The Australian Jewish Fertility Network (AJFN) believes that no Australian Jewish couple should ever feel alone on their fertility journey. They deserve to have the support they need to help build the next generation.
For those couples struggling to achieve their dreams of having a baby, the AJFN is a beacon of hope, offering financial and emotional support and encouraging open and honest conversations about infertility within the Jewish community.
Why We Are Needed
The AJFN believes every couple deserves the opportunity to create the family they dream of. Sadly, for one in six couples in our community, having a baby involves more than just wishing for one and wanting one. Some need a little extra help.
We all know a couple who has been touched by the struggles of infertility.
No one should ever feel alone on this journey.
From dealing with the emotional roller coaster, the pressure of IVF treatment cycles, friends falling pregnant or the pain of shattered dreams, couples that go through infertility often suffer in silence and isolation. This often compounds their sense of shame, loss and pain. In addition, they can experience immense financial strain due to the expensive and ongoing treatments.
AJFN are here to ensure that these couples never feel alone on their journey.
Fertility Treatment Costs
*One in six couples in Australia experience infertility, which is defined as failure to conceive after a year of unprotected sex, or the inability to carry pregnancies
to a live birth.
** Based on costs of treatment AJFN have funded in the past five years.
How We Help
The number of babies born through assistance from AJFN.
The number of care packs delivered to couples in 2020.
The number of rounds of IVF funded
The number of men & women who attended our events.
Increase in the number of applicants.
Community organisations took part in our 2021 Infertility Awareness Shabbat.
Trained fertility peer support volunteers.