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October 19th, 2017
Diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome essential

A recent article by Australian authors,

September 11th, 2017
Our only incentive is to give you a healthy baby

Stories such as the one in today’s Advertiser about large corporate IVF providers offering cash bonus incentives to their Doctors for Fertility Cycle numbers (see link) are very disappointing and concerning Fertility SA would like to assure all our patients that as an independent South Australian doctor-owned Fertility Clinic, with some of Australia’s leading Fertility Specialists, we do not pay bonuses to our doctors to deliver a financial return

August 31st, 2017
Waiting to be a dad

If you looked on over the weekend at all the Father's Day Facebook posts with a pang of envy, you're not alone There are thousands of men who are either undergoing fertility treatment with their partner or who are anxiously trying each and every month to conceive a much wanted child

August 9th, 2017
This Time Next Year- Sequoiah and Luke’s Story

You may have seen Sequoiah and Luke Shelmerdine's story on the Channel 9 series- 'This Time Next Year'  The main purpose for Sequoiah and Luke participating in this series was to shine some light on egg donation

July 25th, 2017
Transgender Reality- Planning for now, tomorrow and the future

Transgender Information Evening Flyer

July 14th, 2017
Let’s Talk Fertility – July 2017

Lipiodol Hysterosalpingogram What it means for your patients Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) has been around for a long time so for doctors, the recent news suggesting HSG is a new miracle technology for infertile women had a few scratching their heads Hysterosalpingogram has been a diagnostic tool used to diagnose blocked tubes and originally used an oil based contrast solution (poppy seed oil / Lipiodol)

January 10th, 2017
Fertility SA BioResource- How you can help fertility research

Fertility SA is an active research group that collaborates with the Robinson Research Institute, Australian universities and industry partners We are committed to improving reproductive health care and we pride ourselves on having the courage to innovate and improve existing technologies

December 2nd, 2016
‘Damning report’ into PCOS care

This article reported by 6 Minutes, a website for AHPRA Registered Practitioners highlights the need for expert treatment when it comes to PCOS: 'Damning report' into PCOS care Women with polycystic ovary syndrome are reporting frustration at the length of time it takes to get a diagnosis Many are having to endure numerous consultations with multiple health professionals before receiving a diagnosis, say public health experts at Monash University

December 2nd, 2016

Christmas and New Year Opening hours 2016 Our opening hours over Christmas and New Year are listed below Please note that we cannot guarantee same day reporting of bloods taken at other facilities over this period

November 24th, 2016
The last thing you want to hear #3

We have had many people ask us about dealing with insensitive comments made in the midst of a often private and difficult time Julie Potts, our counsellor, who is available to all Fertility SA patients, recommends the book Swimming Upstream: The Struggle to Conceive,  by David Rawlings and Karen Looi

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June 14th, 2018
It’s time for men to talk about fertility

We all remember that Seinfeld episode where Kramer changes his underwear from briefs to boxers to increase his sperm count, “I’m out there Jerry, and I’m loving every minute of it,” he shouts fervently as the canned laughter ensues.

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May 28th, 2018
Protecting your fertility when you’ve had a cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis, as a young person, is difficult enough even without the consideration of the impact of some treatment options may have on fertility.

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May 28th, 2018
The first fertility tests

Trying to conceive can be an exciting time.

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