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.

Article: Thanks to surrogacy - motherhood at 57

April 20, 2015

"After falling in love at the age of 42" this article by the New Zealand Herald tells the story of one couples journey to parenthood. Thanks to surrogacy Caroline Griffiths is now a mother at age 57.

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Fertility findings - Otago University

February 23, 2015

Otago University reveals an interesting study on age and fertility, and also on the prevalence of infertility. It is alarming that as many as one in four NZ couples may experience infertility - previous studies have shown one in six, or one in five. Our annual 'Fertility Week' campaign will continue…

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Article: IVF makes 'super-mums'

February 20, 2015

Do women who conceive through IVF go on to become 'super-mothers'? This study finds that women who conceived via IVF have particular qualities as parents. Note that this study had a very small sample and there may be cultural factors at play. http://digest.bps.org.uk/2015/02/how-women-become-supe…

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Next events:

Tuesday 28 April: Support Group, Christchurch
Email christchurchsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz

Monday 4 May: Support Group, Timaru
Email timarusupport@fertilitynz.org.nz

Tuesday 5 May: Support Group, Dunedin
Email dunedinsupport@fertilitynz.org.nz