Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of trying or the inability to carry a pregnancy to term. It affects approximately 1 in 8 couples, and can be caused by a range of physical and/or medical conditions.
WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY?
The causes of infertility can vary, but some common causes include: age, hormonal imbalances, medical conditions such as endometriosis, structural problems with the reproductive system, and lifestyle factors such as smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
WHAT ARE AVAILABLE TREATMENTS FOR INFERTILITY?
There are several treatments available for infertility, including medications to stimulate ovulation, intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), and surgery to correct structural problems. The right treatment for you will depend on the cause of infertility and your personal situation.
Frequently Asked Questions
CAN INFERTILITY BE PREVENTED?
While some causes of infertility cannot be prevented, there are steps you can take to maintain good reproductive health and reduce your risk of infertility. These include maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, and managing stress levels.
WHAT IS THE FERTILITY FOUNDATION ALL ABOUT?
The fertility foundation is an organization dedicated to providing support and resources to individuals and couples struggling with infertility. We aim to raise awareness about infertility, provide education and information, and offer support and assistance to those in need.
WHAT SERVICES DOES THE FERTILITY FOUNDATION OFFER? The foundation offers financial assistance for infertility treatments in the form of grants and educational resources.
HOW CAN THE CONCEIVE FOUNDATION HELP ME PAY FOR INFERTILITY TREATMENTS?
The fertility foundation offers financial assistance to those in need, through grants. To be considered for financial assistance, you will need to complete an application and provide documentation of your financial situation and infertility diagnosis. For more info on eligibility and requirements, please CLICK HERE
WHAT KINDS OF GRANTS DOES CONCEIVE OFFER?
Conceive offers grants for infertility treatments, Embryo Adoption, Cryopreservation, Adoption through a licensed agency, and any other service provided by the clinic, including blood work and tests.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A CONCEIVE GRANT?
To be eligible for a grant, you must be facing infertility and experiencing financial hardship that makes it difficult to access the care you need. We consider a range of factors, including income, insurance coverage and other financial obligations, when determining eligibility
WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR RECEIVING A GRANT FROM CONCEIVE?
Applications are reviewed and selected by the Foundation's Board, in consultation with our Advisory Board twice a year (Spring and Fall) The frequency and amount of grants are based on the availability of funds raised throughout the year. All grant funds will be sent directly to the fertility center in the recipient's name.
HOW MUCH CAN I RECEIVE IN A GRANT?
The amount of each grant typically ranges from $5000-$14,000.
ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON HOW I CAN USE MY GRANT?
Grants may not be applied to medications or travel expenses.
DO I HAVE TO PAY BACK THE GRANT?
No, you do not have to pay back the grant. Our grants are designed to be a one-time financial assistance for individuals and couples facing financial barriers to accessing infertility treatments.
CAN I USE THE FERTILITY FOUNDATION GRANT WITH OTHER FORMS OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE?
Yes, you can use your grant with other forms of financial assistance, such as insurance coverage, loans, and other grants. Our grants team will work with you to ensure you receive the financial support you need to access the infertility treatments you need.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I'VE BEEN APPROVED FOR A GRANT?
Our grants team will review your application and notify you of the decision via email.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED WITH CONCEIVE?
You can get involved by making a donation and spreading the word about our mission and services. You can also join our mailing list to stay informed about our latest efforts, application deadlines and events.