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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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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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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A Season of Giving: We Believe in RNE

“I’ll never forget the RNE Annual Conference we went to a couple of years ago. What a great experience and so helpful! I met my fertility doctor there… There just are no words to describe how grateful I am to RNE.” – Annual Conference attendee When we receive positive feedback like this, all of us […]

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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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7 Essential Online Resources for Cancer, Infertility and Fertility Preservation

  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects as many as 1 in 8 women in the United States. For many young women, a cancer diagnosis often cast doubt over their future fertility. But it’s not just women who may lose their fertility from cancer; men, too, face this same infertility risks. […]

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Thoughts from a Mom Via Donor Egg: “What I Know Now I Wish I Knew Then”

Written by a RESOLVE New England volunteer and member. At age 50, I am entering the era of bifocal lenses, AARP memberships and stretch pants. But, thanks to donor conception, I am also experiencing my dream of raising another child. My two-year old son, Andrew* (name changed) is helping me to straddle the worlds of […]

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The Unexpected Path: Living with Secondary Infertility

Written by a RESOLVE New England member and volunteer. My husband and I were once fertile. We were that couple envied by so many. With our first child, we got pregnant on our first try. Two years later, when I was 34, we got pregnant with our second child – this time on the second […]

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Legislative Victory in New Hampshire

Today, the New Hampshire House voted to uphold the Governor’s veto of House Bill 217, effectively killing this piece of legislation that could have greatly impacted the New Hampshire infertility community’s access to care. A Special Message from Our Executive Director, Erin Lasker: On behalf of RESOLVE New England, I want to thank all of […]

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