We Are 1 In 8.

By Rachelle Bernard 1 in 8. Did you know that one in eight couples deals with infertility?  Did you know there is such a thing as National Infertility Awareness Week?  Yeah, like you I had no idea. Why would I? I’m almost 42 years old. I have two children, 19 and 16. Why would I know? […]

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

By Ellen Glazer I am looking forward to joining several other members of the RESOLVE New England (RNE) community on May 10 at the Massachusetts State House. We will be there to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the passage of the law defining infertility for the purpose of access to insurance coverage in Massachusetts. Officially […]

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Why I Walk

by Kerri Kivolowitz Infertility (IF) is a diagnosis that carries with it loss, isolation, guilt, doubt, depression, and surprisingly, hope; the ever-twinkling hope that this time it will be different. Six years ago, my husband and I decided we were ready to start a family. Little did we know the journey it would become: the heartbreak […]

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MA Infertility State Advocacy Day Recap

Thank you to each and every one of you who came to the State House last week to help us with the Massachusetts Infertility State Advocacy Day. Whether you occupied a seat at the Grand Staircase or electronically supported the day, your voice counted. Your voice was heard, loud and clear. The claps that echoed […]

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Connections

By Erin Lasker Executive Director of RESOLVE New England As I was traveling down to Washington, D.C., for Resolve: The National Infertility Association’s Advocacy Day, I was reflecting on the connections I made last year and wondering if I would see some of the people I had met. How would the year have changed for […]

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Many Paths to Parenthood

By Mary Elizabeth Sabatini, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Fertility Center She walked into my office and met my greeting with a warm hand shake and a smile.  She was a sophisticated-looking woman in her early 30s. She struck me as a confident person who knew she was on a good trajectory in her life. She […]

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Advocacy Day 2013: Making Our Voices Heard

By Erin Lasker, Executive Director This past Wednesday, May 8, 2013, I attended RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association’s Advocacy Day in Washington, DC. I was surrounded by 115 people ready to share their personal, professional and emotional stories of how infertility has touched each of us. Speaking for the 7.3 million Americans – 1 in […]

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The Importance of Infertility Advocacy for Advocacy Day

This Wednesday our Executive Director, Erin Lasker, joins RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association as they head to Capitol Hill to lead volunteer advocates from all over the country to advocate for the infertility community. This year, the focus issues are on getting an infertility tax credit reintroduced into Congress and getting the Women Veterans and […]

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How Thyroid Disease Can Affect a Woman’s Fertility

January is Thyroid Disease Awareness Month. Dr. Gary Gross of the Marino Center for Progressive Health shares his insights on how exactly a disease of this tiny gland can wreak havoc with a woman’s fertility if left undiagnosed or untreated. By Gary Gross, MD A normally functioning thyroid gland or adequate medical replacement of thyroid […]

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A Season of Giving: We Believe in RNE

“I’ll never forget the RNE Annual Conference we went to a couple of years ago. What a great experience and so helpful! I met my fertility doctor there… There just are no words to describe how grateful I am to RNE.” – Annual Conference attendee When we receive positive feedback like this, all of us […]

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