Clearinghouse Connector – February 2013

Links to online resources available from the Women’s Health Victoria Clearinghouse collection.

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Making decisions about fertility : three facts GPs need to communicate to women Australian Family Physician, 2012

The role of the GP in managing female infertility Medicine Today, 2011

Lifestyle factors in people seeking infertility treatment : a review Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2010

Chapter 5: Fertility and infertility In: Reproductive health : findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health University of Newcastle, 2009

Fertility and family policy in Australia Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2008

Recent trends in Australian fertility Australia. Productivity Commission, 2008

Therapy / IVF / ART

The future of assisted reproduction O & G Magazine, 2010

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act no. 76 of 2008 : incorporating amendments as at 22 June 2011 Victoria. Parliament, 2008

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Amendment Bill 2012 Victoria. Parliament, 2012

Ethical guidelines on the use of assisted reproductive technology in clinical practice and research 2004 as revised in 2007 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), 2007

Assisted reproductive technology in Australia and New Zealand 2010 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 2012

World collaborative report on assisted reproductive technology, 2002 Human Reproduction, 2009

Fertility: assessment and treatment for people with fertility problems (update) : draft for stakeholder consultation United Kingdom. National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health, 2012

Cancer and fertility

Fertility preservation for AYAs diagnosed with cancer : guidance for health professionals Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA), 2011

Protection and preservation of fertility for young women with cancer O & G Magazine, 2010

It’s now or never : fertility-related knowledge, decision-making preferences, and treatment intentions in young women with breast cancer : an Australian fertility decision aid collaborative group study Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2011

Fertility-related choices : a decision aid for younger women diagnosed with breast cancer Prince of Wales Hospital. Psychosocial Research Group, 2010

Overview of fertility and pregnancy in cancer survivors UpToDate, 2012

Do doctors discuss fertility issues before they treat young patients with cancer? Human Reproduction, 2008

Fertility preservation for girls and young women with cancer : what are the remaining challenges? Human Reproduction Update, 2010

Maybe later baby : a guide to fertility for young people with cancer CanTeen, 2010?

Obesity and fertility

Does obesity really matter? the impact of BMI on embryo quality and pregnancy outcomes after IVF in women aged <= 38 years Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2012

Obesity and reproductive health Medical Journal of Australia, 2006

Related websites

Your Fertility

Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA)

Family Planning Victoria

Fertility Society of Australia (FSA)

Australia’s National Infertility Network

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