IVF Resources and Links

Australian Clinics

  • The Queensland Fertility Group (QFG) is the State’s largest infertility clinic.
  • City West IVF
  • Sydney IVF
  • Monash IVF. Offers lots of useful patient information about all aspects of infertility treatment.
  • Concept Fertility Centre. Concept offers both medical information and covers topics such as Emotional Responses to infertility. It provides Fact Sheets for relatives and friends, The Six Cycle Rule and lots more. It is well worth a look.
  • The Acupuncture and IVF Clinic. A dedicated  acupuncture IVF clinic in Sydney specializing in IVF support. Jane Lyttleton, Clinical Director is a renown educator and practitioner, and author of the text ‘Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine’. This clinic offers back up support to other acupuncturists with pre and post transfer treatment seven days a week. 

Australian Support Groups

BubHub

Australia’s largest pregnancy and parenting portal – with a fully searchable, comprehensive directory of local pregnancy and parenting information, shops and services, listing over 7500 organizations throughout Australia;  a large forum and events calendar, family travel services, monthly newsletter, parenting jobs, and competitions.

Genesis Infertility Support Page

Genesis is Western Australia’s Infertility Support Group. They are non-profit and non-affiliated and welcome anyone who is having fertility problems. They include family and friends in this group. It’s a great easy-going support group.

Friends of QFG

Friends of QFG is a support group for infertile people with membership of 1000 couples. Most members receive treatment at the Queensland Fertility Group. Friends organise regular information nights and social functions. An important part of this support group is its quality newsletter which is sent out to members on a quarterly basis.

Access

Australia’s National Infertility Network is a consumer based, independent, non-profit organization committed to being a national voice in promoting the well-being and welfare of infertile peoples of all ages, through representation in the general community and in the medical, scientific and political arenas.

Other Online Resources

Centre for Journal Therapy

www.journaltherapy.com

Kathleen Adams teaches and facilitates journal therapy. “Life based writing is one of the most reliable and effective ways to heal, change and grow”. This website gives access to tools useful for journal writing.

 

IVF FRIENDS

 An informative site with support groups, resources, events and more for IVF families and friends.

Fertility Society of Australia

This site offers families access to a peak body of researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and consumers in reproductive medicine in Australia.  Each year F.S.A attracts experts in reproductive health from around the world. Worth a look!

Essential Baby

An extensive forum dedicated to fertility and parenting, dedicated to women, run by women.