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Fertility during a Pandemic

Fertility during a Pandemic

Monday 1 June 7:30PM Virtual event/ Zoom webinar  Book your tickets here  R U OK? During COVID-19, it is more important than ever to look after your mental health. Our experts will share some practical strategies to help manage the social, emotional and physical toll of fertility treatments during these unprecedented times. Gain insights on how fertility clinics and treatments…

COVID-19 and IVF treatments..what to expect

COVID-19 and IVF treatments..what to expect

What to expect from IVF clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic A great article outlining what to expect during the Coronavirus pandemic across IVF clinics around the country. AJFN has already seen an increase in the number of applicants reaching out for support. If you are in need (or know someone who is ) of financial or/and emotional support in these…

Mother’s day

Mother’s day

Mother’s Day can be a difficult and painful for those who dream of being a mother. It feels like everyone else in the world has been able to have a child, and it can make feelings of isolation and exclusion worse. So if you’re hurting this Mother’s Day, reach out to those you can count on. If you know someone…

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week

AJFN Team Members rocking their orange gear today in a show of support for National Infertility Awareness week. For those couples struggling we are here for you, you are not alone. Together we can change the conversation and remove the #stigma. RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association #wearorange#nationalinfertilityawarenessweek #changetheconversation #resolve#infertilityawareness #niaw #infertiltiysupport

Important updates and resources for COVID-19

Important updates and resources for COVID-19

We are living in unprecedented times with COVID- 19 (Coronavirus) affecting all aspects of our day to day lives. During this time of community concern, we would like to reassure you that we are closely monitoring protocols and updates from the Federal and State Government regarding COVID-19, and our thoughts are with the whole community in these trying times. Whilst…

2019..It’s a wrap

2019..It’s a wrap

As we reflect on 2019, we are incredibly grateful for the remarkable year we’ve had with the highlight being our annual major event held in October; “Conversations for the Soul”. The event combined with our inaugural 24-hr Miracle Making Day raised a total of $185,775!These funds allow us to cover up to 37 rounds of treatment for couples in need.…

We did it..$186,525!

We did it..$186,525!

WE DID IT!! What an AMAZING community! The final totals are in from all funds raised through last week’s event combined with our inaugural 24-hour Miracle Making Day, and we are overwhelmed by the incredible result! A massive thank YOU for the crucial role you played as part of our exceptionally generous community, because together we raised $186,525! The 11…

AJFN Media Coverage

AJFN Media Coverage

We are overwhelmed by the support received at our event ‘Conversations for the Soul’ held on Wednesday 30 October. A very special evening that touched so many! What greater way to open the conversation about infertility than the front page of the newspaper together with radio and live TV! Media mentions Front page of The Australian – Thursday 31 October Daily…

Wow- what a night..

Wow- what a night..

‘I just love the Jewish community and the generosity of spirit that pours out from you all. I was invigorated by last night’s event.” Peter Overton “I am going through IVF at the moment – I am in the ‘boat’. I laughed and I cried but I took away the hope that hopefully one day soon I will be telling…

Talk: When life doesn’t go according to plan

Talk: When life doesn’t go according to plan

Thank you to the 60+ men and women who attended our first ‘Education’ event on Monday evening. A big thanks to Rabbi Moss from Nefesh Shul for your inspiring and insightful talk.Thank you to our board/committee members Lara Garfinkel, Rebecca Havas and Dr Lesley Andrews for coordinating the event. Below is a brief summary of the talk: From a religious perspective,…