Fertility Support Groups & Events

At The Fertility Institute of New Orleans, we believe fertility medicine depends on two critical elements: advanced science and compassion. Every person’s journey is unique, but that doesn’t mean they must experience it alone. We make a continuous effort to put our patients’ wellbeing at the forefront, including offering the following fertility support groups and other community events.

Ongoing fertility events

Baton Rouge: Sarah’s Laughter: Infertility & Loss Fertility Support Group

Infertility and pregnancy loss is something you shouldn’t go through alone. With Sarah’s Laughter, you no longer have to. This faith-based support group meets on the first Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

When – remaining meetings for 2022:

  • December 1

Where: Baton Rouge General Hospital in Conference Room 1 (come in through entrance 3, and the conference room is to the right)

Past fertility events

Baton Rouge: Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run/Walk & IVF Giveaway

Don’t miss your chance to win a free IVF cycle and more

Sarah’s Laughter is excited to announce Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run & IVF Giveaway. Baby Steps brings awareness to the prevalence of infertility as well as the quality medical and emotional support available in our area. Drawing prizes include a free IVF cycle from The Fertility Institute and Dr. Heber Dunaway. In addition, there will be several grants given that will cover fertility treatment or adoption costs such as a $5,000 Sarah’s Laughter Alumni Grant and three $1,000 grants offered by families who have journeyed through infertility.

  • When: Saturday, November 12, 2022
  • Where: Pennington Biomedical Research Center – Baton Rouge, LA

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