Category: Blog

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 […]

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PREGNANCY TESTS!

When should I take a home pregnancy test? If I shake the pregnancy test could it affect my results? If I am taking fertility medications can they cause false positive pregnancy results? The process of taking a home pregnancy test can come with a great deal of questions and concerns, but today we have Marcy F. Maguire, […]

Building Healthy Families One Baby at a Time

Building families, one healthy baby at a time, through innovative and evidence-based infertility care is at the heart of our mission at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ). While newborn twin photo shoots are adorable, the reality is that a twin pregnancy carries more medical risks to both the mother and babies than a […]

Do we still need to worry about Zika in Florida?

Unfortunately, the short answer is: yes, we still need to worry about Zika in Florida. On June 2, 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) removed the Zika cautionary area for Miami-Dade County. As of July 6, 2017, there are currently no active areas of Zika transmission in Florida. Even though the state no […]

Stories from the Heart – Patient Interview

Written by: Ralph Buchalter Ralph Buchalter interviews another RMANJ patient in his latest series of patient interviews titled “Stories from the Heart”. Sharon T. shares her person journey with us and lets us in on her struggles to conceive a child. With many obstacles, she was still able to overcome infertility and is now the proud parent […]

Single Dad Turns to IVF to Start a Family

Written By: Terri Peters for Today.com    In his 47 years, Tom Garden has held many roles, from CEO of his family business to soldier in the Israeli army. But it’s his most recent role as single dad to an 11-month-old boy that Garden says has been the most challenging and rewarding. The Minnesota dad […]

Different Results with RMANJ – Patient Interview

Written by: Ralph Buchalter Ralph Buchalter interviews Kate and John (RMANJ patients), and finds out what made their journey so rewarding. They share the up’s and down’s that they experienced on their path to parenthood. Read on as Ralph continues his series of interviews, with the goal to help other hopeful parents.  We will be bringing you […]