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Negotiate with your partner for a better family life
Taking Care of Your Family

Negotiate with your partner for a better family life

When you have children there are so many decisions to be made.  Do you feed on demand or on schedule,...
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Having a guide can make the journey so much better.
Taking Care of Your Family

Having a guide can make the journey so much better.

This summer I took a hike with a guide in the Grand Canyon. I wanted to go on a guided...
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Being Your Child’s Advocate:  When “Just Try Harder” Doesn’t Work.
Taking Care of Your Family

Being Your Child’s Advocate: When “Just Try Harder” Doesn’t Work.

Despite the ever-widening public understanding and acceptance of emotional or learning differences, it is still difficult for parents to accept...
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Choosing Non Genetic Parenthood
Building a Family

Choosing Non Genetic Parenthood

So, you want to find a donor or birthparent who possesses qualities you see in yourself, or perhaps even better?...
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Egg freezing and mental health with psychotherapist Lisa Schuman
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Egg freezing and mental health with psychotherapist Lisa Schuman

There’s good news about egg freezing. There has been a steady rise in the acceptance and excitement around using egg...
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Non-genetic parenthood and your child’s birth story. Don’t personalize it.
Taking Care of Your Family

Non-genetic parenthood and your child’s birth story. Don’t personalize it.

Non-genetic parenthood is complicated.  As a result, disclosure to family, friends and the outside world, the way we see our...
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When you’re trying to conceive, what can you do to help the process along?
Building a Family

When you’re trying to conceive, what can you do to help the process along?

Struggling to build your family can be one of the most distressing experiences a person can face.  Infertility treatment can...
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Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Speaks Out About Costs of Infertility In Redbook
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Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Speaks Out About Costs of Infertility In Redbook

Congratulations to Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Director of Mental Health at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). Due to her extensive...
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Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Discusses Infertility and Stress Management
In the News

Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Discusses Infertility and Stress Management

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