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Learn More About Your Family Options With The Following Links

Last updated 5 years ago

Are you still curious to learn more about the assisted reproductive technology available to help potential parents struggling with infertility? Read through these helpful resources or contact the staff of Fertility Centers of Illinois at (877) 499-8730 for more information.

  • Visit the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology website to find out more about what is involved in the patient evaluation prior to fertility treatment.
     
  • This statute, called the Gestational Surrogacy Act, provides many legal protections for potential parents not found in many other states or countries. 
     
  • This article from the American Pregnancy Association provides more information about Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and how it can screen embryos for certain genetic defects.
     
  • Read these statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about the impact of infertility on the United States.
     
  • The basics of infertility and the many treatments currently available, are outlined in this helpful fact sheet found on WomensHealth.gov.
     
  • Clomid is a medication that is commonly used to induce ovulation in women who have problems producing eggs.  Learn more about Clomid by reading this PubMed Health article.
     
  • Studies have shown that stress can adversely affect a woman’s fertility.  This article from WebMD.com provides more insight on the connection between stress and infertility.
     
  • Visit PullingDowntheMoon.com to find out how a holistic approach to infertility can help women to better approach the ups and downs of fertility treatment.
     
  • This article from The National Infertility Association outlines some helpful ways to manage the stress that often accompanies infertility.
     
  • The Mayo Clinic answers some frequently asked questions regarding fertility preservation through cancer treatment in this article.

 

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