Conceive Magazine's Top 10 Companies
LOCATION: Bannockburn, IL
INDUSTRY: Food (pasta and pasta sauces)
FERTILITY BENEFITS: Up to 4 IVF cycles (patient pays just 10 percent of IUI or IVF costs after yearly deductible of $100 to $250 has been met), plus unlimited prescription fertility drugs.
ADOPTION BENEFITS: $12,000 per adoption (max. 2 adoptions per year), no lifetime cap. Benefit can be used to pay surrogate’s fee, including her medical costs, and resulting adoption and legal fees.
LEAVE: 1 week paid for primary and secondary adoptive caregivers; 6-8 weeks paid leave for birth mothers under short-term disability, plus 4 weeks unpaid leave; 12 weeks unpaid leave for primary adoptive caregiver and 1 week unpaid for secondary adoptive caregiver.
Families Who Benefited
Last year, Mike Biegger, 44, operations director at Barilla America, and his wife Colleen, 43, a stay-at-home mom, used the company’s stipend toward the adoption of a 6-year-old girl from China, reducing the steep price tag of $20,000 (excluding $5,000 for travel) to $8,000 out-of-pocket. Read More