May 21, 2015

The Birth Announcement – The Fertility Doctor

One of the most treasured moments in the job of a fertility doctor is receiving a birth announcement from a patient who had success in her treatment course. With the ever-increasing success of our advanced fertility treatments, lately I have been receiving a flurry of these cards, often with little handwritten notes. As I open [Read more]

May 12, 2015

How can being overweight affect IVF success?

Obesity is clearly and epidemic in our country and being overweight can complicate many medical conditions.  For IVF, being overweight may lower success although age is largely a more important factor. Overweight patients may be less successful because they require more medication or may not respond as well to the medication.  It is also more difficult [Read more]

May 7, 2015

How does sperm quality affect IVF success?

A semen analysis is a rudimentary test of a man’s sperm count.  Men with low sperm counts (less than 5 million motile sperm) will likely have difficulties achieving pregnancies.  Any man with more than one abnormal defect in his semen analysis will also have a difficult prognosis.  Morphology is an interesting area as many men will [Read more]

April 28, 2015

Is Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) right for me?

The use of androgens such as testosterone and DHEA have been investigated for the past few years in women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) or poor response to ovarian stimulation.  The proposed mechanism is that these steroid hormones improve egg development. There are conflicting data regarding how much impact DHEA may have.  Many centers have [Read more]

April 24, 2015

While InFertility: 3 Lessons the Child You’re Dreaming of Needs You to Learn

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. As someone who experienced infertility, I know firsthand what it is like to want nothing more than to bring a child into this world. I won’t ever forget what it felt like month after month, negative test after negative test to have your dreams slip father and father [Read more]

April 17, 2015

RMANJ recognizes Nursing Team at it’s 2nd Annual Nurse Appreciation Event

For its second year, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey recognized its outstanding nursing team at the 2nd Annual Nurse Appreciation Event on April 10th at the Ryland Inn in Whitehouse, NJ. Our program continues to grow with the support of our excellent team members – nursing providing critical support for our centralized patient care teams. As an ongoing [Read more]

April 16, 2015

Infertility In America 2015 | Survey & Report

Download a full version of the report here: Infertility In America 2015 | Survey & Report Download the complete infographic here: Infertility in America 2015 | Inforgraphic [Read more]

Infertility In America 2015 | Infographic

Download a full version of this infographic here: Infertility In America 2015 | Infographic Download a full version of the Survey & Report here: Infertility In America 2015 | Survey & Report [Read more]

April 7, 2015

Acupuncture in IVF – When should it be performed?

Overall the data is inconclusive but it’s thought that acupuncture may improve blood flow to the uterus and ovaries and stimulate the release of neurotransmitters which travel in the blood and may also improve pregnancy outcomes. Given the inconsistency in clinical trials and the conflicting results, it is likely that the effect of acupuncture is [Read more]

Frequently Asked Questions about being a patient at RMANJ

Why have the physicians and staff of IVF New Jersey joined RMANJ? With the addition of the IVF New Jersey physicians and staff our organization can be more responsive to the needs and hopes of patients from New Jersey and around the world. This opportunity provides patients many advantages including some of the highest delivery [Read more]