Useful Resources

Resources

At FII, we want to be more than just your family vision navigators.

We also value your entire well-being, which is why we developed this page to provide you with resources on a variety of topics, including:

Education & Support

Education

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Amateur Nester Christian encouragement during infertility
American Society for Reproductive Medicine ASRM is a voluntary, non-profit organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine, including infertility, menopause, contraception, and sexuality.
A T.I.M.E. (A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange) A TIME is offers advocacy, education, guidance, research and support through many programs to Jewish men, women, and couples struggling with reproductive health and infertility.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Reproductive Health CDC on Infertility and public health
Creating a Family Creating a Family is a 501 (c) (3) national infertility, adoption, & foster care education and support nonprofit. Provides education and support for infertility patients, adoptive parents, foster parents, and allied professionals.
Embryo Adoption Awareness Center EAAC Increasing awareness and understanding of the hope embryo donation offers to people struggling with infertility
Fertile Foods Fertile Foods provides tips for a healthy pregnancy: nutrition and lifestyle essentials for fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Fertile Hope Fertile Hope is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Fertility Authority Fertility Authority is a web portal for fertility information.
Fertility for Colored Girls FFCG provides education, awareness, support and encouragement to African American women/couples and other women of color experiencing infertility and seeking to build the families of their dreams.
Fertility Within Reach Fertility Within Reach, 501(c)(3) national non-profit organization increases access to fertility treatment and benefits by educating patients, policymakers and service providers with proprietary and evidence-based data through personalized consultations, workshops and legislative testimonies.
Hannah’s Prayer Ministries Hannah’s Prayer Ministries provides Christian-based support and encouragement to married women around the world who are struggling with the pain of fertility challenges, including primary and secondary infertility, pregnancy loss, early infant death, and adoption loss.
Livestrong Livestrong raises awareness, increases outreach and facilitates collaboration in an effort to improve the cancer experience.
National Registry for Adoption & Embryo Donation Online platform to connect families waiting to adopt embryos with embryo donors and birth parents with hopeful adoptive families.
Parents Via Egg Donation PVED, 501(c)(3) charitable organization that educates, supports, and empower families and individuals at any stage of the process who choose to use egg donation to build a family.
Path 2 Parenthood Path 2 Parenthood, a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit organization is a lifetime resource for infertility prevention, reproductive health and family building.
PCOS Awareness Association PCOSSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The organization raises awareness of PCOS worldwide, providing educational and support services to help women understand what the disorder is and how it can be treated. It provides support for women diagnosed with PCOS to help them overcome the syndrome and decrease the impact of its associated health problems.
Rachel’s Well Rachel’s Well a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Their mission is to improve women’s health by raising awareness, removing barriers to care, and stimulating research.
RESOLVE Resolve is a community for women and men with infertility and provides information and support during their family building journey.
Sarah's Laughter Faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity, offers support to couples struggling with infertility or the death of a baby. Christian ministry that welcomes and offers support to people of all faiths as well as no faith.
Smart Fertility Choices Smart Fertility Choices is a community support site dedicated for women dealing with PCOS.
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology SART, one of the most important functions of the site is to help patients locate and contact infertility clinics and view national and individual clinic IVF success rates.
Sparkles of Life Sparkles of Life is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families on their paths to parenthood.
The Broken Brown Egg The Broken Brown Egg Inc. (NFP) is an awareness and service organization founded to increase awareness of African American Infertility and Reproductive Health.
The Endometriosis Association The Endometriosis Association is a self-help organization of women and families with endometriosis, doctors, scientists, and others interested in exchanging information about the endometriosis disease.
The Infertility Voice The Infertility Voice is an online empowerment resource for infertility patients seeking support, compassion and hope along their family building journeys.

