NH Advocacy


By RNE’s Executive Director, Kate Weldon LeBlanc In mid-January, RESOLVE New England (RNE) learned that a so-called “personhood” bill had been filed in New Hampshire, and that its hearing before the House Judiciary committee would be held the following week. HB 194, “An Act providing that life begins at conception”, would give personhood rights to […]

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Lessons to My Pre-IVF Self

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By Sue McCarron I’m a proud mother of an IVF-created 18-month old who’s considering jumping back into the fertility treatment game to go for number two. Over these past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time mentally revisiting the land of needles and endless blood tests, hormonal swings and emotional ups and downs. Even […]

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Coping with Infertility as a Couple

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As we approach Valentine’s Day this weekend, we understand that this can be as loaded a holiday for couples dealing with infertility as any other holiday landmine on the calendar. The Center for Reproductive Psychology offers their advice on how you can work together as a couple to get through this holiday and the many peaks […]

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Love YOU!


From Kristen Darcy, Author of Love and Infertility In this month of love, I’m happy to share with you three self-care strategies to begin today – for you and your relationship. During life-challenging times, like receiving a diagnosis of infertility, we often forget that the most important part of being a great lover to others, […]

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The Egg Donation Experience: Thoughts from a known donor

In the spring of 2014, I decided to explore becoming an egg donor. I had recently finished my Bachelor’s degree and decided to look further into what being an egg donor would entail. After looking through the websites of various agencies, I filled out the application with Circle to hopefully be picked by and matched […]

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10 tips for Recovering from the Holiday Season

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You made it! Cookies were baked (and consumed), the holiday season was endured, and the  new year rung in. And where does that leave you? Perhaps relieved…perhaps still emotionally raw. This time of year is incredibly tough. The holidays are stressful for most people, and a new year can feel like a fresh start – or it […]

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Take Care Of Yourself

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By: Katie O’Connor, Founder, Shine: A Light On Fertility We’ve all heard it, “Take care of yourself.” But when going through infertility treatments it couldn’t be more important to take those four little words to heart. But what does take care of yourself really mean??? To me it meant not being selfish but thinking about […]

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Baby Loss


The following is an excerpt of an interview of Julie Richardson Paige by Catherine Tucker.  Read the full interview here.  Catherine: I’ve always felt that people who go through IVF should get a free pass with regards to pregnancy complications. We’ve already been through enough to get pregnant and should just get to enjoy the […]

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Evaluating Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Infertility

Today’s post was written by Dr. Elena Yanushpolsky, an infertility specialist with the Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Dr. Yanushpolsky is also the Director of the Brigham and Women’s Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery at South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth. When conventional fertility treatments do not […]

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Bad luck – that could not be the end of my story. I needed more.

Empty Crib and the Pain Infertility

This blog post was written by Julie Richardson Paige, a member of the RESOLVE New England Board of Directors. They say one out of every 10 couples struggle with infertility. They also say one out of every 4 woman will suffer a pregnancy loss. Just my luck, i was dealt the hand of both. Really? […]

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