Resources & Partners
THE ART OF TRYING PARTNERS
Catching Rainbows Fertility
Lucy Coffin, registered Nurse and Fertility/Pregnancy Therapist and Cath Franks, Clinical Psychologist and Fertility/Pregnancy Therapist are Catching Rainbows Fertility. They uniquely combine a clinical and complementary approach to find you answers, uncover your path and piece you back together along the way. They offer one-to-one and remote support and downloadable products across infertility, IVF, pregnancy, grief, and adoption.
Australian eco-brand Powerpants® launched in 2019. Their mission is to help women to find their power. They know that with self-love and self-acceptance, a woman has the power to change her life. They know that by choosing products that put the planet and people ahead of profits, women can change the world. Powerpants wants to become the world’s most powerful underwear for women; to empower the women who make them, the women who wear them and the women who benefit from the proceeds.
THE ART OF TRYING RESOURCES
Here are links to organisations who have valuable resources that I referred to or became aware of on my TTC journey. If you are outside Australia, you can simply do an internet search on the same subjects in your country.
Endometriosis Australia is a nationally accredited charity that endeavours to increase recognition of endometriosis, provide endometriosis education programs, and provide funding for endometriosis research.
EndoActive’s mission is Awareness, Information and Advocacy for women and girls living with Endometriosis (Endo).
Queensland Endometriosis Association:
Qendo supports anyone affected by endometriosis, adenomyosis, PCOS, infertility or pelvic pain, by offering them the tools, services and programs to understand and take control of their health.
Genea is one of Australia’s leading providers for infertility, IVF and other assisted conception treatment with over 30 years of experience.
AccessAustralia is a consumer controlled, independent sector organisation; a not-for-profit charity, committed to providing whole of life support for women and men who experience difficulties conceiving and their families.
We are a nonprofit association, easily accessible for men and women who are experiencing or who have experienced challenges from fertility.
Centre for Perinatal Excellence:
Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems in the pre and postnatal periods.
Gidget Foundation Australia:
Gidget Foundation Australia is a not-for-profit organisation supporting the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents to ensure that those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care. They raise awareness of perinatal depression and anxiety and provide support for those in need.
Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA):
For 35 years PANDA has been supporting individuals and families to recover from perinatal anxiety and depression.
Sober in the Country:
SITC is a national grassroots bush charity catching hard working rural and remote Australians falling through the cracks of overcoming addiction in permanent isolation. They are pioneering & leading change through connections, sharing the truth, and by simply teaching their mates it's OK2SAYNO to a beer.
Hello Sunday Morning:
We aim to change the world’s relationship with alcohol, one Sunday at a time.
SMART Recovery (Australia):
SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting any problematic behaviours, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.
The Recovery Village Ridgefield (Washington, United States):
The Recovery Village Ridgefield specializes in more than just treating substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Their primary mission is to change lives, one person at a time.
Sands is a volunteer-based organisation providing individualised care from one bereaved parent to another, giving them support and hope for the future, following the death of a baby.
Pregnancy Loss Australia:
Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss Support
The Pink Elephants Support Network:
The Pink Elephants Support Network are a not for profit charity, formed to support women through miscarriage, pregnancy loss and beyond.
Mental Health Support
SANE Australia is a national mental health charity working to support four million Australians affected by complex mental illness. SANE’s work includes mental health awareness, online peer support and information, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research and advocacy.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Black Dog Institute:
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness.
Virtual Psychologist (Australia):
Australia’s first text counselling service delivered by qualified mental health professionals. They offer a select range of text based psychological and counselling support services to individuals and those in the corporate, rural and remote settings.