Historically, the Black community has been underserved in the fertility world, even though married Black women deal with infertility at a rate two times that of white women and their partners.
Dr. Spencer Richlin, Surgical Director and Partner of RMA of CT joined Alanna Flood on WWLP to discuss COVID-19 and how it impacts fertility treatments at this time.
Here at RMA of Connecticut, our staff strives to provide patients with the best care possible. One way we do that is by setting personal, higher-educational goals, so that we can be the most up-to-date, skilled providers we can be.
We’re delighted to announce that all 6 of the RMA of Connecticut fertility physicians have ranked as Castle Connolly Top Doctors again. Since 1991, the renowned publishing company Castle Connolly has compiled the list of America’s Top Doctors® each year. Every doctor on the list is nominated by peer doctors in their specific field and assessed by a physician-led research team.
Today, RMA of Connecticut, a leading fertility clinic, announced their “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 12th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released on August 16th. A record 680 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2019 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at 1000 additional non-participating hospitals. Of those included in the HEI, 406 earned a “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation. RMA of Connecticut is the only free-standing fertility center given the HEI designation in New England.
When you are ready to have a baby and you are 35 or younger, do this: Try for 12 months to have a baby on your own. Take your temperature, get the timing right, and don’t let anxiety override the fun. If you are 36 or older, try for six months. After that, you can talk to your ob/gyn, who might remind you that one out of eight adults experiences infertility, and suggest you visit a fertility clinic. As you prepare for this step, consider four important categories that will help you explore your options.