Sparkles of Life Inc. Recognizes National Infertility Awareness Week

April 22, 2015

Sparkles of Life Inc. Recognizes National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW)  April, 19th -25th

 

HOUSTON, TX- 4/19/2015- Sparkles of Life Inc. recognizes National Infertility Week, April 19th-25th.  National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW) is a movement that began in 1989. The goal of NIAW is to raise awareness about the disease of infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health.RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association founded this movement and continues to work with the professional family building community, corporate partners, and the media to: ensure that people trying to conceive know the guidelines for seeing a specialist when they are trying to conceive, to enhance public understanding that infertility is a disease that needs and deserves attention, to educate legislators about the disease of infertility and how it impacts people in their state. In 2010 National Infertility Awareness Week became a federally recognized health observance by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Sparkles of Life, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) is a Houston based, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and families on their paths to parenthood. Sparkles of Life offers support for women whose journey consists of infertility, miscarriages, or delayed parenting through education, empowerment and advocacy. Infertility can impact different groups from all socioeconomic levels and racial, ethnic and religious groups.

Sparkles of Life provides creative and unique programs that offer support and educational services. The programs are: Countdown to Conception; 1st, 2nd and 3rd Trimesters; When a Sparkle is Lost; Bundle of Joy; “Heart to Heart” chats and an annual Conference and Brunch. Sparkles of Life formed a partnership with the Houston Fertility Institute to provide couples with the Vivere- Garden of Life Grant. Through the grant, those whose delayed parenting journey consists of documented infertility or miscarriage(s) can receive financial assistance for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment.

Sparkles of Life raises funds for its programs through various fundraisers and online campaigns. On Saturday, May 2nd, Sparkles of Life will host its 5th Annual “High Heels and Hats” conference and brunch at the Villagio located at 10901 Braes Bend Drive, Houston,TX  77071. The free conference starts at 9:00am and the brunch will immediately follow at 11:30am.

To register, purchase brunch tickets/sponsorship packages or for more information about Sparkles of Life Inc., visit www.sparklesoflife.org. or contact Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu, Founder at 281-924-1325 or rhonda@sparklesoflife.org.

Media Contact

Media Contact: Kelly P. Hodges
Email:Kelly@sparklesoflife.org
Phone: 832-865-4722

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