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Educational Events Taking Place During NIAW

Listed below in chronological order are upcoming events of interest to the infertility community across the United States, hosted and sponsored by RESOLVE and/or various professional members of RESOLVE. This list is provided as a service to the community. 

RESOLVE sponsored events are listed first on each date and appear in BOLD text.

Please note that RESOLVE does not receive any portion of fees that may be required to attend the events not specifically sponsored by RESOLVE, nor does RESOLVE have any input regarding the events themselves. Questions regarding those events should be addressed to the office hosting the event.

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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Seattle, WA
This event requires a ticket WA: Family Building Conference 2010 7:45 AM

Denver, CO
Optimize Your Fertility!
OPTIMIZE YOUR FERTILITY: Strategies for Mind, Body and Relationship Wellness. Please join us in recognizing RESOLVE's 2010 National Infertility Awareness Week at our free workshop on Mind, Body and Relationship Wellness. This workshop is open to anyone trying to conceive or thinking about trying to get pregnant, as well as maternal and perinatal health professionals. Join us at 360 South Monroe Street, Suite 390, Denver, CO 80209. RSVPs appreciated to Jennifer Harned Adams, PhD 303.325.1633 or

Tampa, FL
New Beginnings Fertility Conference
8:00AM - 3:00PM
The Reproductive Medicine Group is hosting the second annual New Beginnings Fertility Conference at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa. This is a free event for women and their partners.  Learn about all aspects of evaluation and treatment of infertility. Please call Pat Hincher to register at 813.676.8861 or email  Also visit or text "fertility" to 50618.

West Newton, MA
Beyond Infertility: What's Next?
12:30PM - 5:10PM
If you are wondering whether to continue or end infertility treatment, or pursue other options such as adoption or egg donation, this program is for you. Join us to learn about the key decision making steps and the information that will guide you in considering your options. Pre-register by completing and submitting the registration form on the Bay State Chapter website by mail or by fax to 781.890.2249.

Omaha, NB
5K for Fertility
9:00 AM Registration Starts
Please join 2BFertile to kick off National Infertility Awareness Week at Lake Zorinsky. Walk or run or just come to support. Pre-registration for $10 and registration the day of the event $15.00. Kids and seniors free. All registrants will be entered in a raffle to win yoga sessions, free massage and other supportive services. Please see information and registration form at or email Julie at for more information.

Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Infertility Awareness Event
The Utah Infertility Awareness Event, which is a kickoff for National Infertility Awareness Week, is a first ever event in Utah. Fertility specialists will come together to address topics which are of interest to couples dealing with infertility. Our hope is to raise awareness, to share hope, insight, and to offer support and encouragement. he event is FREE, but since seating is limited, we ask that you register online:  Contact Kerstin Daynes with questions:


Sunday, April 25, 2010
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: Adoption Options: What You Need to Know 4:00 PM ET


Monday, April 26, 2010
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: Finding the Right Specialist for You: Why Do ASRM and SART Matter? 9:00 PM ET
This TeleSeminar has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 1:00PM ET/12:00PM CT/11:00AM MT/10:00AM PT
Register here


Tuesday, April 27, 2010
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: Finding the Right Complementary Provider 9:00 PM ET

Focusing on Flourishing
Hosted by RESOLVE of the Bay State
7:00PM to 7:30PM
Kristen Magnacca, author of Love & Infertility: Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage and Life for an interactive conference call experience. Learn how to create a system to overcome challenges, maintain open lines of communication, and create a sense of control over your life, which may feel hopeless and out of control. Please pre-register via email, noting the number of people dialing in to the call and also a question you would like Kristen to address. You will receive information about accessing this Tele-Workshop.

Bell Canyon, CA
We Know, We Know, You Want a Baby
A conversation with attorney Susan Katzman in a comfortable setting about the option of egg donation.  Let's talk about: Common concerns of intended parents; Selecting an egg donor; Psychological evaluations for donors; Rights and responsibilities of donors and intended parents; Anonymous egg donor vs. friend or relative. To RSVP, please call 818.340.6695 or email No charge to attend.

Los Angeles, CA
The International Premature Ovarian Failure Association will be on LA Talk Radio's "Sheena Metal Experience" at POF will be the subject of the first hour of her show in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week. Sheena has been a long time supporter of IPOFA and runs our PSA daily. Go to the homepage and click on the "2" button in the right hand margin for the Sheena Metal Experience show. You will see a pop up window and will be streaming the show live!

Montclair, NJ
Workshop for Couples
Bette Galen,LCSW,will host a workshop for couples: Keeping the relationship on track while going through infertility treatment. $20 per couple, 1 ½ hour group session. Call for reservations and more information, 973.801.7968


Wednesday, April 28, 2010
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: The Future is Now: Take Charge of Your Family Dream 9:00 PM ET

Leucadia, CA
Book Signing - Proceeds Benefit RESOLVE
6:30PM - 8:30PM
"It's A Luv Thing" in Leucadia, CA, 466 N. Coast Highway will be hosting a book signing and conversation with author, Pamela Macphee for DELiVERiNG HOPE:  The Extraordinary Journey of a Surrogate Mom.  She will share her journey through surrogacy and answer questions.  There is no cost for the event. No need to sign up. Book sale proceeds benefit RESOLVE.More info. on the book at For questions contact


Thursday, April 29, 2010
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: The ABC's of Third Party Options 9:00 PM ET


Friday, April 30, 2010
San Diego, CA
The Stork Talk
5:30PM - 6:30PM
Reproductive Wellness is hosting a free lecture. Find out how natural treatment therapies such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional counseling and reproductive massage can work to correct obstacles and ready your body for a successful pregnancy.To rsvp for this event, please call 619.265.0291 or visit


Saturday, May 1, 2010 
This event requires a ticket GA: Family Building Conference
This event requires an RSVP RESOLVE TeleSeminar: Finding Emotional Support During Your Journey 4:00 PM ET

Montclair, NJ
Relaxation Techniques
Bette Galen, LCSW, will host a workshop on relaxation techniques to help you get through fertility treatments. $10 per person, 1 ½ hour group session. Call for reservations and more information, 973.801.7968

New York
Focusing on Flourishing for NIAW.
Dr. Rob Kiltz of CNY Fertility Center will sponsor a Tele-Workshop with Kristen Magnacca, author of Love & Infertility, to share information and support to individuals and couples going through infertility. Dr. Rob will announce details of his NIAW IVF Giveaway during the call. Email to join the Tele-Workshop: Focusing on Flourishing. No cost to participate. Visit to register for IVF Giveaway.

RESOLVE is committed to providing the most current, accurate and unbiased information available to our members, and as such, is not responsible for the content, speakers or exhibitors present. Inclusion on the list above does not imply endorsement by RESOLVE of any person or entity. RESOLVE encourages all its members to be educated consumers, and to thoroughly investigate all information provided prior to making decisions.

Houston, TX
Making Strides Walk for American Cancer Society
University of Houston Cullen/Wheeler Park
Houston IVF employees and supporters will take part in the ACS’s Making Strides Walk. The practice works with many oncologists, Fertile Hope, and the Livestrong Foundation to make cancer patients aware of their fertility preservation options.