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Our Team

Our highly experienced and dedicated team are here to support you at every stage of your fertility journey because care is at the heart of everything we do. We believe...

Success Rates

We are very proud to say that we have been helping to create families since 1982 when Flinders Fertility reported the first IVF baby birth in SA. We continue to...

Research

At Flinders Fertility, we believe in providing our patients the highest standard of care and improving outcomes through evidence-based medicine. Our collaboration with Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre has...

For Referrers

Flinders Fertility has been serving the South Australian community for almost forty years. In that time, we've not only helped thousands of patients achieve their dream of having a family...

Am I Suitable

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to undergo fertility treatment, however, there are some factors that we are are obliged to consider. While Flinders Fertility is committed...

Causes of Infertility

For many Australians, the journey to parenthood does not always happen as quickly as they expect. In fact, as many as one in six couples experience difficulty conceiving. We are...

Preparing for Pregnancy

We believe in providing a minimally invasive and holistic approach to your care, according to your individual needs. We understand that falling pregnant is sometimes not as easy as we...

What to expect

We aim to help you make the best decision based on your individual needs, and are here guide you from diagnosis to treatment, no matter where your fertility journey takes...

Frequently asked questions

Undergoing fertility treatment can be overwhelming at times, and there is often a lot of information to take in. Below is a list of frequently asked questions, but if you...

How to get started

For many Australians, the journey to parenthood does not always happen as quickly as they expect. For others, becoming a parent might require the assistance of donation. Whatever your situation...

IVF and ICSI

Watch this helpful video series below to give you an overview of what IVF treatment might look like for you:

Ovulation Induction (OI)

When is OI recommended? Generally OI is most suitable for women who do not ovulate regularly or who are not ovulating at all. In addition, the woman must have normally...

IUI - assisted insemination

What is IUI? IUI (intrauterine insemination) is a procedure in which sperm are placed directly into a woman’s reproductive tract. IUI involves placing prepared semen through the neck of the...

Frozen Embryo Transfer

What is a frozen embryo transfer (FET)? FET is the process in which a frozen embryo from a previous IVF treatment cycle is thawed and transferred back into the uterus...

Surgical sperm retrieval

What is a surgical sperm retrieval? When sperm is not present in the ejaculate, or there is an inability to ejaculate, surgical sperm retrieval may be recommended in order to...

PCOS

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormone condition. Having polycystic ovaries means there are multiple small cysts in the ovaries, called follicles, which contain the eggs...

Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a common condition where the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) grows in places outside of the uterus. This can result in inflammation and an...

Costs for Fertility Treatment

Flinders Fertility operates an open and transparent fee structure, and we provide all patients with an individualised quotation prior to commencing treatment. The out of pocket fees below are a...

Privacy Policy

Since 12 March 2014, Flinders Fertility has applied the 13 Australian Privacy Principles, as set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), to the way it collects, holds...

Patients rights and responsibilities

As a consumer of health care, you have the right and responsibility to be involved in decisions about your medical treatment. Our patients are our first priority and we aim...

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions Of Use Flinders Reproductive Medicine Pty Ltd trades as Flinders Fertility. Welcome to the Flinders Fertility website (Website) which is published by Flinders Reproductive Medicine Pty Ltd...

Contact Us

For urgent medical enquiries outside normal business hours and up to 10pm any night, please call our out of hours service on 08 7111 3566. The call service staff will...

About Us

Our Vision We support each patient through their unique fertility journey, providing the highest standard of care and impressive success rates in an inclusive, compassionate environment.

Newsletters

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Genetic Screening

Flinders Fertility uses the latest technology, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), to perform PGT-A testing for genetic screening. What is PGT-A? PGT-A (previously known as PGS - Preimplantation Genetic Screening), screens...

Life Whisperer (AI Technology)

Flinders Fertility was the first clinic in Australia to offer Life Whisperer, a revolutionary Artificial Intelligence technology that is used to guide embryologists during embryo selection.

Using Donor Sperm

Flinders Fertility has one of the longest-running donor services programs in South Australia and we are committed to the rights of all patients, including single parents and same-sex couples. Many...

Donor Eggs

Flinders Fertility offers egg donation cycles to suitable patients who are unable to conceive using their own eggs. The clinic does not have access to an egg bank; however, our...

Become a Sperm Donor

Why become a donor? Sperm donation is one of the most altruistic and caring things you can ever do. On a daily basis, the people who become parents because of...

Low ovarian reserve (low AMH)

What is ovarian reserve? Women are born with all the eggs they will ever have, and the quantity and quality of these eggs deteriorates with age. Ovarian reserve refers to...

Premature ovarian insufficiency

What is premature ovarian insufficiency? Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), also known as premature menopause, is when menopause occurs in women younger than 40 years of age. What causes premature ovarian...

Recurrent Implantation Failure Clinic

Recurrent implantation failure takes a considerable emotional toll. We understand how emotionally draining this can be and have the most qualified staff available to support you. We run a dedicated...

Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic

Recurrent miscarriage takes a considerable emotional toll. We understand how emotionally draining this can be and have the most qualified staff available to support you. We run a dedicated multidisciplinary...

Preconception Care Clinic

Your emotional wellbeing and lifestyle factors play a very important role in the chances of giving birth to a healthy baby. When it comes to achieving a healthier you, we...

Specialist Gynaecological Surgery

At Flinders fertility, we are conscious of the individual needs of our patients and are fortunate to be able to offer fertility surgery in both private and public hospitals. Surgery...

