CT Fertility Center Event Updates

ct fertility center events from RMACTEvent updates at RMACT. Please read carefully, some events are only for current RMACT patients. Most events are free and open to the public. Please check our online calendar of events before attending as there are sometimes changes, even the day of the event. Also, we ask you to RSVP to any seminars and Ladies Night In so that we know how many people to expect.

 

We hope that you can take advantage of some or all of these events. We know that infertility and fertility treatment can be isolating. You have a choice though. You do not have to go through this alone. We are here to help. 

 

“I am Pregnant, Now What?” Ensuring the Health of Expectant Mother & Baby

This seminar will discuss the key components of a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy including appropriate maternal weight gain, physical activity, essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, environmental toxins and risks, and food safety. Common concerns such as medications, sleep, diet, lifestyle, morning sickness, constipation, anemia, gestational diabetes and hypertension will be addressed.  


Please Join Us on Wednesdays in our Danbury Office 67 Sand Pit Road, Suite 300: Wednesday, September 18th; Wednesday, October 16th 4:30-6:00pm. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early. PARTNERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.


Kindly RSVP to Angie 203-750-7413, space is limited. These medically based seminars are considered part of your treatment plan and will be billed through your insurance. Please bring your co-payment, if applicable. Patients who have high deductible plans will be billed through their insurance. See website events calendar: www.RMACT.com or call 800-865-5431 - Click here for more about our healthy pregnancy seminar.

 

Current RMACT patients only

 

Ladies Night In

General Peer Support Group with Lisa & Carrie:

 

Come and meet a terrific group of women that gather monthly to share their stories, feelings, questions and laughs. Experience the relief of talking with other women who understand what you are going through. Build friendships with women who will be by your side throughout your family-building journey.   

 

RMACT Norwalk: 20 Glover Ave (Finance Offices), Thursday – 6:45-8:00 PM (After Fertile Yoga) September 19, 2013.     

 

This group is free of charge. It is facilitated by Lisa Rosenthal & Carrie Van Steen. Carrie and Lisa are both former fertility patients and offer the support and suggestions many of our patients are looking for and really need. If you have any questions, call Carrie at 731.2520 ext 289. Or email her at cvansteen@rmact.com.

 

Dinner is provided!

 

Fertile Yoga

Join us at two locations:


Norwalk: 5:45-7:00pm pm (RMACT 20 Glover Avenue, Finance Dept)

Brookfield: 6:00-7:15 pm (At Yogaspace)


Please check the website for any changes. Fertile Yoga is free. Classes will be on-going; come every week or once in a while, whichever suits you.

 

Come alone or bring your spouse, partner, friend or family member. Yoga, meditation and deep relaxation can help men and women experiencing the challenges of infertility. Fertile Yoga helps couples relax and relaxation can help one make more satisfying decisions, communicate more clearly with their doctor, and sustain treatment with a more positive perspective.

 

What you need:

  • Comfortable, loose fitting clothing
  • a yoga mat
  • bottle of water
  • two pillows (optional)

 

Please avoid eating one hour before class.

 

Fertile Yoga was created and is taught by Lisa Rosenthal RYT -200 (Registered Yoga Teacher). Lisa is a former fertility patient, who has been working for over 2o years as a national patient advocate for couples going through infertility. Lisa is uniquely qualified to understand the specific stresses and challenges that couples trying to conceive encounter. Fertile Yoga is designed with different diagnoses and treatment plans in mind. It is a gentle, restorative class that includes meditation.

 

Click for more about Fertile Yoga.

 

Prenatal Yoga is now at RMACT    

RMA CT Norwalk: Thursdays 7:15-8:15 pm (Please check online calendar for specific dates) NO CLASS THIS WEEK

 

20 Glover Ave Finance Office -- $40 for four classes (do not need to be consecutive sessions)

 

This pre-natal yoga class was created especially for women who have been through fertility treatment. Class is designed around the special physical and emotional needs former fertility patients may have. Any woman, at any stage of pregnancy, is welcome to attend class (with doctor’s approval). We will explore how the body changes through the different stages of pregnancy and learn how to continue to feel healthy and strong until labor and birth. Class will be a combination of relaxation, movement and meditation.

 

Come join us on the next step of your fertility journey. Please check website for any changes: www.rmact.com Classes will be led by Lisa Rosenthal RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher). Lisa is a former fertility patient, who also worked for over 17 years as a national patient advocate for couples going through infertility. Lisa trained with Lotus Garden for her 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher, through Yoga Alliance.

 

Click for more about PreNatal Yoga at RMACT.

 

A Pre-Conception Wellness Seminar Tools for Fertility Success

Have you ever wondered if you or your partner were eating, sleeping, managing stress, or exercising differently would it improve fertility success? How about the affects of alcohol consumption, smoking, pesticides, plastics, and body composition on sperm and egg quality?  

 

Please join RMA of CT for an interactive discussion on the benefits of preconception with a fertile lifestyle. We will share how to create a fertile lifestyle and The Fertility DietTM tips that will improve conception success and also help to support a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Partners are Welcome.

 

This one session class is conducted by RMA Nutritionist Carolyn Gundell, MS and RMA Nurse Eloise Downs, RN.

 

Class Offered Monthly on Saturday: September 21st 11:30am-1:00pm

 

Free Admission and Open to the Public.

 

Location: RMA Norwalk at 10 Glover Avenue, Norwalk CT RSVP required. Space is limited. Please call Eloise to reserve a seat at 203-750-7427. Please visit our website or call to confirm date, time and/or location as they are subject to change.

 

Click for more about our Preconception Wellness Seminar for Fertility Success.

 

Southern Connecticut Women’s Expo

Please join RMA CT at this unique forum for women to be empowered with education, networking, knowledge and improved health opportunities.  This event attracts thousands of women that want to shop for the latest products and services in fashion, beauty, health, nutrition, fitness, financial planning, careers, home, education and much more!

 

SHOW DATES & HOURS: Saturday, September 21, 11 am-5 pm and Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11 am–5 pm.

 

LOCATION: The Webster Bank Arena, 600 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06604

 

TICKET PRICE: Admission price is $10.00, kids 12 and under are free. $5 parking.

 

RMACT has free tickets. If you are interested, please pick them up in any of our four offices.

 

Click for more about the Southern CT Women's Expo.

 

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Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.

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