Fish or no fish? Gluten-free or carb-heavy? Prenatal vitamins or just a healthy diet? There are so many fertility-related pieces of advice floating around it can make pregnancy stressful before it begins. While the sheer amount of available information is conflicting and overwhelming, there is hope – in facts. Some common beliefs about fertility are […]
Choosing to become a gestational surrogate for a woman who is unable to carry her own child is both a serious and rewarding undertaking. But what is gestational surrogacy? It’s when a woman carries to term a baby for another family unable to carry a child – for instance, a woman with a medical condition […]
When Cristal Sharma, a longtime yoga instructor in Marlboro, NJ, was experiencing stress from dealing with infertility, friends and doctors all said the same thing: do yoga. But Sharma knew from personal experience that traditional yoga wasn’t doing the trick mentally or physically – so she taught herself the tenants of fertility yoga, a yoga […]
At Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), we are known for innovative and evidence-based infertility care. Our Infertility Trends National Survey is designed to shine light on the vast gap between awareness about the advances for success and the economic filter that guides decision to seek treatment. The survey of more than 1,000 people revealed an […]
To show support for National Infertility Awareness Week (April 22-28, 2018), Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) is hosting a live in-person studio event to discuss the myths and misconceptions of infertility care on Tuesday, April 10 at CBS Hudson Street Studios in New York City. This educational event will be hosted by WCBS […]
Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey and WCBS News Radio 880 are hosting a live in-studio event to talk to potential parents about the myths and misconceptions of infertility care. Pat Farnack, news anchor and host of the WCBS Health & Wellbeing Report will be hosting the event. Joining her will be Reproductive Endocrinologists from […]
What is Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the endometrial tissue, or the inner lining of the uterus, migrates to areas outside of the uterus, most commonly the ovaries and Fallopian tubes. The endometrial tissue is the same tissue that thickens throughout the menstrual cycle and sheds causing the menstrual period. When this process occurs outside the uterus, the blood has nowhere to go causing pain int he pelvic region and sometimes cysts or adhesion (scar tissue).
The holiday season can be rough for those dealing with infertility. Emotions can run high, making it hard to talk to people who don’t share a similar personal experience. To be fair, most people are well-intentioned and truly want to be supportive. They simply may not know how to help. But when you need all […]
In the world of fertility, it’s often forgotten in casual conversations that it does, in fact, take two to tango (and to make a baby.) It’s normally women who get asked those intrusive questions about baby making, and who are the first to worry and think something is when the process of baby making isn’t working […]
Much attention has been given to a study recently published in JAMA and in a New York Times article, on how useful anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) testing is in predicting fertility. AMH is a hormone produced in the ovary – generally, the more AMH, the higher number of potential eggs a woman has. AMH levels can be determined by a simple […]