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Community Organizations

Below you will find a list of community organizations aimed at helping patients navigate their fertility journey. 

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Facebook Support Group

Inspired by the online support and seeing how many women shared their stories during National Infertility Awareness Week, RAD patient, Sondra, wanted to continue the momentum. That is how the Fearless Femmes Facing Fertility Facebook community came about! This online group strives to be a safe place where you can share your struggles, questions, hopeful humor, and enjoy each other’s company. It is a special place for those on the road to motherhood.Baby Quest Foundation provides financial assistance through fertility grants to those who cannot afford the costs of procedures such as IVF (in vitro fertilization), gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing, artificial insemination, and embryo donation.

Read the story behind Fearless Femmes Facing Fertility and meet their founder, Sondra Wyckoff.

Support for Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Hank’s Hope Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide comfort, resources, and hope to families in the greater Delaware area who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss. Their monthly peer to peer moderated support groups are the second Monday of every month from 7-8:30 pm at the Brandywine Town Center (near Target) in Wilmington. To learn more and RSVP, email hankshope@gmail.com.

Read the story behind Hank’s Hope and meet their founder, Anne Mathay.

Because our patient community is filled with extraordinary people doing extraordinary things, members of a local pregnancy loss support group joined together with the mission of helping others going through similar tragedies while also honoring the life of their child. The Delaware Chapter of The TEARS Foundation was born. The TEARS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to lift the financial and emotional burden of bereaved families and is committed to helping them honor the life of their child.

Read the story behind bringing The Delaware Chapter of The Tears Foundation to our home state.

ChristianaCare’s Loving Arms Parent Support Group is for families who have experienced a pregnancy loss. The group is facilitated by trained bereavement staff that provide a confidential and safe place for members to ask questions, share thoughts, or just listen.

The Loving Arms Support Group also holds a program in October to remember the babies lost during the year. ChristianaCare has erected a beautiful memorial wall and garden.

Loving Arms typically meets the third Monday of every month at Christiana Hospital from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.

Call (302) 733-4367 to learn more.

Footsteps for Maddie is a local nonprofit organization raising awareness for pregnancy and infant loss. They provide resources for families who lose a child and to educate Bayhealth hospital staff on helping families when they experience this loss.

Read the story behind Footsteps for Maddie, and meet their Co-Founder, Christie Bonniwell.

Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) strives to support women pregnant after a loss and encourage them to choose hope over fear while nurturing grief during a subsequent pregnancy. Pregnancy After Loss Support accomplishes this goal through services for both the mom (and her partner) pregnant again after a loss and the providers who treat her. PALS services include an online magazine, online peer-moderated support groups, local meet-ups, outreach and education through speaking and tabling at professional conferences, resource listings for families and healthcare providers, and a newsletter.

Endometriosis Support

Founded in 2017, The Yellow Cape is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide information, resources, mentors and advocacy to those battling and/or affected by endometriosis. They believe that no one should have to fight endometriosis alone.

For more information, email Tara at theyellowcape@gmail.com and read her story here.

Morgan’s Mission is an endometriosis support group for girls under 21. Morgan is 17 years old and was diagnosed with endometriosis at age 13. She created this group so younger girls could talk about their life following their endometriosis diagnosis and support one another.

PCOS Support

This organization and its volunteers are dedicated to raising awareness of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) that occurs in over 10,000,000 women worldwide. They provide educational and support services to help women understand what the disorder is and how it can be treated. The Association also provides support for women diagnosed with PCOS to help them overcome the syndrome and decrease the impact of its associated health problems.

Growing your family through egg donation

Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED) is a global organization and a wonderful resource reaching all the way to Asia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and more. The PVED community touches the lives of over 10,000 intended parents every year and they have a strong future ahead.

The Men Having Babies organization recognizes that gay men face significant obstacles in their quest for parenting. RADfertility is part of their Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP). GPAP annually provides prospective fathers who cannot afford the expenses involved with parenting through surrogacy with over a million dollars’ worth of cash grants, discounts and free services from more than fifty leading service providers.

Financial Assistance

The Evan David Foundation helps individuals and couples afford fertility treatments that can help them. The foundation was established in 2011 to provide financial assistance to those who live or work in Delaware, have had difficulty conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy, and cannot afford the reproductive medical treatments that could help them.

Baby Quest Foundation provides financial assistance through fertility grants to those who cannot afford the costs of procedures such as IVF (in vitro fertilization), gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing, artificial insemination, and embryo donation.

FreeLee Life Services is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote awareness, unity and stability for minorities, women, and LGBTQ. FreeLee Life Services was founded in Delaware and assists with funding for women who face infertility challenges and same sex & transgender couples who need financial assistance toward artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF) or adoption fees.

Learn how FreeLee Life Services is making a difference.

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Making A Difference

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Nicole C. G.

★★★★★

"We had a wonderful experience working with RADfertility. Our doctor was so sweet, informative and helpful with all of our questions. The front desk, it’s always nice to be greeted by a friendly smiling face."

Jessica

★★★★★

"RAD heard my hopes, dreams, and wishes and led me toward them while holding my hand. My dream came true. I was guided to a beautiful baby girl! It took less than a year for my pregnancy to begin and it was successful. This was the best decision I ever made. Thank you, RAD!"

Christa C.

★★★★★

"From the beginning our team was determined to find a way for my husband and I to complete our family. All the RAD staff was knowledgeable and truly cared for us. We wish we could have continued with them after our baby hit 12 weeks. We thank them daily in our prayers for giving us our beautiful baby girl!"

Shaun

★★★★★

"We will be forever grateful for the wonderful care we received at RAD! Dr. Feinberg took the time to listen and create a plan we were comfortable with. The whole team was amazing and truly care about their patients. You have exceeded our expectations. Thank you!!"

Jaqueline M.

★★★★★

"Thanks to RADfertility, we have the most perfect addition to our family. The help and support the whole staff gave us was indescribable. We never once lost hope because of them. We will be forever grateful to each and every person we worked with during our journey."

Hira

★★★★★

"Dr. Neithardt was amazing. She explained in great detail all the options we had and put us at ease about the entire process. Everyone has been amazing and I have absolutely no complaints. Today I am 17 weeks pregnant and we only have Dr. Neithardt and her wonderful team at RAD to thank."

Michelle H.

★★★★★

"They are the most amazing team of doctors and care coordinators. After having started at another facility I was so happy to come to RAD. They are truly amazing, never make you feel like just a number and have empathy and compassion every step of the way. They also get the job done! Thanks RAD!"

Anonymous On FertilityIQ

★★★★★

"Dr. McGuirk is a very holistic doctor. She doesn’t just treat the fertility issues. She also points out personal health ideas (juicing, whole 30) to help heal/treat the whole patient. She is honest and open. Be open minded and trust in her process. This is a marathon, not a sprint! Dr. McGuirk will be with you the whole way."

Teresa P.

★★★★★

"I will never be able to put into words how thankful we are for RAD. Rhonda was there every step of the way as we were going through the process. Everyone was so welcoming and patient as we asked questions. We were blessed with a daughter, who is now three. I have already recommended and will continue to recommend RAD to people who need help growing their family!"

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