Since Facebook and Apple first introduced fertility preservation benefits to their employees in 2014, other employers have been quick to notice the positive impact fertility benefits can have on their workplace. Many of the benefits are clear — employees are asking for them, they help attract and retain talent, and they help promote diversity and inclusion. And despite their upfront costs, fertility benefits can also lower overall healthcare spending and costs associated with reduced employee productivity. Fertility benefits reduce two types of employer costs: direct costs and indirect costs. In this guide you’ll learn about direct and indirect costs, and how to reduce them.