Dealing With Infertility

If you're struggling with fertility issues, you're not alone. Learn about what causes infertility in women and men, and find out about common fertility treatments.

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IVF is Cost-Prohibitive for Far Too Many Black & Brown Families-These Orgs Are Changing That

Birth rates are declining due to increased infertility-but most people who get access to IVF are white. To what extent is cost preventing Black and brown parents from seeking fertility treatment?

5 Ways to Pay for IVF When You Think You Can't Afford It

Are infertility treatments like IUI and IVF not covered by your insurance plan? Here are five other options to help fund your family-building.

The "Secret" Ways Patients Afford Costly IVF Drugs

The average IVF cycle costs between $10,000 to $15,000—but the cost of necessary fertility medications can easily double that. Here are the ways savvy IVF patients cut down their bills.

How IVF Grants Can Make Treatment More Affordable

IVF is necessary for many parents dealing with infertility, but treatment is expensive. Luckily, there are grants available to help ease some of the financial burden. Here is what you need to know about IVF grants, what to look for, and how to apply.

For Disabled People, the Cost of Infertility Care Is Entirely Out of Reach

Between discrimination, lack of insurance coverage, and asset caps like the "marriage penalty," disabled people in America are often barred from family-building via IVF or other fertility treatments.

Fertility Treatment Was Too Expensive So I Had Sex With a Friend Instead

Between clinic costs, sperm bank, and Fed-Ex, I would have to pay more than $8,000 to use a known sperm donor of my choosing. So we went the old-fashioned route and had sex instead.
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Mosaic Embryo Transfer Could Help Families Save Thousands—Why Are Doctors Avoiding It?

For the millions struggling with infertility, the possibility of implanting mosaic embryos could be a game changer. But what happens when creating life intersects with creating profits—and how can you ensure you don’t fall victim to a doctor or clinic with unscrupulous motives?

I'm Pregnant But My Friend Isn't: 6 Ways to Navigate this Difficult Situation

It's not easy when one friend gets pregnant while the other is having trouble. But you can celebrate your pregnancy while being sensitive to your friend's infertility challenges. Here's how.