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RMACT Rallies Patients, Supporters and Physicians to Express the Needs of the Infertility Community to Congress
Date:4/19/2016

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), a leader in infertility patient care, is hosting a night for patients and others affected by infertility to tell the government about their infertility experience and their need for insurance coverage. During National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW), RMACT will host NIAW Friends and Family at RMACT’s Norwalk location (761 Main Avenue, suite 200) on Thursday, April 28 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Resolve: The National Infertility Association started NIAW in 1989 to raise awareness about infertility and to encourage the public to understand their reproductive health.

“Our patients are thoughtful and passionate,” says Lisa Rosenthal, the Patient Advocate at RMACT who co-facilitates “Ladies Night In,” a peer support group that is open to the public. “No one wants to be in the infertility community, but as a member, the experience of infertility creates friendships and support that we need while we’re trying to conceive. This is our chance to join with Resolve and tell our government representatives about the emotional, financial and medical challenges we face trying to build our families.”

NIAW Friends and Family event will take place during RMACT’s regularly scheduled “Ladies Night In,” a peer support group led by Rosenthal and Carrie Van Steen, both of which have their own personal infertility stories in addition to being patient advocates at RMACT. While infertility can often be alienating and emotional, “Ladies Night In” is an opportunity for fertility patients to find friends, to share their frustrations and to learn from others’ experiences. During this special night, patients’ friends and family are also invited to join; this is for adults only, please. The group will write letters, stuff envelopes and enjoy a light dinner.

Rosenthal and Van Steen will deliver the letters to Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy, as well as House Representatives John Larson, Joe Courtney, Rosa DeLauro, James Himes and Elizabeth Esty during National Advocacy Day on May 11, 2016, in Washington, DC.

“Infertility takes a toll on you personally and on a marriage,” said Jessica Thompson, an RMACT patient who moved in with her mother-in-law in order to afford fertility treatment. “This night is important to me and my husband because we want other infertility patients to have better insurance to cover the costs of starting a family.”

About Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT)
RMACT specializes in the treatment of infertility, including assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in-vitro fertilization (IVF), and Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS). RMACT, Fairfield County’s largest fertility clinic and egg donation center, is one of 11 leading In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) centers nationwide chosen by In Vitro Sciences to participate in its Centers of Excellence program. RMACT has offices in Norwalk, Danbury, Stamford and Trumbull, and now in Poughkeepsie, NY. RMACT also offers infertility treatment financing and support services, such as nutrition counseling, massage therapy, psychological counseling, acupuncture and yoga, through RMACT’s Integrated Fertility and Wellness Center.

The RMACT team includes lead physicians Drs. Mark P. Leondires, Spencer S. Richlin and Joshua M. Hurwitz, as well as fertility specialists Drs. Cynthia M. Murdock and Shaun C. Williams. All five physicians are Board-Certified Reproductive Endocrinologists and are members of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the Fairfield County and Connecticut Medical Societies. Each has received numerous awards, and all five are Castle Connolly "Top Doctors." RMACT’s IVF laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and CLIA; other accreditations include the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). For more information visit http://www.RMACT.com or find us on Facebook.

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