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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The Struggle for Fertility Preservation for Those With Cancer
Getting a cancer diagnosis is daunting enough, but dealing with fertility on top of that is often too much to bear. Here's what experts want hopeful parents to know.
What the IVF Process is Really Like
A mom who went through IVF explains what the journey was like from start to finish and offers advice to other hopeful parents.
Early Menopause Made Me Want Kids For the First Time
I never wanted kids. But when my husband and I learned I was nearing menopause at age 33, we decided to freeze our embryos. Four years later, I'm pregnant with our first child and have really learned the meaning of "never say never."
Queer Parents Are Over-Charged for IVF-Here's How to Be Prepared
Queer people are already underpaid and experience greater unemployment rates than heterosexual individuals. The fact that insurance won't cover any fertility treatments for LGBTQ+ parents just makes family-planning even more difficult-and costly.
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.
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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.

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.