Monash IVF Research and Education Foundation


Our research projects are divided into the following categories:


Utilisation of Art in Single Women and Lesbian Couples Since the 2010 Change in Victorian Legislation

Enactment of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act (Vic) 2008 in January 2010 allowed single persons and same sex couples in Victoria to access reproductive treatments. The utilisation and acceptance of ART by single women and lesbian couples is increasing and in this context, it is important to identify the impact on ART resources. The objective

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A Multi-clinic Prospective Study of Participants Engaging in a Victorian Altruistic Surrogacy Program

The implementation of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART) Act (2008) has resulted in significant changes to practices within ART clinics. One of these is the introduction of a legal framework for surrogacy arrangements. Recent research has focused on the experiences, characteristics and motivations of surrogates; parent-child relationships and disclosure to surrogate offspring; and changes in

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