Look around you: 1 in 8 couples you see is struggling with infertility; too often alone and too often in silence.
We are on a mission to change this. Every day, we strive to inspire greater empathy for those struggling with infertility. For many of us, it hits close to home. Some of us have faced our own struggles trying to conceive. Many of us have witnessed the emotional pain infertility can cause through our friends & family.
To the 7+ million individuals suffering from this disease, National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW) is our chance to come together and communicate a message of understanding, share a feeling of support, and relay a promise of hope. Won’t you join us?
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Showing Appreciation through Fertility Treatment: 6 Tips
When you’re in fertility treatments it’s important to focus on us, rather than the family you could be. Whether you are the one in treatment, or the one showing support, appreciating your partner can help keep your relationship stable for the long run. Here are…
Endometriosis Symptoms: What to Look For
Endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects 1-in-10 women of reproductive age. It occurs when endometrium, the tissue that lines the uterus, is found in places where it shouldn’t be – namely, outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is most commonly found on the ovaries in…
5 Black Celebs Who Struggle with Infertility
While infertility affects at least 12 percent of all women up to the age of 44, studies suggest Black women may be almost twice as likely to experience infertility as Caucasian women. Yet only about 8 percent of Black women seek medical help to get…
The minutes you’re waiting for the results of your pregnancy test can be the longest of your life. Some will embrace motherhood as they notice a small plus sign coming into focus, but for countless others that celebrated symbol will fail to appear. Infertility affects…
Alternative Approaches to Becoming a Parent
There are various ways to start a family…each beautiful and precious. As LGBTQ couples and people wanting to become parents begin to explore their options, it is clear that there are different ways to reach that cherished goal. Choosing to have a baby is…
6 Ways to Make the 2 Week Wait More Bearable
The two-week wait between ovulation and your expected period can seem like the perfect storm of anxiety, impatience and so many “what-ifs.” Insert thought bubble here: “What if the cycle doesn’t work?”, “Can I bear to go through this again?” “What if I am pregnant!”……