The IVF Network’s mission is to provide a safe, inclusive space for people to connect and share stories about their IVF journey. We provide access to resources through our broadcasts and network of fertility experts.
Our utmost priority is the safety of our community and we recognise how important it is to feel safe online. In order to ensure this, please read and adopt the following guidelines to maintain a safe and respectful community for everyone. If your content breaches our Guidelines, you may lose access to The IVF Network.
1. Meaningful connections
Finding connections through shared experiences remind us we're not alone. Listen, support, and share to nurture these purposeful connections.
Having a diverse community with varied walks of life and content is celebrated. This helps every individual feel seen, heard, and welcome on the platform. Our community welcomes non-binary identified, cis, and trans women and men.
3. Goodwill and honesty
The IVF Network aims to foster a trustworthy and safe environment. Help create a safe space by treating each other with kindness and being respectful of others' opinions and experiences.
4. Respectful conversations
The IVF Network provides a space for sharing experiences throughout the IVF journey, and connecting with others who can relate. As a place where people dare to be vulnerable, please be honest and keep a respectful tone.
All of our members must agree and adhere to the following:
1. Respect the privacy of others
Sharing other members' information and/or content outside of The IVF Network is strictly forbidden.
2. Hateful behavior
We have a zero-tolerance policy for any content that contains hate speech. This includes (but is not limited to) content that attacks, threatens, incites violence against, or otherwise dehumanizes an individual or group across:
Do not spam. This entails posting several images or copy in a short period of time, copying and pasting the same comments on different posts, or sending inappropriate private messages. Duplicate and shared accounts are not permitted.
We encourage everyone to create and share original content. Any content that infringes upon someone else’s intellectual property rights without credit is not allowed on The IVF Network.
5. Misinformation and medical advice
While we encourage respectful conversations about meaningful subjects, we don’t permit content that is inaccurate, false and causes harm to our community, such as misinformation about IVF medications. Sharing tips and treatment options from your own experience is allowed.
6. Graphic images and sensitive content
Any graphic or inappropriate content such as pictures with visible internal organs, genitalia, pornographic images or sexually explicit content is forbidden.
The IVF Network is an ad-free platform. This includes, but is not limited to:
8. Reporting inappropriate behavior
Reporting inappropriate behavior seen on The IVF Network helps keep the community safe. To create the best possible community experience, please report anyone that breaches these guidelines. The IVF Network does not tolerate intentional and repeated misuse of the reporting function, such as submitting reports due to personal disagreements or false reporting.
If you have any questions about our Community Guidelines or our Reporting Process, please get in touch.
Here are 4 tips to keep in mind in order to feel safe in the community:
1. Do not share anything you're uncomfortable having others see
IVF can be an intimate and sensitive topic. There is never any pressure to share anything you don’t want to. The IVF Network is a place to connect and share what you feel comfortable with sharing.
2. Do not share personal information
Do not share sensitive information such as:
It is your responsibility to decide what type of details/information you share with the people you connect with.
3. Ask for permission to share pictures of anyone else
If you’re uploading pictures of another person, make sure to ask for and receive permission from them first, regardless if they’re members of The IVF Network or not.
4. Recruitment of members or data
Recruiting members for personal or business use is forbidden without consulting The IVF Network and being given explicit permission from us.
For all partnerships enquiries, please contact us. We reserve the right to remove any content indicating this type of unsolicited search or recruitment.