July 24, 2015

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) & How It Works

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is an infertility treatment in which sperm are placed into your uterine cavity through a catheter. Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a type of artificial insemination in which sperm are injected directly into your uterine cavity near the time you ovulate. Your doctor may recommend IUI to treat many causes of infertility, especially [Read more]

July 21, 2015

Study shows DHEA does not improve IVF outcomes

A recent study conducted at The University of Nottingham and reported in Ob.Gyn. News shows DHEA does not improve IVF outcomes in women with diminished ovarian reserve Reproductive endocrinologists for years have sought an elixir that would help women with low numbers of follicles produce more eggs and, hopefully, have a higher chance of a successful pregnancy. [Read more]

July 13, 2015

How does ICSI work?

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is performed as part of your in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure. It is a process in which a single sperm is injected into the cytoplasm (center) of each egg by an embryologist. After the egg has been injected with sperm, the embryologist will observe the egg over the next day or [Read more]

July 2, 2015

RMANJ Comments On “Governor Chris Christie Vetoes Important Pro-LGBT Surrogacy Bill”

In the wake of a landmark week marked by the Supreme Court protecting healthcare and LGBT equality, we, at RMANJ, are deeply saddened by Gov. Christies veto of the New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act. With a simple swipe of his pen, he has single-handedly denied individuals, who are unable to carry a child, the [Read more]

June 23, 2015

5 Fertility Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

A general rule for try to conceive if you’re under 35 is to try for one year before seeing a fertility specialist. If you’ve experienced any of these 5 symptoms, you shouldn’t wait — book an appointment with your doctor right away. Not only could treatment help you get pregnant more quickly, it may help catch other potentially serious issues sooner. The [Read more]

June 15, 2015

Kudos to the Huffington Post on “The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Fertility Clinic…” by Heather Huhman

Dr. Marcy Maguire of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey comments on “The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Fertility Clinic… and Knowing When to Get a Second Opinion” Heather Huhman, Huffington Post June 8, 2015 If you’re thinking about infertility care for the first time or looking for a new choice in care, Heather Huhman’s [Read more]

June 9, 2015

When Is It Time to See a Fertility Doctor?

How long should you try to get pregnant before consulting a specialist in your 20s, in your 30s and in your 40s? What changes as you get older? Typically, women under age 35 should attempt pregnancy for about 1 year prior to seeking evaluation for infertility. Women older than 35 should be evaluated after attempting [Read more]

June 4, 2015

Will my vitamin D levels effect my IVF outcome?

Vitamin D Deficiency is a hot topic in medicine today no doubt.  Overall women undergoing IVF should eat a well-balanced diet, reduce caffeine intake, stop smoking, and take a prenatal vitamin which covers the important bases for patients. As far as Vitamin D, it’s processed in the skin as a result of sun exposure. There [Read more]

May 27, 2015

How will the ACA impact my infertility coverage?

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association presents information about the Affordable Care Act’s Impact On Infertility Medical Care and State Mandates. FAQ’s on the impact of the ACA on infertility coverage: Do the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) cover infertility treatments? The ACA requires coverage of essential health benefits, mandating plans in the individual and small group market [Read more]

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]