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Pathway to Parenthood- Webinar series
June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Have you recently got married or considering starting a family soon?
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn useful tips for increasing your chances of having a baby!
Get all your questions answered via the live chat feature (all attendees will remain anonymous)
Hear from a line up of expert speakers from Genea, IVF Australia and Prince of Wales Hospital who will cover all you need to know about Genetics, Fertility and options if things don’t quite go according to plan
June 14 Topic one: Healthy parents-Healthy offspring
Health for Fertility – Dr Debra Kennedy
Unzipping your Genes –Dr Lesley Andrews
June 21 Topic two: It might not happen quickly, what then?
Guys: Giving it your best shot -Dr Jeffrey Persson
IVF and beyond – Dr Rachael Rodgers
You will have the option to be anonymous and ask questions on the night via the chat feature.
You are welcome to email your questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
About our speakers:
Moderator: KERRY GONSKI
Kerry is the Chair of the AJFN and Relationship Manager at Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation. Kerry is a proud ‘IVF Warrior’, after she and her husband had their own challenging journey to creating their family (which thankfully now includes two miracle IVF babies), she understands firsthand the emotional, physical and financial toll this can take on a couple, and dedicates herself to AJFN to ensure no Jewish couple ever feels alone on their fertility journey.
SPEAKER: DR DEBRA KENNEDY
Health for Fertility
Debra is a Clinical Geneticist at IVF Australia and the Royal Hospital for Women. She established the Pregnancy Planning, Lifestyle and Nutrition (PLaN) Clinic to help couples optimize their pregnancy health, and Mothersafe – a comprehensive counselling service for women concerned about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding
SPEAKER: DR LESLEY ANDREWS
Unzipping your Genes
Lesley is Head of the Hereditary Cancer Clinic at Prince of Wales Hospital and provides care to families with all types of familial cancer. She has researched the BRCA genes in the Jewish community for over 20 years, and has established the Jenescreen testing program in conjunction with Wolper Jewish Hospital. Lesley is a Board member of both the AJFN and Wolper.
DR JEFFREY PERSSON
Guys: giving it your best shot
Jeffrey is a gynaecologist and reproductive endocrinologist with over 20 years’ experience in both male and female infertility. He is the Clinical Director at IVF Australia’s City clinic, lectures at Sydney University and has published widely on genetic aspects of infertility.
SPEAKER: DR RACHAEL RODGERS
IVF and beyond
Dr Rachael Rodgers is a fully qualified obstetrician/gynaecologist with sub-speciality training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. She dedicated to both preserving the fertility of women and assisting couples and single women in their journey towards parenthood. Rachael provides compassionate individualised care, utilising the world-leading fertility laboratories of Genea.
Presented by the Australian Jewish Fertility Network and Friends of Wolper.