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Maternity services in rural Victoria

Find out what maternity services are available in rural and remote Victoria.

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DadTalk | Support For Fathers

DadTalk. Support For Fathers, Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Fatherhood Resources Library.

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The legal side of surrogacy | VARTA

Within Australia, surrogacy is legal but paying a surrogate beyond medical and other reasonable expenses is not. The laws affecting surrogacy vary across States and Territories.If you are considering a surrogacy arrangement you should always seek advice locally, to takeyour individual circumstances into account. Surrogacy and the law in Victoria In Victoria, the Assisted

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Storage of your eggs, sperm & embryos in Victoria | VARTA

Eggs, sperm and embryos not used in a treatment procedure can be stored for future use. Eggs and sperm (gametes) can be stored for 10 years and embryos can be stored for five years. If you wish to keep your embryos in storage for longer than five years, you will need to consent to a further storage period with your clinic. You are able to store embryos for up to five years

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Resources Archive | Support For Fathers

Support for Fathers has put together some resources to help you in your journey into fatherhood. Fatherhood and Family Relationship Support. Relationships Australia Victoria RAV. Professionals Toolkits Library.

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Import and export of eggs, sperm & embryos | VARTA

For various reasons, you may want to move gametes (eggs or sperm) or embryos into or out of Victoria. This movement is referred to as import and export and there are certain requirements that must be met before you can procees with the process of importing and exporting gametes.

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Information for parents and recipients | VARTA

Using a donor is becoming an increasingly common way to have a child. Around 8,000 children in Victoria have been conceived this way. However, choosing the donor treatment path is a big step. It has far-reaching implications for you, your family and, of course most importantly, for your child. Any form of assisted reproductive treatment can be stressful. Donor conception

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NDIS | Carers Victoria

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Gestational diabetes | Diabetes Victoria

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is first picked up in pregnancy and goes away after a baby is born.

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For Families, Parents and Guardians | Carers Victoria

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