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IVF | Advocacy | Affording Treatment

By: Tnori Shelton
November 21st, 2022

While fertility treatments like IVF are amazing pathways to parenthood for many people, it’s no secret that they are also expensive and many insurance plans won't cover all the costs. So, how can you pay for IVF without insurance coverage?

IVF | Advocacy | Affording Treatment

By: Mark Leondires, MD
November 11th, 2022

Infertility affects 1 in 8 people in the United States, and among them are those whose service in the U.S. military has cost them their chance to have a biological child without medical intervention. Unfortunately, military insurance coverage does not fully cover the treatment of infertility connected to service-related injuries. Learn about the military discounts that Illume Fertility offers and how they can help defray the cost of treatment.

cancer | Advocacy | Community

By: Sierra Dehmler
October 31st, 2022

Pie: good. Pie for charity? Delicious! Learn how reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Ilana Ressler is helping to raise awareness for breast and ovarian cancer while supporting her local community this holiday season. Skip to section: Raising Awareness Through Baking Meet Sharsheret What is Pies for Prevention? How to Order Your Pie More Resources

cancer | Surrogacy | Fertility Preservation | IVF | Advocacy

By: Sierra Dehmler
October 7th, 2022

When a hopeful parent is told they may never be able to have children, what comes next? One couple opens up about their journey through a sudden cancer diagnosis, fertility preservation, surrogacy and everything else they went through to bring their baby girl into the world.

PCOS | Support | Advocacy

By: Sierra Dehmler
September 30th, 2022

While being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and navigating its symptoms can feel isolating and overwhelming at times, we’re here to reassure you that you're not alone. In fact, 1 in 10 women have PCOS! And some of those women are celebrities with PCOS who have spoken out about their experience.

Fertility Treatment | Advocacy

By: Lisa Rosenthal
August 12th, 2022

Building a successful doctor-patient relationship starts with connection, interaction and, of course, conversation. After exploring how patients can advocate for themselves and become more empowered, we turned to the experts (our doctors, nurses, and other team members) to get their perspective. Keep reading to discover their tips for cultivating the best experience possible throughout your fertility journey!