At Fertility Centers of Illinois, we are dedicated to providing you with all of the support you need; from renowned fertility experts and knowledgeable financial specialists to on-staff clinical psychologists and alternative health care professionals. You have an entire team committed to your physical and emotional well-being along your path to parenthood. Our Patient Education Program seminars, workshops, and webinars are open to the community. You do not need to be our patient to attend and they are all entirely free unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions, or you would like to hear other topics related to your journey, please contact us at (877) 324-4483.  We’d love to hear from you!


Navigating the Finances Needed for IVF — Webinar

Wednesday, August 10th — 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Aggie D’Alessio – Manager, Central Billing
Judy Petrusich – IVF Financial Coordinator

Your doctor has recommended IVF as your treatment path.  How will you pay for IVF?  In this webinar our finance team will help you navigate the various financial options available, regardless of whether you have fertility coverage or not.  We will discuss, medication discounts, financing, and multi-cycle refund plans.  Bring your questions for a brief Q&A after the presentation.

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Egg Donation: Your Journey Starts Here — Webinar

Tuesday, August 16th — 5:00PM to 6:00PM | Register Now!

Wednesday, September 21st — 7:00AM to 8:00AM | Register Now!

Julie Wiese, R.N., B.S.N. – Director, Center for Collaborative Reproduction 

Searching for an egg donor candidate can be one of the greatest challenges for our patients. Fertility Centers of Illinois Center for Collaborative Reproduction (CCR) has developed a patient webinar to help streamline the egg donor process. This webinar will be an overview of egg donor program options, steps to prepare for your treatment and understand realistic treatment expectations. We will have time for all of your questions!


Mind Body Stress Solutions — Pulling Down the Moon

Monday, September 12th — 6:30PM to 8:00PM

1770 First St., Ste. 400, Highland Park, IL 60035

Ariadna Cymet-Lanski, Psy.D. – Fertility Centers of Illinois
Beth Heller, M.S. – Pulling Down the Moon

Are you feeling stressed? Join Dr. Ariadna Cymet-Lanski of Fertility Centers of Illinois and Beth Heller of Pulling Down the Moon for an evening of fertility-friendly stress-reduction.  Dr. Cymet-Lanski will discuss stress reduction strategies with a special emphasis on the stresses associated with   infertility treatment. Discussion will be followed by a gentle yoga practice that will help you identify how you hold stress in your body and how breath and movement can help you relax.  Partners are welcome to attend!  Wear comfortable clothing.

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Holistic Strategies for Healing: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) — Webinar

Wednesday, September 14th — 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Shawna Schwalb, LD CCN – Pulling Down the Moon

Experts agree that diet and exercise should be the first steps a woman takes when managing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  In this webinar Pulling Down the Moon Nutritionist Shawna Schwalb will share an overview of what research suggests is the optimal nutrition program for PCOS.  She will cover, nutritional supplements shown to help reduce the symptoms of PCOS and which are no-no’s.  Learn how to choose a fitness regimen that can help restore hormonal balance.

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Kevin J. Lederer Life Foundation Events

The Kevin J. Lederer Life Foundation (“Life Foundation”) was founded in 2014 to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Kevin Lederer, a well-respected and loved physician who specialized in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

As a 501c3 non-profit organization, the mission of the Life Foundation is to promote health and alleviate the mental and physical distress of individuals and couples diagnosed with infertility through education and financial assistance.

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Blazin’ Babes: Power of Health Ride & Fashion Show

Join Blazin’ Babes on August 25th for their second event series on “The Power of Health.” Blazin’ Babes is an organization for women’s networking and empowerment.

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Kevin J. Lederer Run for Life

The 2016 Run for Life event will be held on Sunday, September 25th at Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview. The event will include a 5k race, 1-mile walk, a Kids Dash and entertainment.

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