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National Infertility Awareness Week April 23-29, 2023

National Infertility Awareness Week®, (NIAW) is a movement, founded in 1989 by RESOLVE. All too often myths and misinformation appear in media stories or influence lawmakers and companies to enforce policies that create barriers for people who need help building their family. And still people feel isolated when they struggle to build a family, so we want to empower them to share their story and find a community that cares.

Building Families Alliance NIAW Virtual Press Conference

Building Families Alliance NIAW Events

Monday, April 10th 6:30pm-8:pm Virtual

Healthy Women Community Talk: Navigating Your Fertility Journey

The UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is pleased to present Healthy Women Community Talks. This free community education series is dedicated to helping all women stay healthy throughout their lives. Questions and discussion are highly encouraged.

Register today for this free event and invite your friends!

Monday, April 24th 10am Virtual

Building Families Alliance Press Avail

The Building Families Alliance is inviting media to listen to a timely conversation with patients, providers, and advocates on the importance of removing financial barriers that prevent Wisconsinites from achieving their dreams to build a family.

Tuesday, April 25th 8am-5pm Virtual
RESOLVE Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day is a 1 day virtual event where the family building community comes together to educate Members of Congress about issues and legislation important to our community. Learn more about this event here.

Participation levels:*

  • First-Time Attendee: Registration is free

  • Repeat Attendee: Registration is free

Register to participate today!

Wednesday, April 26th
Wear Orange Day!

Since 1989, RESOLVE has been rocking orange to help promote infertility awareness. Join the orange movement on Wednesday, April 26th and rock your ORANGE gear to show you support of National Infertility Awareness Week®. #WearOrange Campaign was created by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association to help raise awareness about the importance of empowering you in your journey and changing the conversation around infertility. Whether it’s you, or someone you know who struggles to build a family, #WearOrange!

Wednesday, April 26th 6pm Building Families Alliance Facebook Live Conversation

Tune into a valuable conversation to learn how you can get involved with the effort to pass infertility treatment and preservation coverage in Wisconsin.

Learn more and let us know you can join us!

Wednesday, April 26th
Women's Healthcast NIAW episode airs

Check out this powerful podcast produced by the UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology episode featuring Building Families Alliance leaders.

Thursday, April 27th 11:30am Webinar
Hosted by the Hausmann Group - The Reality of Infertility in the Workplace

This free webinar will focus on the following topics:

  • What the most common causes of infertility and how often do individuals experience infertility

  • The investment/financial burden on families & employers with people struggling such as physical, emotional, mental and financial strain

  • Where employers who are unsure or who might be considering implementing fertility offerings start 

  •  Recommendations from employers that have implemented fertility benefits 

  • How insurance coverage plays a vital role in treatment of infertility

 

Learn more and save your spot now!

Friday, April 28th Virtual Day of Action to Keep Infertility Treatment Coverage in State Budget

Governor Tony Evers has included infertility treatment and fertility preservation coverage in his proposec State Budget. We need your help to encourage as many state legislators as possible work to keep this pro-family provision in the final State Budget that is passed.

 

Learn more and send a message to your elected leaders

Saturday, April 29th Walk of Hope at Doepke Recreation Area in Wausau

Patient advocacy, education, support, and community serve as pillars of RESOLVE’s mission to improve the lives of those facing infertility. The Walk of Hope brings RESOLVE’s mission to life in local communities nationwide.

 

Learn more and register now!

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