Fertility New Zealand walks alongside all people facing fertility challenges.

Medical conditions impacting fertility

Infertility is defined as a medical condition by the World Health Organisation.  The cause is around 40% female factor, 40% male factor, and 20% either a joint issue or the cause is unknown.  Medical causes of infertility are many and varied.  Here we consider some of the most common conditions leading to subfertility in New Zealanders.

  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Male Factor
  • Recurrent Miscarriage

Hannah and Manu's story

February 21, 2019

Hannah and Manu are hanging onto hope through their journey of male factor infertility

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Billie-Jean and Vili's story

March 25, 2020

Billie-Jean and Vili share their story of 'unexplained' infertility

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Understanding the jargon

The terminology used for people experiencing infertility, or trying-to-conceive, can be overwhelming.  Check out our Glossary of Terms 

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