News & Events
COVID – 19 Update (5 August 2020)
Please be aware of changes to our clinic policy regarding the resurgence of COVID – 19 cases in Qld. 1. Patients must notify the clinic of any travel plans intrastate, interstate or overseas. 2. When social distancing cannot be achieved, our staff will be wearing a mask. i.e. during ultrasound scans, clinic procedures (OPU … Read MoreRead More
Do you have travel plans? – COVID-19 Hot Spots
Due to the announcement on the 29th of July 2020 from the Queensland State Government, pertaining to the additional declared COVID-19 hotspots and associated travel entry bands and quarantine requirements, we are now in a position to understand all patients and their partners travel plans prior and during fertility treatment. Please contact your treating … Read MoreRead More
Resuming Fertility Treatment after 27 April 2020
As you may be aware there has now been a relaxation regarding elective surgery and IVF treatments. What this means is that Fertility Solutions will be able to resume fertility treatment from next week (27 April 2020). However, it is possible, that we will have limited access to the hospitals for egg collections as the … Read MoreRead More
Can I start an IVF cycle during COVID-19
Can I start an IVF cycle during COVID-19? We have received several enquiries from our patients asking: “Can I start my IVF cycle?”. The answer to this question is not straight forward – lets learn why! Fertility clinics across Australia have a main governing body, the Fertility Society of Australia. Fertility Solutions are following the … Read MoreRead More
Fertility Solutions will remain open during COVID-19
In light of the governments recent suspension of all elective surgeries, Fertility Solutions will continue to provide fertility treatment for those patients who have already commenced treatment. That means, that if you have commenced treatment we will continue as planned. Your nursing team will continue to communicate with you to ensure treatment is uninterrupted. Treatments During COVID-19 … Read MoreRead More
Continuing Cycles and Postponed Cycles during COVID-19
The Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that from midnight on the 25th of March 2020, all elective surgeries will be suspended. However we have received word from the government that we will continue to provide fertility treatment for those patients who have already commenced treatment as of the 25th of March 2020. That means that … Read MoreRead More
Cancelled Elective Surgery & COVID-9
“The Government made an announcement at 12.19pm today to suspend all non-urgent elective surgery. We are currently working through what this means for our patients and will update you as soon as possible.” – Fertility Solutions ManagementRead More
COVID-19 Questions patients are asking
Updated March 23, 2020 Fertility Treatment has not been affected by the recent Australian Government lockdown. We are therefore continuing to operate business as usual with precautions in place to minimise risk to our patients and our team. We have received a number of enquiries regarding fertility treatment and pregnancy in regards to COVID-19, therefore … Read MoreRead More
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communication to Patients
At Fertility Solutions our primary concern is, and always will be, the health and safety of our patients and our team. Considering recent news on Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are sharing the following policy to update all with the specific actions we are taking to ensure their health and safety. To minimise the spread of the … Read MoreRead More
Coronavirus Update 2 March 2020
We would like to inform all patients and visitors who intend to visit our clinic to adhere to the recommendations from the Australian Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health. Updates and recommendations will change from time to time therefore we urge all patients and visitors to be familiar with the most up to date … Read MoreRead More
We would like to inform all patients and visitors who intend to visit our clinic to adhere to the recommendations from the Australian Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health. If you have recently travelled to mainland China or have had recent direct contact with people who have travelled to mainland China, and who present … Read MoreRead More
2019 – 2020 Christmas Closure
Fertility Solutions is closed for the Christmas & New Year Holidays from midday the 20th Dec 2019 at and will return on 8th January at 8am. If you require a Nurse over this period of time for blood results or cycle instructions please phone the Nurse on Call on 0437 624 770 between 4:00pm-5:00pm. If … Read MoreRead More
Fees & Costing Changes
We would like to inform our patients that our fees are currently under review. There will be an increase in fees in early 2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our Administration Team. Click here to email or call on 1300 337 845.Read More
