Understanding the Russian Ban on Adoptions by Americans

  By Dale Eldridge, LICSW, BCD Former RNE Board Member Dale Eldridge shares her professional insights on this developing story out of Russia. What Does the Ban Mean? On Thursday, December 27, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he intends to sign into law a bill that would ban adoptions of Russian children by […]

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Practical Advice for Friends and Family, Part 1: What to Avoid

  As you gather with family and friends for holiday meals and get-togethers, we hope you’ll share this post to help educate your family and friends about actions and words they can avoid to prevent inadvertently hurting your feelings or making you feel uncomfortable about your infertility experience. By Valerie, A RESOLVE New England volunteer […]

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Coping with Infertility, Loss and Winter Holidays

  by Beth Panella The holidays are difficult for anyone going through infertility. You may see family and friends you don’t see throughout the year and all they want to know is when you are going to have a baby. They might not know that you have been trying for years with no success. But […]

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Adoption Education: Why It’s Important

By Ashley Kodet and Jeanne McGee, Adoptions from the Heart Education is crucial — before, during, and after you choose adoption. Adoption is a beautiful thing and the connections created by adoption are rare, to say the least. For anyone who is unfamiliar with adoption, the functionality of relationships in the triad can be difficult […]

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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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7 Essential Online Resources for Cancer, Infertility and Fertility Preservation

  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects as many as 1 in 8 women in the United States. For many young women, a cancer diagnosis often cast doubt over their future fertility. But it’s not just women who may lose their fertility from cancer; men, too, face this same infertility risks. […]

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Connection, Courage and Healing Through Support: A Peer Group Leader Speaks

RNE is thrilled to announce that ViaCord has joined our sponsor network as a new Peer Support and Topic Discussion Group Sponsor. ViaCord understands that the path to parenthood is difficult and isolating when you are facing infertility and their sponsorship ensures that our peer groups continue to grow and thrive so you can find […]

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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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Get to Know Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September is PCOS Awareness Month. Get the facts about this widespread medical condition as we share PCOS resources here and on our Facebook page all this month. By Mahmood Niaraki, MD Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is the most common endocrine problem as well as the most common cause of infertility in women. PCOS overall affects 6.5 […]

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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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