Infertility Treatment Archives - WINFertility

Why Inclusive Benefits Matter

Fertility Benefits Plus Adoption and Surrogacy More and more companies are offering fertility benefits to their employees.  The number of companies providing these benefits has been increasing dramatically.  Fertility benefits are becoming a valuable recruitment and retention...
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The Holidays and Infertility

Coping Hints to Help You Through the Season When you’re TTC and not having success, the last thing you may want to do is sit down to Thanksgiving dinner with a large group of relatives or go to a holiday party with people who don’t know that you’re in fertility treatment.  Many...
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Navigating Insurance Coverage and Fertility Treatment

Is Being Covered Enough? The vast majority of people in the U.S. live in states which do not mandate insurance coverage for fertility treatment.  Only 16 states have infertility insurance coverage laws.  And what insurance is required to cover varies greatly from state to state. ...
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Fertility Preservation Before Cancer Treatment

Health Insurance May Not Cover the Cost When young people have cancer, their family’s primary focus is to get the treatment they need to save their lives.  That’s the first priority for any cancer patient.  But for people who have not had children, there’s another urge...
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Depression and Infertility: How Infertility Affects Employees

Infertility is a common problem in the U.S.  About 10 percent of women under the age of 44 (6.1 million) have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant to deliver a healthy baby, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  And it’s not just a woman’s...
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Finding Support for Your Infertility Journey

Help Online, In Person, and On the Phone If you’re struggling with infertility, you know how emotional the journey can be.  The ups and downs of fertility treatment, the excitement of taking steps to have a baby, the sadness and even grief if your efforts aren’t immediately...
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Clinical Oversight of Fertility Benefits – Driving Efficiency and Effectiveness for Employers and Employees Alike

With 66 percent of employers projected to offer fertility benefits in 2019, more and more of them are trying to determine the best way to offer these benefits.  Do you just increase insurance coverage and set limits on the number of IVF cycles, or impose a lifetime cap?  Or do...
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Open Enrollment and the Fertility Benefits Conversation

Asking for Fertility Benefits Most large employers have open enrollment for their health insurance plans in the fall each year, so their employees can select the type of plan and coverage they want for the coming year. If you’re thinking about getting pregnant next year or...
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7 Reasons Why His Sperm Count Is Low

It’s Not Because of You The “manosphere” is in turmoil over news of declining sperm counts in men all over the world. A landmark study published in the journal Human Reproduction Update last summer found that sperm counts dropped by more than half over four decades of data....
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What Working Millennials Need to Know About Fertility

How Much Time Do You Have? Did you know that the general fertility rate in the United States is the lowest it’s ever been? A major reason for that is millennials in their peak fertility years are delaying childbirth or even deciding not to have children. Many of them are loaded...
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