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PETITION for Insurance Coverage for Infertility

jaquelismith13
  • By jaquelismith13 · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I saw this on Facebook and was actually wondering how I could start the process of having insurance cover infertility costs such as IUI and IVF. There are only 15 states that cover one round ...

Some Women Should Be Sterile

smeraz43
  • By smeraz43 · New reply August 18, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Hello All, So I saw on the news about the women who worked at Kohls... She was hiding her pregnancy,and she went to the bathroom at work and gave birth to a live baby girl!!! And she put her in the trash ...

NIAW coverage in the news this week

isabella28
  • By isabella28 · Posted April 28, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Just thought I'd share this coverage of National Infertility Awareness Week in the media. Some of these articles might be worth sharing with family/friends: http://www.resolve.org/national-infertil ity-awareness-week/niaw-in-the-news.html ...

Advocacy Day-share a room

angela77
  • By angela77 · Posted April 20, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I am still trying to get to advocacy day and am looking for someone who would be interested in sharing the cost of a hotel room. I cannot swing it on my own but would love to be there ...

Air travel issues

myhope4ababy
  • By myhope4ababy · New reply April 12, 2013
  • 13 replies
  • Hi ladies-- I need some support please. Husband and I have been TTC since an ectopic pregnancy in 2009. The ectopic ruined my tube and although we've tried IUI out RE says there is less than 10% chance ...

Advocacy Day

lamstutz
  • By lamstutz · New reply March 23, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Is anyone interested in sharing a hotel room in DC the night of May 7th?!? I'm considering traveling for the occasion but I need to keep travel costs down. I am coming from the South Carolina Low country ...

Should State Legislators Get Info About Your Embryos?

dennyfc
  • By dennyfc · New reply March 9, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Now that I've had my first taste of getting into the legislative advocacy side of the infertility world, I keep wondering what I would say if I had the opportunity to testify at a hearing to protest a ...

Which movies make it look easy? (Do any get it RIGHT?)

OliveArt
  • By OliveArt · New reply January 11, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • As a sort of catharsis, thinking of all the flicks that make it seem like you can conceive after just one try, or within a very short amount of time with no trouble... It seems most movies that deal with ...

hsg test

butterflyzlove2012
  • By butterflyzlove2012 · New reply November 7, 2012
  • 13 replies
  • was wondering if it hurts really bad for the test? im really freaking out about it... i heard it hurts is this true and what should i expect? im also wondering if you can take a vicodine or valium? before ...

November 2012 Election and Assisted Reproduction

tatert
  • By tatert · New reply June 21, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • Anyone finding anything that discusses what might happen to assisted reproduction (IVF, sperm/egg donation, embryo donation, etc.) should Romney win? Congress become more Republican ...

Anyone Military in Utah? Support Group?

RaeThompson
  • By RaeThompson · Posted May 3, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • I'm trying to become a Host to start a support group on Hill AFB in Ogden Utah. I just wanted to see if anyone here would show interest in going? The Airmen Family Readiness Center already has a room ...

Casting For Infertility Docu-Series (Southern California)

pitmancasting (Inactive)
  • By pitmancasting (Inactive) · New reply April 24, 2012
  • 7 replies
  • Hello, My Name is Sherry Calhoun and I'm casting a new project focusing on families facing Infertility and their journey to parenthood. If you'd be interested in exploring this amazing opportunity please ...

National Infertility Week in Idaho!

hawaiidreams
  • By hawaiidreams · Posted April 23, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • The Meridian Peer Led Support Group has partnered with Yoga for Wellness to offer a free fertility yoga class this Saturday, April 28, at 11am in Boise, ID. Even if you are in a different city within ...

Join RESOLVE on Capitol Hill

RESOLVEStaff
  • By RESOLVEStaff · New reply April 13, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Join us on Capitol Hill while we break the silence of infertility on April 25. We need YOU to share your infertility journey with your Congressmen to help them understand why they need to pass the Family ...

A Walk of Hope in PA

ReproductiveCounselo
  • By ReproductiveCounselo · Posted March 13, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hi there! I am a former IF patient, mom to an adopted miracle and two biological blessings...I am also a reproductive counselor in Erie, PA. I am really thinking of trying to put together a Walk of Hope ...

New IF Therapy/Support Group forming,for the NYC Ladies

fertile99journey
  • By fertile99journey · Posted January 31, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hi ladies, a New IF Therapy/support group will be starting in NYC in the upcoming weeks. I you, like me, can use this live, supportive forum , please contact me directly for the information or contact ...

Recommending a fantastic NYC Infertility therapist

fertile99journey
  • By fertile99journey · New reply November 16, 2011
  • 5 replies
  • Hello ladies, after two failed IVF cycles, and much anxiety and depression, among other very intense feelings, I decided to seek therapy. This really was the best decision I could make as it gives me ...

MIssissippi loses it's mind...

DNAisoverrated
  • By DNAisoverrated · New reply November 9, 2011
  • 15 replies
  • There is currently a HUGE push on in the state to pass a law amending the state constitution here to define "personhood". It's called Mississippi Initiative #26. We were in our RE office this week for ...

Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi voices dissent on Prop 26

DNAisoverrated
  • By DNAisoverrated · New reply October 20, 2011
  • 9 replies
  • Here is the statement just released by Father Duncan Gray, Bishop's Statement on Proposition #26: Below is an open letter from Bishop Gray III regarding his opposition to Proposition 26, a proposed amendment ...

Please help a fellow infertile

capegirl
  • By capegirl · Posted May 18, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • Hello All, I have just completed a photography project on infertility. I have suffered from IF for many years (I have posted numerous times on the boards...they were a wonderful source of support for ...

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