Abbreviations & Terms for terminology used within fertility
Terminology used within fertility can be very confusing, especially if you’ve just started treatment. To assist in your journey, we wanted to create a list of common abbreviations and terms used at Fertility Solutions. Please note, this list is not complete and comprehensive as other terms may be used by your Specialist or other Fertility … Read MoreRead More
Donation of Embryos
Donation of embryos is a very important part of fertility treatment. There are many couples and individuals who are desperate to have a baby and the gift of donation may be the only chance they will ever have to become a parent. In September 2019, ABC’s Australian Story interviewed two incredible couples about their story … Read MoreRead More
Fertility Preservation – Practical Information about Egg Freezing
Part 2 Practical Information about Egg Freezing This month we celebrated Women’s Health Week (2-6 September) and last month we introduced the topic of egg freezing. In Part 2 we will attempt to alleviate the social stigma around fertility preservation and provide practical information about egg freezing to those considering it. Your future fertility is … Read MoreRead More
Egg Freezing – More Common Than You May Think
Egg freezing originated for patients undergoing cancer treatment. However, today the use of egg freezing for social reasons is becoming more popular. You may even know someone who has already undergone the treatment. In fact, according to the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (no data available in Australia), egg freezing is the fastest growing … Read MoreRead More
Caring for Our Fertility Patients
During your journey through fertility treatment you find yourself sharing the most intimate parts of your life with many people including your fertility nurse. Your fertility nurse will be there to guide you through your diagnosis and to discuss treatment cycle options with you. Ultimately the role of a Fertility Solutions nurse is to CARE … Read MoreRead More
Acquisition of Fertility Solutions by Monash IVF Group – Patient Q&A
What is happening between Fertility Solutions and Monash IVF Group? Acquisition of Fertility Solutions: As announced on 10 July 2019, Fertility Solutions is now combined under the Monash IVF Group. To read the press release from both Fertility Solutions and Monash IVF Group click on the following links: Fertility Solutions Monash IVF Group How will … Read MoreRead More
ANNOUNCEMENT – Fertility Solutions Acquired by Monash IVF Group Limited (ASX:MVF)
DATE 11 July, 2019 Fertility Solutions, a privately owned and operated assisted reproductive service (ARS) clinic, with locations in Bundaberg and Buderim, announce today that it has been acquired by Monash IVF Group Limited (ASX: MVF). Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Fertility Solutions is now combined under Monash IVF Group. Fertility Solutions was … Read MoreRead More
All about the Boys
Often at Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast or Bundaberg, our staff’s focus is on the female and her cycle, but what about the BOYS? In this article, let’s focus the attention on fertility treatment for MEN and how they contribute to the fertility picture! What is a Semen Analysis? Males account for approximately 40% of all … Read MoreRead More
Sunshine Coast Perinatal Centre Workshop
The Sunshine Coast Perinatal Centre “Becoming Parents” Workshop is a half-day session full of useful information and tips to prepare you for becoming a parent. If you’ve begun your fertility journey and are expecting it may be a great time to learn more about what lies ahead. The session is held by the caring, qualified … Read MoreRead More
Sunshine Coast Show Public Holiday
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast – Buderim will be closed for the regional annual Sunshine Coast Show Public Holiday. Please email any enquires to email@example.com. Our IVF clinic Bundaberg will be open as per normal clinic hours. URGENT MATTERS: If you are a Sunshine Coast patient and the matter is urgent please call your specialist or … Read MoreRead More
The Baby Fair
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast team will be onsite during The Baby Fair, Sunday 2nd June 2019 (Sippy Downs). The fair will be all things baby, pregnancy, conception, families and fertility. Meet with our fertility nurse Denise to answer any questions you may have. We will be holding a workshop during the day: “Biological Clocks” – … Read MoreRead More
Patient Feedback Survey April 2019
Fertility Solutions undertake regular patient feedback surveys. Our Patient Feedback Survey April 2019 survey is now open. CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE – should only take 3-5 minutes. If you are a current or recent patient of our clinics (both Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg) thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. Information that … Read MoreRead More
