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The AFA is a national, non-profit organization serving the United States through its national office in New York City, and is a leader in providing men and women, health care professionals, public officials and the media, both nationally and internationally, with information about infertility treatments, reproductive and sexual health and family building options including adoption and third-party solutions.

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The American Fertility Association Announces Honorary Board

Actress Brenda Strong and Stuart Bell named as Co-Chairs.
NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit organization committed to helping people find their unique path to parenthood, announced the formation of its Honorary Board t…

The American Fertility Association Celebrates Family Building At Illuminations LA 2014

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) recently honored three individuals at Illuminations LA 2014, celebrating the work the organization does in helping hopeful parents create family in all its diversity. The honorees were embryologist Dr. David H…

The American Fertility Association, Along with Fairfax Cryobank, to Host 'Growing Your Family: LGBTQ Options' Educational Event in Philadelphia

Seminar to take place afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 22 at The William Way LGBT Center
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and Fairfax Cryobank announced today a free, educational event about family-building options such as donor insemination,…

Brooklyn to Host Lesbian Pregnancy Educational Gathering, Presented by The American Fertility Association and California Cryobank

The American Fertility Association & California Cryobank present a Gay Women's Gathering for Moms-To-Be at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center
NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and California Cryobank, announced today a free, educa…

The American Fertility Association Honors Actress Nia Vardalos, Dr. Alan Penzias at Annual Fundraising Gala

Illuminations NYC took place at The Yale Club in Manhattan on November 4
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Two hundred and fifty supporters joined the board and staff of The American Fertility Association (The AFA) at The Yale Club in Manhattan for the Organization's annual fundr…

Miami Beach to Host Lesbian Pregnancy Educational Gathering, Presented by The American Fertility Association and California Cryobank

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and California Cryobank, announced today a free, educational event about pregnancy and family- building options for lesbians in Miami.
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Lesbian Family Building Seminar at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

The American Fertility Association & California Cryobank present An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy
LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family buildin…

The American Fertility Association, Along with Brooklyn Community Pride Center and California Cryobank, Presents Family Building Seminar for Lesbians

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar about family building for the lesbian community.
The Family Planning Panel will take place on Thursday, January 31st, from 6:00 PM – 8…

Todd Ellison from Broadway's "Annie" and Brenda Strong from TNT's "Dallas" Highlight CharityBuzz.com Auction Benefiting The American Fertility Association

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA) announced today two fundraising packages available on CharityBuzz.com to support their work of educating hopeful parents about family building options.
"The AFA is committed not only to education tha…

The American Fertility Association Educates Patients About Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – The American Fertility Association (The AFA) recognizes the significance of the report released November 1, 2012, by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, noting the relationship between Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and the findin…

The American Fertility Association Announces 'Family Building Options for Men with HIV'

Education outreach program to launch at International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC
NEW YORK, July 19, 2012 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) announced today the initiation of a program designed to reach men living with HIV who want to create a family. The good news is that these m…

The American Fertility Association's National Spokesperson to Star on TNT's "Dallas"

Brenda Strong continues to bring needed attention to infertility and family building
LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2012 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) congratulates National Spokesperson Brenda Strong on the premiere of the TNT series "Dallas." Ms. Strong plays Ann Ewing o…

Family Building Seminar for Lesbians at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center

American Fertility Association & California Cryobank present Gay Women's Gathering
LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family building for the lesbian communi…

The American Fertility Association Releases Infertility Awareness Stamp

Love Letter Campaign supports message of National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW)
NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) announced today the release of a postage stamp highlighting infertility awareness. The stamp is the cornerstone of The AFA's Lov…

The American Fertility Association Elects New Board Leadership

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a 501(c)(3) national not-for-profit organization, announced that a new slate of officers has been elected to lead the organization. Both outgoing Co-Chairs will remain as members of the Board of Directors.
Former Co-Chair…

The American Fertility Association Adds Five New Board Members

Substantial growth for the organization following strategic planning retreat
NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a 501(c)(3) national non-profit organization, announced today that it has added five new Directors to the Board.
"These new board membe…

Disney/ABC Television Group Sponsors The American Fertility Association's Infertility Prevention Program

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) announced today that the Disney/ABC Television Group has given a generous, unrestricted educational grant to further the work of The AFA's infertility prevention program.
The program's centerpiece is an Infert…

Fertility Organization Celebrates Gay Pride Month

The American Fertility Association Supports All Hopeful Parents
NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) will host Family Building Tents at Gay Pride Festivals nationally in June to recognize and support Gay Pride Month. Each staff member will represent The AFA R…

The American Fertility Association Launches New Website

New Site Provides Additional Infertility and Family Building Topics, Easier Navigation and Enhanced Professional Network
NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) has rolled out its new website: http://www.TheAFA.org. The dramatic redesign represents the organ…

Leading-Edge Fertility Educational Resource Is Successfully Completed

Video Series from The AFA and Attain Fertility Centers Covers Wide Range of Fertility Topics
NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA) is pleased to announce the completion of a yearlong fertility educational series which was funded by Attain Fertility® Centers. T…

National Organization Launches Zumba(R) for Fertility for NIAW(R)

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit family building organization, is excited to announce its 1st annual Zumbathon® for Fertility, to take place during National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW). The first event will be on Wednesday…

