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pregnantish Presents: An Exclusive Screening of "Vegas Baby" in Toronto

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Thompson Hotel Toronto

550 Wellington Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

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Join pregnantish for an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed film Vegas Baby on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 7PM in Toronto. This provocative documentary follows several aspiring parents who desperately want to have a baby but are struggling with infertility and the high cost of treatments. Watch the trailer here.

Post-screening Q&A will be moderated by HuffPost Canada's Managing Editor (Lifestyle) Lisa Yeung, and will feature a conversation with pregnantish Founder and relationship expert Andrea Syrtash, Doctor of Reproductive Medicine at Anova Fertility Dr Marjorie Dixon, fertility advocate and author Jennifery "Jay" Palumbo, and film subject Athena Reich. (More on panelists below)

People navigating infertility, and those who want to support them, are encouraged to attend this event which shines the light on the complexities of starting your family with the help of science.

This event has limited capacity and will sell out.

Early bird tickets cost $12 USD (includes service fee and complimentary popcorn!).

Doors open at 7:00PM. Film will begin promptly at 7:30PM.

This screening event has been generously supported by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Anova Fertility.




Post-Screening Q&A with:

Lisa Yeung: Lisa Yeung is the managing editor of HuffPost Canada's award-winning lifestyle verticals, which include Living and Parents. As a digital journalist with 18 years of online experience, Lisa's passion lies in service to others and bringing untold stories to the forefront, and she brings this approach to HuffPost's lifestyle ethos.

Andrea Syrtash: Andrea Syrtash is a Relationship Expert and the Founder of pregnantish.com, the first online lifestyle magazine helping singles, couples & LGBT navigate fertility treatments and infertility. A regular on-air personality, Andrea's hosted television shows for Oprah's OWN and Fox; and regularly appears as a guest expert on TV and radio shows across the country. She's the author of popular books including, He's Just Not Your Type (And That's a Good Thing) and Cheat On Your Husband (With Your Husband). Andrea is committed to breaking the taboo of infertility, and elevating the conversation about what it takes to start a family for millions of people today.

Dr Marjorie Dixon: Dr. Marjorie Dixon, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, REI, has founded the first next-generation fertility centre in Canada, Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health in 2016 after many years in practice in order to execute her vision of reproductive medicine, where evidence-based medical care is balanced with compassion for all patients who require assistance to create their families. Dr. Dixon views her role as a fertility specialist as a privilege and prides herself on offering individualized patient care.

Jennifer "Jay" Palumbo: Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo is a Freelance Writer, Public Speaker, Infertility/Women’s Rights Advocate, Former Stand-Up Comic, Author of the blog, ‘The 2 Week Wait,’ a Proud IVF Mom and huge fan of The Golden Girls and Starbucks (not necessarily at the same time). You can follow her on Twitter at either @jennpal (which is non-uterus related) or @the2weekwait (which features fertility-related fun).

Athena Reich: Athena Reich is an award winning singer/songwriter, actress and Lady Gaga Impersonator. New York Magazine lists her as a “Best Bet”, Chatelaine Magazine calls her “the world’s best Lady Gaga Impersonator” and her Off-Broadway comedy “Lady Gaga: #ARTBIRTH” in NYC received multiple extensions and Time Out Critic’s Pick. Her original music is available on iTunes and Spotify. She now lives in Toronto with her son.

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