COVID-19 & updates

A story of hope – pregnancy with help from donors

When I look back on our long, hard fertility journey it seems miraculous that I have a baby in my arms today.

My husband and I decided that we would start “trying” ten years ago and although we took it lightly at this point, it was still super disappointing getting my periods every month, knowing for sure I wasn’t pregnant.

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COVID-19 Alert Level 1 – live 8th October 2020

Kia ora,

All Repromed treatments, consultations and services are available in Covid-19 Alert Level 1.  As a healthcare provider that has interacts directly with the public, we will be continuing with some enhanced protection to ensure we minimise any risk of community transmission.  Please get in touch with the team if you have any queries, we are here to support you.

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HIV-positive fertility options

We’re excited to be leading NZ again…  Back in 2016, Repromed were proud to be NZ’s first healthcare organisation to be awarded the Rainbow Tick for our inclusive fertility care.  This year we have been working closely with New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF), Body Positive and Positive Women Inc. on an exciting initiative for people living with HIV who are wanting to have a baby or donate sperm to help others.

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Repromed at Covid-19 Alert Level 3

Kia ora Repromed whanau,

Auckland is again at Covid-19 Alert Level 3 and our contingency planning comes into effect to support all clients.  Minimising community transmission is critical so we will be actioning immediate safety precautions – however the good news is that most of Repromed services and treatments continue at Alert Level 3. For those who have started or are about to start treatment, you will be contacted directly and an update will be given on your personal situation and any changes in process or timing that may need to be made.

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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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Repromed at Alert Level 2

12th May 2020

Kia ora koutou,

Good news – at Covid-19 Alert Level 2, we’re pleased to confirm that ALL treatments and services will resume at Repromed.

In order for us to operate safely at Alert Level 2, some of the processes and precautions from Level 3 will remain.  We will do our best to minimise the impact of these extra precautions on your treatment.

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Top tips for boosting your fertility

By Teresa Gudex, Repromed Dietitian

It is a fact that your regular eating habits can impact fertility by affecting ovulation, egg and sperm quality, implantation, pregnancy rates, as well as health during pregnancy and of your child.  Weight-loss is the most common topic when it comes to diet and fertility – but did you know you can make changes to your diet to positively impact fertility without weight-loss?  This is what we call your ‘fertility diet’ which is about improving your chances of successfully having a healthy baby.

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COVID-19 update: Repromed at Alert Level 3

21st April 2020

Kia ora koutou,

Great news – for Repromed, Alert Level 3 means we will be resuming most fertility assessment and  treatments.  However, it will not be business as usual, as  there will be changes within our clinic to ensure safety for everyone.  We want to make the right decisions now  so we can move back to full service as soon as it is safe to do so.

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New client special offer

During the lockdown we’re committed to continuing consultations with our doctors via phone and skype. We are currently offering 50% off initial consultations for new clients.

  • Pay only $147.50 for an initial consultation (usual cost $295)
  • Consultations must be booked to take place prior to the 10th May 2020
  • Only one consultation can be redeemed per client / couple

To book please email and mention the new client half price offer.

COVID-19 update 25th March

Kia Ora all,

We wanted to provide an update, further to the information provided yesterday about how COVID-19 is impacting us all  (you can see the previous communication on our website page here).

Current clients

Every client that is currently booked for treatment at Repromed has now been contacted by our nursing team to discuss next steps and associated refunds.  We are sorry for those of you that had to learn this news via email due to poor phone coverage after the government announcement yesterday, but we wanted to get in touch as soon as possible.

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