RNE has strengthened my resolve: a volunteer’s story

“You are an excellent candidate for ivf.”  “You have Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome, I’m sorry, but we have to freeze all of your embryos.” “Your embryos are of excellent quality!” “You’re pregnant!” “I’m sorry, your levels have dropped.” “I’m sorry, there’s no longer a pregnancy.” “You’ve been approved for adoption!” “It will be several years […]

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When is Enough Enough? Deciding When to Stop Treatment

When is Enough Enough? Deciding When to Stop Treatment is a workshop at the 21st Annual Conference that covers a consideration of the medical and emotional factors that help in deciding when to end infertility treatment and move on to other options. Here are some thoughts from the presenters on what to expect at their […]

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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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Embrace the Present Moment During Infertility

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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Check Out Our Summer Peer Support Group Schedule!

If you’re looking for infertility or adoption peer support this summer, look no further than RESOLVE New England. Click the image below to download a flyer of our Summer Peer Support Groups! We’re also always on the lookout for more volunteer leaders in all communities and cities within New England; if interested in becoming a […]

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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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How to Support a Friend or Family Member with 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 Silver Sponsor Fertility and Reproductive Health Department at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. By Christine Skiadas, […]

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Is a Peer Support Group Right For Me?

At RESOLVE New England, we offer a variety of Peer Support Groups, led by people who understand the unique challenges and stresses of dealing with infertility and the many varied paths to family building. All of our Peer Group leaders are volunteers who have experience with infertility. While they are not mental health professionals, they […]

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Which Path to Choose? One Woman’s Story

Are you facing a crossroads about what family building path to take? One woman shares her story of decision-making. “You are not a candidate for IVF…” I had not prepared myself to hear those words or be faced with the decision: egg donation, adoption, or life without a child. I had suspected technical intervention based […]

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