Fertility Treatments

Treatment of infertility depends on the cause, your age, how long you've been infertile, and which partner has the issue. Sometimes infertility can't be corrected. Other times, a woman can still get pregnant with assisted reproductive technology.

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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.

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.
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Here's How to Afford IVF as a Solo Parent

The cost of IVF can be daunting, particularly as a single parent. The good news is there are more options than ever to help fund treatment.

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.