Fertility alternatives

For some people, using donated eggs and/or sperm or perhaps a surrogate offers the only chance to create a family.

At Genea, we have partnerships with an international sperm bank and egg bank as well as having recently established our own Australian sperm bank, so we’re well placed to help you whatever your circumstances.

Whilst most of these options involve relatively simple medical procedures, there are many complex long-term issues that all parties should consider before deciding to proceed.

To get you started, here’s some information on the options available to you:

We also hold semi-regular information evenings covering conception through donation, find out about the next fertility seminar event here.

Glossary

Embryo

Embryo as a term is used to describe everything from a fertilised egg (or...

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Fertility

Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring. As a measure, "fertility rate"...

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Gamete

A general term for a germ cell that has been released or separated from its gonad, ie an egg...

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Sperm

The term sperm refers to the male reproductive cells and is derived from the Greek word...

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Surrogate

According to the Oxford English Dictionary it is a person who acts for or takes the place of...

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