Fertility New Zealand is committed to supporting, advocating for and educating all people who face infertility challenges at all stages of their journey and beyond. Fertility NZ was founded in 1990 and is a registered charity. It operates on a national level and much of its work is undertaken by dedicated volunteers. Fertility NZ provides assistance for people with fertility issues through the following channels:
Support A network of regular support gatherings, workshops and contact groups throughout the country; an 0800 line and email address for enquiries, and infertility forums on our website where Members can provide support to one another.
Information Informative fact sheet brochures; a series of information videos; regular publication of The Dandelion newsletter and email updates to Members; conferences and information events.
Advocacy Representing the voice of people affected by infertility on medical, ethical and policy issues.
November 5, 2015
This article in the telegraph reports on research presented at a US fertility conference by Alastair Sutcliffe from the University College London. He stated "Compared to other women in the UK of the same age range and time frame we found the rates of breast and uterine cancer were no different to UK…
November 5, 2015
This week the UK is running its national fertility awareness campaign. As part of this The Telegraph reports on Emma Cannan's frustration around the lack of real stories behind the infertility statistics. Emma is a fertility and integrated women's health expert. She has compiled a video that feature…
September 30, 2015
The unveiling of endometriosis. An excellent article from Gabrielle Jackson, the deputy opinion editor of The Guardian Australia, on her life with endometriosis. A disease, which affects comparable numbers to diabetes, yet has a fraction of the awareness and help for its sufferers.
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Tuesday 1 December: Support Group, Dunedin
Wednesday 9 December: Support Group, Taranaki
Saturday 19 December: Secondary Support Group, Auckland