Infertility and Uterine Fibroids: Do I Need Surgery?

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By Antonio R. Gargiulo, MD Brigham & Women’s Hospital Even in the age of highly effective assisted reproduction, the uterus remains an essential and irreplaceable component of successful fertility treatment. Common benign gynecologic condition such as uterine fibroids (present in over 30% of women over 35 years old) can threaten the integrity of the uterus […]

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A Parent Panelist Shares Her Egg Donation Story

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By Anonymous It was powerful to be back in the same room. A few months ago I spoke for the first time as a parent at a RESOLVE New England (RNE) event on using an Egg Donor. It was the same space where I had sat four years earlier, but I was in a very […]

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Issues to Consider When IVF Treatment Isn’t Working

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By Kristen Wright, MD, Reproductive Science Center of New England. Dr. Wright is a speaker at RESOLVE New England’s upcoming 20th Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices, and Adoption Conference on Saturday, November 2, 2013. It is important that fertility treatment plans are constantly evaluated by managing physicians so that adjustments can be made when treatment […]

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

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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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The Donor Conception Option: All About Using Donor Egg and Donor Sperm

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Our National Infertility Awareness Week blog continues! Every day this week, we’ll feature one of our Circle of Support Sponsors as they share helpful information and advice about infertility, your options and coping. Today’s post is brought to us by Bronze Sponsor Cardone Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. By Rita Sneeringer, MD The option of donor […]

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Surrogacy as a Family Building Option

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Our National Infertility Awareness Week blog continues! Every day this week, we’ll feature one of our Circle of Support Sponsors as they share helpful information and advice about infertility, your options and coping. Today’s post is brought to us by Silver Sponsor The Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center. By Abby MacDonald, LICSW With the recent […]

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Assisted Reproduction Options for Infertility

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Our National Infertility Awareness Week blog continues! Every day this week, we’ll feature one of our Circle of Support Sponsors as they share helpful information and advice about infertility, your options and coping. Today’s post is brought to us by Gold Sponsor Reproductive Science Center (RSC) of New England. By Samuel C. Pang, MD, Medical […]

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When to See a Fertility Specialist

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Welcome to our National Infertility Awareness Week blog series! Every day this week, we’ll feature one of our Circle of Support Sponsors as they share helpful information and advice about infertility, your options and coping. Today’s post is brought to us by Gold Sponsor Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery. By […]

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Which Path to Choose? One Woman’s Story

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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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Fertility Treatment Options for Women with Endometriosis

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By Dr. Marc Laufer Recently, I saw 37-year-old woman who was concerned about her difficulty becoming pregnant after she and her husband had been trying for four months. Though her pelvic ultrasound was normal, she mentioned she had significant pain during her periods and some pain with sex. She had experienced this pain for many […]

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