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West Auckland couple call for woman to be their surrogate

February 7, 2017

A West Auckland couple call for woman to be their surrogate. After an 11 year struggle with fertility this couple seek a surrog…

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Is sugar ruining your fertility?

January 31, 2017

This article is a reminder of being Fertility Fit and how some small lifestyle changes can help.

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IVF should be a right, not a privilege

January 27, 2017

The experience taught me that, even with the means to pay for the care I needed, infertility left me with little control and cho…

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TV star Zoe Marshall resorts to "drastic measures" in bid to get pregnant

January 23, 2017

TV star Zoe Marshall resorts to "drastic measures" in bid to get pregnant. It is recommended a healthy lifestyle and eating hea…

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Effortless IVF is half the price

January 23, 2017

Their fertility doctor, Kathy Doody at the Center for Assisted Reproduction in Bedford, told them about something new called E…

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Two babies within ten months after thinking it was impossible to have kids

January 20, 2017

A Kaiapoi couple have given birth to two babies within ten months after thinking it was impossible for them to have children.

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IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple

January 20, 2017

Doctors developed three-person IVF to help women who are at risk of passing on serious genetic disorders, called mitochondrial d…

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Hopeful mums with fertility problems increasingly turn to acupuncture and other alternative therapies

January 16, 2017

Women are trying acupuncture and other alternative therapies to help with fertility issues.

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5 Tips to Naturally Increase Fertility, Without Drugs

January 13, 2017

According to Dr. Von, tracking your menstrual cycle is important even before you’re trying to conceive because it can tell you a…

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What It’s Really Like to Be A First Generation Sperm Donor Baby

January 12, 2017

Zoë Lawton who is a family law researcher interviewed a donor sperm baby.

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Fertility treatment funding trust gives first grant

January 11, 2017

The Fertility Funding Charitable Trust has made its first grant to a Christchurch couple for a cycle of IVF treatment. If you wa…

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Accidentally on purpose:

January 9, 2017

Accidentally on purpose: On giving up the dream of getting pregnant ‘the right way’ from hoping to conceive ‘accidentally’ to st…

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Making a difficult fertility journey a lot less lonely

December 23, 2016

People can get lost in this trauma. Love can get lost. Things can get broken. Sometimes the outcome is wondrous and a much-longe…

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Please, Baby, Please: Some Couples Turn To Crowdfunding For IVF

December 20, 2016

Crowdfunding is a now a popular way to raise money for everything from birthday bashes to political protests. But on some of the…

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Funding lagging behind as demand for IVF grows

December 19, 2016

The waiting list for IVF is around 14 months as infertility increases as funding is lagging behind.

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Selfless sister is surrogate for brother and his partner, gives birth twice

December 16, 2016

Being a Surrogate for someone is a precious gift - A selfless sister who vowed to help her gay brother and his partner become pa…

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What it's like to have three mums

December 16, 2016

Being a sperm / egg donor is a wonderful gift to a same sex couple or single mum by choice. The quote in the story “Family will …

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Woman gives birth to baby using ovary frozen in her childhood in 'world-first'

December 15, 2016

A woman has given birth after surgeons restored her fertility by implanting ovary tissue taken when she was a child. The 24-yea…

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John Legend: 'Fertility treatments are nothing to be ashamed about'

December 14, 2016

John Legend wants to break down the stigma associated with fertility treatments. The 37-year-old singer has been very open abou…

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What not to say to someone going through IVF

December 8, 2016

Many people keep their infertility problems private. But there's often a well-meaning relative or friend who nags about when the…

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