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  • April 25, 2018Apr 25, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

CT Fertility Will Be At The Center’s THE LGBTQ FAMILY BUILDING EXPO on May 5, 2018

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  • April 24, 2018Apr 24, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

The Cost of Becoming Gay Dads

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  • April 19, 2018Apr 19, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

How to Have The Talk – a guide to the infertility conversation.

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  • April 18, 2018Apr 18, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Frequently Asked Questions: Surrogacy

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  • April 11, 2018Apr 11, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

Show You #HAVEAHEART

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  • April 10, 2018Apr 10, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

An Alternative Approach to Parenthood

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  • March 27, 2018Mar 27, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Men Having Babies Midwest – 2018 Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo Chicago, April 14-15, 2018

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  • March 23, 2018Mar 23, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Principal Considerations in Selecting an Egg Donor

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  • March 21, 2018Mar 21, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

The Infertility Community: High Profile IVF

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  • March 20, 2018Mar 20, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Steps for a Gay Man to Build a Family

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  • March 15, 2018Mar 15, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Learn, Laugh, Live: Top Resources for Living Well with Endometriosis

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  • March 13, 2018Mar 13, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Exploring Surrogacy to Build Your Family

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  • March 2, 2018Mar 2, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

The Men Having Babies SOUTH Surrogacy Conference & Expo is coming to Austin, featuring surrogacy parenting options in both the USA and Canada, March 3rd and March 4th, 2018.

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  • February 27, 2018Feb 27, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

The Ultimate TTC Gift Guide

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  • February 20, 2018Feb 20, 2018
  • Surrogacy, Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Why Same-Sex Couples Choose Surrogacy Over Adoption

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  • February 14, 2018Feb 14, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

Galentine’s Day: Tips On How to Help An Infertile Friend

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  • January 30, 2018Jan 30, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By schristiano

Flipping the Script on Infertility

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  • January 23, 2018Jan 23, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Third-Party Reproduction An Alternative Approach to Parenthood

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  • January 19, 2018Jan 19, 2018
  • Surrogacy
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Surrogacy Health Insurance

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  • January 18, 2018Jan 18, 2018
  • Uncategorized
  • By Michele Faust, RN, BSN

Infertility Awareness: #NewYearNewView

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  • January 9, 2018Jan 9, 2018
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

The San Francisco Surrogacy Conference & Expo by Men Having Babies and Our Family Coalition, January 14-15, 2017

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  • December 19, 2017Dec 19, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

5 Fertility Support Tips for the Holidays & Beyond

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  • December 19, 2017Dec 19, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

Give the Greatest Gift: Parenthood – Egg Donation & Surrogacy for Gay Men

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  • December 14, 2017Dec 14, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Fertility Boosters: Lifestyle Changes That Make a Difference

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  • December 7, 2017Dec 7, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

Modern & Non-Traditional Pathways To Parenthood

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  • November 27, 2017Nov 27, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Gay Men: What to Tell Your Kids about the Egg Donor

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  • November 20, 2017Nov 20, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Formerly Fertile: How to Copy with Secondary Infertility

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  • November 16, 2017Nov 16, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Male Infertility: How to Help If Your Guy is Diagnosed

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  • November 13, 2017Nov 13, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

CT Fertility continues as Gold Sponsor for the 13th Annual Men Having Babies (MHBs) in New York, New York

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  • November 9, 2017Nov 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

A Time to Give: Adoption/Fostering

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  • November 8, 2017Nov 8, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Why Is It Important To Have A Legal Contract When Doing Surrogacy?

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  • November 3, 2017Nov 3, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

TTC Friendsgiving (the break you deserve)

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  • October 30, 2017Oct 30, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Family Building For Lesbian Women

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  • October 26, 2017Oct 26, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Tips for Insurance Open Enrollment

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  • October 24, 2017Oct 24, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

Gay Men: How to Have a Biological Child

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  • October 19, 2017Oct 19, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Top Tips to Make IVF More Affordable

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  • October 17, 2017Oct 17, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Transgender Family Building - Fertility Preservation

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  • October 12, 2017Oct 12, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Sober October – Alcohol and Fertility

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  • October 10, 2017Oct 10, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Fertility Preservation for Breast Cancer

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  • October 2, 2017Oct 2, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

How PCOS Can Impact the Fertility of Gay Women

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  • September 28, 2017Sep 28, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

5 Ways to Feel Supported If You Have PCOS

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  • September 26, 2017Sep 26, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Fall Equinox Detox for Fertility

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  • September 25, 2017Sep 25, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

How Does PCOS Affect My Fertility?

