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    How many women in Australia undergo IVF treatment?

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    Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

    In September 2010 a report looking at IVF treatment in Australia showed 3.5% of babies were born with the help of this technology. This was an increase of 10% per year between 2004 and 2008.

    For more information Queensland women can call the Health Information on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane). Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer.

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    Louise Johnson

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    As Chief Executive Officer for the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority I am involved with administering aspects of the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008. With … View Profile

    In 2011 there were 34,490 women undertaking IVF in Australia and New Zealand where they used their own eggs or embryos (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2013).

    In 2010 it has been estimted that 4.1% of all women who gave birth in Australia and New Zealand received some form of assisted reproductive treatment.

    For more information email: anzard@unsw.edu.au or visit www.npsu.unsw.edu.au.

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