Frequently Asked Questions

These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are to be used as a guide only. They do not replace your Fertility Specialist’s advice.

If you have any concerns or further questions please contact us on (08) 8100 2900 or alternatively via email [email protected].

Can I breastfeed while having fertility treatment?

What exercises are safe whilst in treatment?

Is hair dye safe to use in treatment and in pregnancy?

Can I have electrolysis during fertility treatment?

What is the age limit for IVF?

What are the surrogacy laws in SA?

Are anaesthetics safe during pregnancy?

Can I have x-rays during pregnancy?

Is dental treatment recommended in pregnancy?

Can I go flying following ET and in pregnancy?

How long can you store and freeze embryos?

How do we know it is our egg/sperm/embryo?

How many embryos will be transferred?

How do I get started?

Is fertility treatment for us?

Why aren't we getting pregnant?

What will help our chances of achieving pregnancy?

You may find commentary on our Blog Page relating to the latest scientific developments in IVF useful.

More information can be found on The Teratology Society website which is an American based site managed by Pharmacologists. They have a number of fact sheets available here.

Please remember that this is not an Australian website and therefore any questions or concerns regarding the use of medications during treatment should be directed to your specialist in the first instance.

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pharmacy Department have the most current information available regarding medication use during pregnancy and lactation. They are available to speak to during normal business hours via (08) 8161 7222.