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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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Woman, 43, who underwent 11 IVF treatments in five years delivers baby girl after flying to South Africa to obtain a donor egg

March 27, 2017

Emma's journey shows waiting is not always the best answer as she never imagined it would be so difficult.

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Sperm shortage: One man’s decision to donate

March 24, 2017

Donating is a wonderful gift to give and this young ordinary guy has done just that!

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Mum paralysed from neck down spends $17k on IVF to fulfill baby dream

March 20, 2017

Nicole said: "I had always dreamed of being a mum but after the accident I never thought it would become a reality.

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What to expect when you’re not expecting II

March 14, 2017

It's been a lonely existence, even though our friends and families have been incredible. I know not everyone going through this …

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Surrogate needed to heal family

March 14, 2017

The couple are looking for a gestational surrogate — a woman to carry Kelly and Yanakopulos' fertilised embryo.

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Grandma's greatest gift! 

February 28, 2017

Grandma's greatest gift! We all know about baby boomers helping their children buy homes. Now they're footing the bill for somet…

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Woman shares photo of needles to show brutal reality of IVF

February 16, 2017

“I thought I was in a dream. Or maybe a silent nightmare. Feeling broken and empty physically, emotionally, and above all, spiri…

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Call for Nominations for the Central and Disability Ethics Committee

February 13, 2017

The Ministry of Health has recently published an advertisement seeking nominations/applications for appointment to the Central H…

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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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