Archive for September 2013

The Costs of Infertility

ART (assisted reproductive technology) is a multi billion (yes BILLION) dollar industry.  The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) lists the average price of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle in the U.S. to be $12,400. (ASRM does not qualify if this includes medications.)  Here is more about the costs of infertility treatment from Resolve.org.... Read more »

Thankful for Lurie Children’s Hospital and the support it gives our kids

Today is the Eric & Kathy Radiothon for Lurie Children’s Hospital.  When this amazing event happens each year I get teary eyed for the stories.  I am a mix of emotions, sad for the families that have to deal with such hard times but also happy for the families I personally know who have been... Read more »