Infertility Support Events – Free Yoga & Support Groups
Support, support and more support. On a regular basis, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) offers support to all people.
Regardless of whether you are a patient of RMACT's or a patient at all, infertility support is free and open to the public. When conception doesn't come easily, we are here, offering help.
Infertility Support Events
This week Fertile Yoga will be taught in three locations:
- Stamford, at RMACT's office, 1290 Summer Street, Suite 3200- Wednesday from 5:45-6:45, followed by Ladies Night In, (RMACT's peer support group, see below for more information) – Learn more here!
- Norwalk, at the RMACT office- 761 Main Avenue- from 5:45-6:45, followed by prenatal yoga – Learn more here!
- Bethel, at Yogaspace, 78 Stony Hill Road, from 6-7 – Learn more here!
Fertile Yoga was founded by Lisa Rosenthal, RMACT's Patient Advocate & Blog Writer & Editor in-Chief. It is a class specially designed for those trying to conceive, whether in fertility treatment or not. This class is free and open to the public.
Infertility Support Groups
Lisa Schuman, LCSW, Director of Mental Health at RMACT offers the following:
This group welcomes patients in all stages of their family building process – from thinking about moving forward using an egg and/or sperm donor to choosing a donor to beginning your cycle and finally, to parenting. This group is facilitated by Lisa Schuman, LCSW. This group meets once a month from 7:30 - 8:30 AM in RMACT's Norwalk office.
For more information, or if you have a question, please call 203-750-7407 or visit the event listing!
Ladies Night In
Ladies Night In- Stamford! Tonight, November 16. Every once in a while, we bring this popular peer led support group to Stamford. This is our month. Take advantage of the change in location and join us for dinner, conversation and support. Expect to laugh, we rarely have an evening together where we don't. Learn more here!
Ladies Night In Danbury- Danbury. November 22, from 6-7:30. Learn more here!
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. Wherever you are in your fertility journey, you are welcome.
Please RSVP here for all these free events.
About 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.