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Free Fertility Testing for Teachers All Summer – 3rd Year for RMACT Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on June 6th, 2016

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Free Fertility Testing for Teachers All Summer – 3rd Year for RMACT

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Fertility Testing for TeachersTeachers are among the most valuable resources that we have in the United States. Traditionally, they do not earn six figures. In fact, for the amount of hours that they put into their jobs, and often money out of their own pockets, they are underpaid and overworked, compared to many other countries and various other jobs.

Summers off. That’s often what is brought up when discussion about teaching jobs is occurring. Yes, they have summers off- which often mean a second job or jobs. We, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), are saying thank you in the way that we can- by providing education about fertility. It seems apt that we are offering educators a way to be fully informed themselves.

Teachers, this is your chance. Come find out about your fertility reserve. No pressure that you should or need to have a baby right now. Maybe having a baby is in the long, distant future. Even if that’s true, even if having a baby is a decade away, come get a baseline AMH (please see below for details).

If having a baby is in your future, even a not so near future, come find out some simple, basic facts about conceiving.  

It’s free. It’s convenient. And it’s what we offer our teachers as a thank you for the hard work that they do all year long. ~ Lisa Rosenthal

RMACT Offers Fertility Testing for Female Teachers

Fairfield County’s Leading Fertility Clinic is Running Its Teachers Program for the Third Summer

For the third consecutive summer, female teachers interested in their reproductive health, whether they plan to start a family now or in the future, can visit Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) for a free anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) blood test. AMH is an excellent measure of a woman’s ovarian reserve, which naturally declines with age. For more details and to register for the event, teachers may visit: www.rmact.com/teachers or email amh@rmact.com.

“AMH testing provides important information, and it has helped many teachers in the past two years to make decisions about their family building,” says Dr. Spencer Richlin, a partner and fertility expert at RMACT. “As any teacher will tell you, education is important. The earlier we have this information, the more options patients have in the future regarding their reproductive health.”

Free AMH Fertility Testing for Teachers in Connecticut

From June 20 – August 31, any female teacher interested in her reproductive health, whether she plans to start a family now or in the future, can visit any of RMACT’s four Connecticut locations (Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford and Trumbull). RMACT’s medical staff will be available to draw blood for the AMH tests from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis.

Teachers who come to RMACT will have their blood drawn and will receive a phone call from an RMACT nurse with results within 10 business days. The AMH blood test can be drawn at any time of a woman’s menstrual cycle, even if she is on Birth Control Pills so there is no special scheduling required. If the teacher finds she is in need of fertility treatment or further testing, RMACT will give her a $250 credit towards treatment costs at RMACT.

AMH levels are widely recognized as a reliable indicator of a woman’s reproductive potential; however, for a more thorough understanding of their fertility, patients should schedule an individual consultation at RMACT that includes a complete diagnostic work-up. For women, this diagnostic testing includes AMH, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and hysterosalpingogram (HSG). For men, who contribute to up to 40 percent of infertility issues, diagnostic testing includes semen analysis. Both partners will also discuss their family and medical histories during their initial consultations.

As teachers, you know that sometimes students procrastinate. Finding out about your fertility potential can help you plan your families future so take advantage of this free opportunity to learn more about yourself. 

We are looking forward to meeting you.  

Are you a teacher? Register for a free AMH fertility test here!

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.