Update 17 April 2019 – 8.53am. We are currently experiencing issues with our phone services at both the Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg. If you need to reach us urgently please call the on-call nurse phone – 0437 624 770.Read More
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg will be closed for Easter from 4:30pm on Thursday 18th April and reopening at 8:00am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Additionally, the office will be closed on Anzac Day 25th April 2019. During our closure times if you need to contact us for any concerns please contact your specialist … Read MoreRead More
At Fertility Solutions, we support EndoMarch and will be hosting a morning tea on ☕️ 19 March @ 10am for our staff. Our aim is to bring awareness and raise money for this crippling disease that affects 1 in 10 women. If you would like to donate CLICK HERE. All donations will go directly to … Read MoreRead More
How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant? Part 2
In part 1 of this series on “How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant?”, we looked at key LIFESTYLE FACTORS such as weight, diet and caffeine intake. Part 2, we will cover stress, smoking, alcohol, recreational drugs and vitamin supplements. If you missed reading Part 1 – Click Here Stress There are more … Read MoreRead More
Christmas Clinic Closure
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg will be closing for Christmas at 4:30pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and reopening at 8:00am on Wednesday 9th January 2019. During our closure times if you need to contact us for any concerns please contact your specialist or the on call nurses on 0437 624 770 (this phone … Read MoreRead More
How Well Do They Swim?
Sperm quality is just as important as the quality of a women’s oocyte (egg). Male factor infertility accounts for approximately 40% of reported infertility cases. “Infertility is a widespread problem. For about one in five infertile couples, the problem lies solely in the male partner. It is estimated that one in 20 men has some … Read MoreRead More
Are we the 1 in 6 couple who will need help to conceive?
We go about life, busy with our careers and social networks, knowing that one day we will have a baby. But when the time does finally comes and you have both decided to start trying, every month is met with disappointment and frustration caused by negative pregnancy tests. Well, you are not alone! It is … Read MoreRead More
Meeting and exceeding industry standards is extremely important to Fertility Solutions. We undergo accreditation every 12 months at both Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg clinics. Accreditation is conducted by an external company DNV-GL, one of the leading conformity assessment bodies (CABs) in Australia, and the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee (RTAC), the sub-committee of the Fertility Society of Australia. Providing … Read MoreRead More
How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant?
When you embark on fertility treatment you may feel a loss of control as you may feel that the process of conception, fertilization and pregnancy are in the hands of health professionals. However, there are so many LIFESTYLE FACTORS that you do have control over that can help improve your chances of success. Some may … Read MoreRead More
Intermittent Phone Issues
We are experiencing intermittent issues with calls to Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast. Please add (07) to the number – 07 5478 24 82 or alternately email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will call you. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.Read More
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast – Primary Nursing
“Big Changes are Happening on the Sunshine Coast!” We have heard your feedback and we are making some exciting changes to the way we deliver nursing support to our patients! “Primary Nursing” In order to ensure consistency of care for each and every patient, you will now be allocated to a primary nursing team! That … Read MoreRead More
What are the Pros and Cons of IVF
Couples experiencing fertility issues are faced with many decisions when it comes to the type of treatment that is most suitable for their situation. For some couples the choices are limited. This may depend on the reason for infertility, their age, or the likelihood of a particular procedure working for them. Other couples may be … Read MoreRead More
Fertility Solutions Bundaberg 10 Year Anniversary
2018 marks the 10th year anniversary of Fertility Solutions Bundaberg. A decade ago founders Denies Donati, Dr’s James Orford and George Bogiatzis opened the clinic doors and have since provided 1000’s of Queensland families with the chance of having a baby. “Looking back on where we started and where we are today, is humbling. We … Read MoreRead More
Who do I contact if I have concerns and it is after hours?
