Lessons to My Pre-IVF Self

By Sue McCarron I’m a proud mother of an IVF-created 18-month old who’s considering jumping back into the fertility treatment game to go for number two. Over these past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time mentally revisiting the land of needles and endless blood tests, hormonal swings and emotional ups and downs. Even […]

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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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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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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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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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The Road Less Traveled: A Conversation on Life Beyond Children

With Keiko Zoll and Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos As an infertility blogger, I have come across hundreds of perspectives and voices throughout the infertility experience. As anyone with infertility can tell you, everyone’s journey may share the same common themes but the paths we take can be vastly different. In 2010, I had the unique privilege […]

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Hope for the Journey and for Achieving Your Dream

By A.J. Moncrieff I’m writing this article with the hope of helping even just one other person. Maybe it’s the words that will put things in perspective for you, or the much-needed hope you were looking for to begin again. Every one of us has the ability to move forward; you need to put one […]

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Spring 2013 Peer Group Dates Announced!

Looking for Peer Support in your area? We’ve released our Spring 2013 calendar of Peer Support Group meeting dates through June of this year. Download and print our flyer for handy reference or feel free to share with your friends and colleagues to help us spread the word! Click the image below to view the […]

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Are We Finally Bucking the Trend About Bad Infertility News?

By Terri Davidson Having worked in the infertility field in marketing and public relations for nearly two decades, I sometimes feel like I have seen it all, including the “good, bad and the ugly” of how the media portrays infertility. When I was a newbie marketing director in the Boston area in the early 1990’s, […]

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