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How to Help Someone Struggling with Male Infertility This Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be hard. If you’ve lost your father or have a difficult relationship with your father, it can be a day you’d rather forget. For men struggling with fertility, Father’s Day is yet another painful reminder of their inability to have a child. RMANJ Dr. Maria Costantini-Ferrando, who has a background in psychology, […]

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When Father’s Day is a Choice: Tom Garden’s Story

Oops, he did it again. Had a child on his own, that is. Tom Garden likes to say he was married – to his business. That marriage headed for a divorce, though, when Garden realized his career wasn’t bringing him any real meaning. At 47 years old, he looked back on his life and saw […]

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Male Infertility: Everything You Need to Know

RMANJ’s urologist Dr. James Hotaling is an international leader in the field of male infertility, helping men from around the world resolve their fertility issues. He is passionate about educating men – and women – about male infertility, especially when his advice can help ease a man’s fertility journey. So whether you’re struggling to become […]

Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients

A cancer diagnosis is hard enough, but when you’re told your future fertility may be compromised by your life-saving cancer treatments, it can be beyond scary. Fortunately, being told about fertility preservation treatment is a good sign for two reasons: first, it means there will be life after cancer, and second, you have been given […]

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Best Friends Forever: How Infertility Created an Unlikely Bond

It is a warm Thursday night in May and they are back where it all began: Trattoria Bolu, the rustic Italian restaurant in Basking Ridge where they decided to start their friendship. They were all undergoing fertility treatment and bumped into one another at RMANJ’s in-person support group and on FertiliTalk, a Facebook community for […]

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Looking to attract female employees? Offer fertility coverage

RMANJ Dr. Shefali Shastri co-hosted a workshop on infertility and the workforce at the Women’s Leadership Summit in Newark today, driving home a powerful message to employers: offer fertility benefits or lose your female employees. Hosting ‘The Impact of Infertility on Employers and Their Workforce’ discussion with Karin Ajmani, president of fertility health benefits company […]

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Statement on the Passing of New Jersey Surrogacy Bill S-482

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) applauds Governor Phil Murphy on making gestational surrogacy legal in New Jersey, allowing men and women struggling with infertility to start or complete their families with the help of a gestational surrogate. “This new law creates a higher level of inclusiveness when it comes to building a family […]

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The Calling: Dr. Dan Kaser

Last month, three RMANJ doctors got on a plane and traveled to Dallas, Texas. This wasn’t a vacation, but there was reason to celebrate: Dr. Franasiak, Dr. Kaser and Dr. Goodman would sit for their oral board exam in reproductive medicine, the culmination of more than a decade of study, research and practice. All three […]

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How do FSH and AMH levels affect pregnancy?

When facing infertility, women are told that FSH and AMH testing is necessary to reveal the health of their egg reserve. Simple enough, but what exactly is FSH and AMH, and how do they impact fertility? Dr. Marcy Maguire, lead physician at RMANJ’s West Orange office, recently explained their meaning on an episode of This […]

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For Military Husband and Wife, RMANJ Made Family a Reality

 Since 2012, RMANJ has provided $1M in free IVF services to NJ military men and women   In 2010, 29-year-old Melinda DiStefano’s life changed. The New Jersey native – who was a member of the Army National Guard – had her appendix burst while on active duty. She was hospitalized for three weeks and developed […]