If you want to be absolutely certain you are giving yourself the best possible chance of taking home a baby, please read on.
If you've been undergoing fertility treatment and it has not been successful we know how devastated you may be. This will be an enormously uncertain time for you and you will be asking yourself a million questions.
One question is whether or not you're giving yourself the best possible chance of taking home a baby.
So we want to offer you one absolutely certainty. No clinic anywhere in Australia, or anywhere in the world, can offer you a better chance of success than Genea.
You will want to know that of women who failed to conceive successfully at other clinics, even after multiple cycles, and then came to us, more than half took home a baby. Of patients under 35 who fail to fall pregnant at other clinics and then come to Genea, 66% take home a baby.
That’s women who have been to other clinics without success. And nearly seven out of ten of them take home a baby with us. See more details about our succes rates here.
A timely outcome
You may have heard of people undergoing IVF for years, and having a large number of cycles with no end in sight. You may even be in this position yourself. At Genea we consider this completely unacceptable.
In fact, because of our world-leading science and care, close to 100% of our patients who fall pregnant do so within three cycles. That means you can be certain not only that no clinic worldwide offers you a better chance of success than Genea – but also that no clinic offers you a more timely outcome.
World-leading science and success
It is important to realise that IVF clinics are by no means all the same. Clinics vary widely in their science, care and success rates.
At Genea you enjoy the direct and immediate advantage of world-leading fertility science that is all about increasing your chances of taking home a healthy baby.
Genea invests vastly more in research and development than any other clinic in Australia. Of nine current licences issued by the federal government for embryo research, Genea holds eight.
Genea pioneered IVF in the 1980s, virtually doubled success rates in the 90s and continues to improve success rates today.
Over 600 clinics around the world culture embryos in a medium developed by Genea, grow embryos in incubators invented by Genea and transfer embryos using the catheter invented by Genea.
Genea was the first clinic in Australia to introduce routine Day 5 embryo transfers and single embryo transfers and the first clinic ever to introduce preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) successfully for Day 5 embryos.
We are now the most successful PGD clinic in the world, offering testing for over 160 chromosome and genetic conditions with virtually twice the chance of a healthy baby for each embryo transferred.
And our technology recently allowed for the first baby ever to have been born in Australia using PGD microarray technology that includes counting of all the 24 different chromosomes. This is a huge advance for women who have been having trouble conceiving or who have been experiencing miscarriages.
Quite simply, if you want the most advanced fertility science in the world, Genea is the place to be.
No greater care
Genea is also the clinic to come to for unsurpassed fertility care.
While other major clinics are owned by private equity, Genea is owned and run by scientists, doctors and staff, and has been for 26 years. Our priority always has been and always will be the best possible care and outcomes for our patients.
Consider egg collection as an example of how different your experience at Genea could be. At many other clinics egg collection is under general anaesthetic.
At Genea, you have the choice to be awake at this highly significant moment. You can be holding hands with your partner and watching your eggs being collected on screen.
For most people, this is deeply emotional and memorable.
And unlike most clinics at Genea barring unforeseen circumstances you will see the same nurse and have the same doctor throughout your treatment.
If you’re having trouble falling pregnant you have enough to worry about without worrying about which clinic will give you the best chance of taking home a baby. You have enough to be uncertain about without being uncertain of which clinic will give you the best care.
The right call
Choosing an IVF clinic is an important decision and we hope this
information has been useful to you in making it. But before you decide,
call our expert fertility nurses, who have been with Genea for many
years - on 1300 361 795 or visit genea.com.au
Even if you’re not sure whether you need help with conception, but
are simply concerned that falling pregnant is not going as smoothly as
you thought, you might like to call anyway just to talk to someone.
Our intention, driven by 25 years of planning, compassion and
research investment, is to put our words into action for you - that you
will discover and can feel assured that there is, indeed, no better care
and no better chance of a healthy baby to be found. Anywhere.
Call us today on 1300 361 795.
Here's how to get your diagnosis
Step One: Choose a Genea Fertility Specialist
The first step in starting fertility treatment is to choose a Genea Fertility Specialist. All our Fertility Specialists are listed on our
website by location where you can find photographs, biographies and contact details.
Step Two: Make an appointment with your Genea Fertility Specialist
Once you have chosen a Genea Fertility Specialist, phone their rooms to make an appointment. You can make an appointment prior to obtaining a referral from your GP, but you must have your referral by the time of your appointment.
Step Three: Get a referral to your Genea Fertility Specialist
In order to claim a rebate from Medicare for your treatment, you and your partner MUST have a current referral from a GP or specialist. You can download and print our referral form to take along with you as well as the contact details of your chosen Genea Fertility Specialist - this will make it easier for your doctor to write the referral.
If you're in the Sydney area Genea's GP, Dr Kerry Pilcher can provide a referral to a fertility specialist - call us on 1300 367 198 for an appointment.
Note that referrals from a GP are valid for twelve months or longer, while a referral from a specialist is valid for only three months. And don’t forget to take the referral to your appointment with your Genea Fertility Specialist.
Step Four: Meet with your Genea Fertility Specialist
At your first meeting, your Genea Fertility Specialist will organise any tests that are needed, give you advice about the choices available and help you decide which treatment is most suitable for you. If you have had tests done previously, or had treatment elsewhere, bring along any information that you have.
Step Five: Meet with a Genea Nurse Coordinator and Patient Relationship Coordinator
Once you’ve decided to go ahead with treatment, the next step is a meeting with a Genea Nurse Coordinator, who will explain in detail what to expect, what needs to be done, and what your treatment 'cycle' involves. This is also an opportunity to ask any questions you have.
At this consultation you will also meet with a Patient Relationship Coordinator, who will provide a careful explanation of the costs involved with your cycle, including particulars about Medicare, rebates and out-of-pocket expenses.