Resources - WINFertility

Why a “Managed” Fertility Benefit Matters

Most people dream of having a family someday, even before they consider a partner. In fact, many assume that having a baby the old-fashioned way is a natural birthright. After all, we are made to be sexual beings so anyone can get pregnant, right? Wrong. Infertility is a...
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3 Ways Managed Fertility Benefits Save Employers Money

Ever heard of the “million-dollar baby”? That’s not far-fetched, especially when millions of uninsured men and women attempt to have a family without the consideration or knowledge of cost or best practices in fertility medicine. Many women have serious health complications with...
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5 Reasons Why You May Need a Reproductive Attorneys

Getting a lawyer is probably not something you think of first when you’re TTC. But there are certain types of assisted reproductive technology (ART) that affect your parental rights and even your child’s ability to inherit from you, depending on your state’s laws. Most lawyers...
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Systemic Inflammation Fertility Test

Patients seek out fertility testing and treatment when they have difficulty becoming or staying pregnant. Standard testing includes analyzing semen and reproductive hormones in the blood, as well as checking to see if the fallopian tubes are open or blocked. Some men and women...
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Why OB/GYNs Need to Talk About Fertility to Patients

Most women have an OB/GYN they see regularly for birth control, Pap smears, STI testing, and any issues with their “lady parts.”  For many women, the gynecologist is the only physician they visit on a regular basis.  Gynecologists can be on the front line of detection for health...
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When is the Right Time to See a Fertility Specialist?

By: Daniel Stein, MD, RMA of NY It is estimated that approximately one of every eight couples (12%-13%) suffers from infertility, a disease defined as the failure to conceive after twelve months in women 35 or younger, or after six months in women older then 35. Couples who fail...
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Should You Freeze Your Eggs? Here’s 4 Reasons to Consider.

Do you want to have a baby, but not just yet?  There are some good reasons why you may want to freeze your eggs instead of taking a chance that you’ll be able to get pregnant down the road.  Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is a relatively new technique for fertility...
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8 Ways to Support Employees Who Are Infertile

Is infertility a taboo topic in your workplace? It is for many employees and employers. According to one study, 47 percent of employees with infertility are not open about it in the workplace. The problem exists that employees with infertility that do not feel supported may end...
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Why Smart Employers are Offering Fertility Benefits

Millions of top American workers dream of having a family someday—even before they meet Mr. or Ms. Right. But today this dream is put on hold because of an increasingly common disease called infertility. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), infertility is a disease...
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