The thirtieth anniversary of the first IVF birth, Louise Brown, Care Fertility opened and was then called Assisted Conception Australia. It achieved RTAC and NATA accreditation within that first year. Commitment to known donor conception.
First ACA baby born.
Voluntary ISO accreditation.
Acupuncturists join the clinic as part of a large trial on the role of acupuncture in IVF.
Introduction of microscopic testicular sperm extraction (microTESE).
Trial of time-lapse embryo culture.
Rebranding to Care Fertility reflecting the ethos of the clinic.
Routine use of time-lapse embryo culture with an algorithm – proven to improve pregnancy rates.
Opening of IVF4family, the low cost facility of Care Fertility.
Introduction of IMSI (intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection).
Official opening of Care Fertility Toowoomba with Drs Anthony Cerqui and Lanziz Homar.
Introduction of preimplantation genetic diagnosis.