2 Most Common Male Infertility Causes


There are two common causes of male infertility that we regularly see in the clinic. Both without symptoms, they often go undiagnosed until investigations are made by the couple or patient. For this reason when a couple is looking to start a family with us, we generally do a thorough investigation of both the [...]

2 Most Common Male Infertility Causes2021-04-07T14:21:19+10:00

Common Fertility Myths – True or False?


With the journey of fertility & IVF an often complex and daunting one, knowing what's right and what's wrong in preparation for your treatment is key to ensuring you get the best outcome. Find out if these common fertility beliefs are true or false: Long abstinence Improves sperm equality. False. Exactly the opposite is true! [...]

Common Fertility Myths – True or False?2021-04-07T14:08:15+10:00

Our Clinic Outperforming National Averages


We've been ranked Queensland's most successful clinic for women under 35. Coastal IVF is proud of it's success with complex cases & patients who have had unsuccessful treatment at other clinics. This makes us even prouder of our recently published success rates against national averages. Recently, the website was launched and heavily reported [...]

Our Clinic Outperforming National Averages2021-08-08T08:00:00+10:00

Feeling Loss – The emotions of infertility


Infertility is a major life crisis for 1 in 6 couples. For these women and men fighting infertility, the experience and journey involves many hidden losses for the individuals, their loved ones and society as a whole, including: Loss of the pregnancy and the birth experience; Loss of sharing your life and love with [...]

Feeling Loss – The emotions of infertility2020-10-12T11:42:35+10:00

The 2 week wait – Frequent Questions


The 2 week wait between treatment and testing for a successful conception can be a stressful time. Here are some frequently asked questions you might have while waiting for your result. What if I am spotting? If you start to have vaginal spotting, don't panic. It is possible to be pregnant and spot as [...]

The 2 week wait – Frequent Questions2020-10-12T11:29:26+10:00

Couch Potatoes Have Lower Sperm Counts


Men who watch television for 20 hours per week have almost half the sperm count of those who watch very little television or none at all, according to a study published by The British Journal of Sports Medicine. US researchers from Harvard University recruited 189 young men aged between 18 to 22, questioned them [...]

Couch Potatoes Have Lower Sperm Counts2020-10-12T11:02:37+10:00

The IVF Relationship Rollercoaster


IVF takes its toll on your body, your emotional state and your hip pocket. We found this great article from Kasey Edwards who is the author of Thirty-Something and The Clock is Ticking: What Happens When You Can No Longer Ignore The Baby Issue (Random House)     Your marriage is also likely to take a [...]

The IVF Relationship Rollercoaster2020-08-27T12:12:01+10:00

Infertility isn’t rare


Fertility control is an issue for almost every relationship. Most couples want to plan when they have children and, most of the time, fertility control is about preventing pregnancy. But what if you want a child, and conception doesn't happen?  Most people think they will conceive almost immediately when they cease contraception. In [...]

Infertility isn’t rare2020-08-19T09:17:09+10:00

When am I most fertile?


One of the most helpful tools when trying to conceive is learning exactly when you're the most fertile. Whilst a viable egg can only be fertilized for around 24-hours, sperm can survive for days inside a woman's body. Learning when you are most likely to conceive can prevent many of the common frustrations [...]

When am I most fertile?2020-07-06T17:33:16+10:00