Resources

Proper Healthcare Lending

Prosper Healthcare Lending is the premier financing company in the fertility and surrogacy industry.

With over 1,500 fertility patients empowered by over $21,000,000 in funded loans, this is a name and financing program you can trust.

Some of the benefits of using Prosper Healthcare Lending for financing your fertility treatment include:

  • Financing ANY fertility or surrogacy treatment-related expenses, including medication
  • Loan amounts go up to $100,000 and terms out to 84 months
  • Instant decision without affecting your credit on loans under $35,000*
  • Anyone can submit- family members or friends can inquire about a loan on your behalf
  • Convenient- you can apply through your provider’s website in less than 2 minutes

Apply through the provider link above.  [WHERE IS THIS LINK??]

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Vermont Surrogacy Network - Provider #026500

*Only for loan inquiries submitted through the Standard Credit Program.


New Life Fertility Finance

Simple and Stress-Free Fertility Financing.

The world’s leading surrogacy and in vitro fertilization (IVF) insurance solution provider, in partnership with LightStream, now offers financing options for ALL assisted reproduction insurance needs, including surrogacy and fertility medications through Walgreens Pharmacies.

Finally, a way to alleviate the upfront, stressful, out of pocket costs to your journey of securing your future family.

New Life Fertility Finance makes it easier than ever before for patients and intended parents to make their dreams of having children come true.

To learn more or apply visit their website or contact Donna Arias toll-free at 877.952.LIFE(5433) or email at Donna@newlifeagency.com.

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RESOLVE NEW ENGLAND

Since 1974, RESOLVE New England has been the leading voice and progressive driving force connecting the New England community on the many paths to parenthood.

Welcome to RESOLVE New England, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Waltham, Massachusetts serving the infertility community in the greater New England region, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

At RESOLVE New England, we understand very personally the complexities of the infertility journey. Our personal connections to infertility drive our organization’s commitment to providing infertility patients with support, education, and advocacy. As a trusted, unbiased leader in the New England infertility community, we support the professional development and comprehensive networking of infertility and adoption professionals within the region.

Whether you have questions about how IVF or adoption works to whether or not your insurance covers your infertility treatment, RESOLVE New England can provide you with answers. We offer a variety of educational programs and support groups throughout the year, from our full-day Adoption and Donor Egg Connect & Learn Seminars to our Annual Fertility Treatment and Adoption Choices Conference in November – the largest consumer fertility conference of its kind in the United States – RESOLVE New England connects you with the resources you need.

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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE (ASRM)

ASRM is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine. The Society accomplishes its mission through the pursuit of excellence in education and research and through advocacy on behalf of patients, physicians, and affiliated health care providers. The Society is committed to facilitating and sponsoring educational activities for the lay public and continuing medical education activities for professionals who are engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.

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FERTILITY AUTHORITY

Provides a wealth of information across the nation for both medical and legal resources.

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NORTHEASTERN REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE

Dr. Peter Casson
B.A., M.D., FACOG, FRCS(C)

Dr. Casson is a nationally recognized researcher, with over 60 peer-reviewed publications, multiple chapters, and long stints of NIH funding. His areas of expertise are Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, and androgens in women. In conjunction with Dr. Murray, Dr. Casson founded Northeastern Reproductive Medicine to focus on providing excellent, personal, compassionate, and affordable care to patients in Vermont and upstate New York. Dr. Casson is Board-Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. He worked at Fletcher Allen Health Care for 15 years and was the REI Division Director for 5 years. As part of a national, multi-center Reproductive Medicine Network, Dr. Casson was instrumental in ground-breaking research including PCOS and primary infertility. To learn more about his recent work in the PPCOS II trial, click here. Dr Casson was recently elected to represent Vermont on the Executive Committee of the New England Fertility Society.

