Emotional Support, Virtually
Resolve New England provides more than 20 free, virtual peer support groups covering 12 different fertility and family building topics.
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.
Select a topic below to learn more about that particular group and to see upcoming meeting dates and times.
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 typically meets virtually on Thursday evenings and on the 2nd Monday each month. See upcoming dates and register to attend.
This group is for anyone struggling to grow their family and not yet parenting.
1st Thursday, 7:30p EST with Jess
2nd Monday, 7:30p EST with Erin
2nd Thursday, 7p EST with Stephanie
3rd Thursday, 7p EST with Liane
4th Thursday, 7p EST with Jeannine
Secondary Infertility Group
This group provides support to those facing the unique challenges and frustrations of parenting while struggling with infertility.
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, TFMR, and/or recurrent pregnancy loss.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
*Please note, the October meeting of this group will be on the 3rd Thursday at 7p EST.
Childless After Fertility and Family Building Challenges
This group typically meets virtually every other month on the 3rd Monday at 7p EST. See upcoming dates and register to attend.
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 after fertility and family building challenges peer facilitator.
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.
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!
“This group was one of the most supported moments I have had [in my] journey.”
-RNE Community Member