Baby of the Month

There are many different paths to parenthood, as all patient's have their own story to share. Our Baby of the Month photography collection, in conjunction with Rita Coury Photography, Inc., highlights our success rates, but it also serves as an inspiration to those who are on their fertility journey. All patient's have the same goal, but just how they get there is what makes each one unique. Each baby featured here will one day understand just how truly precious and special they really are.


  • James Melville: Our January Baby of the Month

    Mom Jillianne and her husband started trying for a baby in 2013. The couple moved to Hawaii in 2016 so that Jillianne could finish her BA degree and then sought the help of a fertility specialist in 2017. Jillianne was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and subsequently had to have her right fallopian tube […]

  • Carter: Our December Baby of the Month

    “I was completely shocked that it worked because I had lost all hope that IVF would be effective. I guess third time’s a charm!” Mom Dyan and her husband Kellen got married in April 2014 and started trying to have a baby in the summer of 2015. After a year of trying to get pregnant […]

  • Sophie: Our December Baby of the Month

    “We always made sure not to get pregnant for the past 10 years of being together, and when we felt that it was time to have a baby, it was not happening. It was life’s cruel joke.” Mom Rianna and her husband have been married since they were in their 20’s. They were young and […]

  • Malia & Maleko: Our November Twins of the Month

    “My husband said, ‘Third times a charm’.” Mom Joanna and her husband have been together for sixteen years, high school sweethearts. After fourteen years together, they were ready to start their family but needed help to do so. They turned to the Fertility Institute of Hawaii and became patients of Dr. Karmon. They knew they […]

  • Maggie: Our November Baby of the Month

    “We truly are thankful for everyone that helped us achieve our dream of adding to our family.” Mom Allison and her husband have been together for seven years, trying to grow their family for five years. Allison had a daughter from a previous relationship, but her husband did not have any children. Five years of […]

  • Ilani: Our October Baby of the Month

    “Dr. Karmon and our coordinator Rachel understood what we were going through and helped us make the decision to try the IVF treatment, which resulted in great news for our family.” Mom Maria and her husband have been happily married for 15 years, but always felt like something was missing. Their dogs Kona and Nalo […]

  • Callan: Our October Baby of the Month

    Mom Amanda and her husband have been together since 2012, second marriage, but no children. Both wanted to have a family later in life. Amanda was diagnosed with PCOS and endometriosis, both can affect the ability to become pregnant. She started fertility treatments early in 2018 at the Fertility Institute of Hawaii, with three rounds […]

  • Torric: Our September Baby of the Month

    “I hope and pray that you continue to be a blessing to all the hopeless parents in helping them create miracles too.” Mom Irene and her husband were married in their mid-30’s and tried to conceive for over three years, with no success. Working in the medical field herself, Irene met a lot of pregnant […]

  • Benjamin: Our August Baby of the Month

    When Mom Mia first came to the Fertility Institute of Hawaii in 2017, she and her husband had been trying to get pregnant since they were married in 2007. Mia had focused so much on her career that before she knew it, she was in her mid-30’s and still had not had a child. The […]

  • Jeweliana: Our August Baby of the Month

    “I loved the staff and how welcomed they made me feel every time I stepped foot into the office.” Mom Christi-Ann had struggled with PCOS for years and knew that conceiving may be a struggle for her. After getting married in July of 2016 at age 26, Christi-Ann and husband Brandon decided to start trying […]