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Likelihood of IVF success

Posted on 17 January 2019

What can couples do to improve their likelihood of success through IVF? Choosing a CREI qualified fertility specialist CREI fertility specialists have been comprehensively trained to diagnose and treat all male and female causes of infertility, from the most simple to the most complex cases. Not every couple who attempt IVF will have a baby. … Continue reading

When to start thinking about IVF

Posted on 3 January 2019

One in 6 Australian couples need help to conceive. Many ultimately turn to IVF. Success rates in IVF are at their best when performed in the best hands (ultimately by a CREI subspecialist) in the best laboratory (yes the IVF lab quality, and investment in staff training, equipment, technology and materials can make a huge … Continue reading

IVF Babies Just as Healthy as others

Posted on 20 December 2018

Reassuringly IVF babies are healthy as infants and as young adults The first IVF baby born (ever) has just turned 40. IVF is a technology that was such an amazing leap forward, such a game changer for couples with infertility, that it was adopted to mainstream practice remarkably quickly after being developed in the late … Continue reading

Are fertility issues hereditary?

Posted on 7 November 2018

Some fertility issues are genetic.  Genetic diseases usually run in families, but some can occur for the first time in an individual and from then can be passed down to their future children. Here are some examples of common and rare genetic causes of infertility. Endometriosis While not the only risk factor, endometriosis is 7 … Continue reading

Illnesses that may be affecting your fertility

Posted on 25 October 2018

There are lots of medical conditions that affect fertility. Some are obvious, others silent. Here are a few you may not have thought about because symptoms can be hard to read or seem unconnected. Endometriosis When women think about endometriosis, we think about severe period pain.  However for a large number of women with milder … Continue reading