Hunter IVF News

Read about the latest news and events at Hunter IVF, including research, case studies, scientific papers and published articles.

IVFAustralia continues to deliver high success rates for patients - above the national average

Commenting on the Assisted reproductive technology in Australia and New Zealand 2012 Report (ANZARD) released today by The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Prof Michael Chapman reinforced the message that Australia is a world leader in safe IVF as fertility specialists focus on single embryo transfers for patients undergoing IVF fertility treatment to reduce the risk of multiple births.

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HunterIVF host 11th Annual Family Day

On Sunday November 3, Hunter IVF hosted its 11th annual Family Day at the Lambton Heights Clinic. The event was a chance for families who have undergone IVF or other fertility treatment to come together with clinical staff and community members to share their stories.
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One in two women aged under 35 will achieve success

Headlines from today’s media cover National Perinatal Statistics Unit annual report regarding success rates for Australian IVF clinics

Today's results demonstrate that leading fertility clinics continue to offer real hope to the 1 in 6 Australian couples who need fertility assistance. Australia continues to lead the way – having the lowest regional rate of multiple birth deliveries in the world following IVF treatment because we continue to routinely only transfer a single embryo transfer.

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IVF change win for health, costs

by Jacqui Jones (The Newcastle Herald)

New technology and a policy shift has led to a 20 per cent drop in Hunter IVF’s multiple birth rate, improving patient safety and reducing health costs, specialists say.

A Medical Journal of Australia study, published yesterday, examined single-embryo transfer, where only one embryo was transferred during assisted reproductive treatments such as IVF.

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Hunter IVF Family Day Media Release

On Sunday November 6th, Hunter IVF hosted its ninth annual Family Day at its New Lambton Heights clinic.

“For both staff and patients, the Family Day is an extremely positive and gratifying event, almost a rite of passage”, says Dr Andrew Hedges, Medical Director of Hunter IVF. 

Hosted by Medical Director Dr Andrew Hedges, practice co-founder and fertility specialist Dr Steve Raymond, and Dr Denise Nesbitt, the event is a chance for families to meet with clinic staff, community members and other families to share their stories of IVF treatment.

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