Finding “Your People” at the New England Walk of Hope

By Cassandra Hedstrom “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller I have always admired those wise words of Ms. Keller, but they’ve never held more meaning to me than they did on September 18th, 2016. I know I will look back on that Sunday for years to […]

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Top 10 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Fertility NOW!

By Jessica L. Molleur In the recent news, there has been a lot of conflicting information on the role of diet, exercise, stress, and fertility treatments for patients trying to conceive. Eat ice cream, don’t eat ice cream. Exercise more, exercise less. The truth is that a cookie-cutter treatment plan effective for all patients doesn’t […]

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The People You Meet Along the Way Shape the Journey

By Ellen Glazer Every year about this time I phone several parents of young children and ask them to give up a Saturday in early November. I know in advance of each call what the response will be–people will be delighted that I asked and only too happy to oblige. For although life is full […]

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New Donor Group

As the Director of Operations of RESOLVE New England (RNE), I proudly manage the day-to-day functions of RNE’s twenty peer support groups throughout New England. For awhile now, RNE has been receiving emails and phone calls from individuals and couples seeking a type of peer group that we did not yet offer. They wanted support […]

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Why I Walk

by Kerri Kivolowitz Infertility (IF) is a diagnosis that carries with it loss, isolation, guilt, doubt, depression, and surprisingly, hope; the ever-twinkling hope that this time it will be different. Six years ago, my husband and I decided we were ready to start a family. Little did we know the journey it would become: the heartbreak […]

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Crashing Waves

In the mid 1990s, when I burst from the closet at 16 years old, waving my rainbow flag, I began my long journey out as a LGBTQ person. I was, all at once, alive for the first time in my life. I recall the moment when I finally allowed myself this identity. A weight was […]

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Coping with Infertility as a Couple

As we approach Valentine’s Day this weekend, we understand that this can be as loaded a holiday for couples dealing with infertility as any other holiday landmine on the calendar. The Center for Reproductive Psychology offers their advice on how you can work together as a couple to get through this holiday and the many peaks […]

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Love YOU!

From Kristen Darcy, Author of Love and Infertility In this month of love, I’m happy to share with you three self-care strategies to begin today – for you and your relationship. During life-challenging times, like receiving a diagnosis of infertility, we often forget that the most important part of being a great lover to others, […]

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Baby Loss

The following is an excerpt of an interview of Julie Richardson Paige by Catherine Tucker.  Read the full interview here.  Catherine: I’ve always felt that people who go through IVF should get a free pass with regards to pregnancy complications. We’ve already been through enough to get pregnant and should just get to enjoy the […]

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18 Tips for Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

By Carol Frost Vercollone, LICSW  (Orginally posted 12/19/12) Anticipating Your Issues If fertility treatment is getting to you and you’re feeling frustrated with its uncomfortably large effect on your daily life, you may hate to see an article on coping with the holidays. Why should you be reduced to “coping” when everybody else seems to be […]

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