Friends of IAS

The following are local professionals and organizations who support the mission of IAS. IAS is grateful for all the assistance they have given to our organization. Without their help we would not be the strong and growing resource for those in the infertility and adoption community that we are today.

The following are not endorsements, merely a recognition of local support for IAS.

If you are interested in becoming a Friend of IAS, please email us at general@infertilityandadoption.org.

Meet the Friends of IAS


justine_1153 Justine Brooks Froelker: Justine is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator (based on the research of Brené Brown) working in private practice. She is the author of her book and blog, Ever Upward, and an advocate for speaking shame and learning to thrive after life doesn’t turn out how you hoped, dreamed and planned.


Missouri Center for Reproductive Medicine: MCRM offers the industry’s only ALL-Inclusive advanced fertility treatments through the use of cutting edge technology. Our professional knowledge and experience as a team allows us to provide quality and compassionate care to all of our patients.


Sher Fertility:sher-logo The Sher Fertility Institute offers compassionate, individualized fertility care backed by leading edge technology. With 8 locations nationwide, Sher Institute helps couples on their journey from infertility to family.


Understanding Minds Psychological Services: Dr. Shanon Harlow is a licensed clinical psychologist and the founder of Understanding Minds Psychological Services. Her own journey through infertility inspired her to support, educate, and advocate for those navigating their way through the infertility process.


Maria Carella: Maria is a Licensed Professional Counselor, author, educator and certified Yoga teacher. For the last 25 years she has focused her work on helping women and couples with the emotional challenges of infertility, pregnancy, parenting, miscarriage and infant loss.


Megan Chapman: Megan Chapman is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor under the supervision of Linda Denison, LPC Lic#2004036877. Megan likes helping people struggling with infertility, considering adoption or who have adopted, as well as adult adoptees. Megan’s own difficulties through infertility and adoption are the reason she chose to become a counselor.


Jen Myers (from Y98 FM): Jen Myers from the Phillips & Company morning show on Y98 FM has been an avid supporter of IAS for years. Her participation and support of this organization help to spread the word on infertility and adoption throughout the entire St. Louis community.


Well Body Acupuncture and Chiropractic Clinic: At Well Body Acupuncture and Chiropractic Clinic, we are devoted to providing quality, affordable and natural health care. Through the use of acupuncture, chiropractic and Chinese herbs, we support patients in all stages of their reproductive journey.