COVID-19 testing Q&A

With the current high number of COVID-19 cases in the community, Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT test) is a requirement for selected treatments, to ensure a negative result before coming into the clinic.  We know there are many questions and we hope this Q&A helps give clarity.  If there are any questions you feel are unanswered, please email so we can provide details.

Update effective Monday 4th April:

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Friendship through fertility – Hannah and Natalie’s story

Experiencing fertility issues can be an incredibly isolating experience, often described as a burden hidden deeply away.

During Hannah’s five year infertility journey, she shut down emotionally from those around her, as the difficulty of the experience was too raw and vulnerable to share.  Over time she developed a beautiful friendship with Natalie, slowly opening up to her friend, which gave her much-needed strength to get through.

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COVID-19 vaccine update – November 2021

Kia ora,

Those clients who are going through fertility treatment, or about to start treatment, may be wondering about the safety of being immunised against COVID-19.  We know that this will be of particular interest to those working in sectors which have made vaccinations mandatory, and if fertility treatment fits the criteria for medical exemption.

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Joy & Neil’s story of perseverance

Joy & Neil’s story of perseverance

Neil and I both have a wonderful blended family, between us we have three amazing teenagers from previous marriages, and when our family was on an even keel, we decided we wanted to add another child to our family.

When we married, we weren’t sure that natural conception would be possible as I had been diagnosed with low ovarian reserve age 29. We decided to try for a pregnancy when I was 36; a decision which took us on an intense 5 year journey suffering the tragedy of pregnancy losses, life threatening complications and unsuccessful fertility treatment, before we eventually met our darling boy, Noah.

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Dr. Karen Buckingham, a gynaecologist and fertility specialist at Repromed

Choosing egg freezing – investing in your future family plans?

By Karen Buckingham, Repromed Fertility Doctor

Should I freeze my eggs or not?  Today, women are becoming increasingly aware that this could be a reassuring option for them but egg freezing is a decision that requires careful consideration and realistic expectations.  We thought it would be useful to give a detailed overview of the pros and cons and some insight into the likelihood of achieving a future successful pregnancy.

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Guy Gudex, Repromed Medical Director

Reflecting on 2019

Guy Gudex, Repromed Medical Director

As we approach the end of the year, it is timely to reflect on the many milestones and achievements at Repromed.

We have now completed 5 years of being a provider of publicly funded services in the Northern Region and we are delighted with the results we have achieved and the level of service we have provided. All our public funded clients receive exactly the same high quality of treatment and same wrap-around care and support throughout their IVF treatment, as our private clients.

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