Infertility & Fetal Medicine
Our hospital provides a high standard of care to couples and individuals experiencing fertility problems. Due to our hospital-based location, we are able to provide a full range of fertility, gynecology and obstetrics services from diagnosis of infertility right through to birth, on one site.
Our clinical, scientific and nursing teams are led by recognized experts in fertility. We have the expertise and facilities to offer the full range of tests and investigations that might be needed, as well as any necessary treatment.
Our embryology laboratory runs as a "clean room" with the environment optimized for the culture of eggs and embryos. This contributes to our goal of delivering the highest standard of care.
In addition to our standard semen analysis the ACU can offer in house sperm DNA damage and chromosome testing. Through our hospital location we have access to specialists in tubal diagnosis and surgery.
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is carried out along with fertility drugs to assist conception It is important that our patients feel relaxed and comfortable, because we understand that patients may feel anxious as they prepare for fertility diagnosis and / or treatment.
The fetal medicine team comprises professionals from genetics, cytogenetic, antenatal screening and pediatrics amongst others, in order to provide seamless care for women and their families. The department also specializes in the management of high risk obstetrics and the screening of fetal anomalies.
The Fetal Medicine Centre provides a full range of services including:
Prenatal diagnosis and counseling of patients with fetal anomalies with Fetal anomaly scan, Amniocentesis, Chronic villus sampling and Invasive fetal therapeutic procedures
Thalassaemia screening, prenatal diagnosis and counseling
Down Syndrome screening, prenatal diagnosis and counseling
Obstetric ultrasound services such as Doppler ultrasound scan for high risk pregnancies and high risk obstetric ultrasound scan
Services of growth clinic for multiple pregnancy Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)
Investigation into the causes of recurrent miscarriage and later pregnancy loss
Pre-pregnancy counseling service for women with maternal medical conditions or previous fetal abnormality.