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IVF women a third more likely to develop ovarian cancer

November 5, 2015

This article in the telegraph reports on research presented at a US fertility conference by Alastair Sutcliffe from the Universi…

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The unveiling of Endometriosis

September 30, 2015

The unveiling of endometriosis. An excellent article from Gabrielle Jackson, the deputy opinion editor of The Guardian Australia…

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IVF just as successful using frozen embryos

September 16, 2015

Last week the New Zealand Herald reported using frozen embryos in IVF was just as successful as fresh ones.

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Taranaki support group starts October

September 9, 2015

Stuff.co.nz presents Katie and Michelle, Fertility New Zealand's Taranaki support group coordinators.

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"My struggles with IVF: It's not about failure-its about hope"

August 27, 2015

A real and honest account of one woman's journey during IVF - the emotional ups and downs and the stigma attached to the words '…

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Should fertility checks become the norm?

August 16, 2015

An article by Stuff.co.nz discussing different perspectives on early fertility checks. Could these help lower the increasing num…

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'I'd miscarried but couldn't tell anyone'

August 13, 2015

This is a really interesting article from stuff.co.nz on miscarriage and feeling unable to tell anyone. Gets people to question …

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How IVF is creating better options

May 19, 2015

The Bay of Plenty Times reports on Fertility Week and tells the story of two couples’ journeys to parenthood through IVF.

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Fertility Week - Male Factor infertility

May 11, 2015

Fertility Week and particularly Male Factor Infertility, covered by stuff.co.nz. Read Craig's personal account of their fertili…

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Fertility Week - Unexplained Infertility

May 11, 2015

The New Zealand Herald covers the start of Fertility Week, and relays Komal and John's journey with Unexplained Infertility and …

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FNZ Ambassador Dancing with the Stars

May 8, 2015

We are thrilled that Fertility NZ Ambassador, Jay-Jay Harvey will be Dancing with the Stars. Also, she has chosen Fertility NZ …

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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 parent…

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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 th…

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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 partic…

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Fertility NZ Clinic Survey

January 30, 2015

Have your say - Fertility NZ Clinic Survey

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Northern Region Fertility Service

January 8, 2015

The Northern Region Fertility Service (NRFS) is a public service which provides coordination of referrals for publicly funded fe…

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Study reveals IVF risks for women

January 7, 2015

A 12-year US study into the risks of IVF for women has been released. It reveals that Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)…

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Seed - fertility themed play in Wellington

December 23, 2014

Seed, written by Elisabeth Easther, follows four women as they try to get pregnant, stay pregnant or become un-pregnant. It is …

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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 …

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