reConceiving Infertility

For too long, infertility and the struggles toward parenthood have been topics of hushed conversations and quiet suffering. From the matriarchs and patriarchs of biblical times to present day, the Jewish community knows these challenges all too well. At Hadassah, we're reConcieving Infertility, with a new initiative to bring members, units and communities together to raise awareness and confront taboos while driving policy change and empowering patients to advocate for their health. At the same time, we'll be helping our communities expand their definitions of what it means when we talk about family.

Expand Access to Treatment

Speak out to expand insurance coverage and access to treatment with Hadassah. To advance infertility-related legislation nationally and at the state level, we're mobilizing grassroots supporters and partner organizations, sending letters to policymakers and meeting with legislators. Get involved today.
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Hadassah Advocates for Infertility Coverage ›
Infertility Policy Statement ›
Hadassah Applauds CA Infertility Bill Introduction ›

The Truth About Infertility

We're teaming up with Amy Klein, author of "The Trying Game" and health and fertility writer for the New York Times, Newsweek, Slate, Hadassah Magazine, and more. Read Amy's recent article featured in the Hadassah Magazine and watch the Hadassah Magazine Online Discussion Group conversation between Amy and Executive Editor Lisa Hostein.
Watch Hadassah Magazine Online Discussion Group ›
Are you my Surrogate? ›

Inside the Medicine

Did you know that that age, genetics, other medical conditions and previous treatments or injuries can affect fertility? Or that polycystic ovarian syndrome, cystic fibrosis, BRCA gene mutations and other conditions tied to infertility or a need for treatment all have higher incidence rates in the Jewish community? Learn more with reConceiving Infertility about the wide range of people who utilize assisted reproductive technologies and the many different pathways toward parenthood.
Fertility Care at Hadassah's Hospitals ›

Your Stories

man and womanreConceiving Infertility works to help more people grapple with their infertility journey or their decision to live childfree by sharing personal stories. Infertility doesn't only affect intended parents, but extended families and communities, too. Break the taboos. Tell your story and raise up the voices of others, and help our communities expand their definitions of what it means when we talk about family.
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Fertility Care at Hadassah's Hospitals

Hadassah’s Fertility Treatment Clinic, with IVF unit, at Hadassah Ein Kerem is considered one of the leading units in Israel. Hadassah physicians have been at the vanguard of infertility treatments for decades and pioneered the use of preimplantation genetic testing. The fertility clinics also work closely with Hadassah’s Ovum Donation and Preservation Program, Genetic Counseling Clinic, and Cytogenetic Laboratory.
Having a Baby After Cancer: Fertility Preservation for Hadassah's Oncology Patients ›
Holistic Help at Hadassah's Rimon Mind/Body Fertility Center ›
Do Infertility Patients Find the Support They Need on the Internet? ›

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