Experts in fertility
You will be treated from the very first assessment by a reproductive medicine specialist.
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Always here for you
We are available until 9pm week nights and across the weekend to support outside of opening hours.
You are in good hands
WE TAKE FERTILITY VERY SERIOUSLY
Fertility First is accredited by NATA and RTAC. We are also a recognised Donor Sperm Bank under NSW legislation.
WE LOOK AT ALL OPTIONS
How are we different? Unlike others, we explore all treatment options before considering IVF. Through simple modifications and calculating pregnancy opportunities within a woman's cycle, the chances of falling pregnant are increased.
WE UNDERSTAND IT TAKES TWO
We are the only fertility clinic that routinely screens for sperm DNA damage in all of our male patients. Treating sperm damage significantly increases the likelihood of conception occurring, resulting in a simpler, easier, and less expensive treatment.
WE KEEP IT AFFORDABLE
We minimise costs where possible without compromising the chance of conceiving or quality of care. In addition, as we conduct a thorough review often the correction of certain elements increases the chance of conceiving without having to undertake more costly procedures.
1 in 6 couples have difficulty falling pregnant. Our vision is to transform what we know about our biology and reshape the conversation around infertility.
Latest Tips & News
At Fertility First, we are committed to constant research, education and sharing information about fertility, pregnancy and health.
It might seem small, but there's more inside semen than you'd expect.
Believe it or not, the type of underwear worn by men can affect their respective sperm count, and has been confirmed by a recen
A low sperm count can often be linked with dietary and lifestyle factors such as a zinc deficiency, lack of vitamins, smoking a
While it’s true that embryos can grow at different rates, 72 hours following your egg retrieval, your embryo should have
Embryo transfers shouldn’t typically hurt, but a doctor is always there to help ensure the process goes by as smoothly as
Making some healthy changes to your diet can be a great way to help improve the quality and quantity of your sperm.
Having a full bladder for your embryo transfer helps push your uterus down into a more horizontal position and makes the proced
One common question we get concerns safety after transfer. Is it safe to go to the bathroom after an embryo transfer?
New fertility research
The latest tweets direct from the ESHRE conference in Barcelona, revealing how embryology and IVF will change this year.
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
Eggs are collected from the ovaries then placed with sperm in the laboratory (“in vitro” is Latin for “in glass”) so that fertilisation can occur. It is important to remember that IVF is essentially an ‘Introduction Agency’ that maximises the opportunities for the egg and sperm to get together.
Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
This is a technique to assist fertilisation of an egg. A single sperm is injected into each egg using a microscopic technique. As the fertilisation occurs outside the woman’s body it is another form of IVF. This technique is used when it is unlikely that sperm can penetrate the coating of the egg (the zona pellucida) on their own.
Artificial Insemination Using Partner’s Sperm (IUI)
This is a treatment that combines a small amount of ovarian stimulation, to maximise the maturity of the egg and the lining of the uterus, with intrauterine insemination of the best of the sperm from a man’s ejaculate. It is suitable for couples with unexplained infertility or minor semen problems provided the woman’s fallopian tubes are normal.
Embryo Freezing & Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)
This is a technique for couples who produce more embryos during an IVF cycle than are required for their initial transfer. The remaining embryos, if sufficiently healthy to survive the freeze-thaw process, can be frozen at and safely stored for many years.
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Sydney’s only independent fertility clinic with a team of highly qualified specialists.
We’re with you, all the way.
Unlike other clinics, all patients will have the same fertility specialist throughout your journey.
Donate Sperm. Help Others.
Donating sperm is a life-changing act, and will help others to create a family of their own.
Embrace Your Health (Brochure 2016)
Female infertility & Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
- Signs and symptoms of infertility
- Boosting your fertility
- Your treatment options explained
Get Answers About Health (Brochure 2015)
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) & Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
- The stages of IVF & ICSI
- What to expect from treatment
- Coping with stress
Nurturing Body And Mind (Brochure 2014)
Your step by step guide to treating infertility
- Recommended lifestyle changes
- Getting the timing right
- Testing and diagnosis
- Your treatment options explained
A Better You Today (Brochure 2016)
Pathways to Parenthood: Creating a family for same sex couples
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