News Release

April 15, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Free Programs About In Vitro Fertilization: May 6 and 20th at UConn Health Center

Farmington, Conn. – Specialists with the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services at the University of Connecticut Health Center, will lead informational sessions about current treatments for infertility and specifically, in vitro fertilization (IVF), on May 6 and 20, at the Health Center. Both sessions will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

The free programs are led by experts in the field of reproductive endocrinology: Claudio Benadiva, M.D., John Nulsen, M.D., and Donald Maier, M.D. The physicians present an informational session, typically once or twice each month, for couples who are interested in learning more about IVF. For each program, the doctors include an in-depth explanation of the IVF process and discuss some of the emotional issues surrounding IVF.

For all sessions, pre-registration is required. For more information, directions and registration, please call 860-679-4580 or visit

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services offers many advanced techniques to help patients achieve successful pregnancies. For more information about the Center, please call 860-679-4580 or visit the website at UConn, one of the first IVF centers in Connecticut, is now the largest center in the state.

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