Are you considering fertility treatment? Understanding infertility and getting to know your options is important to so many trying to have a baby and build their family. You’re not alone given one in six couples in Australia and New Zealand struggle to conceive a baby.
Many couples suffering infertility problems can be successfully treated with medical or surgical techniques, or lifestyle changes. But how do you get qualified, medical information online when so many social media posts are filling your feeds?
The Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) is the peak professional body for all fertility medical professionals – doctors, nurses, embryologists and counsellors. The FSANZ has launched their new website (www.fertilitysociety.com.au) and developed a section of the site just for patient-centred care resources. You can learn more about infertility conditions, treatment options, costs involved, government policies and more. There is also a list of of counsellors who specialise in infertility support – see if one is near you! There is no shame in seeking help with coping with the emotional rollercoaster of infertility treatment.