Find out if you are eligible for our services and how to access.

Caring for women

I’m pregnant

Learn about pregnancy care with Monash Women’s.

Recently given birth / new parents

Learn about postnatal care services and support provided to women and their families.

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I’m seeking gynaecology care

Learn about the general and subspecialty gynaecology clinics provided by Monash Women’s.

Accessing fertility services at Monash Health Fertility

A GP or gynaecologist referral is required for those wishing to access services at Monash Health Fertility.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible for Monash Health Fertility services if you are a Victorian resident and you:

  • Are under 35 years of age and have tried to become pregnant for a year or more and have not been successful
  • Are between 35 and 42 years of age and have tried to become pregnant for 6 months or more and have not been successful
  • Have a diagnosed condition causing you to have lowered fertility such as
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Endometriosis
    • A low sperm count
  • Have had recurrent miscarriages and do not have any children
  • Have or are a carrier of a single gene disorder (eg. cystic fibrosis, fragile X) and will therefore require embryo testing
  • Need fertility preservation due to medical treatment (eg. cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy) *
  • Need access to donor or surrogacy services (eg. single people or LGBTQI+ couples)

The chance of delivering a baby through Assisted Reproductive Treatment using a women’s own eggs is about 5%. As such, our services are provided to Women aged 42 years old or younger using their own eggs.

Women aged less than 51 years old using donor eggs are eligible for our service if the donor eggs were 42 or younger at the time of collection.

*Monash Health Fertility does not provide egg freezing for non-medical or ‘personal’ reasons (such as a woman wishing to save her eggs in order to use them to have a baby at a more appropriate time in the future.

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