Fertility Preservation for Medical Reasons

If you have been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, or are undergoing treatment, we can help you preserve your future fertility.

Some of our patients may need to consider preserving their fertility for medical reasons, whether that be a cancer diagnosis or another medical illness.

We understand what a gruelling and incredibly difficult time this must be for you. Our expert care team are here to help guide you through the process, and to make those important decisions about your future fertility just a little easier.

Please remember - you have options open to you.

Fertility preservation

The truth is - thinking about preserving your fertility now, when you’re already dealing with a medical illness, might feel overwhelming. We empathise wholeheartedly - it can’t be easy. But giving some thought to the process will give you the best possible chance to start or grow your family in future, should you decide you want to.

Rest assured - we’re here to support you every step of the way.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, why not reach out to one of our empathetic counsellors for a confidential chat? Airing your fears and concerns can lessen your burden and help you carve out a clear path forward.

Choosing the right option for you

Once you have decided to preserve your fertility, your oncologist, specialist or surgeon will work closely with your fertility specialist to recommend the best option for your unique circumstances. Your medical team will ensure that preserving your fertility doesn’t interfere with any other necessary medical treatment you may need to undergo.

Monash IVF Fertility Preservation Service

When it comes to preserving your fertility for medical reasons, we understand that time is of the essence.

That’s why we ensure you’ll have a consultation with a fertility specialist within 24-48 hours of contacting us.

To make an urgent fertility preservation appointment, please call 1800 674 531.

Preserving female fertility

Preserving male fertility

Preserving fertility for trans and gender-diverse patients

If you’re a trans man and you’ve kept your uterus and ovaries, you can achieve a successful pregnancy even if you’ve had testosterone treatment.

If you need to preserve your fertility for medical reasons, we’re here to support and guide you through this difficult time. Please call us on 1800 674 531 to discuss next steps.

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Start your fertility journey

Wherever you are on your journey, one of our supportive nurses can help you understand your options and take the next step. These conversations are free and informative.

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