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Sperm health

Ensuring your sperm are healthy will improve both the chances of your partner falling pregnant and your baby’s health. Learn more here about sperm health.

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Sperm health | Healthy Male

Sperm health How important is my health when I’m trying for a baby? How does being overweight affect fertility? How does smoking affect fertility? How does drinking alcohol affect fertility? How does age affect fertility? How can STIs affect fertility? How does the use of certain drugs or medications affect fertility? How do environmental and occupational chemicals affect fertility? Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Booklet Video RESET Fact sheet Sperm health fact sheet Download PDF Booklet Your sperm and how to look after them Download PDF Video Sperm health and having a baby WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Healthy sperm | Your Fertility

Most men don’t give much thought to the quality of their sperm, until it’s time to start a family

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Storing your sperm | Healthy Male

Storing your sperm Should I protect my chances of having a family? How does cancer and cancer treatments affect fertility? How does chemotherapy and radiotherapy affect fertility? How does surgery affect fertility? When should I think about fertility preservation? Why is sperm storage important? Where should sperm be stored? What other options are available to store sperm? Are there problems with the children born after cancer? How are the frozen sperm used later for fertility? When is the best time to talk to my doctor? Other than my doctor, who else can I talk to about cancer and fertility? What factors might influence your decision? How is fertility followed up after cancer treatments have finished? Resources and videos Resources Filter resources Type: Fact sheet Video RESET Fact sheet Storing your sperm fact sheet Download PDF Video Storing your sperm WATCH VIDEO SEE ALL RESOURCES

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Journey to parenthood using donated sperm | VARTA

Listen to this three part series on Dianne's journey to parenthood as a single mother using donated sperm, talking to her children about donor conception and meeting her sperm donor, Adrian

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Your guide to sperm donation in Australia | Healthy Male

If your sperm quality is high enough, you’ll provide several more samples, which are then frozen and quarantined for further health screening.

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Sperm donor meets the family created from his donation | VARTA

Listen to this interview with Adrian, a sperm donor for single mother, Dianne

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Diet impacts male fertility and sperm health

What a man eats influences his fertility. Eating all the right foods can increase fertility for men trying to conceive, whereas an unhealthy diet contributes to infertility. Fruits, vegetables and other antioxidant rich foods are a key part of any fertility diet. Being overweight, obese and related conditions like type 2 diabetes mellitus and erectile dysfunction also negatively influence male fertility.

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Male infertility -

Male infertility is a major factor in 30-50 per cent of difficulties conceiving. It usually results from low numbers of, or poor quality, sperm.

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Smoking | Your Fertility

A healthy baby starts with healthy sperm and healthy eggs

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