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Save the Date for World Vision Canada #WorldVisionWater Twitter Party Tuesday, May 3 @ 8PM ET

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  The year we are once again partnering with World Vision Canada to discuss another important issue: Water.  Globally 663 million people do not have access to clean water.  We take for granted how easy it is to access water in our daily lives.  We go to the bathroom, the kitchen even out outdoor taps in the summer to access water quickly and easily.  That is not the case for millions of families around the world.   World Vision Canada has taken on a 5 year project to invest $400 million to help tackle the global water crisis.  The goal is to provide accessibility to clean water!

World Vision asked a few Canadian influencers to take the World Vision Water Challenge and see if their families could go with minimal use of water in one day… one day.  You can read more about how Merry Spooner Kuchle of Merry About Town did the one tap all day challenge with her family or how Tammy of In R Dream did the World Vision water challenge with her family of six! Read more about her experience here: Opening Our Eyes. A couple more will also have stories to share before the part

We all have the ability to make a change even in incremental ways.  We would love for you to join us to learn more about The World Vision Water Challenge May 3rd at 8 p.m. EST.

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Time:  8 pm ET

Hosts:  @inkscrblr @WorldVisionCan @linkedmoms and @DownshiftingPRO

Guests:   @Merry120 as well as @MOMEO and @INRDream.

Hashtag:  #worldvisionwater

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A few more facts about World Vision Canada Clean Water gifts:

  • Clean Water gifts range from $25 to $50 a month and they make a dramatic impact.
  • Every minute a child under five dies from diarrhea related to contaminated water.
  • Children lead healthier lives and child death rates dramatically decrease due to a decline in diseases caused by unclean water, poor sanitation and lack of hygiene
  • When children and families have access to clean water, it transforms every aspect of their lives. Together with improved sanitation and proper hygiene, clean water brings real change.
  • Sustainability is a goal for WVC projects.
  • World Vision provides more people with clean water than any other NGO.

We hope to see you there May 3rd at 8 p.m. EST. And please take a moment to visit http://www.worldvision.ca/

Please join us May 3rd for a #worldvisionwater @worldvisioncan twitter chat. 8 p.m. EST.

Remember the hashtag #worldvisionwater and stay tuned for more information about this important topic. Please consider how you can make an impact on someone else’s life with the gift of clean water.

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Save-The-Date for World Vision Canada & @LinkedMom #MeaningfulGifts Twitter Party–Wed. Nov.18 at 8 pm

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They are here, they are here.  I could not be more excited about my special gifts.  I have once again given my family Christmas gifts (#MeaningfulGifts) from World Vision Canada and I could not be any happier!  I wrote last week about deciding to making my donations count by working again with World Vision Canada. I love the idea that my donations will be matched by the Government of Canada and other partners to make them bigger gifts than what I just contributed.  So I wisely chose my gifts and donated money toward the Helping the Syrian Crisis, Textbooks for Children and Feed Children and Families for 30 days.  

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Today I received the Christmas cards and the gift cards that I can put under the tree or mail off to my family to let them know that this is how I chose to gift them this year.  I love that each donations comes with a card that I can personalize as well as an explanation card that lets my recipient know what the donations is. 

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The card lets me know that I have given the gift of knowledge, hope and so much more!  This gift impacts thousand upon thousands of children and families in over 50 countries.  You can make a lasting impact when you decided to give a meaningful gift.  Did you want to learn more about the work that World Vision Canada is doing?  You can join us for a Twitter Party where we will be discussing the different gifts and their impact on communities throughout Canada and the World.

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Make sure to follow all the Twitter handles below and follow the #MeaningfulGifts hashtag!  See you in a few weeks.

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm EST

***DATE CHANGE*** Conceivable Dreams–Keeping the Conversation going on Infertility (IVF) funding in Ontario–Twitter Party Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015

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I am reminded yet again the beauty of being part of a family.  With the kids starting to get settled into their routines, I am reminded how much I love being a mom.  I am blessed to have three children that bring nothing but joy to my life.  I really cannot remember a time that I did not want to be a mom.  I never considered a life without children.  It perplexes me when people don’t want to have children and it saddens me when I meet people that do want to have children and cannot.  I have come to understand a few truths: dealing with infertility is not about ‘making the wrong choices’ or ‘delaying the decision’.  Often infertility is due to other causes like cancer treatment, PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome) or endometriosis.  Couples don’t choose to go the long road. It still amazes me to know that 1 in 6 couples struggles with infertility and there are thousands of women and men who have been unable to access in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments they need due to inequitable of often prohibitive funding barriers.

