Considering adoption from foster care?

By Diane Tomaz, Director of Family Support Services Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)   Of the more than 600 children in Massachusetts foster care, every last one wants a family and a place to call home. What does it take to adopt a child from foster care? For starters, your home can be rented or owned. […]

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Top 10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Fertility NOW!

By Jessica L. Molleur In the recent news, there has been a lot of conflicting information on the role of diet, exercise, stress, and fertility treatments for patients trying to conceive. Eat ice cream, don’t eat ice cream. Exercise more, exercise less. The truth is that a cookie-cutter treatment plan effective for all patients doesn’t […]

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Crashing Waves

In the mid 1990s, when I burst from the closet at 16 years old, waving my rainbow flag, I began my long journey out as a LGBTQ person. I was, all at once, alive for the first time in my life. I recall the moment when I finally allowed myself this identity. A weight was […]

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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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Preparing the Way for Egg Donation and/or Surrogacy

Hi all! My name is Rachel Ashby and I am the medical director of egg donation and surrogacy ART (assisted reproductive technology) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. My friend and colleague Holly Hughes and I will be speaking about egg donation at the upcoming RESOLVE New England Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption Conference on November […]

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Why I go to the RESOLVE New England Annual Conference

This blog post was written by Keiko Zoll of The Infertility Voice. In 2009, after I had been dealt quite the blow with my premature ovarian failure diagnosis, Larry and I were left with lots of questions and few answers. We were in luck (as lucky as you can be with infertility) when I found […]

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Infertility: A Journey of Love, Joy, Hardship, and Heartbreak

By Camille Preston Camille is promoting infertility awareness through a TEDx talk she did on infertility.  Her goal is to support women on the journey by raising awareness and visibility. The talk is a fertility 101 and it is about pursing your dreams beyond terrors edge and through the free fall of accelerated learning!  Watch […]

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Family Building through Egg Donation: My role as attorney and four-time egg donor

Gina-Marie Mariano Madow, Esq. is an attorney at Circle Egg Donation, and she is moderating one of the Donor and Surrogacy Parents Panel at the 21st Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption Conference on November 8th.  This panel of parents through donor conception will talk about their experiences and answer questions. Egg donation is an […]

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When is Enough Enough? Deciding When to Stop Treatment

When is Enough Enough? Deciding When to Stop Treatment is a workshop at the 21st Annual Conference that covers a consideration of the medical and emotional factors that help in deciding when to end infertility treatment and move on to other options. Here are some thoughts from the presenters on what to expect at their […]

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Diminished Ovarian Reserve: What it Means & the Treatment Options 

Vasiliki A. Moragianni, MD, MS, FACOG is an award-winning reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at Fertility Solutions. Dr. Moragianni is passionate about providing individualized, state-of-the-art fertility care to individuals and couples who wish to build a family. Dr. Moragianni currently sees patients in Dedham, MA and Providence, RI. It is an honor to be invited again […]

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