Podcasts

Creating a Family Sarah’s Laughter
Beat Infertility Sisters in Loss
Delivering Miracles This is Infertility
Fertility Warriors Podcast The Fertile Nest
Making Families The Fertility Podcast
Holistic Fertility and Wellness

Fertility Grants, Scholarships and Fertility Financing

Financial Assistance

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Angels of Hope Foundation Creating Miracles grant program Angels of Hope Foundation provides grants through its Creating Miracles Grant to financially burdened couples in Illinois who need fertility treatments to conceive a child.
Baby Quest Foundation Baby Quest Foundation provides financial assistance through fertility grants to those who cannot afford the high costs of procedures such as IVF (in vitro fertilization), gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing, artificial insemination, and embryo donation.
Bonei Olam Bonei Olam provides funding for all aspects of fertility treatments, in financial assistance to cover the prohibitive costs of fertility treatments and medical procedures.
Fertility By Design The First Steps program is patient financial assistance program that takes into consideration household income and hardship cases to provide eligible patients with a 5%, 25%, 50%, or 75% discount off their fertility drug cost.
Fertility Foundation of Texas Fertility Foundation of Texas will award grants up to $10,000 (as funds permit) to Central Texas (Waco to San Antonio) residents that can be used toward fertility treatment through any SART clinic in the United States.
Fertility Lifelines: Compassionate Care Fertility Lifelines provides savings, education and resources
Ferring Heart Beat Program Sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, this program provides infertility patients with select fertility medications at no cost
Hope for Fertility Foundation Grant Hope for Fertility Foundation Grant provides financial assistance through grants and fundraisers.
InterNational Council for Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) INCIID provides IVF scholarships for those without insurance coverage.
Jewish Fertility Foundation Jewish Fertility Foundation provides financial assistance, educational awareness, and emotional support to Atlanta Jewish families who have medical fertility challenges.
Kevin J. Lederer Life Foundation A non-profit providing patient education and grants to those struggling with infertility.
Livestrong Livestrong provides free fertility medications for women in partnership with EMD Serono, and provide access to discounted sperm, embryo and egg freezing services through a national network of reproductive clinics and sperm bank partners
Maverick Miracle Babies Maverick Miracle Babies provides grants to be used for medical costs surrounding IUI and IVF procedures.
Nest Egg Foundation Grant Nest Egg Foundation, Inc. a Connecticut-based non-profit organization founded to help those struggling with infertility.
NYS Infertility Demonstration Program NYS Infertility subsidizes higher level infertility treatments in vitro fertilization (IVF) and gamete intra fallopian transfer (GIFT) for privately insured women for whom these procedures are not covered by insurance. The program also includes a subsidy for testicular sperm extraction.
Pay It Forward Fertility Foundation Pay It Forward Fertility Foundation helps people of various circumstances afford fertility treatments that are not covered by health insurance.
The Fertility Fund: A Gift From the Heart Available to help Jewish individuals and couples in the Philadelphia region. An as need-based program that helps subsidize the sometimes prohibitive financial costs of fertility treatments that are not covered by insurance.
The Gay Parenting Assistance Program GPAP provides financial assistance for gay parents for their surrogacy journey.
The Madeleine Gordon Gift of Life Foundation The Madeleine Gordon Gift of Life Foundation aids couples in the greater Cincinnati area to afford IVF treatments.
The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation (TQCF) Cade Foundation provides financial assistance to families pursuing infertility treatment or domestic adoption.
Verna’s Purse Verna’s Purse provides financial assistance program to patients faced with economic challenges.
Vivere-Garden of Life Grant Grant in partnership with Houston Fertility Institute, awarded to couples who demonstrate a documented need for fertility treatment.

Prosper Healthcare Lending

Prosper Healthcare Lending is a financing company in the healthcare industry.

Here are some of the benefits you’ll receive with a loan from Prosper Healthcare Lending:

  • Immediate decisions for loans under $35,000
  • Longer terms for lower monthly payments
  • No collateral required
  • No prepayment penalties
  • Fast & easy loan inquiry process
  • 100% Confidential

To learn more, click here.

