One in six couples will have a fertility issue at some point in their lives and one in 10 couples will have trouble conceiving their second child. You are not alone.
Don’t panic, your fertility journey doesn’t have to be an express service straight to IVF. Some simple changes can improve your chance of conceiving naturally.
Whether you're just starting out or you've been trying for a while, it's important to remember the emotions, worries and thoughts you are trying to deal with are valid and common. You are not alone.
We're dedicated to helping you achieve your dream - taking home a healthy baby. We offer a range of services - from counselling through to IVF & pre-implantation genetic diagnosis - all with the aim of easing your journey to successful pregnancy.
Our team will work closely with you to design a personalised program to ensure the best possible chance.
With 40% of fertility issues being male related, it may be time to find out more.
Our intention, driven by 30 years of planning, compassion and research investment, is to put our words into action for you so that you can feel assured that there is no better care and no better chance of a healthy baby to be found. Anywhere.
Because of the care, technology and expertise we put into your care, you’ll have a better chance of taking home a baby.
At Genea we work with only the best specialists and science, resulting in leading success rates. Find the right specialist or the clinic that suits you today.
Established in February 2014, Genea Oxford Fertility offers Christchurch couples access to treatment options for all of their fertility needs.
It’s important to find the right specialist for you. Read the profiles of the Fertility Specialists here.
You’re hosting your best friend’s baby shower on the weekend and you log onto Facebook to check on the RSVPs only to come face-to-face with a newsfeed full of ultrasound images and first birthday photos. Your phone buzzes with a text message bearing more happy news of a baby on the way. Just as you think the day couldn’t get any worse, a colleague announces she and her partner are pregnant with twins and says: “we weren’t even really trying”.
If you’re having trouble conceiving sometimes you can feel like you’re constantly surrounded by baby bumps and couples announcing their happy news. But the truth is, you’re not alone - although we understand it may seem like it. Can you believe that ninety million couples worldwide are experiencing fertility problems and in New Zealand, one couple in every six will face a fertility issue at some point in their relationship?
Infertility can be emotionally painful and isolating but it doesn’t need to be confusing and aimless. Getting an early and accurate diagnosis is your best path to achieving your dream - a baby.
While creating a baby is complex, it can be quite simple and straightforward to figure out why it might not be happening in your case.
Infertility amongst couples tends to be 40 per cent related to female factors, 40 per cent related to male factors and unfortunately 20 per cent unexplained.
For women, the problems can be related to:
You might already know what’s stopping you from conceiving or it just might be taking you longer to fall pregnant than you expected. Whichever of these situations best describes you, we can help you take the next steps. So read about some common causes of infertility on the following pages or simply give us a call.
Or you might want to fast track and choose a Genea Oxford Fertility Specialist who suits you, and get started on achieving your dream.
Whichever path you take, achieve the best possible fertility outcome you can by arming yourself with knowledge and getting a plan. Nine out of ten of our patients wish they had sought help earlier - pretty compelling stats. So get diagnosed early and take control of your fertility again - it is the single most important step you can take.
If you need more info, have questions or just want some advice on your next steps feel free to ask me.
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