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.

Male fertility and age - research

December 1, 2014

Male fertility is impacted by age - this is not widely recognised and more awareness of this is needed. The University of Otago recently completed a review of international research in this area, outlined in a NZ Herald article.

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Single mums talking to children about origins - notes

November 25, 2014

In early October, we held a workshop for single mothers by choice, about speaking to their donor conceived children about their origins. Notes from this workshop are now available. If you are interested in joining a single mums' support group or are considering single motherhood, email support@Fer…

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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:

Sunday 14 December: Support Group, Hawkes Bay.
Email hawkesbaysupport@fertilitynz.org.nz for details

Tuesday 16 December: Casual Coffee Group, Auckland.
Email casualcoffeegroup@gmail.com for details

Saturday 20 December: Secondary Infertility Coffee Group, Auckland.
Email secondarysupport@fertilitynz.org.nz for details