FERTILITY FOR COLORED GIRLS, INC.
Sher Fertility Institute New York has partnered with industry leaders to make your journey to parenthood as easy as possible. One of our recent partnerships includes FERTILITY FOR COLORED GIRLS, INC. FFCG seeks to provide education, awareness, support and encouragement to African American women/couples and other women of color experiencing infertility and seeking to build the families of their dreams. Additionally, FFCG seeks to empower African American women to take charge of their fertility and reproductive health.
- To provide holistic fertility and reproductive health education that informs about causes of infertility, encourages healing and meets the needs of the mind, body and spirit of African American women.
- To empower African American women to achieve their dreams of becoming parents and deal with the challenges of infertility by providing holistic education, emotional support and financial assistance for infertility treatments such as IVF, Donor Eggs or surrogacy and domestic Adoption.
- To increase public awareness of the challenges of infertility and reproductive health care disparities specific to African American Women and other women of color via advocacy, partnerships and education.
- To help those experiencing infertility gain a sense of hope, peace and strength via prayer, ritual and support.
For more information, please visit, https://www.fertilityforcoloredgirls.org
At the Sher Fertility Institute New York we want to ensure that you receive the information you need to make important choices involving your reproductive health. Listed below are valuable resources for individuals and couples experiencing infertility.
Medication and Injection Video Instructions
For those going through treatment and have questions regarding medications and injections, please find the links below to the following videos:
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
ASRM is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the art, science, and practice of reproductive medicine. The Society accomplishes its mission through the pursuit of excellence in education and research and through advocacy on behalf of patients, physicians, and affiliated health care providers. The Society is committed to facilitating and sponsoring educational activities for the lay public and continuing medical education activities for professionals who are engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.
An independent patient information resource center provided by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
SART (Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies)
The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies is a professional organization for physicians who provide in vitro fertilization and related procedures. The goals of SART are to establish and uphold high standards of care for assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and to educate patients about these procedures.
LIVESTRONG is fighting to help improve the lives of people with cancer.
The American Fertility Association
The American Fertility Association (The AFA) is a non-profit organization that provides information about a wide range of fertility issues, including reproductive and sexual health, infertility treatments, adoption, and third party reproduction. The organization also hosts an online community where individuals can consult with experts about a wealth of topics, everything from IVF to acupuncture, in the comfort of their own homes.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
The ACOG patient page provides a variety of fact sheets, FAQs, and videos covering various women’s health concerns.
RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association. RESOLVE helps individuals who are experiencing infertility by providing support groups and connecting them with others who have similar experiences and concerns and providing referrals to trusted infertility specialists.
The Path2Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides information about a wide range of fertility issues. The organization also hosts an online community where individuals can consult with experts about everything from IVF to acupuncture.