One in six Australian couples will have a fertility issue at some point in their lives and one in 10 couples will have trouble conceiving their second child. You are not alone.
Don’t panic, your fertility journey doesn’t have to be an express service straight to IVF. Some simple changes can improve your chance of conceiving naturally.
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The World Health Organisation predicts that infertility will be the third most serious health condition in the 21st Century
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The ovaries store a woman’s lifetime supply of immature eggs - approximately 400,000.
During sex millions of sperm are released into the vagina but only a few hundred will get close to the egg and have a chance to fertilise it.
Each year approximately 10,000 babies are born due to ART in Australia
Approximately 25% of people undertaking Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART) had already successfully given birth.
Your BMI will greatly influence your ability to conceive naturally. A healthy BMI is 18.5 - 24.9.
The top advice people give in hindsight for when trying to conceive - Don't wait! Get help early!
The age group with highest success rate for women undertaking IVF is women under 30.
The quality of sperm deteriorates after the age of 35. In fact, fertility falls at a rate of 2% per year.
The World Health Organisation predicts that infertility and sterility will be the third most serious condition after cancer and cardiovascular disease in the 21st century.
Approximately 50% of couples who talk to a fertility specialist at Genea do not need to have any form of IVF to successfully take home a healthy baby.
Assisted Reproductive Techniques are not only for couples who cannot naturally conceive. Some couples use ART for genetic screening.
PGD - When two cystic fibrosis carriers conceive a child, there is a 25 per cent chance that the baby will have cystic fibrosis, a 50 per cent chance that the baby will be a carrier and a 25 per cent chance that the baby will be unaffected. IVF with PGD allows the couple to produce a number of embryos, but only transfer those that are either unaffected or carriers.
Around seven out of 10 first trimester losses are caused by chromosome problems.
Blockages (often called obstructions) in the tubes which carry sperm away from the testes are the second most common cause of male infertility and affects about one in every five infertile men
AMH -This is a Straightfoward blood test, which is sometimes.known as the ‘egg timer’ test, it measures the level of Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) in your blood, providing an indication of how many eggs are left in your ovaries. Genea’s automated AMH, the first in Australia, provides a higher quality and faster result.
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