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How to Deal With Financial Stress During Fertility Treatments

When you’re undergoing fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) or embryo implantation, you’re not just anxious about getting pregnant…you’re also stressed about money! How do you deal with financial stress during fertility treatments? These tips for dealing with the anxiety that comes with having to pay to get pregnant will improve your health, lift your spirits, and fill you with hope.

Money for Fertility Treatments – Should I Borrow to Get Pregnant?

If you don’t have money for fertility treatments, should you borrow to get pregnant? Here’s what Suze Orman advised a woman who hasn’t been able to get pregnant after nine years of trying.

“From an emotional standpoint, it’s easy to say there’s no price too steep to pay [for fertility treatments to get pregnant],” says Suze Orman. “But you asked for my financial advice, so I’m going to respond from my head: I don’t think it’s wise to go into debt to finance in vitro fertilization (IVF).”

If you’re coping with infertility and want to stay hopeful, read The Belated Baby: A Guide to Parenting After Infertility.

And, here are a few options for coping with the cost of fertility treatments, from Suze Orman…Read More »Money for Fertility Treatments – Should I Borrow to Get Pregnant?

The Cost of Infertility – 9 Ways to Save Money for Fertility Treatments

Paying for fertility costs a lot of money — read How Much Do Infertility Treatments Cost? for details. These nine ways to save money for fertility treatments are from Ethan Ewing, a financial expert at Bills.com. The one thing worse than not being able to get pregnant on your own is not having the money to pay for in vitro fertilization or intrauterine insemination!

Before the tips, a quip:

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ~ Mark Twain

You may want to get pregnant so much, your heart aches…but money is standing in the way. To learn more about improving your fertility, click on The Fast Track to Fertility: A Modern Guide to Overcoming Infertility by Dr Sherif Awadalla, Dr Michael Scheiber, and Dr Howard Jones. And, read on for money saving tips that will help when it’s time to pay for fertility treatments…Read More »The Cost of Infertility – 9 Ways to Save Money for Fertility Treatments