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  • September 14, 2017Sep 14, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

The Importance of Ovarian Reserve Testing

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  • September 5, 2017Sep 5, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Intercourse During Fertility Treatment

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  • August 24, 2017Aug 24, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

10 Ways to Make the Two-Week Wait More Bearable

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  • August 17, 2017Aug 17, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Questions To Ask During Your First Consultation with a Fertility Specialist

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  • August 15, 2017Aug 15, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Beat the Heat with These Summer Exercises

  • August 14, 2017Aug 14, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

QUIZ: How Should You Celebrate Romance Awareness Month

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  • August 10, 2017Aug 10, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

7 Ways To Relax Throughout IVF Treatments

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  • August 4, 2017Aug 4, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Fresh vs. Frozen Embryo Transfer… Shattering the Ice Ceiling

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  • August 4, 2017Aug 4, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

Family Building Options

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  • August 3, 2017Aug 3, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

What To Do If You’re Struggling to Stay Optimistic during Infertility Treatments

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  • July 28, 2017Jul 28, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Paying for Fertility: Tips to Save Money in the Summer Months

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  • July 27, 2017Jul 27, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Female and Male Fertility Supplements

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  • July 25, 2017Jul 25, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Zika Season

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  • July 21, 2017Jul 21, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

The Prescription for Traveling with Fertility Medication

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  • July 18, 2017Jul 18, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Coping With Infertility When Around Children in the Summertime

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  • June 22, 2017Jun 22, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

The Importance of Sleep for Male Fertility

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  • June 15, 2017Jun 15, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Having a Baby As A Single Father, What Are My Options?

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  • June 9, 2017Jun 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Egg Freezing: Thawing the Top 5 Myths

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  • June 9, 2017Jun 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Endometriosis or Something Else? 5 Signs to Watch For

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  • June 9, 2017Jun 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Telling It Like It Is: 5 Infertility Bloggers to Make You Nod, Laugh & Hope

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  • June 9, 2017Jun 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Prevention and Treatments for Male Infertility

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  • June 6, 2017Jun 6, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Prioritize Sleep for Better Health & Fertility

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  • June 2, 2017Jun 2, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Fertility Test

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  • May 25, 2017May 25, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Egg Donation: The 411 on Donating, Receiving and the Process

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  • May 18, 2017May 18, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Egg Freezing: Thawing the Top 5 Myths

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  • February 20, 2017Feb 20, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

New Ideas for Date Night: Escaping the Schedule

The best part? You don’t even have to leave Connecticut or spend a lot of money to show your partner how much you love them.

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  • February 16, 2017Feb 16, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Single Embryo Transfer

The key facts, recent developments and success rates of this popular treatment.

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  • February 13, 2017Feb 13, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By CT Fertility Team

Frequently Asked Questions: Surrogacy

For many who dream of building a family, surrogacy is a necessary step. Our reproductive specialists explain everything you need to know.

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  • February 9, 2017Feb 9, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Causes of Male Infertility

Evaluating & Treating Male Fertility Issues/

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  • February 2, 2017Feb 2, 2017
  • Surrogacy
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

An Alternative Approach to Parenthood

Is a Gestational Carrier Right for You?

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  • February 2, 2017Feb 2, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By CT Fertility Team

Modern & Non-Traditional Pathways To Parenthood

Learn more about popular options for modern parenting.

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  • January 26, 2017Jan 26, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Pregnancy and Exercise

Learn more about benefits of exercise while you are expecting.

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  • January 19, 2017Jan 19, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Ovarian Reserve Testing

Learn more about this test to identify those individuals who are at risk of decreased or diminished ovarian reserve.

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  • January 12, 2017Jan 12, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

The Biological Clock

Tick Tock: The Biological Clock Isn’t a Myth.

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  • January 5, 2017Jan 5, 2017
  • Uncategorized
  • By Melvin Thornton, MD

Age and Fertility

Female fertility is affected by age.