The term “furbaby” doesn’t bother me at all

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A woman recently called into one of Boston’s morning radio shows, hosted by Karson Tager and Kennedy Elsey, to express her opinion that “It’s an insult to moms to say dogs are the same as your kid” and her general outrage about the term “furbaby”. This discussion was in response to an article called “No, […]

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A Story of Hope

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Walk around any city or town on a sunny day, and you’ll see numerous pregnant families. Some of those families may even have 1 or 2 children in tow. Go to a family gathering, and you’ll see your relative’s kids chasing after one another. Maybe they’re playing touch football on Thanksgiving Day. Have dinner with […]

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NH Advocacy

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By RNE’s Executive Director, Kate Weldon LeBlanc In mid-January, RESOLVE New England (RNE) learned that a so-called “personhood” bill had been filed in New Hampshire, and that its hearing before the House Judiciary committee would be held the following week. HB 194, “An Act providing that life begins at conception”, would give personhood rights to […]

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10 tips for Recovering from the Holiday Season

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You made it! Cookies were baked (and consumed), the holiday season was endured, and the  new year rung in. And where does that leave you? Perhaps relieved…perhaps still emotionally raw. This time of year is incredibly tough. The holidays are stressful for most people, and a new year can feel like a fresh start – or it […]

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Infertility and Intimacy

November is Adoption Awareness Month. This article was written by Deb Olshever, Sandy Orenstein and Toby Zaitchik of Adoption Associates. For more information look at their website, www.AdoptionAssociates.org or call 617-965-9369. “OK, we know we will have to try harder to have a family.” “So what is so bad about that?” ask our friends. “Doesn’t that just mean […]

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Top 5 Things You Must Consider For Your Egg Donation Cycle

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My name is Catherine Tucker and I’m a reproductive lawyer who helps with the legal side of forming families via fertility treatment. I’m very much looking forward to speaking at the upcoming RESOLVE New England Annual Fertility Treatment, Donor Choices and Adoption Conference on November 8, 2014. During one of the afternoon sessions, I will […]

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Choosing an Egg Donation Agency: Questions to ask during your research

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If you are considering egg donation to help build your family, it is important to thoroughly research different agencies before signing on with one. Further, it is important to find one that you feel confident joining. There are many benefits to working with an agency, but each one is unique. You are about to begin […]

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How to Keep Living Your Life When Your Life is On Hold

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One of the toughest things about infertility treatment is that often it is a test of endurance rather than speed, a marathon rather than a sprint. If it were an intense, but brief experience, you could take a leave of absence from work, put other projects and people on hold, and hunker down to get […]

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RESOLVE New England Announces European Sperm Bank USA As LGBT Outreach Program Sponsor

RESOLVE New England (RNE), the region’s infertility support, education, and advocacy organization, is pleased to announce European Sperm Bank USA (ESB-USA) has become a sponsor of RNE’s newest LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) outreach program. With generous support from ESB-USA, this outreach program is designed to enhance and expand RNE’s services for the LGBT […]

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Taxes and Infertility: A How-to Guide

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It’s that time of year again! Tax time. If you are wondering if you qualify for tax deductions based on your infertility treatment look no further—the following excerpt from the newly release book, The IVF Journal, has everything you need to figure out how to make deductions, if you qualify. We are thrilled to be sharing this exclusive excerpt, […]

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