Below you will find a number of websites that have been selected and reviewed by York Fertility Centre as websites that you may find useful throughout your time as a patient. You can find information on fertility, pregnancy, medication, donor sperm, medical associations, financing and health cards.
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Factsheets – Informational factsheets and booklets developed specifically for patients that contain valuable information on the causes, procedures and risks associated with infertility, such as: Challenges of Parenting Multiples, Evaluation of the Uterus, IUI, Medications for Inducing Ovulation, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, and so on.
Male Infertility (ASRM) – Useful information regarding male infertility.
International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction (ISMAAR) Scientific Papers– A collection of scientific papers and studies looking primarily at the advantages and disadvantages of mild approaches to assisted reproduction (i.e. mild ovulation stimulation vs. hyper-stimulation of the ovaries).
Fertile Future – Non-profit organization which aims to help women with cancer make informed decisions about the future of their fertility.
Motherisk – Stay up-to-date with Sick Kids Hospital, which provides important health and safety updates for pregnant women. Also includes helpline phone numbers, frequently asked questions, and patient resources for pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Financing and Support Groups
Medicard Finance – A patient financing company that can help you break down medical expenses into monthly payments.
Single Mothers by Choice – A support group and resources for women who are or who are choosing to become a single mother.
Perinatal Bereavement Services of Ontario – A website which provides support and resources for parents who have lost a child during pregnancy, including loss counselling.