Are you having a hard time getting pregnant? Need to make decisions about fertility treatment? We understand the trauma of infertility. Dr. Deborah Simmons and Debbie Fischer at partners (in)fertility specialize in all aspects of infertility counseling. We will hold hope for your dream of being a parent when you are not sure you still […]
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Pregnancy loss is painful and shocking. It affects your everyday life, your relationships with yourself and others, and how you think about your future. Others may not understand or empathize with your loss, but partners (in)fertility does. Dr. Deborah Simmons and Debbie Fischer offer specialized counseling for people suffering from one or more miscarriages, stillbirth, […]
Assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, donor eggs, donor sperm, or donor embryos) can help you build your family. This can be a disappointment and a challenge. For others, assisted reproduction represents an opportunity. We can help you make decisions about how best to build your family. As members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, we […]
About the Artwork
Featured Artist: Dana Pecoraro
Dana Pecoraro founded The Midnight Orange in 2008 and for the past decade has been caring for tender hearts one bespoke sculpture at a time. She feels her work isn't about loss, but about life and love and loss co-exists among both. Through clay she aims to capture the spectrum of human emotion from bright to raw, and touch the difficult paths life lays before us. Her sculptures are beloved by grieving families worldwide, and are used by therapists who most often incorporate them into sand tray therapy to aid in the path of healing.
Dana lives in a quiet little town in New York, right between Niagara Falls and Buffalo. She and her husband are both full time artists and they have two beautiful daughters. To learn more about Dana, her work, or to begin a collection of your own, you can visit her website at www.themidnightorange.com.
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After a session with Dr. Simmons, it felt like I had had a massage.-
I met Debbie because I had just gotten more frustrating news from my fertility clinic and started swearing and crying on the phone at the nurse. I couldn’t function (especially at work) and I couldn’t continue going through this by myself. It’s been so amazing being able to talk to someone who has been there and experienced everything I’ve had to and come out on the other side with so much empathy and understanding. After 20 years of seeing various therapists/psychiatrists/counselors on and off, I feel truly lucky for the series of circumstances that lead me to be able to work with her.-
After the unimaginably painful loss of my second son to stillbirth, starting a divorce and losing my job all within a three-month period, Dr. Simmons was instrumental in helping me move through the grief and in getting back to a healthy state of mind. She has provided support, insight and resources that allowed me to gain a deeper understanding of myself, and how to cope.-
Dr. Simmons is awesome! Funny, engaging, immediately puts you at ease. She is great at offering fresh perspective and tools for processing life. 🙂 Highly recommended!!!-
Embarking on IVF journey and we really enjoyed her sense of humor plus she really cares for her clients. Thank you, Dr. Deb!-