Handbooks

Fertility Center patient handbook
Contains information about the tests that a fertility specialist may order as part of the patient evaluation. A description of each test is included.

In-vitro fertilization basics
Contains information about in-vitro fertilization including how to prepare, what to expect during egg retrieval and post-procedure instructions

Pregnancy Resources

Health and fertility course
The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine offers a unique course for women and their partners who are struggling with infertility to help reduce their stress, enhance resiliency and optimize their chances for success. The program is led by Leslee Kagan, MS, FNP-BC, an expert in the field of women’s health. Learn more at the Benson-Henry Institute website.

Zika virus and pregnancy
Whether you are trying to get pregnant or pregnant already, it is important to be aware of the risks associated with the Zika virus.

Online Resources

Resolve New England
Resolve is a non-profit organization that supports the infertility community in greater New England  educational programs, support groups, advocacy work and more.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine is an organization that provides information, education and advocacy in reproductive medicine.

Consent Forms

Clomid, injectable  follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

Authorization for clomiphene therapy
Authorization for gonadotrophin therapy

In-vitro fertilization (IVF)

Consent for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment
Consent to embryo freezing and frozen embryo disposition
Consent for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
Consent for assisted hatching

Sperm

Consent for insemination with anonymous donor sperm
Consent for insemination with known (intimate) donor sperm
Consent for insemination with known (non-intimate) donor sperm
Consent for freezing sperm

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Consent for embryo biopsy (PDF)

Egg donor, gestational carrier

Consent for the receipt of human eggs for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) anonymous donor
Consent for the transfer of human embryos for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) gestational carrier
Consent for donation of human eggs for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) anonymous donor
Consent for donation of human eggs for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) known donor

Frozen embryo transfer (FET)

Directive to transfer cryopreserved embryos

Final disposition of gametes

Consent to disposition cryopreserved embryos
Consent to disposition cryopreserved sperm

Online Fertility Resources

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