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  • Who Needs It and Why

    Service in the U.S. military entitles active duty personnel and veterans to medical coverage.  However, benefits do not include IVF or most other fertility treatments unless the service member had a serious illness or injury while on active duty which caused him or her to lose natural reproductive ability, according to TRICARE.

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  • Why Employers Must Help Employees Address Them

    Modern life is complicated.  That’s true for everyone, but it’s especially true for your employees who have families or want to have families.  The majority of married couples are in two-income households, according to the Pew Research Center.   When both partners work, having and caring for children is increasingly difficult.  Yet most households need two incomes to support themselves and their children, and many women and men do …

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  • Planning Ahead for a Getaway

    Many of us are longing for a summer vacation that isn’t a staycation.  But what if you’re in IVF treatment?

    There may be times in your IVF cycle when you need to stay home, but, often, it’s okay to travel if you plan ahead.

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  • Nice-to-Have or Essential?

    In recent years, more and more companies have begun offering family-building benefits to their employees.  The trend started in high tech, and expanded to banking, consulting, law firms, and other companies in competitive fields.

    Providing fertility treatment coverage and …

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  • More than Success Rates

    When you and your partner decide it’s time to get fertility treatment, you need to find a reproductive endocrinologist.  That’s a physician with special qualifications who focuses on reproductive endocrinology and infertility treatment.

    You may …

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  • What You Need to Know

    Fertility medications are a normal part of fertility treatment and are commonly used in IUI and IVF.  They are used to stimulate ovulation, prepare your body for IVF treatment, and to help avoid recurrent pregnancy loss.

    Your reproductive endocrinologist will develop a treatment …

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  • How Larger Benefit Buckets Support Inclusivity

    Infertility used to be regarded as a “woman’s problem.” Over time, research and medical practice came to recognize the importance of male factor infertility and to develop treatments for men’s fertility problems as well.  Benefits for fertility treatment focused on coverage of specific conditions and treatments.

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  • 5 Tips to Pass the Time

    Anyone undergoing IVF treatment is familiar with the two-week wait.  It’s called the luteal phase, and happens at the end of the IVF cycle.  It’s the time that needs to elapse between embryo transfer and the pregnancy test.  The two-week wait is an emotional time while you’re waiting to find out if the IVF cycle was successful and you are pregnant.

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  • Dr. Barry Witt, Medical Director WINFertility

    Pros and Cons of Each

    Egg donation has made it possible for thousands of women who couldn’t conceive with their own eggs to get pregnant and have a baby. Donor eggs may be used in IVF treatment for women who have premature ovarian failure (menopause before age 40), diminished ovarian reserve (lower quantity of eggs), or poor quality eggs due to the woman’s age.

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  • WINFertility is here to support our patients, providers and partners through COVID-19. Rest assured that the safety, health and emotional well-being of our patients is our primary focus. Our clinical and operational teams are prepared and dedicated to guiding members and providers through the unique challenges that come with delaying treatment during this pandemic.

    Patients

    If you are in fertility treatment, your treatment most likely has been delayed by closure of fertility clinics, in order to conserve resources for treatment of novel coronavirus …

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