National Infertility Awareness Week: #StartAsking

One in eight couples suffer from infertility.  This year, April 24-30th, 2016 is National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW).

What is National Infertility Awareness Week?  It is a campaign of Resolve: The National Infertility Association which started in 1989.  The goal is to raise awareness about infertility, to encourage advocacy of the cause and help those struggling with infertility.

The theme this year is #StartAsking.  So what is it you should Start Asking?

According to


  • Employers for insurance coverage. 
  • Your lawmakers and legislators to support issues important to the infertility community. 
  • Friends and family to support you.
  • The media to cover infertility and the real challenges we all face. 
  • Your network to make a donation to the cause. 
  • Your RE, clinics, OBGYN or adoption agency to support RESOLVE. 
  • Your partner to get involved.
  • Those who have resolved their infertility to stay involved.  
  • OB/GYN or healthcare provider to talk about YOUR reproductive health. 
  • For affordable care for treatment of a disease.
  • Legal access to all family building options nationwide.
  • About men’s reproductive health
Use the hashtag #StartAsking and #NIAW.  And make sure you follow and tag RESOLVE wherever you post.  

Visit the Resolve website to see how you can get involved.

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