Lightstream (A division of SunTrust Bank)

LightStream Personal Loans for Medical, Fertility and Adoption Financing

  • Hassle-free loans
  • Easy & Secure online application
  • Low fixed rates
  • Flexible loan terms
  • Finance the entire process from legal fees to travel and medical fees
  • No fees or prepayment penalties
  • Unsecured loans from $5,000 to $100,000
  • Funds deposited directly into your account
  • Good to excellent credit only

To learn more, click here

IFINANCE CANADA

  • Low rates starting as low as 7.95% UP TO 25.95% based on client’s credit history and proof of income.
  • Pre-approval within 1 business day
  • Clients may apply by e-mail, fax or even by telephone.
  • Funds sent to you directly

To learn more, click here.

Fertility Insurance for Surrogacy and Egg Donation

Brown and Brown Insurance

  • Surrogacy Complication Insurance
    This insurance covers and protects intended parent(s) who use a surrogate mother as well as the surrogate herself from any medical expenses and disability costs resulting from complications of the pregnancy which are typically not covered by anyone's health insurance
  • Egg Donation Complication Insurance
    This insurance covers and protects intended parent(s) including the egg recipient and their egg donors from any medical and disability expenses and costs resulting from complications of the procedure which are typically not covered by anyone's health insurance

New Life Agency Insurance

  • Surrogate Maternity and Cycle Medical Plan
    Specifically for a surrogate pregnancy or an IVF pregnancy and complications that may arise during the IVF synchronization cycle with you, or the egg donor and surrogate.
  • Egg Donor and Recipient Insurance
    Complication insurance for all Intended Parents utilizing IVF procedures alone or with an egg donor during the synchronization of your cycle.
  • International Newborn Care Insurance
    International clients with insurance coverage and significant discounts on claims their newborn may incur while in the United States immediately following birth and alleviating the burden of negotiating and paying each claim directly to multiple providers.
  • International Newborn Care Card
    International clients with significant discounts on claims their newborn(s) may incur while in the US immediately following birth and alleviating the burden of negotiating and paying each claim directly to multiple providers.
  • Surrogate Accidental Death Insurance
    Specifically designed to insure both the surrogate's family and the intended parent(s) in the event of death. As any death benefit, it is designed to make the beneficiary's financially whole again

Art Risk Solutions

  • Surrogate Insurance
    Evaluate your policy as well as offer suggestions for alternatives.
  • Fertility Advantage
    IVF Cost reduction plan. Offered to intended parents who are going through IVF treatment using their own eggs and a surrogate or a donor's eggs, and whose insurance will not cover ART procedures.
  • Egg Donor / Recipient Insurance
    Complication insurance for all Intended Parents utilizing IVF procedures alone or with an egg donor during the synchronization of your cycle.
  • Surrogate Life Insurance
    Specifically designed to insure both the surrogate's family and the intended parent(s) in the event of death. As any death benefit, it is designed to make the beneficiary's financially whole again.

The Newborn Resource

The newborn resource is not an insurance program. ART Risk coordinates provider negotiation and payment of newborn medical expenses for services rendered in the U.S.

LGBT

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Men Having Babies Provides surrogacy parenting advice for gay men
LGBT Family Building Offers the family building resources including adoption, sperm banking, surrogacy, foster parenting, support groups and advocacy.
Out For Health Provides outreach, education and information to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people, their health care providers and the community at-large about the importance of inclusive, welcoming and respectful care for LGBT people. Planned Parenthood is Out for Health.
Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project We are dedicated to helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in Upstate NY achieve their goals of building and sustaining healthy families.
LGBT Families Was created to become a leading resource in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered community for those seeking to expand their own families through adoption, foster care, surrogacy and fertility
Gay Parents To Be NEW Gay Parents to Be® is an informational resource and link to gay parenting services. We strive to provide the best care for LGBTQ couples and individuals as they navigate all of the options to bring a child into the world.