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Established for over 30 years, Westmead Fertility Centre is Australia’s largest fully independent, private fertility clinic. We offer a high quality, comprehensive service in a caring environment.

Working in state-of-the-art laboratories, our scientists are experts in the latest effective techniques and research.

Our philosophy is to make fertility treatment accessible to all patients. You can be confident that your treatment will be personalised and your specific physical and emotional needs treated with the highest standard of understanding and respect. We are happy to discuss your individual situation at any time.

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When: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Time: 5:30pm
Where: Westmead Hospital
Cost: Free

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Westmead Fertility Centre website

Westmead Fertility Centre (WFC) website.

Our website includes information and a large number of features designed to introduce you to WFC’s many services and benefits.

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Ramadan and IVF Treatment June 18 – July 17 2015

Westmead Fertility Centre advises patients who wish to observe Ramadan to delay IVF treatment while fasting. From our past experience the chance of becoming pregnant for couples who were fasting while undergoing this treatment was reduced.

We also wish to remind you to increase fluid (water) intake while taking hormone injections. This helps to reduce dehydration which may be associated with increased blood hormone levels.

Westmead Fertility Centre will continue normal operations during Ramadan and will be pleased to proceed with treatment at your request.


Dad’s input at conception shapes offspring health

A father’s input is important for his child’s future health right from the moment of conception, with the quality of his seminal fluid playing a major and unique role in that process, according to new research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Institute.

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No frills IVF on the market

Infertile Australians are being offered a new discounted model of IVF, which can be thousands of dollars cheaper but offers a lower chance of success, according to a recent Sydney Morning Herald news story.

Virtus Health has launched new low-cost clinics called The Fertility Centre in lower-income suburbs of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

In response to the story, Director of Westmead Fertility Centre (WFC), Dr Howard Smith said that WFC operated on a cost recovery basis and still offered IVF at a more affordable cost than the recently advertised ‘discounted model’ clinics.

“We offer a full and comprehensive IVF treatment service to all couples. We do not need to omit specific treatment aspects or options simply in order to offer an affordable service,” Dr Smith said.

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