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  • The AJFN launched its Miscarriage and Loss program to address

    By AJN Staff June 17, 2024 Miscarriage is a heartbreaking reality that impacts many families in the Australian Jewish community. According to the Australian Miscarriage Association, miscarriages occur in at least 15 per cent of confirmed pregnancies. The actual miscarriage…...

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  • Facing the pressure to start a Jewish family

    Posted: 6 June 2024 By RUBY KRANER-TUCCI The Jewish Independent This is the first instalment of a six-part series,  Be Fruitful: Fertility Journeys in Modern Jewish Lives, which explores the complex and sometimes taboo journey to parenthood in the Jewish community…...

    Romy Rosen

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  • A Shabbat to end stigma

    Australian Jewish Fertility Network to launch in Melbourne While many people struggling with their fertility feel alone, they are not – as 1 in 6 Australian couples experience infertility. The fertility journey can be difficult. Some are fortunate to become…...

    Romy Rosen

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  • Australian Jewish Fertility Network opens in Melbourne Support available for

    "There is nothing greater than helping people realise their dreams of building a family - with all the darkness in the Jewish world ..." says Justine Saidman. It’s been a long time coming but the Melbourne office of the Australian…...

    Romy Rosen

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  • City Fertility and AJFN

    City Fertility is proud to collaborate with the Australian Jewish Fertility Network to support your journey towards building a family. Established in 2003, City Fertility has grown into one of Australia’s leading IVF and fertility service groups, with 16 IVF…...

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Our Support offerings

  • Financial support

    AJFN envisions a world where finance is never a barrier to the dreams of becoming a parent. We offer means-tested grants that pay up to 80% of the out-of-pocket expenses of fertility treatments, genetic testing of embryos, and counselling sessions related to the fertility journey.

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  • Emotional support

    Anyone who has ever experienced infertility can attest to the overwhelming anxiety, often suffering in silence and isolation. Our emotional support offerings ensure you are not alone in your journey.

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  • Spiritual support

    We are here to provide all Jewish Australians with appropriate spiritual guidance. Whether arranging a meaningful challah baking for fertility, connecting you with someone for halachic advice, visiting the Mikvah for fertility, or IVF with supervision.

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  • Awareness and advocacy

    One of AJFN’s key objectives is to be a trusted and respected voice and knowledge source for infertility in our community. We believe that knowledge empowers those on their fertility journey, their family, friends and the community.

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