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Beyond the Baster:

An Introduction to Alternative Insemination

Sunday September 20, 2015 @ 4-6:30 pm

Location: Birth and Beyond, 520 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain



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 in’s and out’s of alternative insemination, meet other people who share your desire to parent, and get connected to Fertile Ground, 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 Fertile Ground can support your path to parenthood


Taught by Audra Karp, CPM and Shosh Ruskin, NP

Cost: $50/person, $70/couple


To sign up, fill out this short registration form.


Questions? Ready to schedule a consultation?

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Fertile Ground is a new community practice that provides at-home Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and well gynecological care to the Greater Boston Area. We provide personalized, respectful and culturally sensitive care.


Fertile Ground is committed to serving those who have traditionally felt marginalized by the mainstream health care system, including queer & gender non-conforming people. We are fat and body positive.

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