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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?

Affording Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
November 16th, 2022

Let’s say you work for a company that offers you insurance. Great! And then you find out there is no fertility coverage under the plan. Not so great. In fact, it's heartbreaking. Especially if you know you’ll be needing fertility treatments in the next year. The thought of not being able to achieve your biggest hopes and dreams because of a lack of insurance coverage is incredibly upsetting. So, what should you do?

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.

Affording Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
November 9th, 2022

The past few years have been full of ups and downs. Okay, a lot downs, for most of us. And finding out you are in need of fertility treatment in the midst of it all pretty much seems like a final blow.

Support | Community | Affording Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
October 12th, 2022

Going through fertility challenges or losses can leave you feeling isolated. We're here to remind you that no matter what stage of the journey you're in, there is a beautiful community ready to embrace and support you. 

IVF | Advocacy | Affording Treatment

By: Sierra Dehmler
June 16th, 2022

Even with 1 in 8 couples facing infertility, many health insurance providers exclude or limit coverage for this treatable condition - meaning many people don't even get the chance to grow their family. Organizations like the Nest Egg Foundation are stepping up to help.