Egg Freezing

We can store your eggs, so they are ready when you are. There are many reasons to delay pregnancy. Elective egg freezing can give you more options so that you...

Sperm Freezing

Why freeze sperm? Sperm freezing offers the opportunity to preserve your fertility for the future, and there can be many reasons why you might decide to freeze and store your...

Cancer and Fertility

After a diagnosis of cancer, you may be feeling overwhelmed by everything you now have to consider. Looking beyond the immediate future might not be your first priority, but unfortunately...

Counselling & Support

At Flinders Fertility, a professionally qualified counsellor is available to offer confidential support during times that can be emotionally demanding. We strongly believe in caring for your emotional health and...

Concession Card Holders

Flinders Fertility is the only clinic in South Australia to offer discounted fees for financially disadvantaged patients. To qualify for the following discounts, you will need to have a valid...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

Here are some questions that patients have been asking in the past few days – we will continue to add to these and update our information as things develop: Do...

Decisions about remaining embryos after IVF

During each IVF cycle, the number of embryos that are created in the laboratory can vary greatly from person to person. Some have only one for transfer, while others end...

Donate Hope - learn about sperm donation

Sperm donation is one of the most altruistic and caring things you can ever do. On a daily basis, our lives are touched by the people who become parents because...

Recurrent implantation failure clinic

Having to undergo fertility treatment to have a longed-for child is never easy, but having several rounds of treatment without a pregnancy is much harder. If you have had three...

To glue or not to glue - that is the question!

EmbryoGlue is the name given to a specific culture medium that is used during embryo transfer. This culture media contains high concentrations of hyaluronan, also known as hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronan...

Stress reducing strategies

While things seem to be slowly returning to normal in SA, the constant reminders to practice “social distancing” along with business closures and treatment cycle postponements can start create uncertainty...

The effect of cycling on your down under

In light of the tour down under coming to Adelaide, we wanted to take the opportunity to discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle as well as touching on...

When there's smoke in the air, should we care?

You may not have realised that during bushfire season, air quality is significantly affected due to the production of smoke. Short-term, this can have negative consequences for sensitive individuals (i.e...

Life Whisperer

Recent advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) technology has meant that all areas of medicine are able to increasingly benefit from the ability of machine learning – a tool that is...

Alcohol consumption & sperm quality

While it is well known that alcohol consumption should be avoided during pregnancy and breast feeding, its effect on male fertility and their future offspring is perhaps less widely recognised...

Fact check: non-invasive PGT-A

What is PGT-A? The quest for improving the live birth rate in IVF is never-ending and one important component is embryo selection. This has led to the development of Preimplantation...

Our new home in Glenelg

We're thrilled to say that a heritage-listed church in the heart of Glenelg has been re-imagined as our brand new Flinders Fertility Clinic! The ground floor of the building, erected...

Early development and long-term health

What if we told you that you are who you are not only because of the genes you inherited from your parents, but also because of the environment in which...

Maternal health & egg quality

This interesting article describes the impact of maternal health on egg quality, and the research being undertaken at present to identify new opportunities to help protect eggs from the damaging...

FEEL - a new research project

Flinders Fertility is involved in some interesting new research in collaboration with Flinders University. This research project aims to explore the relationship between paternal (father’s) stress exposure and reproductive outcomes...

Mosaicism in embryos

As an embryo divides after fertilisation, mistakes in cell division sometimes produce abnormal cells with an incorrect number of chromosomes. These abnormal cells can be detected using preimplantation genetic screening...

The art of selecting the right embryo

Ashleigh Storr (BSc, PGDip, PhD) one of our very own embryologists, presented at the annual Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) conference in Melbourne 2018 about selecting embryos for transfer in...

LGBTQIA

Flinders Fertility has a long history of working with LGBTQIA patients and communities. Some of our leadership team were involved in lobbying for an important change in South Australian legislation...

A Dry July is good for sperm health

Thinking about a Dry July? Dry July is a not-for-profit organisation raising funds for adults living with cancer. By asking you to giving up booze for the month of July...

7 tips to manage the Two Week Wait

The 2WW. PUPO. Whatever you call it, the nerve wracking time between a fertility treatment and a pregnancy test can be hard to manage. Two weeks is a long time...

When to consider reproductive carrier screening

DNA is the building block for all living things and as such, dictates our genetics. We don't tend to give it much thought unless there’s something wrong. But for most...

Does IVF hurt?

Managing the side effects of IVF treatments We often get asked whether IVF is painful. Like most things, the answer is not simple as there are several different procedures and...

I'm thinking of going vegan - will this affect my fertility?

Recent studies have shown that lifestyle, and especially diet, can influence reproductive health and decrease the risk of fertility disorders. So is plant-based eating better than other diets for fertility...

How to avoid chemicals that can reduce fertility

In our modern everyday life, we come into contact with many different chemicals. Studies show that a particular group of chemicals called Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) can have negative effects on...

Is a keto diet good for fertility?

You may know friends who are shunning carbohydrates in favour of a high fat ‘keto’ diet in the hope that this will increase fertility and wondered whether it’s just a...

Vitamins and supplements that support fertility

Controlling oxidative stress You may have heard the term oxidative stress and thought it was about breathing? Well, it’s not! It’s the term used to describe when your body...

Can complementary therapies like acupuncture help conception?

We often get asked whether complementary therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), naturopathy, acupuncture, and homeopathy, and so on can help with conception. While there is still quite limited...

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