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Melissa Kelleher

Melissa is a licensed clinical social worker and fertility counselor at Illume Fertility. She works with both couples and individuals during their fertility journey, helping them navigate loss and disappointments, as well as giving them the tools to make decisions related to their fertility challenges.

Fertility Treatment | TTC | Mental Health

By: Melissa Kelleher
May 18th, 2022

We all experience stress. Even as we begin to see the light at the end of this pandemic tunnel, anxiety and stress still seem to be at an all-time high. If you're dealing with the emotional roller coaster of infertility on top of all of that...well, it can sometimes feel downright overwhelming.


By: Melissa Kelleher
November 22nd, 2019

The holidays are a time of celebration, spending time with family, eating home-cooked food, and enjoying the good things in your life. For some, it doesn’t always live up to these expectations, especially for those going through fertility treatments. Here are some helpful tips to get you through the holiday season: