Infertility / Childlessness

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RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association

National. 50+ chapters. Founded 1974. Provides emotional support and medical referrals for infertile couples. Support groups, education for members and public. Quarterly magazine and publications. Chapter development guidelines.
Write:
RESOLVE
1760 Old Meadow Rd., Suite 500
McLean, VA 22102
Voice: 703-556-7172
Fax: 703-506-3266
Website: http://www.resolve.org
E-mail: info@resolve.org
Verified: 8/14/2012

NINE (National Infertility Network Exchange)

National. Founded 1988. Support for persons and couples with impaired fertility and the professionals who serve them. Support system to help understand, cope and reach a resolution. Monthly educational meetings, newsletter, talk line and professional referral. Guidelines to assist others start a similar group. Dues $40/yr.
Write:
NINE
P.O. Box 204
East Meadow, NY 11554
Voice: 516-794-5772
Fax: 516-794-0008
Website: http://www.nine-infertility.org
E-mail: nine204@aol.com
Verified: 7/24/2012

TASC (The American Surrogacy Center)

Online. Cybercommunity of friends and acquaintances who have a personal interest or experience concerning surrogacy issues. Various e-mail discussions, password protected bulletin boards, live chats and monthly virtual seminars. Topics include: surrogate parents, egg donation, multiple miscarriages, DES daughters, sperm donation and Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustur-Hauser syndrome.
Website: http://www.surrogacy.com
Verified: 6/29/2012

Cyster Connection

Online. 531 members. Support for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a condition in which ovaries create an abundance of follicles each month without producing an egg. PCOS usually goes hand-in-hand with insulin resistance. It is also the most common cause of infertility among women in the United States.
Website: http://pcostcc.proboards.com
Verified: 6/29/2012

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