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  • An examination of recipients’ experience of intra-familial sperm donation

    09 Apr 2014 0 Comments By Evelyn Zwahlen

    Anecdotal accounts and small studies into intra-familial sperm donation - that is donation of sperm from a father to a son or brother to brother- as a reproductive solution wrought with trouble. However, Genea’s Fertility Counsellors were witnessing a different reality during their work with couples seeking and receiving treatment with us. This lead them to wanting to understand exactly what recipients of intra-familial sperm donation were really experiencing. The findings of their study provide evidence that the experience of intra-familial sperm donation can be positive.

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  • The 2 week wait

    08 Apr 2014 0 Comments By Didi Bower

    Many people describe the journey of IVF treatment as a never ending roller coaster ride, filled with heart stopping peaks and troughs of emotion. And in what is all undoubtedly a challenging period, the time after your embryo transfer and before you can take a pregnancy test can be one of the worst. In this post we’re going to outline some of the sensations or changes to your body that can occur during this time to help you understand what is normal.

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  • Campaign for Medicare funding for PGD

    27 Feb 2014 0 Comments By Elizabeth Gosch

    Genea has been campaigning on our patients’ behalf to secure Medicare funding for PGD for four years and we’ve just received the good news that our application is now at the public consultation phase. Here’s how you can help secure Medicare funding for this important procedure.

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  • New study shows IVF babies grow up to be healthy adults

    25 Feb 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    Research into the impact of IVF on the future health of children grabs headlines regularly, at times causing distress to parents or couples considering assisted conception treatment. The oldest IVF baby is now 35, but there is still much work to be done in the long term follow up of IVF children.

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  • When to start IVF

    03 Feb 2014 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    In this blog our medical director Associate Professor Mark Bowman refutes the assertion made in a paper published in the British Medical Journal that IVF around the world is being overused.

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  • World leading fertility arrives on the Northern Beaches

    06 Dec 2013 0 Comments By Global Administrator

    Recognising that our patients from the Northern Beaches of Sydney can find the journey into our Kent St clinic inconvenient we have exciting news to share. We have just opened our newest Genea Clinic in the heart of Manly bringing our world leading fertility treatment into the local area for those patients.

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  • Fertility Awareness Week 2013

    02 Sep 2013 0 Comments By Hamish Anderson

    Sadly, infertility is a growing issue and one so serious, that the World Health Organisation has made a prediction that in the 21st century, infertility and sterility will be the third most serious condition after cancer and cardiovascular disease.

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  • 40% Greater Chance for IVF Success with Genea

    30 Aug 2013 0 Comments By Elizabeth Gosch

    The latest study into fertility treatments in Australia and New Zealand shows coming to Genea for help gives you a 40 per cent better chance* of taking home a health baby.

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  • Genea opens in Manly

    22 Aug 2013 0 Comments By Elizabeth Gosch

    Genea is committed to doing everything we can to make your fertility treatment as stress-free as possible. Recognising that our patients from the Northern Beaches of Sydney can find the journey into our Kent St clinic inconvenient we have exciting news to share. We've opened a clinic in Manly to help make the monitoring process more convenient.

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  • Dr Devora Lieberman addresses fact and fiction when it comes to Egg Freezing

    31 Jul 2013 0 Comments By Elizabeth Gosch

    Egg freezing is a hot topic but how many of us understand what's really involved? Dr Devora Lieberman appeared on TV twice last week to explain the procedure.

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