The Very Human You

Someone recently asked me why I’m passionate about offering Reiki to women struggling with fertility. Here is my answer: at some point, you have been poked and prodded, had your blood drawn, absorbed statistics, and spoken clinically of your sex life enough to being feeling like a robotic avatar playing the game of your life. […]

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Life with one fallopian tube

Every morning as I get ready for work I am faced with past mistakes looking back at me through the bathroom mirror. The scars leftover on my body burn into my sides as I curl on my mascara. Never did I think I would be in the situation I am in now; in fact, I […]

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Take Care Of Yourself

By: Katie O’Connor, Founder, Shine: A Light On Fertility We’ve all heard it, “Take care of yourself.” But when going through infertility treatments it couldn’t be more important to take those four little words to heart. But what does take care of yourself really mean??? To me it meant not being selfish but thinking about […]

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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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Bad luck – that could not be the end of my story. I needed more.

This blog post was written by Julie Richardson Paige, a member of the RESOLVE New England Board of Directors. They say one out of every 10 couples struggle with infertility. They also say one out of every 4 woman will suffer a pregnancy loss. Just my luck, i was dealt the hand of both. Really? […]

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Infertility: A Journey of Love, Joy, Hardship, and Heartbreak

By Camille Preston Camille is promoting infertility awareness through a TEDx talk she did on infertility.  Her goal is to support women on the journey by raising awareness and visibility. The talk is a fertility 101 and it is about pursing your dreams beyond terrors edge and through the free fall of accelerated learning!  Watch […]

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MA Infertility State Advocacy Day Recap

Thank you to each and every one of you who came to the State House last week to help us with the Massachusetts Infertility State Advocacy Day. Whether you occupied a seat at the Grand Staircase or electronically supported the day, your voice counted. Your voice was heard, loud and clear. The claps that echoed […]

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Connections

By Erin Lasker Executive Director of RESOLVE New England As I was traveling down to Washington, D.C., for Resolve: The National Infertility Association’s Advocacy Day, I was reflecting on the connections I made last year and wondering if I would see some of the people I had met. How would the year have changed for […]

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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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Do We Deserve Another IVF Attempt?

By Susan Manning Tink, tink, tink… My nail taps the vial of the trigger shot before I inject it into my wife’s abdomen. The bubbles of air atop the medicine seem to mock the bubbles of anxiety in my stomach. Or maybe they’re bubbles of guilt? Of wonder? Of selfishness? You see, this is the […]

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