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Family Building | Fertility | Our Doctors

By: Illume Fertility Care Team
January 8th, 2020

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.

Family Building | Infertility | pregnancy | Reproductive Endocrinologist | Donor Conception | Fertility Treatment | IVF | IUI | TTC | egg retrieval | Reproductive Health | Egg Donor

By: Lisa Rosenthal
September 28th, 2018

This September, RMA of Connecticut is intrigued with transitions, particularly in how they reveal themselves in fertility treatment and decision making. Investigating aspects and questions like these, “I really don’t want to need a doctor to get pregnant but it’s not working at home." “I know it’s time to move on to a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, but I’m hoping that this is the month I get pregnant, so why make an appointment?” “No way am I ever sticking a needle in me.” “How do I move from one type of fertility treatment protocol to the next when I don’t feel ready for more treatment."

Family Building | Infertility | pregnancy | Support | Women's Health | Single Mom By Choice | Sperm Donor

By: Stephanie G.
June 29th, 2018

A note from RMACT: We are happy to present the third and final installment of Stephanie G.'s journey to motherhood. We are so thankful to Stephanie for sharing her story with us and we hope it encourages all the moms to be to begin their own path to parenthood. If you have any questions about where to get started, please do not hesitate to reach out to us by calling (203) 956-2265 or visit our website specifically dedicated to single moms to be.  It's crazy how fast life can change in a year... one minute I'm thinking about becoming a mom and the next minute, it's happening. My pregnancy seemed to fly by and before I knew it, my water broke at 39 ½ weeks. After 12 hours of labor, 2 ½ hours of pushing, and an incredible amount of support from my sisters, my son was born. It was such a breathtaking experience. Adding to that, was the fact that I was able to cut the umbilical cord myself - talk about empowering! When I received my son's birth certificate with my name listed as his sole parent, I couldn't help but get emotional. I made my dream of becoming a mom a reality; having my son was the best gift I could have ever received.