External Resources

We recommend the following web site links to assist patients in obtaining additional information regarding infertility and educational resources.

SART is the primary organization of professionals dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States.

Path 2 Parenthood
A national non-profit organization dedicated to assisting women and men face decisions regarding reproductive health. The Path 2 Parenthood is a resource for those needing reproductive information regarding treatment options or adoption. It supports members through advocacy, education, awareness building and research funding.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 
A private, voluntary, non-profit membership organization representing the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG promotes strong advocacy for women’s health care, education, and increasing awareness among its members and the public. The site provides patient education, news releases, and a bookstore on pertinent information regarding infertility.

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine 
An organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in infertility, reproductive medicine and biology. They serve as advocates on behalf of patients, physicians and affiliated health care providers.

Greenwich Hospital
A 174-bed community hospital, serving lower Fairfield County Connecticut and Westchester County New York. It is a major academic affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine and a member of the Yale New Haven Health System.

The Centers for Disease Control
Publishes annual, national outcome statistics (“success rates”) on fertility clinics participating in the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). These statistics and reports may contain information to help guide readers in helping to select an infertility program.

InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
This online exchange of information and support was created by three professional women who experienced 12 pregnancy losses among them. The site is designed to help individuals and couples explore their family-building options by providing information and immediate support regarding diagnosis, treatment for and prevention of infertility and pregnancy loss, and offers guidance to those considering adoption or child-free lifestyles.

A national organization, provides education, advocacy and support to its members through a variety of services from meetings and support groups to help lines and newsletters. The site lists activities, facts and articles about infertility by physicians and other health professionals to help build families through fertility treatments or adoption.

Greenwich Hospital Maternity Services
For couples and women ready to start a family, Greenwich Hospital provides a full range of expert medical services in a warm and supportive environment. The maternity services team includes high risk pregnancy specialists, fertility experts, anesthesiologists, neonatologists, pediatricians and nurses.

LiveStrong Fertility
LIVESTRONG Fertility is dedicated to providing educational information and access to resources that support cancer patients and survivors whose cancer and its treatment present risks to their fertility.