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.


  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]