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New Senior Scientist Joins Our Team

Fertility Solutions would like to welcome Alicia to our team.  Alicia brings with her over 10 years of experience as an Embryologist. After completing an Honour’s Degree in Biotechnology at the Flinders University of South Australia, Alicia began her Embryology career in 1998 with Repromed as a trainee in their Darwin clinic. Once completing her training, Alicia continued … Read More

embryologist performing semen analysis
Semen Analysis Testing

Infertility problems relating to the male factor account for 30% of all couples having difficulty conceiving. It is therefore critical that a complete and thorough examination of the male partner be considered. Over the years, it has become known that laboratories do vary extensively in their ability to provide an accurate semen analysis. This specialised … Read More

Fertility Solutions Team Continues to Grow to Service Our Patients

Fertility Solutions would like to welcome Alicia Torres who has joined our scientific team. Alicia has extensive experience working with Repromed, a very reputable fertility clinic in Australia. Coupled with our lab manager Jean who has worked extensively with IVF Australia and Genea (formerly Sydney IVF), couples on the Sunshine Coast will be in great … Read More

Affordable IVF Treatment For Queenslanders

Its not very often you see fee reductions, but Fertility Solutions is responding to its patients! Every year in November, Medicare reviews its fees and associated rebates. Fertility Solutions also reviews all treatment fees yearly in November in line with Medicare.  This does not necessarily mean that there will be an increase in fees however, any increases … Read More

New Additions to Our Growing Family

We are always so excitied to receive photos and visits from our new little miracles. Below ares photo of the most recent additions to our Fertility Solutions Family. SUNSHINE COAST MIRACLES                             OUR BUNDABERG MIRACLE               … Read More

Fertility Solutions Recognised as an Industry Leader

Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast has been independently nominated for the third year in a row as a business leader on the Sunshine Coast.  In 2009 and 2010 Fertility Solutions was nominated for and won, the Professional Services category and in 2011 won the prestigious award of Susnhine Coast Small Business of the Year.  Fertility Solutions is very proud … Read More

understanding artificial insemination
Understanding Artificial Insemination

Artificial insemination, also referred to as Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) is used to treat infertility. According to WebMD, women trying to conceive may find success with artificial insemination, if their fertility issues are as a result of a partner with low sperm count, poor sperm motility, endometriosis, women with “unreceptive cervical mucus,” and patients facing unexplained … Read More

Bulk Billed* IVF, coping with the emotions of trying to conceive a baby
Coping With The Emotions Of Trying To Conceive

You open your computer, pull up Facebook, and there it is—another pregnancy announcement. It seems so unfair, you think to yourself. That everyone else can seemingly get pregnant with ease while you and your partner have been trying for months—tracking your cycles, taking your temperature, eating right, exercising—to no avail. To add insult to injury, … Read More

ivf success rates before the age of 40
IVF Success Rates Before The Age Of 40

The last decade has shown a steady increase in the number of Australian women trying to conceive who turn to assisted reproductive technologies for help, and with good reason. According to the Women’s Day August 2010 article, “Ten Things You Should Know about IVF,” by Annette Campbell, “Australian fertility clinics achieve amongst the highest success … Read More

Couple on beach - infertility facts
Infertility Facts

Wanting a baby is a natural desire for most couples and seems easy enough to achieve – or is it? Today infertility is a very common occurrence – but how do couples know when ‘trying’ is just not good enough anymore, and what is their best course of action? 1 in 6 Couples Have Fertility … Read More