Fertility NZ is a registered charity dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to people experiencing fertility issues.

About Fertility NZ

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.

Awareness of age and fertility - study

October 24, 2014

The University of Auckland (Lucas and Shelling) conducted a study on students' awareness of fertility. It revealed that students' lack of awareness of the impact age has on fertility is alarming. Equally concerning is their overestimation of the success of ART.

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Alcohol, meat, caffeine and fertility - article

October 21, 2014

A NZ Herald article outlines research claiming that a small amount of alcohol, and eating meat, can positively impact male fertility; but caffeine adversely impacts it.

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Employers offering egg freezing

October 16, 2014

Family-friendly or anti-family? The Daily Mail reports that Apple and Facebook are paying to freeze female employee's eggs. Although this may improve women's chance of pregnancy success later in life, IVF is not a 'golden ticket', and there is no guarantee that those eggs will result in live birth.

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Next events:

Monday 3 November: Support Group, Timaru. 
Contact timarusupport@fertilitynz.org.nz for details

Tuesday 4 November:  Support Group, Dunedin. 
Contact dunedinsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz for details

Sunday 9 November:  Support group, Hawkes Bay. 
Contact hawkesbaysupport@fertilitynz.org.nz for details