February 26, 2015

Infertility Questions & Answers: Who, What, Where, When to Start?

If you’re struggling with infertility you’re not alone. More than seven million men and women in the U.S. are impacted by infertility. Dr. Maria F. Costantini from Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) offers some insights about when to start fertility care. I tell every patient that age plays the biggest factor when it [Read more]

February 18, 2015

Trends in perinatal health after assisted reproduction: a Nordic study from the CoNARTaS group

Dr. Michael Drews shares with us  his insight on a recent article published by the Well.Blogs – New York Times “Positive Science on ART Babies” about the trends in perinatal health after assisted reproduction: a Nordic study from the CoNARTaS group. This large study of over 92,000 children born through ART over 20 years in 4 Nordic countries [Read more]

February 10, 2015

Why Not Me?

There is nothing worse than desperately longing for a child while everyone else around you is getting pregnant. By accident. On the first try. And worse… unwanted. It’s like pouring salt into a 10 foot open wound. Jealousy is a natural feeling and you probably find yourself obsessing over the fact that you deserve a [Read more]

February 5, 2015

Who, What, When, and Where To Start Your Infertility Care

The right time to start a family is different for everyone. But for some having a baby can take more time especially once you’re in your mid 30’s. If you’re struggling with infertility you’re not alone. Over seven million men and women in the US are impacted by infertility or about 12% of the reproductive [Read more]

January 27, 2015

What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting: 5 Reasons You Might Not Be Getting Pregnant

Author Chaunie Brusie’s article, “What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting: 5 Reasons You Might Not Be Getting Pregnant”, on SheKnows.com In the quest to getting pregnant, there may be a lot of unexpected obstacles standing in your way. Although Teen Mom may be out to convince us that getting pregnant is as easy as [Read more]

January 21, 2015

Too Much of a Good Thing – the fertility doctor

As you might have read recently on social media, the Gardner quadruplets were delivered recently nearly 2 ½ months premature Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. While all of us at RMANJ certainly wish this family the best, babies born before 30-weeks have a tough start and will likely spend several weeks in [Read more]

January 15, 2015

Saying good-bye to your fertility doctor

The doctor-patient relationship is unique when treating infertility. There’s an intense period of diagnostic tests, counseling, frequent visits for blood work, ultrasounds, procedures – and then it’s over. Most of the time it ends on a happy note with couples being shepherded happily pregnant to an OB/GYN who can manage the rest of the pregnancy [Read more]

January 6, 2015

Advances in fertility treatments on FOX 5 NY

Fox 5 profiles two families that welcome beautiful babies who arrived thanks to recent breakthroughs in fertility treatments technology. [Read more]

December 22, 2014

The “Do Over” – Fertility Doctor

Remember when you would play a game as a kid and you would quickly realize that you made an unintentional mistake? “Do over,” you might have cried to your friends who often would give you another try. As I sit in my office and listen to patients’ histories, I often wish that they could have [Read more]

December 18, 2014

10 Tips to Help You Stop Obsessing About Becoming Pregnant

For sure, it seems nearly impossible to stop obsessing about pregnancy while dealing with infertility. Babies are all around you. You spend countless hours in the doctor’s office checking this, assessing that – all in the hopes of having the sperm meet the egg. Here are some ideas for how to get pregnancy off your [Read more]