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Employers and Infertility Coverage

Why Some Offer It, and Some Don’t Did you know that one in eight couples have fertility problems, but less than 30 percent of employers provide insurance coverage for fertility treatment?  That’s from the 2010 National Survey of Family Growth from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Why do some employers offer coverage, …
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Single Dads by Choice

Building a Family on Your Own Everyone is familiar with the ticking biological clock that many women hear. Thousands of women have decided to become single moms with sperm donors when they haven’t found the right partner and they fear time is running out to have a family. Did you know that some men feel …
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Heat and Male Fertility

It’s Not Good to be Hot, Hot, Hot! #DYK that heat affects a man’s fertility, and not in a good way?  Too much heat is the enemy of sperm production.  Why does that matter, and what can you do?  Here are a few facts. Temperature is Critical Sperm are produced by a man’s testicles (commonly …
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5 Ways to Increase IVF Success For Women

No Myths, Just Facts! Whether you’re getting ready to start your first IVF treatment cycle or you’ve been through IVF before, you probably have heard a lot of crazy advice on how to make sure your cycle is successful. Does anything really make a difference? Are there actions you can take to improve your chances …
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Infertility Does Not Always Mean IVF

Thanks to continued advances in reproductive medicine, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has become a highly successful treatment for infertility. IVF treatments are more invasive than other treatments and can be a costly option, particularly for patients lacking fertility insurance coverage. Many patients believe that IVF provides their only chance of having a baby; however this …
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#NIAW “Mommy”… A Brand New Name

As part of the National Infertility Awareness Week (#NIAW#flipthescript) Rhonda’s Story from www.pregonline.com When I was 37 I decided to have my eggs frozen. It was beginning to concern me that I was getting older but didn’t have a prospect for a husband. The doctors were able to retrieve 12 eggs. So I began to feel …
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