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Impact Report Jan 20 – Jun 21

Impact Report Jan 20 – Jun 21

AJFN has just circulated its inaugural Impact Report, of which we are so proud and also filled with gratitude for all our supporters, sponsors and volunteers. We have achieved so much in the past 18 months, helping over 50 couples and with 10 beautiful miracle babies being born. Please click on the link below and read through our report to…

Latest Assisted Reproduction Data

Latest Assisted Reproduction Data

The National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit at the UNSW analyses data from the Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction database. Submission of data is mandatory for accreditation of clinics. The latest report reflects data collected in 2018. There were approximately 84,000 ART cycles with just over 14,000 live births. The average age of women was 36 for those using…

Infertility Awareness Shabbat

Infertility Awareness Shabbat

Did you know that 1 in 6 couples in our community struggles with infertility? Aside from the physical, emotional and financial toll that this has on a couple and their relationship, it is often the loneliness and isolation that exacerbates the pain. You can help by joining us and working to break the stigma by participating in the sixth annual…

Stories for the Soul 2020

Stories for the Soul 2020

Join us for our major (virtual) event, an inspirational evening featuring Dr Edith Eger, Holocaust survivor, eminent psychologist, and best-selling author of The Choice. Interviewed by author and psychotherapist Dr Margo Lowy, Dr Edith will share her incredible story of survival after unfathomable trauma and her powerful message that no matter how dire the situation may be, there is always a ‘Choice’ as to…

Thank you for your support in 2020

Thank you for your support in 2020

While 2020 has been a year of tremendous trials and unprecedented hardship, it has also shown us some of the best examples of humanity, community and resilience. AJFN has much to be thankful for as we close out this year. COMING TOGETHER IN CRISIS COVID changed life as we know it for everyone in the world. It added another degree…

WELCOME TO OUR NEW AJFN TEAM MEMBERS

WELCOME TO OUR NEW AJFN TEAM MEMBERS

 WELCOME TO OUR NEW AJFN TEAM MEMBERS  Couples in our community struggling with infertility need our support now more than ever. In response to over 120% increase in demand for AJFN’s services following our exponential growth in communal awareness and outreach in recent years, coupled with the impact of COVID-19, we are thrilled to announce a new milestone for AJFN; our Professional…

Jewish fertility challenges in the modern world

Jewish fertility challenges in the modern world

As we live through these unprecedented times, we know many of you have lots of questions around fertility and associated treatments. We will always answer questions as best as we can, but for the times that we can’t, we have a wonderful network of experts who are willing to lend a hand. 👉 Join our Founder & Executive Director, Shterny…

Webinar summary- Pathway to Parenthood talk #2

Webinar summary- Pathway to Parenthood talk #2

The AJFN, in conjunction with Wolper Hospital, hosted its second Pathway to Parenthood event on 21st June 2020. The webinar saw two eminent fertility specialists Dr Rachael Rodgers and Dr Jeffrey Persson discuss the topic ‘It might not happen quickly, what then?’ from both a male and female perspective.   To watch a recording of the talk please click here Dr…

Webinar summary-Pathway to Parenthood talk #1

Webinar summary-Pathway to Parenthood talk #1

‘ So glad to have had the opportunity to participate as a couple about to embark on our journey to parenthood. I wouldn’t have thought to ask many of the questions discussed, so it really educated me about what one should start thinking about.’  Couple in their late 20’s. ‘So informative and interesting. Having been through the process of genetic…

Pathway to Parenthood-two part webinar series

Pathway to Parenthood-two part webinar series

PATHWAY TO PARENTHOOD: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STARTING A FAMILY AND GENETICS  Following on from a successful ‘Fertility during a Pandemic’ online webinar earlier this month, the Australian Jewish Fertility Network (AJFN) will be hosting a two-part online series for couples who are considering starting a family soon or trying to get pregnant. These sessions include a line…