Dr. Christine Murray
B.A., M.D., FACOG, FRCS(C)

Dr. Murray is a Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility (REI) Specialist has spent 15 years in Vermont as an Academic Physician involved with the training of medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Murray has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals including Human Reproduction, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fertility and Sterility. She underwent OB/GYN residency training at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. From 1999-2014, Dr. Murray worked at Fletcher Allen Health Care and was an Associate Professor in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology. In addition to a busy clinical practice, Dr. Murray became Residency Program Director in 2004 and held that position for 8 years. Along with Dr. Casson, Dr. Murray decided to open NRM to bring affordable, comfortable care to patients in a warm environment. She specializes in IVF, robotic surgery, PCOS, and provides care to French-speaking patients. Dr. Murray was elected by her peers to serve on the HealthFirst Board Of Directors from 2014-2017, leading the effort to provide Vermonters community-based, accessible, effective, and personalized medical care.

Dr. Jennifer Keller Brown
M.D., M.B.A., FACOG

Dr. Brown is a Board-Certified REI physician who joined the NRM family in January of 2015. Dr. Brown attended medical school at the University of Colorado and OB/GYN residency at St Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, CO. During her residency, Dr. Brown co-authored research performed at the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) in the areas of egg and embryo vitrification. While performing this research, Dr. Brown realized she could invest in her own future fertility and have some sense of reproductive security by freezing her own eggs for potential future use. Today she works to educate the community about the option of Fertility Preservation for reproductive-age patients diagnosed with cancer and preparing for chemotherapy, or for women delaying conception for personal or social reasons. Dr. Brown completed her fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Fletcher Allen Health Care, where she performed research in PCOS, which was published and presented at national meetings. She then moved with her family to Denver, Colorado, where she worked at CCRM from 2012-2014, expanding her infertility practice and learning a tremendous amount by treating complex patients from all over the world. Dr. Brown specializes in reproductive surgery, Fertility Preservation, PCOS, and IVF with a preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Dr. Brown was elected by reproductive endocrinologists across New England to be the President of the New England Fertility Society in 2019; she currently sits as the president-elect. Dr. Brown was also elected by her peers in 2018 to represent independent practitioners in Vermont as an executive board member of Health First. Health First leads the medical community to provide Vermonters community-based, accessible, effective, and personalized medical care.

105 West View Road, Colchester, VT 05446
+1 (802) 655-8888
info@nrmvt.com

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NORTHWEST CRYOBANK

At NW Cryobank our business is creating happy, healthy families. For more than 25 years, our experienced medical professionals have been providing convenient, confidential, and complete services and supplies. As a leader in the industry, NW Cryobank offers a full spectrum of fertility-related supplies and services including donor sperm and donor eggs, sperm and egg banking, and storage and supplies.

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ACADEMY OF ADOPTION AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTION ATTORNEYS (AAAA)

The Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) provides a credentialed presence in the law of family formation and is the largest professional organization of its type. AAAA and its attorneys are dedicated to the competent and ethical practice of adoption and ART law, advocating for laws and policies to protect the best interests of children, the legal status of families formed through adoption and ART, and the rights of all interested parties including birth parents, adoptive parents, surrogates, donors, and intended parents.

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MURDOCH, HUGHES, TWAROG AND TARNELLI P.C.

For over 20 years, Kurt M. Hughes has been assisting families with the legal aspects of adoption and assisted fertility, including gestational surrogacy and gamete and embryo donation, and he recently launched Vermont’s first local surrogacy matching organization. In 2015, Kurt was recognized by Vermont Senator Patrick J. Leahy as an Angel in Adoption™ at the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI). He is also selected by his peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers in the area of family law.

Kurt was one of the first Vermont lawyers to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA) and the first Vermont lawyer to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA), invitation-only national associations of attorneys who practice or have otherwise distinguished themselves in the fields of adoption and ART law, now known as the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA).

Kurt is passionate about helping clients to build their families, and he gives personal, individualized attention to each and every case. Kurt has helped hundreds of families provide legally secure homes for their children, and is happy to answer any questions you may have to start the process. Kurt is excited to have associate Michelle A. Tarnelli join the firm’s adoption and assisted fertility team.

131 Main St.
P.O. Box 363
Burlington, VT 05402
(802)864-9811
khughes@mhtpc.com

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