Infertility

If you want to have a baby but haven't been able to get pregnant after a year of unprotected sex, you may have a fertility problem. There are many infertility treatments that can help, including ovulation-stimulating drugs, artificial insemination, and in vitro fertilization.

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Fertility Treatment Was Too Expensive So I Had Sex With a Friend Instead

Between clinic costs, sperm bank, and Fed-Ex, I would have to pay more than $8,000 to use a known sperm donor of my choosing. So we went the old-fashioned route and had sex instead.

IVF Cost Can Be Astronomical—But There Are Affordable Alternatives

The cost of fertility treatments such as IVF can approach $100K—but there are ways to bring the cost down, including affordable clinics and even "micro" or "mini" IVF.

Women Who Can't Afford IVF Describe 'Shame' Over Turning to Fundraising

With the skyrocketing costs of IVF and other fertility treatments, more and more would-be parents are turning to fundraising sites in hopes of financing their families. But crowdfunding comes with its own costs.

Mosaic Embryo Transfer Could Help Families Save Thousands—Why Are Doctors Avoiding It?

For the millions struggling with infertility, the possibility of implanting mosaic embryos could be a game changer. But what happens when creating life intersects with creating profits—and how can you ensure you don’t fall victim to a doctor or clinic with unscrupulous motives?

IVF Costs Can Approach $100K—Here's How One Woman Saved Thousands

I never expected that my long-held family attitude of never accepting a sticker price would save me thousands on my IVF treatment and eventually afford me a family. Here are six steps you can take to cut costs on fertility treatments, too.
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