The Jewish community funds camps, Israel trips, education, children’s books, and youth programs – sometimes in full. Yet when a couple is committed to having Jewish children and need financial assistance, the Jewish community offers very little. While we need to maintain the many vital program offered in the Jewish community, we also need to recognize the very serious need for financial assistance for infertility treatment. Below is a chart that gives a glimpse of the costs these couples are up against. When looking at it, consider too that infertility treatment:
1) requires payment up front
2) is rarely covered by insurance
3) is the best chance for many to have a child.