About National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW) is a movement that began in 1989. The goal of NIAW is to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded this movement and continues to work with the professional family building community, corporate partners, and the media to:

  1. ensure that people trying to conceive know the guidelines for seeing a specialist when they are trying to conceive.
  2. enhance public understanding that infertility is a disease that needs and deserves attention.
  3. educate legislators about the disease of infertility and how it impacts people in their state.

In 2010 National Infertility Awareness Week became a federally recognized health observance by the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

 

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