Preparing for Success: Alternative Fertility Treatments for Advanced Maternal Age

By Jose Ruiz Women struggling with infertility who find themselves of “advanced maternal age” often wonder whether acupuncture might be helpful to them. Acupuncture may be effective for women trying to conceive in a number of ways, especially in improving blood flow to the reproductive organs and correcting underlying imbalances that could be distracting the […]

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Women, Grief, and the Donor Egg Decision

If you’re considering donor egg or surrogacy as a family building option, join RESOLVE New England on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 in Waltham, Mass. for our Donor Egg/Surrogacy Connect & Learn Seminar! by Phyllis Martin, M.ED., LPC Are you one of the many women who have been told your best chances of becoming pregnant are […]

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I Believe in RNE: Carrie’s Story

  By Carrie Redi, RESOLVE New England Peer Leader and 2012 Volunteer of the Year About 7 years ago, I learned about RESOLVE New England (RNE) through a friend after I shared that I was going to begin infertility treatments. I was newly married, had just turned 35 and was scared that I would never […]

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I Believe in RNE: Erin’s Story

  By Erin Lasker, Executive Director As 2012 draws to a close, I look back at this year and am so proud of our many accomplishments as an organization. Sometimes it amazes me when I stop and consider everything RESOLVE New England has accomplished this year with such a small staff, less than 50 hours […]

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Practical Advice for Friends and Family, Part 2: How You Can Help

  In Part 2 of our Practical Advice for Friends and Family series, we offer advice on how others can be helpful and supportive of your journey. By Valerie, A RESOLVE New England volunteer How You Can Be Helpful and Supportive to Us What can you do to support your sister, daughter, or friend? While […]

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Practical Advice for Friends and Family, Part 1: What to Avoid

  As you gather with family and friends for holiday meals and get-togethers, we hope you’ll share this post to help educate your family and friends about actions and words they can avoid to prevent inadvertently hurting your feelings or making you feel uncomfortable about your infertility experience. By Valerie, A RESOLVE New England volunteer […]

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Coping with Infertility, Loss and Winter Holidays

  by Beth Panella The holidays are difficult for anyone going through infertility. You may see family and friends you don’t see throughout the year and all they want to know is when you are going to have a baby. They might not know that you have been trying for years with no success. But […]

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Adoption Education: Why It’s Important

By Ashley Kodet and Jeanne McGee, Adoptions from the Heart Education is crucial — before, during, and after you choose adoption. Adoption is a beautiful thing and the connections created by adoption are rare, to say the least. For anyone who is unfamiliar with adoption, the functionality of relationships in the triad can be difficult […]

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3 Reasons to Register Today for Our 2012 Annual Conference

  We have often been told that attending our annual conference is a “life-changing event.” Sounds like an extreme claim, doesn’t it? Yet our experience has shown that this is a common response from our conference attendees, and we’d like to share our top three reasons why you are likely to feel the same way […]

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Educating Yourself on Your Path to Parenthood

By Donna Daley As I sat wondering how to address the things that are important when dealing with infertility, a light bulb went off. For all the years that I dealt with my own fertility issues and for the years that I have counseled hundreds of Intended Parents who desired only one thing and that […]

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