Giving thanks to my people (and how to find yours)

By Stephanie Wissig Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I like the simple wholesomeness of the holiday–a special meal with friends and family–no presents, no fuss. I like the tradition of spending the day in the kitchen tending to the turkey, prepping sides, and inevitably arguing with my mom and husband about whether the […]

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Resolve New England Conference A to Z

By Kate Weldon LeBlanc Our 26th annual Resolve New England conference is this Saturday November 2nd. To say that this event is on our mind A LOT is really underestimating it. We truly pour our hearts and minds into this! Here are a whole bunch of reasons why we love our conference and think you […]

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Supporting Your ‘Cysters’ During PCOS Awareness Month

By: Kate Davies You would be hard pressed to find a woman who has never experienced the most “obvious” symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): irregular periods and weight gain. Fortunately for many, these are merely temporary issues caused by any number of health and lifestyle changes. Unfortunately for others, they can be signs of […]

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You Are Here

By Nicole “You are here”. My yoga instructor spoke these three simple words in my first class back after my third (out of four) miscarriage. As we worked to quiet our minds and control our breath, she continued to repeat these words. “You are here”. I didn’t think much of it at first, but by […]

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Infertility and Insurance Coverage: What I’ve Learned

By Marie D. One of the most frustrating aspects of battling infertility is the parallel battle many couples must fight with their health insurance carrier about what’s covered for infertility treatment, and what isn’t. When my fertility journey began in 2017, I wasn’t worried about insurance coverage. Thanks to the hard work of organizations like […]

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Reflecting on my first Resolve Advocacy Day

By Tiffany Stratz There are so many emotions we feel through working with patients to achieve building their families. Providers and patients become very connected along this infertility path, as most of you reading this know. I wish there was a switch we could just flip to cure infertility, but until then we must support […]

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New Hampshire Fertility Advocacy

By Kate Weldon LeBlanc RESOLVE New England is actively involved in advocating for insurance legislation in New Hampshire, in partnership with patients, advocates, and providers. The bill, SB 279, would provide group insurance coverage for the diagnosis of infertility, fertility treatment and fertility preservation in New Hampshire. In April an amended version of SB 279 […]

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By Natascia Armitage Here in Boston, Marathon Monday is one of the most exciting days of the year. The energy that can be felt all day long is electrifying. This Monday, 2 years after a successful frozen embryo transfer (FET), which resulted in my 18-month-old son Benson, I will be back running the Boston Marathon, and […]

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From Adversity to Advocacy

By Kate Weldon LeBlanc Soon after Lori Berube and Ryan Gagne got engaged, they started planning to build their family. “We knew we wanted to be parents,” Lori explains. “And we didn’t want to wait.” So Lori went for a check-up with an obstetrician, rather than her usual primary care physician. It was during this […]

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Facial Recognition and Egg Donation: Finding an Egg Donor with a Selfie

By Dory Ziperstein, LCSW, MPH The search for an egg donor can be based on a variety of criteria: cultural or ethnic background, education, athletic, or artistic talent. Now there is a new tool for parents to search for their “perfect” match in an egg donor: facial recognition. In July 2018, Ovobank, a Spain-based company, […]

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