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How Vegemite led to Australia's 'greatest' medical breakthrough

August 11, 2017

Vitamin B3 is typically found in meats and green vegetables as well as vegemite. However, a recent study found that despite taki…

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Why have sperm counts halved in New Zealand men?

July 28, 2017

An international study published in journal Human Reproduction Update has found sperm counts have dropped by more than 50 per ce…

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Would-be parents left in limbo as adoption numbers drop

July 26, 2017

Today there are 600 families hoping to adopt on the Ministry of Vulnerable Children's books. But there are not enough children t…

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A new treatment available

July 19, 2017

A new treatment available, developed at the University of Adelaide.

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First IVF baby Louise Brown

July 12, 2017

Interview with Louise Brown, first IVF baby born in 1978

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FNZ Announces new Ambassadors

July 10, 2017

Fertility New Zealand is delighted to announce their new Ambassadors, Chris and Linda Harris

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It’s not okay to talk about your friend’s fertility issues in public

June 28, 2017

Your fertility journey is your journey and it's not ok for your friends to talk about your fertility issues in public.

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A six year long journey for this couple ends in happiness

June 27, 2017

“It’s such a long process so when you get your positive result you’re over the moon that it’s all working. You find out when you…

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How research helped me get over my fear of having an IVF baby

June 20, 2017

Since the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, was born in England in 1978, about 6.5 million children have been born worldwide w…

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If only everyone thought of the "Instead" suggestions before saying these 5 things.

June 14, 2017

If only everyone thought of the "Instead" suggestions before saying these 5 things to someone going through a Fertility Journey

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Heartache of losing first child drives search for a surrogate

June 12, 2017

Sharon and Chris Owen are searching nationwide to find a surrogate for their next child.

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Fertility webinar for breast cancer patients

June 9, 2017

Breast cancer treatments can affect your fertility, which can be devastating if you haven’t completed your family.

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Egg Freezing when you are young could help you later in life.

June 2, 2017

More Fertility information in schools could help educate people in their 20s to not wait and just do it says Valerie Landis.

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Having an AMH test early could help save you from heartache

May 15, 2017

Dr Simon Kelly recommends having a blood test in your 20s or early 30s which can tell you how many eggs you have left and how so…

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The Isolation of Infertility

May 11, 2017

Stuff article: Karina Wong, who provides support in Auckland and is an Executive Committee Member of Fertility NZ, comments on …

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Struggling with Infertility

May 9, 2017

Fiona McDonald and the AM show talk about struggling with infertility and share their own personal experiences. You can watch th…

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For some of us the second Sunday in May is a painful reminder of our struggle with infertility.

May 9, 2017

For some of us, the second Sunday in May is a painful reminder of our struggle with infertility. This Mother’s Day, show someon…

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Young, single women turning to sperm donors to conceive

May 5, 2017

“I’ve never stopped myself from doing anything in life, so that was kind of natural for me to have kids alone.” More and more w…

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New study finds babies born through IVF more likely to develop cancerous cells

May 1, 2017

Dr Guy Gudex, Medical Director at Repromed, shares his perspective on the article from the NZ Hearld.

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The journey of Secondary Infertility

April 3, 2017

IVF mum slams friends who called her ‘greedy and ungrateful’ for spending £20k in her desperate bid to have a second baby

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