voice in promoting the well-being and welfare of infertile people.
Your Fertility provides information that aims to empower those who want children to make lifestyle choices that will help them conceive and have healthy babies.
It is an initiative run by the Fertility Coalition: the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA), Andrology Australia, Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and the Robinson Institute.