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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, […]

Stories from the Heart – A Patients Journey to Parenthood (Patient Interview)

Everyone’s journey to parenthood is different, especially for those individuals faced with infertility. Recently, we had a chance to catch up with one of our patients who found success through RMANJ. Melissa G, shares her personal experience and provides details on what it took to conceive a child. With many obstacles, she was still able to […]

Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Infertility and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)   Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a common hormone disorder that affects 5-10% of all women in their reproductive years [1]. PCOS accounts for nearly one-third of all infertility diagnoses and is very common amongst women with ovulatory disorders. PCOS is one of the most underdiagnosed […]

What is a Woman’s Age for Peak Fertility and When Does Fertility Begin to Diminish?

The women of 2017 are busy. Gone are the days of quiet obedience and limited ambitions. Women today are professors, lawyers, politicians, police officers, teachers, physicians, mothers, pilots, mathematicians, thought leaders, and much more. However, while modern women place more emphasis on intellectual development, career ambitions, and finding well-matched significant others, we are no less […]

What you Need to Know About Egg Donation and Surrogacy

At RMANJ we often get many questions surrounding the topic of egg donation and surrogacy for intended parents. In most cases, if a couple cannot be helped through the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF), they may want to consider using donor eggs and sometimes donor embryos to achieve parenthood.  Surrogacy is also another option available, which is […]

Is There a Twin Baby Boom, or Are You Just Imagining It?

Recently, RMANJ’s Dr. Marcy Maguire was featured in a popsugar.com article that was written by Annie Gabillet. The article titled “Is There a Twin Baby Boom, or Are Your Just Imagining It?” goes on to test the twin baby boom theory. To read the entire article on popsugar.com click here or view the entire article […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD HEALTH BEFORE AND DURING PREGNANCY

  For women of childbearing age, paying attention to your health is very important not only prior to getting pregnant, but also during your pregnancy. Regular physical activity before pregnancy helps one to reach a fitness level that will support health and maintain a healthy weight through the duration of the pregnancy. Many women looking […]

THE RMANJ TREATMENT PARADIGM – WHAT IS IT? AND HOW DOES IT BENEFIT OUR PATIENTS?

This week we had a chance to catch up with Dr. Jason M. Franasiak for some quick Q&A. Dr. Franasiak is a board certified Obstetrician Gynecologist, board certified Technical Supervisor in Embryology and Andrology, and lead physician of RMA’s South Jersey – Marlton Office. We wanted to know what his thoughts are on RMANJ’s treatment paradigm and how RMANJ […]

SURROGACY: HOW IT WORKS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction that helps intended parents start families when they otherwise could not. Intended parents pursue surrogacy for several reasons and come from all different backgrounds. All intended parents work with a gestational surrogate, a woman who carries a child to term and today we had a chance to catch up with Dr. […]

SUCCESS WITH ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER (eSET)

According to the latest publication by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), RMANJ once again is leading the way in the number of IVF cycles resulting in live births. Compared to U.S. averages, RMANJ’s success rates are consistently higher than the national average.  More specifically, *86.6% of new patients under the age of 35 […]