Links from the World of Fertility

By Dad After IVF Welcome to a new feature that will appear regularly on the RNE blog. I’ll share some information from RESOLVE New England (RNE) and highlight some of the more interesting things I’ve come across on my trip around the Web. First up, the latest from RNE: It’s a new year, and RNE’s […]

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Work of ART

By Mary Bonauto Massachusetts High Court Ruling Provides More Protection to Families Using ART & Important Lessons in the New Era of Nationwide Marriage Equality In a wonderful affirmation of the great diversity of families in the Commonwealth, families using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) now enjoy broader protections and security thanks to a case known […]

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What to Expect?

By Lynn M. Collins Infertility has its own vernacular, or terminology, and I will help you understand some of the “infertility lingo”. Some fertility programs are located in a large hospital setting and some in a more intimate clinic setting. The staff can consist of four to five Reproductive Endocrinologists (RE), Urologists, Nurses, Embryologists and […]

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Seeking peace and comfort

By Kate Weldon LeBlanc I recently had the pleasure of attending an open house at the Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies in Medford, Massachusetts. In the backyard, Sean Gonzalez, the Center Director, showed us a beautiful shrine to Tara, a goddess revered in Tibetan Buddhism. He explained that they pray to Tara for help […]

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Register today for first ever New England Walk of Hope!

We can think of a million reasons why you should join us for the Walk of Hope on Sunday, September 27th, but we’ll give you our top 5: 1. You’ll make new connections with others in the infertility community: The Walk of Hope is the only Walk for the infertility community. People at all stages […]

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

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

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

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

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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