Infertility is a condition of the reproductive system often diagnosed after a couple has had no pregnancies after one year of unprotected, well-timed intercourse, or if the woman has been unable to carry a pregnancy that results in a live birth.
Infertility is a medical problem. Infertility affects men and women equally.
For more information on infertility go to Resolve: The National Infertility Association.
How to Select an Infertility Specialist
If your situation warrants an infertility specialist, you can get a referral from your present doctor or local hospital/clinic, or friends or family members. Two resources to learn about a physician’s credentials are the American Board of Medical Specialties and Resolve: The National Infertility Association
Do Insurance Plans Cover Infertility Treatment?
Connecticut law requires certain individual and group health policies to cover medically necessary costs of diagnosing and treating infertility. The Act defines infertility as “the condition of a presumably healthy individual who is unable to conceive or produce conception or sustain a successful pregnancy during a one-year period. For more information go to: http://www.ct.gov/cid/lib/cid/BulletinHC-104-InfertilityTreatmentandProcedures.pdf
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Infertility Support Groups
SOURCE: Resolve: The National Infertility Association; State of Connecticut Law
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: March2017