Links

 

Support organisations

 

AccessAustralia 

Phone: (02) 9737 0158; Email: info@access.org.au

AccessAustralia is a national organisation, which provides numerous services and resources for people having difficulty conceiving.

Its services include:

  • fact sheets, newsletters and personal stories
  • putting you in contact by phone or email with others sharing a similar
  • infertility experience
  • a register of infertility self-help groups.

 

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  (AIHW)

The AIHW produces an annual report on the use of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) in Australia and New Zealand. The report presents data on ART treatment and the resulting pregnancies and baby outcomes.

 

Fertility Society of Australia

The Fertility Society of Australia is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, researchers, nurses, consumers and counsellors in reproductive medicine in Australia & New Zealand. Each year the FSA holds a Scientific Meeting attracting experts in reproductive health from around the world to present research and discuss new technologies and treatments.

 

Andrology Australia

Ph: 1300 303 878; Email: info@andrologyaustralia.org

Andrology Australia provides factsheets, journal articles and the latest news on male reproductive health.

 

Your Fertility

An Australian website that includes the latest research findings on getting pregnant plus information on lifestyle factors that affect fertility and videos from others discussing their experiences.

 

SANDS

Ph: 13 000 SANDS (13 000 72637); Email: info@sands.org.au

SANDS is a self-help support group comprised of parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or shortly after birth. It provides 24-hour telephone support, information resources, monthly support meetings, name-giving certificates and other support.

 

Donor Conception Support Group

Email: dcsupport@hotmail.com

The Donor Conception Support Group of Australia is a self-funding organisationrun by volunteers. Its members include those who are considering or using donor sperm, egg or embryo; those who already have children conceived on donor programmes; adult donor offspring; and donors. It offers a newsletter, information nights, a library of books and articles and telephone support.

 

International websites

 

American Society for Reproductive Medicine – a leading American fertility site with a wealth of information on international research

British Fertility Society  – contains latest news and a ‘public info’ section

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology – outlines the latest research news from across Europe

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority – includes information on  the entire fertility process, step by step, from how to get started to what will happen at the fertility clinic

IVF Net – a general fertility resource site

Fertility plus – information compiled by patients for patients

New York Cornell Institute for Reproductive Medicine – Information about male reproductive medicine and microsurgery

ReproductiveFacts.org – Produced by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, this site has the latest research news as well as educational videos, information booklets and fact sheets on a wide range of topics

 

Other Links

 

MerckSerono – Infertility Information Booklets

MSD Online – Fertility Treatment App

 

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