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Mazal Tov..it’s a girl

Mazal Tov..it’s a girl

AJFN news September 2017 “Yeshuat Hashem k’heref ayin. The salvation of G-d is like the blink of an eye.” – Pesikta Zutreta, Esther 4:17. No matter how bleak something may look, salvation could be just around the corner. G-d can change everything in the blink of an eye. When I woke up last week there was a text message on my…

Help Dina reach her fundraising goal!

Help Dina reach her fundraising goal!

Thank you Dina Koncepolski for choosing AJFN as your charity of choice for your City to Surf run this year. Help Dina reach her fundraising goal and donate on the link below. All proceeds go directly to support couples in our community struggling with infertility. Every $ counts.

Feeling the first tiny movements of my baby

Feeling the first tiny movements of my baby

As I rest my hand on my protruding belly. Feeling the first tiny movements of my baby I am filled with overwhelming gratitude to AFJN and all those people that contributed to them and gave so generously.  After eight long suffering years our moment has finally come and could not have done it without this amazing organization. Thank you so…

Event: A Talk with Dr Unterslak

Event: A Talk with Dr Unterslak

A fascinating talk next Sunday 30 July not to be missed, presented by Dr Unterslak a health care professional specialisig in obstetrics and gynaecology. Dr Unterslak has a wealth of knowledge and experience in issues pertaining to fertility with a passion for reproductive medicine and endocrinology. He has a special interest in ovarian stimulation and recurrent pregnancy losses. The talk…

Personal perspective

Personal perspective

A heartfelt story from Gil and Naomi.  An AJFN Success Story – Gil and Naomi Sebbag Naomi and Gil Sebbag always dreamed of having a family. After three years of trying, it became clear that IVF was the only way forward. Following three unsuccessful cycles, their hope was fading as fast as their bank account. “I so desperately wanted a…

Fertility in a modern Jewish world

Fertility in a modern Jewish world

More than 40 people came Sunday evening to hear Dr Unterslak talk about, ‘Fertility in a modern Jewish world.’ The talk was engaging, informative and raised awareness about the many aspects of fertility such as genetics, recurrent miscarriage, the age factor and what signs to look for when conceiving may be taking longer than expected. Watch a short excerpt on…

Theatre for the Soul November 2016

Theatre for the Soul November 2016

Thank you to our guests, volunteers and sponsors, with your help we were able to create a successful and heartfelt night. If we can break the silence and the shame associated with infertility, we have achieved a huge part of our job. Due to the overwhelming support and response on the night, we are now able to continue providing financial…

New country and fertility treatments

New country and fertility treatments

Moving to a new country with the knowledge that we would need fertility treatments was an added source of stress. As soon as we contacted AJFN they sprung to action, offering not only financial assistance which was imperative at that time but also a constant reassurance that that we would have a child.