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Buy Your Discounted 2020 Summit Ticket TODAY!

EARLY BIRD TICKET SALES ARE LIVE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC!

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We are so excited we can’t contain ourselves! Let’s chat through all the goods to come for next year’s summit, shall we?

  1. The date (April 17 - 18, 2020), location (Donald E. Stephens Convention Center) and all other general logistics can be found on THIS PAGE. We are still working with local hotels to secure blocks, and as soon as we have confirmation, you will too!

  2. Want to know the Agenda? Go HERE. As you will notice, there are a bunch of TBA (to be announced) for speaker spots. We are still accepting Speaker Application through the end of this month so be sure to get your APPLICATION IN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER!

  3. Looking to Volunteer on site? We are looking for Group Leaders to help lead different aspects of the summit. APPLY HERE

  4. Discussion Panels - We plan to have TWO discussion panels during our summit. One for Medical and Professional staff and one for MEN. Education is paramount in our understanding and advocacy for our diagnosis and we all know the men in our community are not highlighted nearly enough. That changes with our summit.

    If you are a doctor, medical professional, or infertility warrior of the MALE persuasion and would like us to consider you for our Q&A Panels, please e-mail us today!

  5. Vendors and Sponsors - Our sponsors are in for a treat this year. We have set aside (30) 10x10 booth spots for vendors that would like to showcase their products, knowledge and information with our community. We will also have options for Sponsored workshops, co-sponsored Breakthrough sessions, media and print opportunities.

    Sponsorship packages and pricing are currently in the works and will be released via email by the end of September. If you are interested in getting on our Sponsors mailing list, e-mail your contact info HERE.

  6. Swag Bags & Giveaways - Each attendee will be given a swag bag filled with goodies and there will be plenty of opportunities for giveaways during the two-day event.

    If you are a business catering to the Infertility Community and would like to consider donating products or services to our event, please e-mail us HERE.

  7. Most summit-related questions can be resolved with our FAQ page.

Most importantly, let’s be real for a hot minute...

It’s hard (and a bit scary!) to buy into something so far out when you don’t have complete information to work with. We know we are asking for a leap of faith when it comes to purchasing early bird tickets ahead of our speaker line-up. We promise you this will not be a Fyre situation :)

We remember the magic of the first summit that we tirelessly worked to create in less than 90 days and we know our work is good. We hope you do, too.

Lindsay and Tia ensure each and every event they host to go above and beyond your expectations. Our calling is to give the Infertility Community an amazing platform for connection and empowerment. Our speakers are guaranteed to be diverse with great stories that you will love and connect with. We dedicate our time to ensure our line-up this year is the cream of the crop, and you have our promise it will be worth EVERY. PENNY. of these discounted seats.

SEE YOU AT THE SUMMIT!

I'm going to the Immersion Experience because I still hold onto Infertility trauma

When we said we know how unique and strong this tribe of Infertility warriors is, we whole-heartedly meant it. When you find like-minded people who share the same passion as you, that’s where you feel seen and valued.

We have received anonymous, raw feedback about why attendees are taking the plunge into the Immersion Experience, and, quite frankly, their words have moved us to tears.

September cannot get here fast enough!!

There is so much good work to be done. We are ALL IN on these women because they are braveAF. They give us life and continue to remind us we are better together.

Take a moment to read, please. This is GOOD STUFF (and who knows? You may see YOURSELF in their words):

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What was your initial reaction when we announced the details of the Immersion Experience?

Tell me more! It sounded amazing. After the experience of the Summit I knew I needed more. I’m weird and anti social so this sounded like a safe place. I feel like a lot of healing and growth will come out this.

What was your biggest hesitation with committing? How did you work to overcome this initial fear?

Cost and the fear of being open and vulnerable. Then I realized the cost was nothing compared to what I would get out of it. Plus I feel like being open and vulnerable is what I need.

Where are you in your Infertility journey?

We had success with our 14th cycle. I’m now a mom to beautiful boy/girl twins via unknown donor eggs. We are finished with our journey and our family is complete.

Where do you feel most stuck in your life these days?

The trauma of IF and what having children has triggered in my own life. I used to feel guilty saying that.

What part of the weekend are you most excited about?

Seeing my IF sisters, learning how to move forward and except that I’m fucking strong. Experiencing all the amazing things that are part of the immersion Experience and Sedona. Oh and dranks and pool time!!!

What are you hoping to get out of this weekend?

Meeting more of my tribe. Walking away feeling empowered and the 3 month help afterwards.

