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

Tips to be prepared for your egg collection

As a senior nurse at Genea, Wendy has helped many patients before and after their egg collection. Here are her tips - things to think about and organise prior to the day of your egg collection.
 
Posted 16 May 2016 by Nurse Wendy

What you need to know and do to get started at Genea

Keeping track of everything you need to do before you start treatment can seem a little daunting but don't worry, Genea Nurse Tilly has put together a checklist to ensure that you have a smooth journey.
 
Posted 05 May 2016 by Natalie BlackBurn

Keeping Australia Alive

Genea's world leading Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) program features on ABC's Keeping Australia Alive series. Learn more about the couple involved and what happens during a PGD cycle.
 
Posted 08 Apr 2016 by Elizabeth Gosch
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