Embryologists care about more than just the science

Worried you are just one in a long list of patients to the IVF scientist during your treatment? Genea Senior Embryologist Daniel Morgan dispels that myth and explains just how invested he becomes in his patients’ journeys.
 
Posted 14 Mar 2016 by Daniel Morgan

Ovulation and Fertility Explained

Over the next couple of months, Genea Nurse Wendy is going to answer some common fertility questions. This week, Wendy runs through a 101 on ovulation. Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask, or just not sure about.
Posted 21 Apr 2015 by Nurse Wendy

The 'Ologies' of medicine

When you first enter the world of fertility, there are a lot of new terms. Genea Nurse Wendy Bradford covers some of the most commonly used medical words in this week’s blog.
 
Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Nurse Wendy

Top 5 questions asked of our Fertility GP

There are questions you undoubtedly have, which you feel are too hard to ask, or which you are embarrassed to ask. However, as a Fertility GP, I hear them all the time. Here are my top 5.
 
Posted 15 Jan 2015 by Dr Christina

Top IVF frustrations

As an IVF nurse at Genea, Vanessa has heard many questions. Here she relates the top 5 frustrations she constantly hears with suggestions for how you might deal with them.
 
Posted 15 Dec 2014 by Vanessa Raggio

A Jewish View of Infertility and its Treatment

Infertility is not a recent phenomenon. On the contrary, three of the four biblical matriarchs suffered from infertility. The Torah, or Old Testament, documents in Genesis the suffering of Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel due to infertility. The narrative details much of the human drama in the relationships between the matriarchs and their husbands, and the matriarchs and God. Nowadays couples have access to a range of treatment options, depending on their circumstances. Under Jewish law, medical intervention including IVF is permitted.
Posted 23 Sep 2014 by Genea Fertility

Low cost IVF might not actually cost less - economically or emotionally

Assoc. Professor Mark Bowman told an international gathering of fertility specialists that the ‘low cost’ models of IVF recently introduced in Australia did not really represent low cost to society and bore little resemblance to true low cost methods that were utilized in developing countries.
 

Posted 12 Sep 2014 by Genea Medical Director, A/Prof Mark Bowman

Top 100 fertility acronyms decoded

Stepping into the world of fertility and conception can be like landing in a foreign country with no idea of the language. To help you out we’ve compiled a list of the top 100 fertility acronyms and their meanings. Read on.
 
Posted 02 Jul 2014 by Genea Fertility

Coping with infertility on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be a particularly difficult time for some of our patients. In this post we share with you some tips and suggestions that past patients have suggested as helpful at this time of year.

Posted 16 May 2014 by Elizabeth Gosch

The Two Week Wait

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.
 
Posted 08 Apr 2014 by Didi Bower
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