Support Groups &
Participating in a support group can be incredibly helpful in dealing with the stress from Infertility. It's an opportunity to learn about treatment options, coping with grief, and to be with others who "get it." Here's a list of support groups, both in real life and online, followed by a list of other sites and organizations that may be helpful in your journey.
RESOLVE Peer-Led and Professionally Led Support Groups
Inspire Infertility Online Message Boards
The Bump Message Boards
My Fertility Story - Provides customized fertility and family-building resources to support you as you navigate your unique path to parenthood.
Fruitful. - Fruitful is a free fertility mentorship program that connects those struggling with infertility with those who've been through it firsthand. Because no one should have to go through this crap on their own.
The Hope for Fertility Foundation - The Hope for Fertility Foundation was established in 2016 as a way to raise infertility awareness and to help eligible couples offset the high costs of fertility treatments or adoption.
Men's Health Network - Men's Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.
Parents Via Egg Donation - Parents Via Egg Donation, or PVED, was created to provide an informational and supportive environment where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Waiting for Babies - Waiting for Babies is a podcast featuring interviews with couples and individuals who've struggled with bringing a child into their lives. Through telling their stories, we strive to take away the taboo of infertility, and provide hope and comfort to many others who are waiting for their babies.
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.
Yesh Tikva - Yesh Tikva works to provide those thrown into the world of infertility with navigational tools to cope emotionally and practically along this journey. Resources include support groups, online support forums, platforms for sharing personal stories, and events. We are constantly building, growing, and improving our offered resources.
Hasidah - Hasidah is the Hebrew word for stork. The root of the word (Hsd) means loving-kindness. Storks have a long history of being associated with fertility, families and the arrival of babies. Hasidah was founded on the belief that one of the greatest gifts of loving-kindness is helping couples struggling with infertility to become parents. Hasidah builds awareness, develops a network of support resources, and provides financial assistance for IVF.
Fertility for Colored Girls (FFCG) - FFCG seeks to provide 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. Additionally, FFCG seeks to empower African American women to take charge of their fertility and reproductive health.