'Fertile-friendly, nutritious meal planning together with healthy lifestyle behaviors will help to improve pregnancy success, decrease prenatal complications, and in turn support a healthy child,' says Nutritionist Carolyn Gundell, MS.
Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014
On Saturday, March 22, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is hosting a free fertility foods workshop, Spring Into Fertile Meal Planning. Attendees will learn meal planning tips to boost ovulation, sperm quality, and even lower the risk for diabetes during pregnancy. This includes discussing practical and simple ways to shop for foods; and plan meals to balance hormones and optimize your overall fertility will be presented.
What: Spring Into Fertile Meal Planning Workshop
Where: RMACT’s Norwalk office; 10 Glover Avenue
When: Saturday, March 22 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Who: Nutritionist Carolyn Gundell, MS; Mind Body Specialist Melissa Kelleher, LCSW; Diana D'Amelio, RPA-C Physician Assistant
No charge but space is limited.
“Fertile-friendly, nutritious meal planning together with healthy lifestyle behaviors will help to improve pregnancy success, decrease prenatal complications, and in turn support a healthy child,” says Nutritionist Carolyn Gundell, MS. “RMACT encourages all patients to improve their overall health, including nutrition and stress management, before going through treatment.”
Learn more about nutrition and fertility foods.
RMACT specializes in the treatment of infertility, including assisted reproductive technologies (ART) such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in-vitro fertilization (IVF), and Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (SelectCCS). 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 an affiliate New York fertility clinics serving Putnam and Dutchess counties. 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 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.