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Emotional Support, Virtually

Typically, Resolve New England provides in-person peer support groups throughout New England. Given the Covid-19 pandemic, our groups are now meeting on Zoom and are FREE. These virtual groups will continue through the end of 2021 and the schedule can be found for each group topic below. Pre-registration is required.

RNE Peer Support Groups are…

…free and virtual for anyone, anywhere.

…open to all individuals and couples building their families.

…confidential spaces for open discussion with others who understand infertility and family building challenges. 

…for those who are newly diagnosed, have been in the trenches for years or anywhere in between.

…led by volunteer peer facilitators who have experienced, or are currently experiencing, their own family building struggles.

…the cornerstone of our mission, since RNE’s beginning in Belmont, MA in 1974.

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Support Groups

Select a topic below to learn more about that particular group and to see upcoming meeting dates and times. Please note, all group times are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

To register, please complete and submit the form below. The link to participate will be shared once your registration is approved. 

Kindly register at least 3 hours in advance of the group to ensure that your registration is received in time.

Primary Infertility Group

This group is for anyone struggling to grow their family and not yet parenting.

Dates/Times

Thursday August 5, 7:30p with Jess

Monday August 9, 7:30p with Erin W.

Thursday August 12, 7p with Stephanie

Thursday August 19, 7p with Liane

Thursday August 26, 7p Elizabeth

Expecting After Infertility and/or Loss Group

This group is focused on the range of emotions, from apprehension to joy, that can accompany a pregnancy after experiencing infertility and/or loss. This group is open to pregnant people, and those who are dealing with waiting for birth through adoption or surrogacy.

Dates/Times

Mondays: August 9, 23, 7:30-9pm

Leader
Kristin

Donor Egg Decision-Making Group

Are you considering donor egg as a way to build a family? Join us for an open discussion of the issues, decisions, and emotions surrounding this family building option.

Led by a mom through egg donation, this group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7p EST.

See the complete schedule and register to attend. 

Donor Conception Support Group

This group is open to all at any stage of the donor egg, donor sperm, or donor embryo process from decision-making to pre/post-cycle to parenting.

Dates/Times

Wednesday August 11, 7p with Charly and Larry

Thursday August 26, 7p with Chrissy

Pregnancy Loss Group

This group is open to people parenting or not yet parenting. It offers support to those who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, chemical pregnancy and/or recurrent pregnancy loss.

Dates/Times

Wednesday August 4, 7:30 with Colleen

Wednesday August 18, 7:30 with Jess

Queer Parents to Be Support Group

This group is open to anyone under the LGBTQ+ rainbow who are trying to grow their families. It is a partnership between Family Equality Council, LGBTQ+ Perinatal Wellness Center and Resolve New England. Registration is required via this link.

Dates/Times
Alternating Wednesdays, see upcoming dates and register here

 

Adoption Support Group

This group is open to anyone considering/exploring adoption or in the process of adopting.  This is an opportunity to get some answers and strategies, and to connect with others in similar situations.  This group is led by a mother who grew her family through adoption.

Location
Virtual via Zoom

Dates/Times

Tuesday, August 10. 7:00-8:30pm, led by Karen 

Childless Not By Choice Group

This group is open to anyone contemplating the decision to stop fertility treatment and who are not necessarily considering family building through adoption, donor and/or surrogacy. This group will be led by a childless not by choice peer facilitator.

Location
Virtual via Zoom

Dates/Times
This group will not be meeting in August.

Fall dates will be announced shortly!

Secondary Infertility Group

This group provides support to those facing the unique challenges and frustrations of parenting while struggling with infertility.

Location
Virtual via Zoom

Dates/Times
Tuesdays: August 24, 7:00-8:30pm

Leader
Erin C. 

Fertility and Family Building Support Group for Men

This group is open to any person who identifies as male that is struggling to become a parent, including but not limited to those with a male fertility diagnosis.

Location
Virtual via Zoom

Date/Time
Tuesdays: August 17, 7:00-8:30pm

Leader
Andy  

Cancer and Fertility

This group is open to anyone impacted by cancer and fertility, whether you are newly diagnosed with cancer, learning about your fertility preservation options (or lack thereof), or for those struggling with infertility after cancer.

Location

Virtual via Zoom

Date/Time

Wednesdays: August 11 & 25, 7:30-9:00pm

Leader

Kristin

Parenting After

This group is open to those parenting after infertility, loss, and family building struggles to connect with others in similar situations. All are welcome, regardless of path to parenthood! 

Thursday, August 12th, 7:30p

Looking for support, education, and understanding around additional topics?

Check out our Community Conversation series dedicated to providing a discussion space for all aspects of an infertility and family building journey.