If you could say something to another woman on the fence about joining, what words of encouragement would you give them?

No matter where you are in this journey you are not alone, and I’m here for you


Feeling stuck with life during or after Infertility? We get you, honey. Let's work it out together. 

Consider facing your fears head on surrounded by healing scenery and a tribe of like-minded women at the Immersion Experience in Arizona this September.


Don’t forget! $99 Early Bird Ticket Sales start soon for the 2020 InfertileAF Chicago Summit!

The summit will run from NOON on Friday April 17th - 5pm CST Saturday, April 18th.

PLUS! We will also have an extremely limited number of add-on VIP tickets for a private dinner with the InfertileAF founders! This is a highly personal meet and greet opportunity. The cost of the VIP ticket includes your dinner and drinks for the evening. Dinner will be the Friday, April 17th, 2020. The price for each VIP ticket is $120.

Those on our Mailing List will be the ONLY people with access to our Early Bird and VIP ticket sales.

Once they’re gone, they’re gone!

I'm going to the Immersion Experience because I want to take the feelings of the summit further

When we said we know how unique and strong this tribe of Infertility warriors is, we whole-heartedly meant it. When you find like-minded people who share the same passion as you, that’s where you feel seen and valued.

We have received anonymous, raw feedback about why attendees are taking the plunge into the Immersion Experience, and, quite frankly, their words have moved us to tears.

September cannot get here fast enough!!

There is so much good work to be done. We are ALL IN on these women because they are braveAF. They give us life and continue to remind us we are better together.

Take a moment to read, please. This is GOOD STUFF (and who knows? You may see YOURSELF in their words):

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What was your initial reaction when we announced the details of the Immersion Experience?

This is JUST WHAT I NEED in this season of my life. I immediately felt that the Immersion Experience was the sign or "AHA!" moment I'd been subconsciously searching for. And I've been counting down the days ever since it was announced!

What was your biggest hesitation with committing? How did you work to overcome this initial fear?

I honestly had no hesitation whatsoever.

The InfertileAF Summit truly did light this huge fire within my heart, so when I found out about the Immersion Experience, there were really no big limiting factors or fears for me.

Where are you in your Infertility journey?

We endured 6 years of infertility, 3 failed Clomid cycles, 1 successful Femara cycle that ended in a devastating loss in 2014, 5 more failed rounds of Femara, 3 failed IUI cycles, 1 failed (fresh) IVF cycle in which we transferred 2 embryos, and 1 successful (FET) IVF cycle in which we transferred 2 more embryos, and they both stayed with me.

Our fraternal twin boys were born on November 5th, 2017.

Where do you feel most stuck in your life these days?

I may be on the other side of Infertility, but I am still Infertile.

I still struggle with quite a bit emotionally.
My pregnancy with the twins was high-risk, I had several complications, and the night I delivered them, I also almost bled to death minutes after meeting my sons for the first time. They were born at 34 weeks and 3 days, and by the grace of God, did no NICU time, but we all stayed in the hospital for about 10 days because my health was poor.
Because of all of that and infertility and loss, I suffered with severe postpartum anxiety and mild postpartum depression, and still do... 20 months later.

I still have a hard time dealing with all of the trauma in a healthy way, and I put quite a bit of pressure on myself to be this "perfect" mother (which does NOT exist, by the way). I also struggle with feeling like I never measure up to my own expectations even when I KNOW my babies think I hung the moon and stars.

What part of the weekend are you most excited about?

HEALING! Or learning how to continue to heal the pieces of my heart that remain broken in a more strategic, healthy way.

I am also looking forward to making deep, lasting connections with the other ladies, and being able to grow together and support one another.

And of course an adult beverage by the pool. :)

Oh, and SEDONA!

Ok, I think I'm most excited about THE WHOLE WEEKEND!

What are you hoping to get out of this weekend?

Peace. Relaxation. New coping skills. Support.

If you could say something to another woman on the fence about joining, what words of encouragement would you give them?

I hurt alone in our journey for about 3 years before I ever spoke out about our struggles with Infertility. It wasn't until I miscarried that I stepped way out of my comfort zone and shared our story. And the support and love I received was immeasurable.

WE NEED EACH OTHER. We truly ARE better TOGETHER.

And I know cost may be a huge factor, but let me share with you this: I am now a stay-at-home-mother and my family has lived on just one income for the past 22 months. I know and understand the huge cost of infertility treatments, but in my opinion, there is just no price tag on my emotional and mental wellness- especially after suffering through infertility and loss.