After Hours Contact: Should a patient have any urgent concerns (medical or psychological), or any other issue that is of serious concern, please contact your fertility specialist’s rooms. If you are unable to make contact, present to your nearest General Hospital and have them contact your specialist or the specialist on call for Fertility Solutions. … Read MoreRead More
May Day Holiday
Fertility Solutions is closed for the May Day Holiday 7th May 2018. If you require a Nurse over this period of time for blood results or cycle instructions please phone the Nurse on Call on 0437 624 770 between 4:00pm-5:00pm. If you require urgent medical attention please go to your nearest emergency department or phone … Read MoreRead More
WOW where has the past 3 months gone?…. Easter already. From the staff at Fertility Solutions we wish everyone a safe and happy Easter. Our clinic will be closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. If patients need to contact the on-call nurse during the Easter break please call 0437 624 770.Read More
Two simple ways acupuncture can assist alongside your fertility treatment
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have received a lot of press in recent years, as they have been shown to significantly improve clinical pregnancy and live birth rates in women undergoing IVF treatment (1,2,3). There are many ways in which acupuncture can support you as you undertake fertility treatment. Two of these include reducing stress … Read MoreRead More
New Year Resolutions for patients on their fertility journey
For some of you, fertility treatment has just begun. Some might be in the middle of a cycle or perhaps thinking about trying. It’s never too late to start setting goals and deciding to make positive life changes. In this article, we have created a fertility goal checklist for you to help you set goals … Read MoreRead More
Happy New Year
Happy New Year to everyone. We wish all our patients a wonderful 2018 and look forward to many success stories. Both clinics are now back to our normal clinic opening hours. We will also be running a few new patient information evenings on the Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg, Gladstone and Rockhampton early 2018, please ensure you register … Read MoreRead More
Infertility ~ How to deal with family and Christmas gatherings
The emotional toll of dealing with infertility is difficult. Infertility and the overwhelming desire to have a baby can be an extremely isolating experience. Many people trying to have a baby do not discuss this with others. This is often more so when trying for a baby for an extended period of time. This journey can … Read MoreRead More
2018 – New Services to Come
Stay connected and follow us on Facebook or Instagram in 2018 – Fertility Solutions will be announcing some really exciting news in early 2018!!! We are looking at offering a few new services to our patients at both Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg. Services to help streamline treatment, increase chances of pregnancy success and reduce the … Read MoreRead More
Christmas and New Year Clinic Closure
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO NEW AND EXISTING PATIENTS Both Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg clinics will be closed from 1pm on 21st December 2017 and will not open again until 8am on 8th January 2018. If patients have urgent enquiries we advise that they contact their specialist or Fertility Solutions on-call nurse on 0437 624 700. BLOOD … Read MoreRead More
City Heart Medical in Rockhampton are our Partnering GP’s
Central Queensland patients wishing to access fertility treatment can now start the process locally with Fertility Solutions partnering GP in Rockhampton City Heart Medical. Dr’s Michael Keating, Brad Lorraway and Rick Kruger offer patients consultations to discuss fertility related issues and will organise the most appropriate fertility screening test for both partners in preparation to see a … Read MoreRead More
Fertility Plan App
Fertility treatment plans can be complex and overwhelming to understand for new patients. Our nursing staff will go through your treatment plans before you commence your treatment and are always available to answer questions during your cycle. Keeping track of medication start dates, scan appointments, blood test and clinic appointments can be difficult. There is … Read MoreRead More
Gladstone GP Obstetricians – Partnering with Fertility Solutions
Gladstone patients wishing to access fertility treatment can now start the process locally with Fertility Solutions partnering GP Obstetricians Dr. Barbara Panitz and Dr. Danni Gitsham at Gladstone GP Superclinic. Dr. Panitz and Dr. Gitsham offer patients a consultation to discuss fertility related issues and will organise the most appropriate fertility screening test for both … Read MoreRead More
