• Understanding the latest IUI research

    When going through fertility treatment, it can be hard to know when articles come out in the media just what the data means.  So I asked Doctors John Peek and Dean Morbeck to translate what the recent research around IUI means today. The recent article in the NZ Herald talks about the positive outcome of fertility ...

    10 July 2017

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  • Fertility Associates Welcomes Additional Public Funding

    Fertility Associates welcomes the Government’s commitment to adding a third cycle of IVF to publicly funded treatment, in their Parents and Newborn’s package released today. “Anything that can help more families in New Zealand access fertility treatment is a step in the right direction.” says Alex Price, CEO, Fertil...

    29 August 2017

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  • Feeding embryos during an IVF cycle and the research to back it up.

    Have you heard that one media is “better” than another?  We embryologists are always keeping on the lookout for better culture media and have yet to find a clear winner.  Two large reviews of published studies have come to the same conclusion, though to be honest, the studies are in general difficult to compare (1,2...

    7 August 2017

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  • Culture Media Basics

    What is Media in IVF and what do I need to know?   Dr Dean Morbeck, helps relate the science behind media during an IVF cycle.  At Fertility Associates, we use a type of media called single step, which is just one mix of nutrients and the embryo stays in this media for the entire time they’re in culture. We use this...

    7 August 2017

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