American College of OB/GYN (ACOG) – serves as an advocate for quality health care for women

American Fertility Association (AFA) – national patient advocacy organization

American Society for Reproductive Medicine – leader for multidisciplinary information, education, advocacy and standards in the field of reproductive medicine

Resolve – The National Infertility Association

Support Groups

San Francisco – Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW 
East Bay Peer Led Support Group – Please contact Alison at


The Empty Picture Frame: An Inconceivable Journey Through Infertility by Jenna Currier Nadeau and Mike Nadeau

Fierce Longing: Women and Infertility by Ruth H. Judy

Hopeful Heart, Peaceful Mind: Managing Infertility by Carol Fulwiler Jones

Mommies, Daddies, Donors, Surrogates: Answering Tough Questions and Building Strong Families by Diane Ehrensaft

Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility by Janet Jaffe, David Diamond and Martha Diamond

What to Expect When You’re Experiencing Infertility: How to Cope with the Emotional Crisis and Survive by Debby Peoples and Harriette Rovner Ferguson

When You’re Not Expecting:  An Infertility Survival Guide by Constance Hoenk Shapiro