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In The News

As the field of fertility is ever-changing with advancements happening continuously, The Center offers a variety of seminars and other special events to keep our patients up to date. We do hold regularly scheduled events during the year including programs such as egg freezing seminars, fertility testing, yoga workshops, support, and acupuncture. For the most updated list, please like our Facebook page.

For the latest information on the Covid-19/Coronavirus, please go here.


The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services Opens New Office in Middlebury

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, one of the leading fertility programs in the country, is opening their fifth office in Connecticut to better meet the family-building needs of individuals and couples throughout the state. Read More…

Physician Updates

Welcome Dr. Maya Barsky!! Dr. Barsky is now seeing new patients via telehealth appointments, with in-person appointments beginning in January, 2024 at our new Middlebury, CT office. Our new Middlebury, CT office will open in January, 2024, located at 751 Straits Turnpike, Suite 1S.

Video Library

If you could ask us anything, what would you want to know? Wondering about how acupuncture impacts fertility? How about what’s the best age to freeze your eggs? How accurate is PGT-A? Does stress affect egg quality? Our Lunchtime Live video series covers a wide range of topics with one of our providers, staff, or a special guest briefly discussing the issue and opening up the conversation. We also have our Fertility 101 series of educational videos. Plus videos on many of our physicians and staff. Check out the videos here.

Schedule Your Virtual Fertility Visit

Working from home? Now you can get your fertility care started from home too. Introducing Virtual Fertility Visits. All of our physicians are maintaining full clinic schedules and meeting with clients “virtually” either by phone or video conferencing, eliminating all social distancing concerns. Be ready to proceed once the immediate crisis is over. Call us to make an appointment, or fill out this form on our website.  Looking forward to “meeting” you!

Virtual Peer Support Groups

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been unable to hold our in-person Resolve New England peer support groups. However, Resolve New England is offering groups focused on primary infertility and groups focused on specific topics via zoom. Click here for more information on Resolve New England groups.

Yoga for Optimal Fertility

We are offering free yoga classes especially for women who are trying to conceive and their partners. No yoga experience is required. For the foreseeable future, we are offering the Yoga For Optimal Fertility classes via zoom the first and third Wednesday of every month, facilitated by Carissa Spada. Please click this link to find out more and to register.

CARS in the News

As experts in the field, our medical staff is also asked to make frequent appearances at speaking engagements, conferences and other learning and teaching opportunities to educate the public at large. Check out our video library for some of the news articles and television appearances featuring our physicians and staff. To contact the Center for any news or event requests, please call (844) HOPEIVF. 

Read Our Latest Magazine

Our Fertility Factors magazine is packed with articles of topical interest. Click on the image to read our latest issue.

Other Topical News

Concerns about the Zika virus as relates to pregnancy continue. For the latest updates from the CDC, click on this link.