Couples Struggling With Infertility Raise Money Online

Online fundraising to have a family sparks controversy.
1:56 | 08/19/13

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new way that families are struggling with infertility trying to realize their dreams of having a baby raises money online. Abc's bianna golodryga has the story. Reporter: They say it takes a village to raise a child. I got four under five. We could run a full court. Reporter: What about to conceive one? We knew we couldn't do it on our own much we knew we needed something. Reporter: Mean pippa and aaron. They had trouble getting pregnant. At first I did start to feel broken. Something inside of me wasn't working so I must be broken. Reporter: But unlike most couples they're now turning to strangers on the internet to pay for ivf treatments. People have shared it and said we want them toave a baby. Reporter: So far the pizzornos have raised $4500 out of their $18,000 goal thanks to youcaring.Com. It allows users to raise money for all kinds of causes is part of a new online trend called crowd funding made popular by the website kickstarter, crowd funding has been used to launch businesses, but crowd funding for fertility? That's brand-new. Even mommy blogger vanessa bell never heard it unless she stumbled across their page and decided to donate. It's for moms struggling to conceive. Reporter: There's the risk that their crowd funding efforts could be in vain. Ivf is not 100% successful every cycle. It could be anywhere from 12 to $20,000 per cycle and, again, there's no guarantee that it will only take one cycle to result in a live birth. Reporter: Still they remain hopeful that their dreams of a family will come true. All through the click of a mouse and the kindness of strangers. For "good morning america," bianna golodryga, abc news, new york.

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