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  • Ellie: Our June Baby of the Month

    Often referred to as the little miracle baby, Ellie completes the picture for this beautiful ohana. Clara and her husband Thomas met at work in 2016, Clara born in Panama and Thomas here in Hawaii. Thomas has 3 children from his previous marriage Kirra, Harrison and Meila. Clara was 42 years old so needless to […]

  • Mom Kayla and husband Jay and had been trying to conceive on their own since January 2019. It was a very stressful time not knowing why things weren’t working out for so long. It weighed very heavily on them. After a year and a half of false positives, negative pregnancy tests, tons of ovulation tests, […]

  • Brooklyn: Our April Baby of the Month

    In 2012, Mom Eryn and her husband were surprised with the news that they were pregnant with their first child, a son. The pregnancy was complicated and Eryn was very ill. The delivery was also complicated and ended in an emergency c-section. However, given all of that, the couple still longed for another child. So […]

  • Riley: Our March Baby of the Month

    All of her adult life, mom Kim wanted to have a baby and a family of her own. As a 38 year old gay single mother, she felt her time was running out. She finally started the process to parenthood in 2020, at FIH, in the midst of the recent global pandemic. The best course […]

  • Alfie: Our February Baby of the Month

    Mom Allison and husband Ben knew they always wanted to have a family. However, Allison got a late start and was as surprised as anyone when things didn’t happen as quickly as she expected. Not to waste anytime, and given how much she wanted to be a mother, Allison contacted the Fertility Institute of Hawaii […]

  • Kai: Our September Baby of the Month

    Mommy Taryn and Mama Jen met in 2010 while in physical therapy school. After graduating, they worked as traveling physical therapists across the country, eventually deciding to settle down in Hawaii to be closer to family and to start a family of their own. They sought help from the Fertility Institute in 2017 and IUI […]

  • Janey & Kysen: Our September Babies of the Month

    Mom Julie and husband Sean wed in 2016 and started trying for a family in 2017. After trying for a year with no success, they sought out the help of a doctor in San Diego, where they were living at the time. Unfortunately, Julie was misdiagnosed and struggled terribly with medications and various protocols that […]

  • Oliver: Our September Baby of the Month

    Mom Jill and husband Jay began trying to start a family in 2013. The couple moved to Hawaii so Jill could finish her BA degree in 2016. In 2017, they sought out the help of the Fertility Institute of Hawaii. Jill suffers from PCOS and ended up having her right Fallopian tube removed. This ended […]

  • Journey Makalapua Rose: Our August Baby of the Month

    “Our fertility struggle was a physical and emotional rollercoaster difficult to overcome, but we held onto hope and the faith of having a child of our own one day.” Mom Jenn and husband Matt wanted to start having children, soon after they married in 2015. They tried to conceive naturally with no success. A few […]

  • Matthew James: Our July Baby of the Month

    Mom Margaret and husband Michael knew they always wanted to have a family. After 3 failed IUIs, Margaret and Michael really began to process that it was going to be more challenging than they initially thought to start a family. With their thoughts turning to IVF versus additional IUIs, they then sought out the Fertility […]