News Release

March 8, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Free Program About In Vitro Fertilization: March 18 at UConn Health Center

Farmington, Conn. - Donald Maier, M.D., a specialist with the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services at the University of Connecticut Health Center, will lead an informational session about in vitro fertilization (IVF) on Thursday, March 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Health Center.

The program is part of a series led by experts in the field of reproductive endocrinology. Dr. Maier’s presentation will include an in-depth explanation of the IVF process, as well as a discussion about some of the emotional issues surrounding IVF.

Pre-registration for the session is required. For more information, directions and registration, please call 860-679-4324 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 with nearly 1,000 cycles completed in the last year.

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