Beyond the Baster: An Introduction to Alternative Insemination

Beyond the Baster: An Introduction to Alternative Insemination
Taught by Ray Rachlin, CPM and Shosh Ruskin, NP

Sunday September 16
11:00am – 1:30pm
Sliding Scale: $30-$50

Do you want to grow your family? Are you thinking about single-parenting and unsure where to start? Are you a queer couple wanting to having kids? Do you suffer from “social infertility?”

Come to this introductory class to learn the ins and outs of alternative insemination, meet other people who share your desire to parent, and get connected to Refuge Midwifery, your newest community resource for all things insemination.

Topics covered include:
– Options for obtaining sperm
– Different methods of insemination
– How to track your cycle to optimize fertility
– How Refuge Midwifery can support your path to parenthood

Refuge Midwifery is a West Philly practice providing holistic fertility counseling, at-home Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and home birth midwifery care in the Greater Philadelphia Area. We are experts in fertility, normal pregnancy and birth, lactation and the postpartum period, and offer a personalized, respectful and grounded approach to your childbearing journey

Refuge Midwifery prioritizes providing culturally informed, respectful care to families underserved by our current healthcare system – families of color, queer families, low-income families, transgender parents, and immigrant families. We are fat and body positive.

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