Bulk Billed* IVF and FET cycles Now Available in Bundaberg
Fertility Solutions is now offering Bulk Billed* IVF in Bundaberg as well as Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) cycles Patients now have access to Bulk Billed* IVF in Bundaberg, as well as FET cycles. You no longer have to travel to access bulk billed* cycles. To even further reduce some of the expenses associated with IVF … Read MoreRead More
Visiting Fertility Specialist Now Accepting Referrals in Bundaberg
Visiting Fertility Specialists Now Accepting Referrals for Patients from the Wide Bay and Burnett Region Wide Bay and Burnett Region IVF Specialists Now Available in West Bundaberg Fertility Solutions would like to inform you that we will now have two visiting Obstetricians, Gynaecologists and Fertility Specialists that will be accepting referrals for consultations at our Bundaberg … Read MoreRead More
IVF Layby Channel 7 Report – Buy Now and Pay Later
IVF Layby Channel 7 Report TRANSCRIPT of Buy Now and Pay Later – IVF Layby Channel 7 Report They say you can’t out a price on happiness, but for the thousands of families struggling with infertility, happiness can come at an incredible cost. Carolyn Hutchin (IVF Patient) Quotes: “It’s a minimum $13,000 payout by the … Read MoreRead More
“All in One Treatment Package” or “All Inclusive IVF Cycle Plus FETs”
Recently we have had patients contact us and ask if we are offering an “All in One Treatment Package” or “All Inclusive IVF Cycle plus FETs”. It is important for potential patients to really understand what this means. An all in one treatment package usually means offering several treatments for one all-inclusive price, for example, … Read MoreRead More
Gladstone and Rockhampton Patient Information Evening
Are you still trying to fall pregnant or want to know more about bulk billed IVF? Join Fertility Solutions for a FREE Information Evening in Gladstone or Rockhampton and learn more about our tiered level of fertility services, including Bulk Bill IVF and Bulk Bill frozen embryo transfers. You will have a chance to speak with … Read MoreRead More
Celebrating 10 Years
Fertility Solutions 10 Year Anniversary – Press Release April 3, 2017 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast. A decade ago founders Denies Donati, Dr’s James Orford and George Bogiatzis opened the clinic doors and have since provided 100’s of Sunshine Coast families with the chance of having a baby. “Looking … Read MoreRead More
SEVERE WEATHER ALERT – 30 March 2017
SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Fertility Solutions Bundaberg will be CLOSED Thur 30th and Friday 31st March. Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast will CLOSE at 1pm Thur 30th March and at this stage reopening at 8am Friday 31st March. For any questions please call the Nurse on call phone on 0437 624 770Read More
Severe Weather Alert – 30 March 2017
Due to the Severe Weather Alert, Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast will CLOSE at 1:00pm Thursday 30th March. At this stage, the clinic will re-open Friday 31st March at 8:00am. For any questions, please call the Nurse on call on 0437 624 770.Read More
Bulk Billed IVF Feature Story on 7 Local News
Fertility Solutions clinic believes it’s the first in regional Queensland to offer Bulk Billed IVF treatment, making becoming a parent more affordable. Fertility Solutions Bulk Billed IVF is featured on 7 Local News Sunshine Coast 06/12/16. Watch our feature beginning at 6:32 mark of the video below. Transcription Excerpt (Starting at 6:32 mark of video) … Read MoreRead More
Bulk Bill* IVF Option Now Available
Fertility Solutions is now offering a Bulk-Bill* IVF Option for Treatment to patients in the Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg regions. This new service makes fertility treatments easier and more accessible for eligible patients, by further reducing their out of pocket expenses. Fertility Solutions clinic manager Denise Donati said: “We are very passionate about trying to … Read MoreRead More
Pregnancy and Fertility with Denise Donati in Profile Magazine
Our very own Denise Donati is featured as a health expert on pages 73 and 84 of Profile Magazine! In this article, “Pregnancy and Fertility with Denise Donati”, our Health Expert answers your questions. She answers the following questions about pregnancy and fertility: Can I choose my own specialist? Do I have a choice to … Read MoreRead More
7 Local News Coverage Of Bundaberg IVF Clinic
Please forward to the 7:10 mark to see the story, which is 1:40 in length: https://youtu.be/9c6OGRc9m4k
Anchor: A new healthcare services Bundaberg helping couples desperately wanting to have a baby. Fertility solutions has opened a lab facility offering everything needed for IVF treatment, without the stress of having to travel long distances to get specialist help.
