Patient Resources – Victoria
Undergoing IVF and related treatment is complex; there is a lot of information that a patient needs to understand and this can be overwhelming. This page includes information about:
- Fertility treatment cycle
- Treatment costs and relevant financial information
- Preimplantation Genetic Testing
- The World Egg Bank
- Medication Demonstrations
Treatment Cycle Information
At the commencement of your treatment, you will be notified about these resources and provided with a password.
The videos cover information that will be provided to you at your nurse interview and we encourage you to watch in advance and note down any questions you may have that you can then discuss with your IVF Nurse. You are able to watch the video as many times as you wish.
Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) Information
This video covers information regarding PGT services for Monash IVF patients in Victoria. For information relating to more complex PGT options (eg: PGT for a chromosome rearrangement or PGT for a monogenic disorder), please contact the Monash IVF genetic counsellors at your local clinic.
If you are considering having PGT with your IVF cycle:
Step 1. Watch the Preimplantation Genetic Testing Information Video. If you have any questions about the information in the video, please contact a Monash IVF Genetic Counsellor on 03 9420 8286 or email GeneticsAdmin@monashivf.com
Step 2. Download and print a copy of the Monash IVF Consent form – PGT-A
Step 3. Return your signed consent form to the Monash IVF Genetic Counselling Department by email GeneticsAdmin@monashivf.com or post marked attention Genetic Counsellors, Monash IVF Suite 1 / 252 Clayton Road Clayton Vic 3168. Please note the completed PGT consent form must be received prior to commencing your IVF cycle.
Fact Sheet – Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy (PGT-A)
Confirmatory prenatal diagnosis following Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)
The World Egg Bank
Information about The World Egg Bank (TWEB) and how to access donor eggs is detailed in this video below. For further information on TWEB, please click here.
Multiple pregnancy is a risk of assisted reproductive treatment. Please read the attached fact sheet from Access Australia for further information about multiple pregnancies.For further information on Multiple Pregnancy, please click here.
We have created a series of short medication demonstrations covering a variety of commonly used IVF medications. Your specific medications will be prescribed by your fertility specialist.
Medication Demonstration – Bemfola
Medication Demonstration – Cetrotide
Medication Demonstration – Crinone
Medication Demonstration – Decapeptyl
Medication Demonstration – Elonva
Medication Demonstration – Endometrin
Medication Demonstration – Gonal-F
Medication Demonstration – Intramuscular Progesterone
Medication Demonstration – Luveris
Medication Demonstration – Menopur
Medication Demonstration – Orgalutran
Medication Demonstration – Ovidrel
Medication Demonstration – Pregnyl 5000 - 10000
If the dose prescribed is 5,000 iu, then after mixing one vial of powder and one vial of liquid together, attach the small needle and inject this amount.However, if you have been asked to inject 10,000 iu i.e. two powders and one liquid, please go on to mix the first solution into the second powder and then swap the needle to the smaller one ready for injection.
Medication Demonstration – Progesterone Pessary
Medication Demonstration – Puregon
Medication Demonstration – Synarel
Start your fertility journey
Wherever you are on your journey, one of our supportive nurse enquiry team can help you understand your options and take the next step. These conversations are free and informative.