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.
It's important to remember the emotions, worries and thoughts you are currently trying to deal with are valid and common. You are not alone. Read on
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The World Health Organisation predicts that infertility will be the third most serious health condition in the 21st Century
We're dedicated to helping you achieve your dream - having a baby. We offer a range of services - from IVF to genetic diagnosis of pre-implantation embryos - all with the aim of easing your journey to successful pregnancy.
Are you a female struggling to conceive? Read through potential reasons why, or learn more about testing options.
With 40% of fertility issues being male related, find out what may be causing you troubles, or learn more about male fertility testing
Genea has a comprehensive suite of genetic screening and testing based on 30 years of leading fertility science. Empower yourself with our preconception through to prenatal testing.
Our intention, driven by 30 years of planning, compassion and research investment, is to put our words into action for you by providing access to high success rates.
Because of the care, technology and expertise we put into your care, we maximise the potential of having a baby.
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Every couple who embarks on a fertility journey has the same dream – having a baby. It’s the only real measure of success.
Whether you’re just starting to research IVF or you’re looking for a second opinion, you’ve probably figured out that there are many variations of success rates and many don’t tell the full story. So what do these figures really mean to you and how can you use them to decide which IVF clinic to select?
*According to analysis of the latest available data (2014) released September 2016 from the Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD) and based on live births per embryo transfer for women using own eggs. Notes: Many factors can contribute to the likelihood of achieving a pregnancy or a live birth such as the cause of infertility, lifestyle and age. It’s important to note that unfortunately not every treatment cycle will result in an egg collection, embryo transfer or having embryos to freeze.
For further information on understanding success rates, please refer to the Fertility Society of Australia’s “Interpreting pregnancy rates: a consumer guide”
Many factors will contribute to the likelihood of achieving your dream of having a baby. Everyone has different reasons as to why they’re struggling to conceive. Some will have a greater impact, whilst others will have a smaller impact. It’s important to note that unfortunately not every treatment cycle will result in an egg collection, embryo transfer or having embryos to freeze. For this reason it can be difficult to give definitive answers to questions about the chance of success for individuals or couples. Female age is the biggest factor influencing your chance of success so we can give you guidance based on your age in the graphs below.
At Genea, we’re committed to improving treatment outcomes through consistent investment in our world leading science and individualised care. It’s not just a throwaway line for us - it’s something we deeply believe in and, as you’ll find, our staff live and breathe it every single day. Our IVF success rates show that we live up to that promise. For further information on understanding success rates, please refer to the Fertility Society of Australia’s "Interpreting pregnancy rates: a consumer guide".
Use the IVF Success Calculator below to see Genea success rates for women who had their first IVF cycle at Genea after the age of 35 and how that success rate declines two years later^.
The reality is that it’s difficult to compare clinics. There isn’t a single, uniform way of calculating IVF success rates in Australia and every clinic has their own way of presenting their IVF statistics using different age cohorts or clinical pregnancy rates versus live births – it can be very confusing.
That’s why at Genea we use industry information calculated by the University of NSW for the Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD) report*, an annual review of IVF in Australia and New Zealand which we believe is the only true independent basis for comparison.
Whilst your chances of success at Genea are over 75 per cent if you are under 35, after this age, your chances will start to decline. Use the below IVF Success Calculator below to determine your chance of taking home a baby if you have your first IVF cycle at Genea after the age of 35 and what happens to your chances if you were to wait two years^.
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If you have no known medical issues, we recommend you try to conceive for a total of six months before speaking to our fertility advisor.
Based on the amount of time you have been trying to conceive, we recommend that you speak to our fertility advisor.
If you're collecting information to compare clinics, Genea's free Fertility Seminars are a great way to see for yourself how we're different - you may enjoy the tour of our labs. Alternatively, check out our Getting Started page for a simple 4 Step plan on talking to someone.
Coming to see a Genea Fertility Specialist will not mean you are automatically on a fast track to IVF.
Our complimentary Fertility Advisor service can help you decide the best plan of action for your particular circumstances. All conversations are completely confidential and obligation free. You can ask us whatever you like.
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All Genea's Fertility Specialists have undertaken specialist study and training to understand the different factors which might be impacting your fertility. They'll take the time to diagnose your condition, provide you with a range of options and work with you to devise the best treatment plan - just for you.
Penetration of the egg by a sperm cell which results in combining of genetic material.
When an egg (oocyte) is fertilised by a sperm outside of the body it is via a...