Female Reporter: Little Silas loves to play with toy cars. He’s a small miracle for his parents. The couple tried for seven years to have a baby before Silas was conceived through IVF.
Mother: The cycle that we fell pregnant with Silas was going to be our last cycle, so it was really surreal.
Female Reporter: Selena had to travel more than three-and-a-half hours for IVF treatments.
Mother: Because my husband had to get days off work to come down to the Sunshine Coast when I had to have treatments and things like that. Just to be a support.
Female Reporter: After four years of traveling for treatment, Selena finally became pregnant. Now, other people won’t have that added stress. A permanent fertility lab is offering their services, which were only available on the Sunshine Coast.
Woman: They can actually have continuity of care because that’s with their own doctors, here locally and their own nurse.
Female Reporter: The facility is already proving a success.
Woman: We actually had about eight people go through. We had six positive pregnancy tests from that.
Female Reporter: The clinic is hoping to expand its services in the future.
Woman: There are some situations where people might have a condition that can be passed on from parents to their children and we’re actually going to be offering genetic testing.
Flexible Payment Terms For Fertility Treatments
Are you finding it hard to pay for your fertility treatments? Well read on as we may have the answer!
Fertility Solutions is really excited about being able to offer you even more choices when it comes to paying for your treatments.Read More
Full IVF Laboratory Services For Bundaberg
It is with great pleasure that I can inform you that as of July 2016 we will be providing patients with a full IVF service at our Bundaberg clinic. Joining our professional and highly experienced Bundaberg team will be Alicia Torres who has worked as a Senior Scientist at our Sunshine Coast clinic and brings … Read MoreRead More
FAQ’s About The Amalgamation of Affordable IVF Into Fertility Solutions
FREE EVENT! If you’d like to meet our team and learn more about the amalgamation of Affordable IVF into Fertility Solutions,Read More
Will IVF Work After A Tubal Ligation?
Tubal Ligation can be performed in a number of different ways and whilst all ways should be considered permanent, some methods are more permanent than others.Read More
IVF Lab Coming To Bundaberg – Register Now!
Fertility Solutions is in the planning stages of opening an IVF Laboratory in Bundaberg, it was announced today. The plan is that the lab will be operating on a 2nd monthly basis. Treatments that will be initially offered for patients having treatment with Fertility Solutions will be: Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) – This will continue … Read MoreRead More
Fertility Solutions Bundaberg Celebrates The Birth Of Its 100th Baby!
It only seems like yesterday that Fertility Solutions Bundaberg celebrated the birth of its first baby Ashton Thompson born on the 14th January 2009 and here we are celebrating the birth of our 100th baby Silas Wang born on 2nd April 2014. “We are so excited to be able to welcome our 100th baby; it … Read MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
Bundaberg IVF Clinic Moves
Fertility Solutions has expanded its Bundaberg IVF fertility service by moving to newer and larger premises located at 89 Woongarra Street West Bundaberg, it was announced today. The clinic will be open from Monday 25th July 2011, so please come and visit us. Not only has the clinic expanded physically, but so has the staff … Read MoreRead More
Does The Biological Clock Have A Snooze Button?
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