Educating Yourself on Your Path to Parenthood

By Donna Daley As I sat wondering how to address the things that are important when dealing with infertility, a light bulb went off. For all the years that I dealt with my own fertility issues and for the years that I have counseled hundreds of Intended Parents who desired only one thing and that […]

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Infertility Treatment in PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month. Get the facts about polycystic ovarian syndrom, a widespread medical condition as we share PCOS resources here and on our Facebook page all this month. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal disorder that interferes with ovulation, is a leading cause of infertility affecting an estimated 5-10% of women. While diagnosis […]

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A Family of Two: Moving On Without Parenting

By Jennifer A. Redmond My husband and I struggled with infertility for several years. I was going to say “on and off” for several years, but even when we weren’t “trying” there was always the hope that I might get pregnant. I have unexplained infertility — no reason was discovered for my inability to get […]

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Thoughts from a Mom Via Donor Egg: “What I Know Now I Wish I Knew Then”

Written by a RESOLVE New England volunteer and member. At age 50, I am entering the era of bifocal lenses, AARP memberships and stretch pants. But, thanks to donor conception, I am also experiencing my dream of raising another child. My two-year old son, Andrew* (name changed) is helping me to straddle the worlds of […]

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I’m Supposed to WHAT?! The Challenges of Giving and Getting Shots

By Martha Diamond, Ph.D. and Janet Jaffe, Ph.D. Giving or getting shots is one of the scariest parts of infertility treatment for both men and women – and for different reasons. For women, the shots hurt and the hormones can cause significant mood fluctuations, bloating, and overall discomfort. On top of that, the shots make […]

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Preparing for IVF: Simple Steps to Having a More Positive Experience

By Stephanie Fry For most of us who undergo IVF, it is an all-encompassing and life-altering experience. Like any other major event, this time of your life deserves and will be well served by a little organization and preparation. Give yourself every chance to have a more positive IVF experience, no matter what the outcome, […]

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RESOLVE New England’s Grassroots Advocacy Efforts Prevail for the New Hampshire Infertility Community

(Waltham, MA – June 18, 2012) RESOLVE New England thanks New Hampshire Governor John Lynch for protecting his constituents’ access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments in his state with his veto of House Bill 217. In a vote of 18 to 6 on May 17, 2012, the New Hampshire State Senate passed House Bill […]

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5 Tips for Beginning the Donor Egg Process

One of our volunteers shares her experiences with IVF with donor egg and offers tips to beginning the process. Learn more at our Donor Egg/Surrogacy Connect & Learn Seminar on Saturday, June 2nd. How would I describe the donor egg process? I may compare it to riding in the back seat of a New York […]

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Donor Egg/Surrogacy Connect & Learn: Taking the First Step in Our Journey

Are you considering whether or not to attend RESOLVE New England’s Donor Egg/Surrogacy Connect & Learn Seminar on June 2nd? Read on for why one RNE member found such value in our Winter Connect & Learn Seminar and what you can learn on June 2nd. Register online for our Donor Egg/Surrogacy Connect & Learn here. […]

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HB 217 and Its Impact on IVF Treatment in New Hampshire

(Waltham, MA – May 1, 2012) On behalf of the more than 28,000 couples in New Hampshire who are trying to have a baby despite their infertility, we at RESOLVE New England and with the support of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association urge New Hampshire lawmakers to vote No on HB 217. House Bill (HB) […]

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