Join NICHD on April 23 for a Twitter chat on Infertility

For National Infertility Awareness WeekExternal Web Site Policy, this April 20–26, the NICHD joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health (OWH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC NCCDPHP), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)External Web Site Policy, and RESOLVE: The National Infertility AssociationExternal Web Site Policy for a Twitter chat on infertility.

Did you know that infertility is about as common as diabetes in the United States? Yet myths and misperceptions about this condition abound. Join @NICHD_NIHExternal Web Site Policy to learn the facts about infertility and about new research that is helping us understand infertility—and that may one day provide for better treatments.

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2–3 p.m. EDT

Who: We welcome everyone—including couples, health care providers, students, and researchers.

How: Follow the #InfertilityChat hashtag.

Co-hosts: The chat will be hosted by:

This chat is for educational purposes only and does not take the place of a medical consultation or diagnosis. If you have inquiries about personal health care issues or needs, please contact a health care provider.


About the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD): The NICHD sponsors research on development, before and after birth; maternal, child, and family health; reproductive biology and population issues; and medical rehabilitation. For more information, visit the Institute’s website at

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