August 27, 2015

What NJ Teachers Facing Infertility Need to Know

We all know the integral role teacher’s play in the lives of children and we hope to leave a positive and lasting impression on them throughout their lives. Being a teacher takes patience, commitment, creativity and a true love of children. Unfortunately, for some of us, having our own children isn’t that easy. But for [Read more]

August 19, 2015

Don’t ignore the benefits – The Fertility Doctor

I often get asked about the risks of fertility treatments such as IVF. In fact, I am obligated to discuss them before my patients start IVF treatment. Does ICSI cause birth defects? Does ovarian stimulation cause breast cancer? Does embryo biopsy hurt the embryo? Will these injections make me crazy? Will I gain weight? These [Read more]

August 12, 2015

Frozen Donor Eggs vs. Fresh – which option is best for you?

In the last few days, much has been written about the lower success rates of using frozen donor eggs over fresh.  It is not surprising that fresh eggs have a significantly higher success rate.  Our group at RMANJ published a study on this several years ago looking at sibling oocytes from the same woman.  We [Read more]

August 6, 2015

What is Ovulation Induction (OI)?

For women who do not ovulate regularly, oral or injectable medications may be administered to support oocyte or egg development. The purpose of ovulation induction is to produce multiple eggs to increase the likely hood of conception. Ovulation induction (OI) is used in several forms of fertility treatment including, Clomid, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and in vitro [Read more]

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]