Fertility & Family Building Events CTExciting and educational upcoming family building events at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT).

Please note that these fertility and family building events are being listed and described here in chronological order. Many of the events listed are free and open to the public. You do not need to be a RMACT patient, we want these services to be available to anyone who needs them. 

Infertility Events, Webinars & Seminars 

Secondary Infertility | Growing Your FamilyGrowing Your Family Webinar  – This Wednesday!

WHEN: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
12:00 - 12:30 PM

Get direct access to the top fertility physicians at Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT (RMACT), from the comfort of your home! Please join us for this webinar with board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Cynthia Murdock which will provide valuable information for people who are considering expanding their families, and want to learn about their options.

Topics include:
What is Secondary Infertility?
How long should I try on my own before seeing a specialist?
Tools for dealing with social pressure to expand your family.

Free of charge, Registration is required. Register here!

Ladies Night In | Infertility Support GroupLadies Night In Danbury – Infertility Support Group

This peer support group is free of charge and open to the public. It is facilitated by Lisa Rosenthal & Carrie Van Steen, both former fertility patients, and fosters support, conversation and comradery amongst many infertility patients.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 23rd
6:00 - 7:30 PM
WHERE: RMACT Danbury
Register here!

Yoga for FertilityFertile Yoga

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 clothing, a yoga mat, and bottle of water.

Whether you have ever practiced yoga or not, this class is right for you. A gentle, restorative style that relies on guided meditation and relaxation.

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 24th at the Trumbull office from 5:45 - 6:45 PM Register here!
Thursday, August 25th at the Norwalk office from 5:45 - 6:45 PM Register here!
Friday, August 26th in Bethel from 6:00 - 7:00 PM Register here!

Prenatal Yoga

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 of former fertility patients. Any woman, at any stage of pregnancy is welcome to attend class (with doctor’s approval). Come join us on the next step of your fertility journey. This class is open to the public. $10 per class or $40 for 4 (does not need to be consecutive classes).

All yoga 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. For questions and RSVPS: fertileyoga@gmail.com. 

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 24th at the Trumbull office from 7:00 - 8:00 PM Register here!
Thursday, August 25th at the Norwalk office from 7:00 - 8:00 PM Register here!

 

secondary-infertility-webinar.pngFertility Options & Getting Started Webinar 

This Getting Started webinar is for prospective and current patients who are interested in learning more about their fertility treatment options.

Get direct access to the top fertility physicians at Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT (RMACT), from the comfort of your home! Please join board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Joshua Hurwitz for a free live webinar to explore your fertility treatment options. He will provide an understanding of the process to help alleviate any fear or anxiety you may have about treatment, or seeing a fertility specialist.

Highlights include:
What is Infertility?
When should I see a Fertility Specialist?
What can be done with your OBGYN vs. with a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist
What can I expect at my first visit?
How can I prepare for pregnancy?

WHEN: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Free of charge, Registration is required. Register here!

 

Free Fertility Testing in Danbury 

Please join us for a special opportunity to take the Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) level test for FREE! Get the information you need to plan for your future family!

WHEN: Tuesday, September 20th at the Danbury office from 5:00 - 6:30 PM

Register here!

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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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