Tag Archives: infertility

Are You Too Old to Begin a Family at 40? 45? 50?

I am currently struggling – in fact, agonizing – over this decision. I am turning 40 next month and my husband is 45. After unsuccessful IVF treatments, we are considering adoption. However, as much as I dream of having a family, I’m worried we are too old to begin one at our age. At what Are You Too Old to Begin a Family at 40? 45? 50?

Is Embryo Adoption Right for Me?

  In vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments often result in the creation of extra emb ryos, which are generally frozen. The couple may later decide to donate any unused embryos to other couples or individuals experiencing infertility. Choosing embryo donation allows intended parents to carry a pregnancy to term and give birth to their child.   Is Embryo Adoption Right for Me?

What's Genetics Got to Do With It?

When a client cannot conceive a genetic child, how do they grieve that loss? How do they emotionally move forward with adoption? Part I: Grieving the Loss of a  Genetic Child November 5th Giving birth to a fully related genetic child is the dream of many couples. But how do they cope when this cannot What's Genetics Got to Do With It?

Oct 8th and Nov 12th Webinar: Understanding Genetics for Adoption Success

NEW!!! Part 2 of a two part series regarding the impact of genetics in embryo adoption. Part 2 focuses on how genetics can play a role in successful parenting of children who are not genetically related to you. Click on image below to register for the Oct 8th or November 12th webinar.    

October 1st or November 5th Webinar: Grieving the Loss of a Genetic Child

NEW!!! Part 1 of a two part series regarding embryo adoption and genetics. Part 1 will focus on helping people understand the role of genetic connections in parenthood and how to emotionally and socially prepare to adopt a child with no genetic connection. Click on image below to register for this webinar on October 1st or October 1st or November 5th Webinar: Grieving the Loss of a Genetic Child

Infertility Support Groups in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Support Groups Peer-led Support Groups RESOLVE Peer-led Support Groups are informal opportunities for women and men experiencing infertility to connect with one another, to discuss their situations and to receive support from others who have had similar experiences or who are struggling with similar issues. Group moderators are volunteers and are not mental health Infertility Support Groups in Wisconsin

How Long Should You Try Infertility Treatment Before Stopping?

How much time and money did you spend on fertility treatments before you decided to stop? When To Call It Quits With Infertility Treatment Nothing is more personal than how you build your family! It involves issues as far ranging as your childhood dreams and your ideas of family, and includes the painfully mundane issue How Long Should You Try Infertility Treatment Before Stopping?

Introduction to Surrogacy

Intended parents share in a gestational carrier’s pregnancy closely, and may be able to have a child genetically related to both parents. People may come to surrogacy after exhausting other options and learning that they cannot carry a pregnancy to term, and it is often a first choice for single men, male couples, or women Introduction to Surrogacy

Advocacy Day

It’s Time for Your Members of Congress to Understand the Needs of the Infertility Community. Right now there is no one from Wisconsin attending Advocacy Day. There is no one to stand up for the rights for people with infertility and ask for financial relief for infertility treatments and adoption. When you come to Advocacy Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day-Make a Difference

Make a Difference!   RESOLVE’s Advocacy Day is one of the most important days of the year Angie, you’re necessary to make an impact. On Wednesday, May 7, in Washington, D.C., women and men living with infertility, their friends and family, and healthcare professionals, will all come together and meet with Members of Congress about Advocacy Day-Make a Difference