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Emotions of infertility is Westport speaker topic
An author will discuss the challenges of infertility during a presentation in Westport on April 26. The program is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the Westport Women's Club, 44 Imperial Ave.
The speaker, Kristen Magnacca, is the author of "Love and Infertility": Survival Strategies for Balancing Infertility, Marriage and Life."
New England Fertility Opens Egg Bank
New England Fertility Institute, a state-of-the-art fertility center that will celebrate its 20th anniversary this May, opened an egg bank in January.
New England Fertility Center celebrates 20th anniversary
New England Fertility the first non hospital based fertility center in Connecticut ,is celebrating 20 years of providing care to individuals and couples struggling with infertility. In honor of this milestone, New England Fertility will be hosting a celebration on May 29th at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center for past and present patients and offering qualifying patients 20 percent off the cost of fertility treatment through the Gift of Hope Program.
India's Surrogacy Boom Awaits Legal Oversight
Surrogacy became legal in India in 2002 and since then infertility centers have multiplied to match the number of couples with surrogates, who say the income is crucial. But critics say payment isn't high enough and the industry needs ethical oversight.
Reuters Health (March 23,2011)
Women with rheumatoid arthritis may have a somewhat harder time becoming pregnant, a new study suggests.
The study, of more than 68,000 pregnant women, showed that those with rheumatoid arthritis generally had a tougher time conceiving compared to women without the disease.
The researchers found that 25 percent of women with rheumatoid arthritis had tried unsuccessfully for at least a year before they finally became pregnant, whereas only 16 percent of women without the disease had needed that much time. And 10 percent of the women with RA had been treated for infertility, compared with just under 8 percent of other women. More information . . .
Coping With Endometriosis
By Richard N. Waldman, MD
President, The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Up to 50% of child-bearing-age women struggle with endometriosis, a condition that can cause mild to severe pelvic pain before and during menstruation and can lead to infertility in women. Endometriosis is most common among women in their 30s and 40s, but it can occur in menstruating women of any age. Women who have never had children and those who have a mother, sister, or daughter with endometriosis may be at increased risk.
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New England Fertility Institute reaches 20-year milestone. Clinic establishes program giving 20% discount to qualified patients; plans in the works to open Westport location.
In celebration of 20 years of service, Stamford-based New England Fertility Institute is giving back to the community with the establishment of a Gift of Hope program giving 20 percent discounts for in vitro fertilization procedures to qualified patients.
More information . . .
New England Fertility Founder and Medical Director Dr. Gad Lavy speaks about IVF, surrogacy, and third-party family building -- and answers your questions -- on The Surrogacy Lawyer Radio Show with Theresa Erickson.
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. More Information . . . .
Come visit Visit New England Fertility and Lifeline Cyrogenics Cord Blood Bank's booths at the Motivators and Creators Kids' Expo.
Place: The Radisson Hotel New Rochelle,New York.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For More information go to http://macskidexpo.eventbrite.com or send an email to Marion Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org
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