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Should you Rely on an Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Test Alone?

Much attention has been given to a study recently published in JAMA and in a New York Times article, on how useful anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) testing is in predicting fertility.  AMH is a hormone produced in the ovary – generally, the more AMH, the higher number of potential eggs a woman has. AMH levels can be determined by a simple […]

Advancing the Field of Infertility One Study at a Time

Next week, more than 8,000 experts in reproductive medicine from across the country and around the world will gather in San Antonio, Texas, to hear the latest advancements in treating infertility – more than 40 of them authored by RMANJ and IVI-RMA Global doctors. Starting on Saturday, November 28th, and concluding on November 1st, the […]

Now is the Right Time to Plan Your Family!

How do you know—for yourself and as a couple—that this is “the right time” to try to have a baby, and that you’re becoming parents for the “right” reasons? MARIE D. WERNER, MD, FACOG, HCLD/TS (ABB) with RMANJ talks to us about her personal life-changing decisions as they pertain to her career path and family building goals. […]

Depression and Pregnancy: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Depression is a type of mood disorder that causes feelings of sadness and hopelessness in both men and women. It is normal to feel down from time to time, but when you’re depressed, these feelings can last for weeks or even months. Depression can affect every aspect of your life, from how you think, to […]

What You Should Know About Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Complementary alternative medicine describes techniques which can be helpful when used together with traditional medical care.   As it relates to fertility, there are some “standouts” that have been linked to improved outcomes when used in combination with traditional fertility treatments.  These complementary therapies are useful adjuncts to treatment but they are not designed to replace […]

How Common is Male Infertility?

Most population-based studies agree that infertility affects 15 to 20% of couples.  It is the job of the reproductive medicine specialist to determine the unique cause of each couple’s challenge in establishing a healthy pregnancy.  While sometimes the answer is quickly uncovered (failure to ovulate, blocked fallopian tubes, or the complete absence of sperm), many patients […]

What you Need to Know About Elective Egg Freezing

Recently, we had a chance to catch up with Jake Anderson with FertilityIQ.com, a platform that gives patients and doctors the opportunity to contribute and share all things related to infertility. The site covers various topics like general diagnosis, in vitro fertilization (IVF), LGTBQ, fertility treatments, but we wanted to know how patient and visitors […]

Is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) The Right Option For Me?

Nearly 210,000 In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) cycles were performed in the US in 2015*. Over 5,000 of these cycles were carried out at Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) of New Jersey. IVF is a well-established and effective treatment option to help patients build their families. There are a variety of reasons for patients to undergo IVF, including age, […]