As an supporter of those Canadians seeking help with IVF treatment, it’s important to see that some of the milestones in the progress to get public funding continue.  We, as a country, are new to the publicly funded formula of to help with infertility treatment. Acknowledging that infertility  is a legitimate health issue and medical condition, is a step in the right direction for publicly funded IVF solutions.  Infertility treatment In Canada is mostly privately funded with people having to pay between $10,000 –13,000 per round of treatment.  This can be taxing on any couple or young family so the need to have a publicly funded program continues to be a priority for both patients, doctors and clinicians. Currently, New Brunswick has some funding ($5,000 grant), Manitoba has a tax credit and Quebec still has a plan (although it is under review and likely to be dramatically altered). Over a year ago, the Government of Ontario had promised a program and we anxiously await the announcement of what that will look like in the near future.  As Canadians we need to ensure that there is a continued dialog to create funding for infertility treatment across the board.  If you want to further understand where we are in this landscape nationally, I encourage you to read this great post by Paula Schuck at Thriftymomma’s Tips.  She gives you a better perspective on where each province is in this mouse trap.

Continued advocacy from patient groups, like Conceivable Dreams gives us hope that the input that they were able to give during the building process of the Ontario Infertility program is time well spent.  It is not easy to put together a comprehensive programs that will be beneficial and equitable.  We do know that experience from around the world show that established IVF funding programs provide consistent health and safety standards, positively impact the mental and physical health of those affected by infertility  and significantly reduce the rate of higher multiple births. This leads to improved health for mom and babies and will also reduce the cost to the healthcare system.

Important Events in the next Two Weeks

  • In the next two weeks there are events bringing greater awareness in the infertility world.  The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) annual meeting/ conference takes place Oct. 1-4 .  The CFAS is the recognized Canadian multidisciplinary authority in reproductive science and medicine.  They will be discussing is the merits of public funding for IVF.
  • At the conference (in conjunction with IAAC) the Family Matters Challenge will take place.   For the last two years, IAAC supporters have been successful in raising their voices to say that family does matter.  You can join in as they are still looking for volunteers.

 

  • IAAC  is also launching a new web site (they are the national support for infertility patients.) They will now be called Fertility Matters.  You can follow them on twitter @FertilityMattrs.

It’s time to take stock of what’s happening for infertility patients in Canada.  Please join Conceivable Dreams, the Ontario Infertility Patient Advocacy Group,(@IVF4ON), Paula Schuck (@Inkscrblr), myself (@DownshiftingPRO) and our @LinkedMoms community for a Twitter Party on Wednesday, September 30 at 8 pm ET

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IVF4ON

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/

DATE:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015

TIME:

8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:

@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @IVF4ON

LinkedMoms website

HASHTAGS: #IVF40N #ONPOLI

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck

@DownshiftingPROMargarita Ibbott

Conceivable Dreams Twitter Party–What’s Next? Looking to support our efforts #OHIP4IVF #ONPOLI

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Spring has sprung. The flowers are in bloom. It’s a beautiful day to have a baby!  It seems that on my Facebook feed there is an ever present feed of baby announcements, baby sonogram pictures and baby arrivals.  Its is the time of year that we think of birth, re-creation and celebration.  It is the time of year that we look at life with the glass half full.  That is what so many of us see but for many, this particular time of year when we celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, can be difficult if you are a couple waiting to conceive your bundle of joy.  You have been counting the days since that historic announcement.  The joy of celebrating is diminished by the fact that you have patiently been waiting for the Government of Ontario to roll out their plan for IVF treatment.  What is it going to look like? Who will be able to access the services? What do those services and treatments look like?

In 2014 budget the Government of Ontario committed $50 million dollars to patients seeking infertility treatment.  Promising patients access to one round of IVF with a single embryo transfer funded by OHIP. 

As we wait for the roll-out many are frustrated with the delay in program details and implementation.  Although there has been consultation with medical and patient groups, it is important that we get this funding model right.  There are lessons to be learned from other provincial programs that were not as successful.  As we review the Quebec government-funded IVF model, we can see the demise of the original program (and, currently, its almost unattainable requirements to qualify for treatment) are pitfalls that we need to avoid here in Ontario. 

We must ensure that the Ontario model is manageable and sustainable for all patients.  We do not want this to be a one-shot deal that cannot be renewed because the costs were too much over the long haul.  Consultation is necessary so that we can plan better and continue to keep IVF at the top of mind as a means to save tax-payers money. 

