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 Dr Devora Lieberman

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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