Many Paths to Parenthood

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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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Faced with Infertility, This ‘Natural Optimist’ Had ‘Doubt’

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By Kelly J. Nedeau I lay uncomfortably on the table watching the monitor during my hysteropingogram; the dye about to be injected. Then … wait … What? Wasn’t the dye supposed to go through my fallopian tubes and come out the other end? Why was it stopping just <5% into the tubes …  BOTH tubes… […]

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Defining Success Against Infertility

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This week, to bring awareness to National Infertility Awareness Week, RESOLVE New England will publish a blog a day. Stay tuned daily and read about infertility from every perspective: patient and professional. By Elizabeth Comeau, first IVF baby in the U.S. Either I am getting old, or IVF is suddenly, somehow back in the spotlight. Somebody must have […]

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Taxes and Infertility: A How-to Guide

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It’s that time of year again! Tax time. If you are wondering if you qualify for tax deductions based on your infertility treatment look no further—the following excerpt from the newly release book, The IVF Journal, has everything you need to figure out how to make deductions, if you qualify. We are thrilled to be sharing this exclusive excerpt, […]

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The Fertility Rollercoaster: Bringing Our Dreams to Fruition

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By anonymous My partner and I decided we wanted to have a family a long time ago. By the time we made the decision to get started, we had already been together for over ten years.  I think after you have been together with someone for at least ten years, some of the basic questions […]

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Do We Deserve Another IVF Attempt?

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By Susan Manning Tink, tink, tink… My nail taps the vial of the trigger shot before I inject it into my wife’s abdomen. The bubbles of air atop the medicine seem to mock the bubbles of anxiety in my stomach. Or maybe they’re bubbles of guilt? Of wonder? Of selfishness? You see, this is the […]

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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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Embrace the Present Moment During Infertility

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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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An Infertility Crossroads: What Do We Do Next?

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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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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