Daddy duties – New Zealand Listener

In cases of infertility, the spotlight always used to be more focused on the woman’s reproductive system, with an emphasis on her age and egg quality. But there is growing recognition that men also have a ticking biological clock.

The Listener puts the spotlight on male fertility, speaking with our Medical Director Dr Devashana Gupta about the latest research and how men can boost the quality of their sperm to a certain extent, with changes to their lifestyle.

By Nicky Pellegrino, published 28 January 2023.

Megan Black

Nurse Manager


Megan leads the nursing team through the continually changing face of IVF. She works in a multidisciplinary team, providing the essential organization between the doctors and laboratory and ensuring communication between all departments.

Megan started her IVF nursing career in the United Kingdom, working in two large London clinic’s before returning to New Zealand. She is also the Secretary of Fertility Nurses of Australasia.

I love working with people and see nursing as a vocation, not a job. I usually spend my downtime absorbed in a good book and planning my next travel adventure.