Online Resources

This is a partial listing of online resources covering all aspects of infertility, including treatment, advocacy, peer support and success rates.


American Fertility AssociationAmerican Fertility Association

http://www.asrm.org/Patients/mainpati.html
This site has information about the American Fertility Association (AFA), which is dedicated to educating and advocating for those facing infertility and contemplating treatment or adoption. It also contains announcements of activities; articles and information about infertility, adoption and related legislation; and information about physician, affiliated health professionals and others who serve the infertility and adoption communities.


American Society for Reproductive Medicine

http://www.asrm.org/
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is dedicated to the advancement of ART, science and practice of reproductive medicine through education and research, as well as advocacy on the part of patients, physicians and affiliated health care providers. This site includes frequently asked questions, fact sheets, ART statistics and state insurance laws, as well as information on selecting an infertility program and assistance in finding a physician.


Bonei OlamBonei Olam

http://www.boneiolam.org/
A Jewish organization whose mission is to provide funding for all aspects of fertility treatments, thus relieving couples of the financial, emotional and physical stress that can result from infertility and fertility treatments.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Assisted Reproductive Technology

www.cdc.gov/ART/
This site contains annual, national outcome statistics reported by infertility clinics participating in the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). Sponsored by SART and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these reports also contain information to help readers understand and use the statistics when selecting an infertility program.


Health BanksHealthBanks

https://www.healthbanks.com/PatientPortal/MyPractice.aspx?UAID={0417D50A-CEC7-435F-BDB9-07E1BDAC158F}&TabID={0}
HealthBanks provides peer-reviewed information on infertility causes, evaluation and treatment. It is customized by individual programs to reflect their practice patterns. In addition to extensive content, the site also includes illustrations and graphics to help viewers learn about the topics of interest to them.


InciidInterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination

http://www.inciid.org/
This site, sponsored by the InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, provides general information about the group, fact sheets on infertility and adoption, and links to fertility specialists nationwide. It also hosts a variety of interactive forums, including medical forums using volunteer infertility specialists who answer questions on line.


Internet Health Resources (IHR)

http://www.ihr.com/
The website of Internet Health Resources (IHR) provides extensive infertility information including: IVF, GIFT, ICSI, egg donor, infertility drugs and medications, infertility clinics, infertility products, sperm banks and surrogacy. IHR also provides links to numerous infertility sites.


LiveStrong - Fertile Hope

www.livestrong.org/fertilehope
Fertile Hope is a LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility. Patients with fertility-related questions or who would like more information related to the Sharing Hope financial assistance program or the SurvivorCare program can visit the website or call for more information.


NYS Infertility Demonstration Program

http://www.health.state.ny.us/community/reproductive_health/infertility/
This program subsidizes higher level infertility treatments in vitro fertilization (IVF) and gamete intra fallopian transfer (GIFT) for privately insured women in New York State for whom these procedures are not covered by insurance.


ResolveRESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

http://www.resolve.org/
The website of this national organization supports RESOLVE's patient advocacy and education efforts. It contains information about the organization's mission and activities; facts and articles about infertility and adoption; affiliated groups, physicians and other health professionals; legislative updates and other information of interest to those building families through infertility treatment or adoption.


Shared Journey

http://www.sharedjourney.com/
This site is dedicated to providing information on topics such as infertility, miscarriage, surrogacy, pregnancy after infertility, child-free living and adoption. It also provides interactive forums and regularly scheduled infertility chats.


Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology

http://www.sart.org/
SART is the primary organization of professionals dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. The mission of our organization is to set and help maintain the standards for ART in an effort to better serve our members and our patients.


A TIMEA Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange (A TIME)

http://www.atime.org/
This site is sponsored by A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange, an organization devoted to the support of infertile Jewish couples as they face specific legal and ethical questions related to treatment. It also provides information to educate those who want to help loved ones experiencing infertility.