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Three Ways to Make Talking About a Miscarriage a Little Easier

Posted in General | Tagged Miscarriage, Recurrent miscarriage, Pregnancy loss, Recurrent pregnancy loss July 18, 2019

Having a miscarriage can be distressing, confusing, and traumatic. Afterward, many women feel unsure of how to talk about their experience—or whether they even should. If you or someone you know has recently had a miscarriage, here are three tips to keep in mind that can make it a little easier, while ideally providing some comfort and helping to dispel the stigma still surrounding the subject. 1…

Employee Recognition Series: Stephanie Bagtaz, Medical Assistant

Posted in General | Tagged Employee Recognition Series, Stephanie Bagtaz July 1, 2019

Stephanie Bagtaz is a Fertility Solutions' Medical Assistant in Dedham (our flagship location). Stephanie completed her Medical Assistant degree at the age of 26 when the opportunity to do so presented itself after a layoff in a former career -- “I was lucky to have the opportunity to go back to school at the age of 26 and obtain my Medical Assistant degree," says Stephanie. After g…

Free Fertility Seminar Re-cap: June 19th with Pei-Li Huang

Posted in General | Tagged Free Fertility Seminar, Seminar re-cap, Egg donation, Military discount June 21, 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday, June 19th for our latest Free Educational Fertility Seminar. We began our evening with a quick game of “Fertility Bingo” where Dr. Pei-Li Huang educated everyone on important fertility terminology. Each seminar features a different focus based on the individualized attendees, and during this month’s seminar we highlighted Fertility Solutions’ 20% Militar…

Can We Change How We Talk About Fertility?

Posted in General | Tagged Infertility awareness, Infertility support, Male factor fertility, Female factor fertility June 17, 2019

Over the past decade, important changes in how we talk about fertility have taken place, but continued progress is still needed. Many of us still hold preconceptions about female fertility, male fertility, and how families are built. Assumptions about who is pregnant or trying to conceive can be hurtful, and insensitivity about third-party reproduction, fertility preservation, and single…

How LGBTQ Family Building Has Evolved in the Past Decade

Posted in General | Tagged LGBTQ, LGBTQ Family Building, Pride Month, LGBTQ Pride, LGBTQ Parent June 11, 2019

Happy Pride Month! This June, we’re celebrating the evolution of family building in the LGBTQ community across the United States. The past 10 years have seen rapid growth for LGBTQ families, with states beginning to pass same-sex marriage legislation, culminating in the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized marriage equality nationwide. A recent Family Equality survey found that more than t…