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  • 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 […]

  • Kūali’i Zen ‘Ōpūnui: Our June Baby of the Month

    “We are so grateful to Dr. Frattarelli and their amazing IVF team who made our dreams of parenthood come true.” Mom Kawena and her husband Landon always knew that having a family was part of their future. Aftertrying to conceive for one year on their own, they met with Dr. Frattarelli at the Fertility Institute […]

  • Ryker: Our May Baby of the Month

    “I was overjoyed when I could feel his strong kicks.” Mom Sandra and husband Ken got married in 2015 and always knew they wanted to start a family. Both of them were podiatrists, foot and ankle surgeons to be exact. After medical school and completing residency, they thought having a child may be a challenge […]

  • Ho’okele & Huali: Our April Babies of the Month

    “We had such a great experience the first time with Jae and the team at FIH. Choosing to work with FIH again was a no brainer.” Nalani and her husband committed to IVF at the Fertility Institute of Hawaii in 2017, six years after trying on their own to start a family and determining this […]

  • Brixton Isaiah: Our March Baby of the Month

    Mom Sarah was diagnosed with PCOS in high school and was always told that she may have difficulty conceiving. She didn’t think much of it until she got married in 2017. Wanting to start a family was always a goal for this newly married couple. They were hoping it would happen naturally, but after 8 […]

  • Sophie & Charlotte: Our February Babies of the Month

    “My heart was full, it had finally happened. I jokingly called them my BOGO babies.” Mom Ashley and her husband Kevin were married in September of 2014. Shortly after, Kevin joined the military so that he could attend CRNA school. In the next three years, the couple moved from Arkansas to Texas, to North Carolina […]