Resources

Want to know more about the process of IVF? Check out this documentary from the BBC called, Baby Makers: The Fertility Clinic

You can find information about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) here:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/definition/con-20028841

You can find information about Endometriosis here:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/basics/definition/con-20013968

For more information on Infertlity and Infertility awareness, check out Resolve, The National Infertility Association at resolve.org


Information about Infertility Insurance in California:

California

The California law requires certain insurers to offer coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment. That means group health insurers covering hospital, medical or surgical expenses must let employers know infertility coverage is available. However, the law does not require those insurers to provide the coverage; nor does it force employers to include it in their employee insurance plans.

The law defines treatment as including, but not limited to:
  • Diagnosis and diagnostic tests;
  • Medication;
  • Surgery; and
  • Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer, also known as GIFT.
The law specifically exempts insurers from having to offer in vitro fertilization coverage. Also, the law does not require employers that are religious organizations to offer coverage for treatment that conflicts with the organization's religious and ethical purposes. (California Health and Safety Code, Section 1374.55).


Click Here to watch Aisha Tyler talk about her struggle with infertility. What she says about wanting a child with her husband is exactly how I feel: "It would be so good to see a little him running around..." 

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