Complete care for your fertility journey

With locations across British Columbia, we are one of Canada's leading IVF and Fertility Centres.

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The Olive Difference

You come first at Olive. Always.

“The vision for Olive is that we live and breathe our commitment to putting the patient at the center of care.”

Dr. Beth Taylor,
co-founder and co-director

Services For A Journey of Success

We can offer you an excellent chance of achieving a successful pregnancy.

With decades of experience, a state-of-the-art laboratory, personalized care and advanced treatments, the Olive team achieves among the highest pregnancy rates in Canada

The Olive Team

We bring together our diverse backgrounds and expertise, to put you at the centre.

Dr. Jason Hitkari

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Gary Nakhuda

MD, FACOG

Dr. Niamh Tallon

MB, BCh, BAO, FRCSC

Dr. Beth Taylor

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Al Yuzpe

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Katherine Wise

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Shaun Tregoning

MD, FCOG(SA), FRCSC

Dr. James Graham

MD FRCSC

Dr. Kristy Cho

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Kim Daniel

MD, FRCS

Dr. Ginevra Mills

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Bonnie Woolnough

MD, FRCSC

Dr. Areiyu Zhang

MD, FRCSC

Current Olive Patients

Quick resources and support to help you in your fertility journey

Considering Olive?

Popular topics and quick links

News & Announcements

A new study reveals a gap in women’s knowledge about their hormones. Here’s how healthtech aims to close it

published on 11/08/2022

Olive Fertility Centre Opening State-of-the-Art IVF Fertility Clinic on Vancouver Island in 2023

published on 29/06/2022

LGBTQ2SIA+ family building: Amanda and Sarah’s story

published on 22/06/2022

Vancouver Island's only IVF fertility clinic to open next year

published on 16/06/2022

Shifting Focus: families, fertility and the future

published on 05/05/2022

Dr. Mills shares five common fertility myths with Victoria Times Colonist

published on 10/03/2022

Providing love, support, and fertility assistance: Dr. Kathy Wise, Olive Fertility Centre Kelowna

published on 09/03/2022

Olive fertility centre opens clinics in Victoria and Kelowna to meet growing need for fertility treatment

published on 26/01/2022

Featured Events

Let's Talk About LGBTQ2S+ Paths to Parenthood

July 27, 2022 6:30pm PST

There are many ways to create a family. Join Dr. Beth Taylor for an online discussion on LGBTQ2S+ family building options. The talk will include how to get started on your path to parenthood and what you need to know about fertility testing, donor sperm, donor egg, and surrogacy options for family building. Trans and gender diverse fertility preservation and family-building will also be discussed. Bring your questions! ⁠ Space is limited so please register and a Zoom meeting link will be sent to you. Let's Talk About LGBTQ2S+ Paths to Parenthood will be hosted on Zoom. Shortly before this event, Olive will send you an e-mail invite with instructions on how to join. ⁠ ⁠

Olive Fertility's Support Circle

Wednesday June 22, 2022 | 4:30PM - 6:00PM (PST)

Olive Fertility offers a virtual support circle for Olive patients.

Mindfulness for Fertility

Sunday, May 1 at 9-9:30am PDT | 10-10:30am MDT | 12-12:30pm EDT

We welcome those struggling with primary infertility (trying to conceive your first child) to attend this program.

Featured Blog Articles

What can we do to help woman have better eggs as they age? Could enhancing mitochondrial function improve egg quality in woman over 40?

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Tips for women trying to conceive with PCOS

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Tylenol (acetaminophen) in pregnancy

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Hormones that help female reproduction

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Why opening access to hysterosalpingograms (HSG) matters

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Unexplained infertility and testing for endometriosis

By Dr. Beth Taylor

BMI and other factors affecting embryo transfer outcomes

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Testicular Sperm

By Dr. Beth Taylor

Stories to Inspire

Patients sharing from the heart

Shayna

I underwent egg retrieval/freezing in July of 2021. From the very beginning, the staff at Olive was absolutely incredible. I had flown to Vancouver from Northern BC and was staying alone to do all of my injections since my husband wasn’t able to attend due to the current COVID regulations. The first shot was the scariest but it gave me an immense amount of confidence for the subsequent shots that were required for retrieval.⁠

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The Smiths

Our journey to parenthood still feels surreal. Infertility is a rollercoaster that you don’t want to be on, taking you slowly up each hill and barreling you down, only to climb another. Initially when my husband and I started trying to grow our family, we “didn’t stress” (which ended up being the most common and unwelcome piece of advice offered by well-meaning friends). When we didn’t get pregnant after a few months of trying, I tried not to worry even though I was desperately afraid that something was wrong.

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Natalie

Like many middle class educated professional women, I was unable to find a suitable mate. I spent my 30s pining for Mr Right, so I could get on with creating a family much like the one I grew up in. After some challenging relationships my 40th birthday marked a turning point in my search. I was no longer going to look for “him” I was going to create my own family.

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Gladys and John

John and I met in 2002 and got married in May 2004. We started building our dream together of having a family and building lots of memories with our children. We tried getting pregnant for years with no success. After consulting different doctors we found out that I have Polycystic Ovaries, which is the main reason why I couldn’t get pregnant.

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The Majors

After almost 5 years of trying to conceive and working with doctors, plus 4 failed rounds of IUI we looked at the thought of proceeding down the journey of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Neither Bryce or I had anything medically wrong that prevented us from having children or impacted the process, it just simply wasn't going to happen on its own.

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Inclusion of all gender & sexually diverse people is an important value of Olive Fertility Centre. We are continuously striving to create an environment of compassionate belonging where all of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community are supported, valued and respected.

Olive Fertility Centre resides on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Tsleil-waututh Nations (Vancouver and Surrey clinics), of the Lekwungen people (Victoria clinic), of the syilx/Okanagan people (Kelowna clinic) and of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation (Blossom Fertility clinic in Prince George).

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