As you well know, if you read my blog and that of Paula Schuck (community manager for Conceivable Dreams), you are aware that proceeding with IVF treatment and dealing with the possibility of multiple births creates a greater strain on our healthcare system. Taking care of mom and multiple babies can be a high-risk affair not to mention the increased chance of pre-mature birth. All very costly. We need to continue to support IVF funding in Ontario BUT it needs to be rolled out correctly with proper consultation. 

We want to ensure that the patient groups are covered throughout the program and not just for short period time.  The future of the program depends on the success of families.  It’s important that we continue to share our stories of creating Ontario families with the help of IVF. 

How can we help?  We need to support the MPPs and let them know we appreciate the efforts that they put forward for the benefit of families in Ontario. The Ontario patient group continues to be really active and success based.  We need to continue to share the success of IVF treatment and not just the frustration with the roll out.   

We have to talk about what we should be looking for in the latter part of 2015 and then 2016.  We are hosting another Twitter Party to talk about the role for the patient group in Ontario.  How do we keep the group relevant.  Strategies on how to keep the role for infertility patients in 2016.   We can look to see how we can remain focused, positive and supportive.  We need to continue to be engaged while understanding that programs like these must be accessible to as many patients as possible. 

Join us this Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST when we discuss ways that we can support our patient groups during this waiting period.  All patients in Ontario need to be here for this special twitter party event.

  Please be sure and follow Conceivable Dreams on: Twitter and Facebook.  Join the conversation using the #OHIP4IVF hashtag.

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHIP4IVF

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/conceivablebooks/

Please join us for this very important hour on #OHIP4IVF:

DATE:


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015

TIME:


8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:

@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF

LinkedMoms website

HASHTAGS: #OHIP4IVF #ONPOLI

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr  on Facebook
@inkscrblr  on Instagram
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPROMargarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook

@DownshiftingPRO on Instagram
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

RSVP for #ParkbridgeLife Twitter Party April 15 at 8 p.m. EST

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The weather is ever so slowly giving way to April showers, and you know what that means?? It’s almost time to get booking your cottages and camp sites so you don’t miss out on that beautiful short summer vacation season when all is right with the world in Canada and the snow is a distant memory. Happily, it is also time for you to RSVP for a twitter party so you can learn more about Parkbridge Resorts and Lifestyle Communities.

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Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

Parkbridge, Canada’s leading owner and operator of land lease communities believes in affordable, comfortable and secure places to live, vacation and retire. Parkbridge has four types of properties: Cottage & RV Resorts, Retirement Communities, Family Lifestyle Communities & Marinas. Both Margarita and I took our families to Lakes of Wasaga last year during the summer so we have first hand experience with how much fun your family can have at Parkbridge Resorts. From mini golfing to special event dinners and corn roasts, to swimming, exploring and using a paddle boat on the lake at Lakes of Wasaga, Parkbridge has no shortage of things to keep your entire family active. At the same time, you can easily also just curl up with a good book and rest poolside or on the patio absorbing the peaceful surroundings. There are so many ways to enjoy Parkbridge Resorts.

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Looking to get away this summer at an affordable price? Check out the resorts section on the Parkbridge Life web site and browse the map, or search resorts by name: http://www.parkbridge.com/en-ca/Pages/CottageRVResorts.aspx

There are amenities for people of all ages and each community is unique in what it offers. Stay a week, a month, an entire summer or a whole season from April through to Thanksgiving. You can rest easy, relaxing all summer long when you know your property is being well maintained by the team at Parkbridge. Because you either rent, or lease your property the grass will be cut and the cabin clean and safe, whether you are in it or at home away from the cottage. Parkbridge is an affordable means of owning a cottage. Parkbridge resorts and communities are located in Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, British Colombia and Ontario. And you’ll breathe even easier knowing that the resorts are among the best managed and most affordable getaways in Canada.

You can learn more about Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities this month at our Linked Moms twitter party April 15 at 8 p.m. EST. There are $1200 worth of prizes!! The grand prize is a three night stay at one of the Parkbridge Resort communities. There are also several Visa credit cards to win. RSVP now for the possibility of winning a prize. The grand prize will be a three night stay at one of the many Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities in Canada.

Eligibility Rules are here: Read them so you don’t lose out.

Please remember to show Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities some love on their social channels:

Twitter – @ParkbridgeLife

Facebook – Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities.

and follow the hosts as well for a chance to win.

@LinkedMoms

@inkscrblr

@downshiftingpro

We can’t wait to share this with you! See you there! Remember to RSVP with your twitter handle. And this particular party, the prizes are only open to Canadians.



