Infertility to Adoption – Honoring Endings and New Beginnings

By Ellen Glazer EllenSGlazer.net Ellen Glazer, LICSW, Family Building Counselor and Coach, is Co-author of “Having Your Baby through Egg Donation” and author of “The Long Awaited Stork.” Her session at the 21st Annual Conference is Infertility to Adoption – Honoring Endings and New Beginnings. I am looking forward to being part of the Resolve […]

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Adoption after infertility

Adoption is an amazing process. In the twelve years I have been working to bring families together through adoption, I have had the honor of witnessing the joyful anticipation, the hope and the love that adoptive families experience throughout their adoption process. For many, however, the beginning of their adoption journey is preceded by years […]

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Embrace the Present Moment During Infertility

By Susan Miccile, Rph, CEC (Registered Pharmacist and Certified Life Empowerment Coach) and RNE volunteer. The phone finally rings… a message left, an appointment with the doctor. The devastating diagnosis of infertility triggers the roller coaster ride of your life. It is a ride that began as a heartfelt dream and is now speeding out […]

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The Adoption Home Study: A Step on the Road to Adoption

By Susan Greenwood, Stepping Stones’ Adoption Program (formerly MAPS Worldwide) The adoption home study can feel like one more hurdle on a long road to parenthood. But the truth is that prospective parents have little to fear and much to gain from all that can be learned during the process. Every state requires a home […]

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An Infertility Crossroads: What Do We Do Next?

If you’ve reached a crossroads in your family building journey and aren’t sure which path is right for you, register today for our Adoption, Donor Conception and Surrogacy Connect & Learn Seminars this Saturday, May 4th in Waltham, MA. Financial assistance is available – register today! By Andrew Geller, Ph.D. photo credit: timtom.ch via photopin […]

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Which Path to Choose? One Woman’s Story

Are you facing a crossroads about what family building path to take? One woman shares her story of decision-making. “You are not a candidate for IVF…” I had not prepared myself to hear those words or be faced with the decision: egg donation, adoption, or life without a child. I had suspected technical intervention based […]

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Choosing an Adoption Agency

If you’re considering adoption as a family building option, join RESOLVE New England on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 in Waltham, Mass. for our Adoption Connect & Learn Seminar! By Dale Eldridge, LICSW, BCD For many people, the initial trips to an adoption agency are marked by feelings of sad resignation. Most prospective parents have grown […]

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Understanding the Russian Ban on Adoptions by Americans

  By Dale Eldridge, LICSW, BCD Former RNE Board Member Dale Eldridge shares her professional insights on this developing story out of Russia. What Does the Ban Mean? On Thursday, December 27, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he intends to sign into law a bill that would ban adoptions of Russian children by […]

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Adoption Education: Why It’s Important

By Ashley Kodet and Jeanne McGee, Adoptions from the Heart Education is crucial — before, during, and after you choose adoption. Adoption is a beautiful thing and the connections created by adoption are rare, to say the least. For anyone who is unfamiliar with adoption, the functionality of relationships in the triad can be difficult […]

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3 Reasons to Register Today for Our 2012 Annual Conference

  We have often been told that attending our annual conference is a “life-changing event.” Sounds like an extreme claim, doesn’t it? Yet our experience has shown that this is a common response from our conference attendees, and we’d like to share our top three reasons why you are likely to feel the same way […]

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