News and Updates

  • Ask the Docs: COVID-19 and Fertility

    On April 20, 2020, Drs. John Frattarelli and Anatte Karmon from the Fertility Institute of Hawaii hosted a Facebook Live discussion regarding the implications of COVID-19 on Fertility Treatment. Patients had the opportunity to ask their questions and receive live answers. To view this session, please click here: https://www.facebook.com/fertilityinstituteofhawaii/videos/589464051666127/. Fertility Institute of Hawaii is dedicated […]

  • Dr. John Frattarelli Shares his Personal Fertility Story

    Dr. John L. Frattarelli shares his personal Fertility Story during National Infertility Awareness Week, April 20-25th, 2020. In this brief video, Dr. Frattarelli shares his own story of how infertility has impacted his life, and we hope others will feel inspired to do the same. A Fertility Specialist with a Personal Connection… Dr. John Frattarelli […]

  • COVID-19 and Pregnancy News

    A recent study has provided us with some reassuring news during this pandemic! πŸ‘ Certain viruses will affect pregnant women more severely than non-pregnant women; however, early data regarding COVID-19 suggest that it does not πŸ‘. It also appears that the virus is not passed to the baby πŸ‘Ά. If you have any questions or […]

  • Chase Ashton Ray: Our February Baby of the Month

    “For many of us, infertility leads to heartbreaks, disappointment, and emptiness. It’s a constant struggle that all you have to hold onto is hope.” Mom Charlene and her husband decided to seek the help of a fertility specialist, after suffering two miscarriages. Diagnosed with unexplained fertility, the couple first tried IUI, at the suggestion of […]

  • Gracen Azariah: Our February Baby of the Month

    Gracen Azariah was born on January 2, 2020 at 12:37 am, weighing in at 6 lbs and 15 oz with a length of 20 inches. Mom Roxanne and spouse Sean have been together since September 11, 2001. The couple met and have been dating since the middle school years. They have been together for a […]

  • Carter: Our December Baby of the Month

    β€œI 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 […]