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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LGBTQ Routes to Parenthood

“So, which of you is the real Mom?” This is the kind of question, amongst many others, that LGBTQ families hear when they are out and about with their children, which thankfully is happening in growing numbers, even though the sensitivity of questions has yet to catch up. According to the 2010 census, 111,000 same […]

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Infertility and Uterine Fibroids: Do I Need Surgery?

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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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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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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Living Well While Living With Infertility

Today’s the last day of our National Infertility Awareness Week blog series! Every day this week, we’ve featured one of our Circle of Support Sponsors as they share helpful information and advice about infertility, your options and coping. Today’s post to round out the week is brought to us by Bronze Sponsor Women & Infants […]

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

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

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

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

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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