I also have colossal faith that this Immersion Experience is EXACTLY what I NEED right now. If you think that's you, too... JUMP ON IN.


Feeling stuck with life during or after Infertility? We get you, honey. Let's work it out together. 

Consider facing your fears head on surrounded by healing scenery and a tribe of like-minded women at the Immersion Experience in Arizona this September.

I'm going to the Immersion Experience because I'm tired of struggling in silence

When we said we know how unique and strong this tribe of Infertility warriors is, we whole-heartedly meant it. When you find like-minded people who share the same passion as you, that’s where you feel seen and valued.

We have received anonymous, raw feedback about why attendees are taking the plunge into the Immersion Experience, and, quite frankly, their words have moved us to tears.

September cannot get here fast enough!!

There is so much good work to be done. We are ALL IN on these women because they are braveAF. They give us life and continue to remind us we are better together.

Take a moment to read, please. This is GOOD STUFF (and who knows? You may see YOURSELF in their words):

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What was your initial reaction when we announced the details of the Immersion Experience?

Initially, I couldn’t wait to sign up and made sure I did as soon as registration opened.  But then I thought about it; I would be travelling alone, spending a weekend with a bunch of unfamiliar women and going completely outside of all my comfort zones. Instantly I wanted to beg for my money back. And although I bounce between these polar reactions on a daily basis, I recognize that I need some self care in this area and I am in need to become unstuck!

What was your biggest hesitation with committing? How did you work to overcome this initial fear?

Honestly...my biggest fear was and continues to be meeting new people. My journey has rendered me exhausted and for the longest time I have been running on fumes and I don’t know if I have it in me to meet new people. Although I can be an extrovert around my peeps, I’m shy and honestly intimidated by most people. But...I overcome these thoughts on a daily basis knowing this will be the first time that I will be surrounded by women who really understand the heart wrenching journey of infertility. I get to be a part of a community of women in a world where I usually don’t fit in as an involuntarily childless woman.

Where are you in your Infertility journey?

Last November we had our second round of IVF which ended in a miscarriage and a DNC. My husband of 17 years and I were absolutely devastated. I have not been on any form of birth control in 15 of those years. There are a lot more deeply personal and tragic elements thrown into the mix but to keep the laundry list at a minimum; in April I turned 40 years old and that was always are like in the sand. I knew I was done so we made the agonizing decision to stop the journey towards a baby of our own. We have invested so much time and money into this dream which ended up as a brutal nightmare. So although most of our friends and family don’t understand, we are choosing us and are redefining our plan A.

Where do you feel most stuck in your life these days?

The question; “where do I go from here?” creates some “stuck” feelings. 
And honestly, I get stuck in bed sometimes. I would rather hide from the complicated-ness of my past under my duvet but every day it is getting a little better and a little easier to face the beginning of the day.

What part of the weekend are you most excited about?

I am excited to be with a community of woman that understand that a woman’s worth is not just in the children she produce. I’m excited to eat good food and drink good wine. I’m excited to meet and work with the two founders of InfertileAF!! These two badass women are so brave and strong and have helped me to realize I can be a badass too!!

What are you hoping to get out of this weekend?

I want to do some realistic goal setting and to honestly do some major self care and relaxation. I want to challenge my comfort zones, grow and heal with wine, yummy food while hanging with my peeps.

If you could say something to another woman on the fence about joining, what words of encouragement would you give them?

We are used to struggling in silence with infertility believing that we are being brave and strong while we hide our suffering. We are often not acknowledged when we are drained financially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. 
Its time to acknowledge you. To invest in you. To take time for you. You are not alone. This is not about digging up the past and reliving trauma. It’s about building a community of women who are STRONGER TOGETHER!


Feeling stuck with life during or after Infertility? We get you, honey. Let's work it out together. 

Consider facing your fears head on surrounded by healing scenery and a tribe of like-minded women at the Immersion Experience in Arizona this September.


Don’t forget! $99 Early Bird Ticket Sales start soon for the 2020 InfertileAF Chicago Summit!

The summit will run from NOON on Friday April 17th - 5pm CST Saturday, April 18th.

PLUS! We will also have an extremely limited number of add-on VIP tickets for a private dinner with the InfertileAF founders! This is a highly personal meet and greet opportunity. The cost of the VIP ticket includes your dinner and drinks for the evening. Dinner will be the Friday, April 17th, 2020. The price for each VIP ticket is $120.

Those on our Mailing List will be the ONLY people with access to our Early Bird and VIP ticket sales.

Once they’re gone, they’re gone!