Rachel and Tyler

Family Stories   Rachel and Tyler Hello! We are Rachel and Tyler. We met in 9th grade algebra class, and although sparks didn’t fly then, we remained in contact after high school and were married in 2007. Rachel is a Licensed Social Worker and works in child welfare. Tyler has been in the US Army for 13 years, a career …

Feryn and Tyler

Family Stories   Feryn and Tyler We have been on our fertility journey for what has felt like a lifetime. Ty and I want nothing more than to be parents. With each appointment, surgery and negative pregnancy test our hearts have each broken a little more. To us, receiving this grant is nothing short of a miracle. This grant allows …

Yesenia and Hector

Family Stories   Yesenia and Hector My husband and I married in 2013 and the thought of starting a family so soon wasn’t in our plans because we were still very young and wanted to enjoy each other as a couple. But as a year went by we decided we would give it a try and nothing happened and after …

Jen and Travis

Family Stories   Jen and Travis Having children has always been a part of our plan. We felt beyond ready to begin a family after getting married in 2017. With us both being in our late thirties and after six months of trying to conceive (and no luck!) we decided to meet with a fertility specialist. We knew that fertility …

Tiffany and Steve

Family Stories   Tiffany and Steve My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over two years. Eventually we realized we that we may need additional help in order to conceive. I began seeing my REI, Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron, in September of 2018. After running several tests I was diagnosed with PCOS. We immediately began treatment. Unfortunately, my …

Sarah and Sean

Family Stories   Sarah and Sean Our story begins as two college kids that, by chance, sat next to each other in Accounting class. We can honestly say that we have been inseparable every day for the 14 years that have followed that special moment. In 2011, we got married and as a young married couple we focused on enjoying …

Nitzalis

Family Stories   Nitzalis Having a child on my own was not how I had envisioned my journey to motherhood going. I am divorced and single, and couldn’t allow the twists and turns in relationships to be relevant any longer in my desire to be a mother. So here I was, reviewing donor profiles and looking for honest eyes. I …

Chrystelle and Brian

Family Stories   Chrystelle and Brian Chrystelle is French, Brian is a Wisconsinite. She works as a CNA and goes to school in hopes of becoming a nurse. He is an active member of the US Navy, also working in the medical field. We enjoy going on walks with their dogs, splurging on French bread & cheese, or laze around …

Katie and Robert

Family Stories   Katie and Robert Bobby and I had a plan when we got married. Since we got married just over a year after meeting each other, we thought waiting for our third anniversary would be a good idea. That gave us three years to get to know each other as a married couple, get a bigger house, save …

Making Infertility Dreams Come True Through the Coalition for Family Building

News Coverage Making Infertility Dreams Come True Through the Coalition for Family Building Getting Zen with Jen ZMay 1, 2019 Dr. Eve Feinberg, Medical Director of Northwestern Fertility and Reproductive Medicine, joins the conversation to share her expertise on the topic of infertility. She walks us through the process of making these tiny miracles happen, breaking down the stigma around …