LinkedMoms & Conceivable Dreams continues the Conversation #OHIP4IVF #onpoli #Infertility

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In February we are lucky enough to be able to share a weekend with our Families.  Family Day has become a tradition of focusing on the family.  It is a time that we get to go tobogganing, skiing, play indoor games or just spend some special time together.  It is a time that many provinces and territories throughout Canada have set aside to celebrate our most important resource: our children.  For LinkedMoms nothing is more important to us than having the joy of bring up our families. 

I have three teenaged children and Paula has two tweens that are the joy of our lives.  One of the reasons we enjoy blogging and working from home is that we have the opportunity of working from home and spending time watching them grow and develop into outstanding human beings.

We know that we have been lucky to be blessed with children but it was not easy.   Paula has been candid about how she brought together her sweet, sweet family.  There was waiting involved and that is never easy.

I too had some difficulty but I have found out that there are thousands Canadians (one in six actually) that struggle with some sort of infertility issue.

Last spring we were overjoyed to hear that the Ontario Provincial government had allocated $50 million per year in 2015 towards IVF funding program. That should help 4,000 patients in the province.  As many anxiously await the green light to go ahead, they have also put there plans on hold until funding does occur.   It is important to heed the words that Dr. Marjorie Dixon said late last fall:

Our conversation continues…

Join us this Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST when we ask what should we expect next from provincial IVF funding ? Is there any new information? Can we afford to wait? We invite all patients in Ontario to add to the conversation tonight at this special twitter party event.

Please be sure and follow Conceivable Dreams on: Twitter and Facebook.  Join the conversation using the #OHIP4IVF hashtag.

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHIP4IVF

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/conceivablebooks/

Please join us for this very important and fact filled hour on #OHIP4IVF:

DATE:


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014

TIME:


8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:

@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF

LinkedMoms website

 

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr  on Facebook
@inkscrblr  on Instagram
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPROMargarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook

@DownshiftingPRO on Instagram
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

 

Public funding 4 IVF will help deliver health, social and fiscal benefits well into the future. #ohip4ivf #onpoli


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Please R.S.V.P. for the @WorldVisionCanada Twitter Party–#WorldVisionGifts

LinkedMoms, Paul Schuck and Margarita Ibbott are pleased to partner with World Vision Canada for a #WorldVisionGifts Twitter Party.  We want you to party with a purpose and join us to discuss all the wonderful ways that you can re-consider gift giving this holiday season.  We will be discussing the World Vision Gift Catalogue

If you have followed along Paula’s life changing trip to Colombia with World Vision in September, you know that this wonderful NGO has provided support to countries all over the world.  Their programs have been funded by Canadians like you either through child sponsorship or through life gifts.  The World Vision Gift Catalogue provides so many different gifts that you can give to a child, a family or a community by gifting school supplies, medical supplies, livestock – chickens, pigs, goats, clean water supplies, clothing and shelter and even soccer balls (and the trainers to help with those programs).  I chose to give my family gifts because I believe in the work World Vision Canada is doing in Colombia.

 

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Make sure to follow all the Twitter handles below and follow the#WorldVisionGifts hashtag! 

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm EST

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LinkedMoms Chat with Conceivable Dreams Twitter Party Wed. November 12 at 8 pm ET–Join the Conversation

Public funding  for IVF advocate Dr. Marjorie Dixon

Many infertility patients feel routinely like they are living life on a roller coaster of emotions. Infertility is a complex health care issue that can be devastating both financially and emotionally. It is also very often extremely time sensitive. The treatment plan and the end result all depend on time. As we finish up the final months of 2014 with a promise that funding will happen some time in 2015, many patients are wondering when it will happen and what exactly the program will look like. Will there be restrictions? Waitlists? What can I expect?

If you are an infertility patient in Ontario, or someone who cares about an infertility patient, you need to join us this Wednesday night at 8 p.m. EST for a Linked Moms chat about public funding for IVF. This is a very special chat with guest Dr. Marjorie Dixon, medical director at First Steps Fertility in Toronto. Dixon is a well known expert in the field of reproductive medicine. She is an advocate for funding and has been a regular guest health expert on City Line. Dixon is also an assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Dixon was also consulted during the original Raising Expectations report commissioned several years ago that examined infertility and adoption policies in Ontario. LinkedMoms continues the conversation on #infertility.  Follow the #OHIP4IVF hashtag as we consult with Dr. Dixon.

 

Join us this Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST when we ask what should we expect from a program to fund IVF? Is there any new information? Can we afford to wait? All patients in Ontario need to be here for this special twitter party event.