Environmental Toxins and Fertility – Why One Group Is Leading the Way

NEW YORK, March 28, 2011 — With Earth Day right around the corner, The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national, non-profit, family-building organization, has positioned itself as a leader in creating a greener world for all those trying to conceive. There's mounting evidenc…

The American Fertility Association Hosts Event to Honor Two Deserving Leaders in the Fertility Field

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit organization, will hold its 9th annual Illuminations LA fundraising event on March 5th at the Sunset Tower Hotel, the Art Deco masterpiece on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Illuminations is th…

The American Fertility Association Stands with Planned Parenthood

U.S. House of Representatives Jeopardize Women's Healthcare
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to bar Planned Parenthood health centers from all federal funding, including birth control, cancer screening, HIV testing and other essential care. The A…

Preventing Infertility and the Future of Fertility Treatments

The American Fertility Association Recognizes Colorado Fertility Physician
DENVER, Feb. 21, 2011 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national family-building non-profit organization, is heading to college campuses around the country to educate young men and women about infe…

Talking with Children About Sperm Donation

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 — Starting a family the "old-fashioned way" is becoming less common. Only 25% of American households are made up of a husband, wife, and a child. The fertility field is continually growing with advances in scientific technology, and infertile patients have more…

Infertility and Handling the Holidays

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 — The American Fertility Association, a 501(c)(3) national non-profit organization, recognizes the holiday season can be difficult for hopeful parents. Expectations often outweigh the reality, old family dynamics can re-emerge, and the focus on kids can be extremely p…

Fertility Awareness and Infertility Prevention: Brenda Strong & the American Fertility Association to Host Media Luncheon in Manhattan

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 — On November 10, 2010, Celebrity Spokesperson Brenda Strong and American Fertility Association Executive Director, Ken Mosesian, will co-host a media luncheon to introduce their efforts to combat infertility to media in the fields of health and wellness, fertility and p…

The American Fertility Association Celebrates Nobel Prize Winner

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2010 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit organization, commends Nobel Committee members for awarding Dr. Robert G. Edwards the Nobel Prize in medicine. This highest honor was given to Dr. Edwards for his contributions to developing in vitro fe…

The American Fertility Association to Recognize Media's Role in Fertility Awareness

Event on November 10th in New York City to Bring Renewed Attention
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2010 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a 501 (c)(3) national non-profit organization, will recognize the media's role in family building and infertility. Illuminations – an event ce…

Everything Infertility: Infertility 101 for the People of Boston

BOSTON, Sept. 7, 2010 — It's simple: you want to have a baby. And it's not so simple: you want to have a baby. As with every monumental endeavor, the path to parenthood is uniquely unpredictable, but navigating through the obstacles is easier when you have the facts, and know your options.…

Leading-Edge Resource Aims to Educate Infertility Patients on Their Options

Transitioning from IVF to a Donor Egg Cycle: Fact Sheet Now Available
NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2010 — Infertility is an unexpected obstacle for many people, and the journey can be unpredictable. Patients may find themselves at a crossroads after multiple failed attempts with fertility treatments, and…

Innovative Fertility Education Program Aims to Reach Patients Across the World

NEW YORK, April 19, 2010 — Patients dealing with infertility face many uncertainties, but now there is one place to find a comprehensive guide to almost every aspect of infertility treatment. The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit family building organization whi…

Celebrities Desperate to Support Fertility

American Fertility Association Event Highlights Family Building for Gays and Lesbians
LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2010 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit organization, will enlist actors from the hit TV show Desperate Housewives to further the work of educating a…

The Road to Parenthood Isn't Always Straight

American Fertility Association Event Highlights Family Building for Gays and Lesbians
LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2010 — The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit organization, knows the road to parenthood isn't always straight. To further the work of educating and…

Non-profit Organization Holds Egg Donor/Surrogacy Event in Popular Beverly Hills Nail Salon

Need an egg donor? How about a surrogate? Know someone who does? Yes? Then this event is for you
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2010 — The American Fertility Association's Manicures & Martinis Family Building Program is coming to Bellacures Salon, Tuesday, January 26th. The program is designed t…

Family Building Education Program Aimed to Educate Gay Men in Nail Salons

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2010 — The American Fertility Association's Manicures & Martinis Family Building Program returns to Los Angeles this month, with a focus on gestational surrogacy, an option often used by men in same sex relationships. One of the West Coast's top fertility sp…

Nonprofit Organization Addresses Controversial Issue of Catholics and In Vitro Fertilization

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2009 — On Monday, The American Fertility Association will host a webinar entitled Catholics and IVF: A Pastoral Approach, presented by Father Jon Pedigo. IVF, or In Vitro Fertilization, is a form of assisted reproductive technology (ART) often used by couples and individuals wh…

Certain Types of Infertility Are Preventable

Free innovative infertility prevention program comes to Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2009 — Octomom … Kate Gosselin … the recent embryo mix-up case in Ohio … all stories stemming from infertility treatments and making national headlines. But, much to the surprise of many…

The American Fertility Association Responds to Alleged Embryo Mix-Up Case in Ohio

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2009 — An Ohio woman, 40-year-old Carolyn Savage, claims a fertility clinic implanted the wrong embryo and that the baby she's due to deliver the first week in October is not hers. Several media reports state Savage and her husband plan to give the baby boy to his biological p…