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Shantai Rivera-Bonilla

Director of Third Party Reproduction

Shantai Rivera-Bonilla

A passionate advocate for gestational surrogacy and egg donation, Shantai Rivera-Bonilla oversees the third party reproduction program at New England Fertility. She has more than 20 years of direct experience in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive medicine, and has helped countless domestic and international patients during their journey to parenthood. Shantai’s firsthand experience as a past egg donor allows her to bring even greater insight and comfort to her relationships with intended parents, donors, and surrogates. In addition to her degree in Human Services, Shantai received her Medical Assistant credentials from Bridgeport Hospital’s School of Nursing.

Building a family is very personal, so connecting on a personal level with intended parents is crucial. They need to feel supported by their clinic, and I make sure that happens.”

Beatrice Abshire

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Beatrice Abshire at New England Fertility

Fluent in Spanish, Beatrice Abshire, or Bea, has expert knowledge about the medical, psychological and financial aspects of third party reproductive medicine. Bea also has worked extensively with same-sex couples as well as international patients.

Bea brings to New England Fertility more than 20 years of experience in reproductive medicine and has held numerous roles in the medical community, including a position in the labor and delivery department at Norwalk Hospital. She earned her Associates Degree in Science as well as a certification as a Medical Assistant at Norwalk Community College.

For a lot of intended parents, starting or expanding a family can feel overwhelming. It’s my job to make it less overwhelming and make the journey easier.”

Brittany Desatnick, LMSW

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Alyssa Baron, LMSW at New England Fertility

As Third Party Reproduction Coordinator, Brittany Desatnick, LMSW, assists intended parents, surrogates and egg donor’s throughout their journey at New England Fertility.

Being a coordinator means I get to hold your hand every step of the way, connecting all of your needs with a single point of contact. I love what I do!”

Rani Clarkin, Esq

Third Party Reproduction Coordinator

Rani Clarkin, Esq at New England Fertility

As Third Party Reproduction Coordinator, Rani Clarkin, Esq, plays a key role to helping intended parents, surrogates and egg donors throughout their journey at New England Fertility. With a background in legal, she often helps with processes and procedures to help make the journey simplified for all involved.

I'm here to help every step of the way, regardless of your needs. As a coordinator, my job is to make this a happy, simplified experience.”

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