Please be sure and follow Conceivable Dreams on: Twitter and Facebook.  Join the conversation using the #OHIP4IVF hashtag.

Website: Conceivable Dreams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConceivableDreams

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OHIP4IVF

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ohip4ivf/conceivablebooks/

Please join us for this very important and fact filled hour on #OHIP4IVF:

 

DATE:


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014

TIME:


8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:

@Linkedmoms , Conceivable Dreams @OHIP4IVF

LinkedMoms website

 

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr  on Facebook
@inkscrblr  on Instagram
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPROMargarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook

@DownshiftingPRO on Instagram
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

 

and finally @thexaviers Conceivable Dreams acting president and infertility advocate Danielle Xavier.

Public funding 4 IVF will help deliver health, social and fiscal benefits well into the future. #ohip4ivf #onpoli


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World Vision Canada Gift Guide – SAVE THE DATE for a Twitter Party – Wed. Nov. 19, 8 pm ET

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The World Vision Gift Catalogue remains the favourite source for Canadian holiday shoppers looking for gifts that change lives.  Do you ever wonder how those gifts are chosen? Who receives the gifts?  How can I multiply my one gift?  You can find out more about the impact that the World Vision Gift Catalogue makes throughout communities internationally. 

One of the biggest impacts that World Vision had for me was watching as my friend and LinkedMom’s co-host Paula Schuck went to Colombia to to see the impact that World Vision Canada had in Colombia.  She has a lovely series of posts that you can find on her blog. Personally as I read about how these gifts could help so many people in my native land, I too took the challenge and put my money where my mouth is and donated gifts in my family’s name..  We can make a difference and we know that World Vision Canada has made a difference to families around the world.

I am thrilled to let you know that LinkedMoms will be working with World Vision Canada this year to introduce the 2014 Gift Catalogue.  We will be discussing how you can help share the love with unique gift ideas for your family, friends and colleagues.

It isn’t a party without some great prizes that will give you the opportunity to give the gift of giving…. but we can’t tell you everything… We have special prizes that we’ll tweet about in the next few weeks so we’ll keep you posted.  For now what we want you to do is:

 

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Make sure to follow all the Twitter handles below and follow the #WorldVisionGift hashtag!  See you in a few weeks.

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm EST

Help Advocate for Public Funding of IVF #ABHC4IVF #ABpoli–Join the Conversation on LinkedMoms Wed. Oct. 8 at 8 pm

In the last year, #Linkedmoms has been an active advocate on helping public funding for IVF be a part of the conversation in Canada.  One in six people is affected by Infertility in our country.  One of the most important messages that I made last year during the OHIP4IVF campaign is that YOU may not have been affected by infertility issues but infertility issues affects us all. A report by the University of Alberta (The Assisted Reproductive Technologies report)  found that the province of Alberta can save up to $97 million by coupling public funding with single embryo transfer for those who need IVF.

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Last spring we were happy to see that public funding for IVF was added to the Ontario provincial budget.  Ontario has joined Quebec and Manitoba in funding partial or providing a tax credits.  We are continuing to support the conversation of publicly supported infertility treatments and look to Alberta to be the next province that will join the movement to create healthy families in Canada.

Generations of Hope #ABHC4IVF #ABPOLI

On Wednesday, October 8th at 8 pm, Linkedmoms chat will focus on how you can become an advocate for public funding for IVF.  Hosted by Generations of Hope, during the chat, we will be illustrating ways that you can keep the conversation going.  We want to help you advocate and petition your MLA.  You can read Paula Schuck’s and Brooke Berry’s post on how you can take steps to advocate for Invitro Fertilization treatment in Alberta.

Join the conversation using the

#ABHC4IVF and #ABPOLI hashtags.

Website: Generations of Hope

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/generationsofhope

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gensofhoope

Please join us for this very important hour on how to advocate for public funding of IVF in Alberta:

DATE:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014

HASHTAGS: #ABHC4IVF and #abpoli

TIME:
8:00 – 9:00pm (EST)
7:00 – 8:00pm (CST)
6:00 – 7:00pm (MST)
5:00 – 6:00pm (PST)

HOSTED:
@Linkedmoms and Generations of Hope @gensofhope

MODERATORS

@inkscrblr – Paula Schuck
@inkscrblr on Facebook
@inkscrblr on YouTube
@inkscrblr Blog

@DownshiftingPRO and @4LinkedLearning – Margarita Ibbott
@DownshiftingPRO on Facebook
@DownshiftingPRO Blog

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