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Free Programs Answer Couples’ Pregnancy, Fertility Questions

Friday, September 5, 2003

Strong Health will hold two free information sessions in September at the Marriott Inn in Greece to help couples learn about preparing for pregnancy and childbirth, and to better understand infertility and potential treatments.

“Maybe Baby,” presented on September 20, will explore preparing for pregnancy, guidelines and expectations during pregnancy, childbirth and infant care.  Presenters include obstetrician/gynecologists Adrienne Bonham, M.D., and Laureen Burke, M.D., of Partners in Women’s Health, Thomas McNanley, M.D., chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Highland Hospital, and Kathleen Garvey, R.N., obstetrics education coordinator.  The program will run from 9 a.m. to noon with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.  To register call the Highland Center for Women at 271-4636 or visit

“The Promise of IVF” will be the topic on September 29 as William Phipps, M.D., reproductive endocrinologist with the Strong Fertility and Reproductive Science Center, discusses the causes and diagnosis of infertility, treatments options, in vitro fertilization and other infertility treatment alternatives.  The two-hour program begins at 6:30 p.m.  For information or to register call 273-2092 or visit

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