Hope for families as MSAC delivers

On Friday 4 August, after a decade of lobbying and in response to a Genea submission, the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) formally recommended the Federal Government provide funding for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Read about this exciting news.
Posted 11 Aug 2017 by Genea Fertility

Grow - Redefining the IVF patient experience

Being the first app of its kind in Australia, there’s no wonder there are quite a few questions flying around about exactly how Grow by Genea® works and how it will affect the experience of Genea IVF and ICSI patients.
Posted 21 May 2017 by Elizabeth Gosch

Looks can be deceiving - How Geri can help

It's tempting to place a lot of importance on how an embryo looks on the day of embryo transfer. And whilst it's true that better looking embryos are more likely to implant, judging an embryo purely based on how it looks at one moment in time is not especially accurate, nor is it consistent. Genea Medical Director Associate Professor Mark Bowman explains why.
Posted 30 Jan 2017 by Genea Medical Director, A/Prof Mark Bowman

When do I ask for help?

Everyone you ask seems to have a different opinion about how long you should try to conceive naturally before seeking help. The commonly accepted timeframe is after 12 months of regular unprotected sex if you are 35 or younger and after six months if you are over 35. That’s what we advise but there are a few other factors that you should consider alongside the catchphrase.
 
Posted 20 Jan 2017 by Elizabeth Gosch

New Year’s Fertility Resolutions

Is having a baby featured on your list of New Year's resolutions? Four of our Fertility Specialists have put together their top fertility advice to help you in the new year.
Posted 13 Jan 2017 by Genea Fertility

Balancing work and IVF

Balancing work and IVF can be a challenge. We share some tips and advice on how to manage this and prepare yourself during fertility treatment.
 
Posted 30 Nov 2016 by Elizabeth Gosch

Overcoming the challenges of the festive season

During the Christmas and New Years Eve period we know it can be particularly tough to keep up a brave face if you are struggling to conceive. In this blog we discuss some of the more upsetting circumstances and provide suggestions to help you better cope and actually enjoy the festive season.
 
Posted 28 Nov 2016 by Elizabeth Gosch

What to expect on the day of your egg collection

Commonly referred to as Oocyte pick up (OPU), Egg pick up (EPU), egg collection or oocyte collection, read about what you should expect on the day and from the procedure.
 
Posted 12 Oct 2016 by Nurse Wendy

Prof Rob Jansen anniversary

It’s now two years since Genea farewelled our founding father, Professor Rob Jansen.
 
Posted 11 Jul 2016 by Elizabeth Gosch

Is it safe to get the flu vaccination during IVF and when I’m pregnant?

As the chill in the air becomes a little more prolonged and the wet weather rolls in, the question of whether it is appropriate and safe to have a flu vaccination during fertility treatment and pregnancy shoots to the top of our Nurses’ FAQ list.
Posted 22 Jun 2016 by Elizabeth Gosch
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