RMANJ begins online support group for infertility

The Dr. Is In: New Online Support Group Tackles the Stress of Infertility

Infertility is hard. Painful. Shameful. Envy-inducing. Heartbreaking. Isolating. Sad. Those are just some of the feelings infertility brought up for a group of men and woman attending ‘The Dr. Is In,’ an online support session with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) Dr. Maria Costantini recently. Dr. Costantini, who is both a board-certified reproductive […]

total motile sperm count

RMANJ Fellow Wins Award for Research into Declining Total Motile Sperm Count

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) second year fellow Dr. Ashley Tiegs received the Traveling Scholar Award from the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, typically awarded to training urologists, at this year’s annual American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) meeting for research that found declining total motile sperm count in men presenting for […]

IVf Insurance Coverage, Open Enrollment

Does your insurance cover IVF? Open enrollment is the time to switch.

Looking to start fertility treatment but worried about the financial commitment? Have limited insurance benefits that won’t cover much of the cost? As we enter open enrollment season for private employers – and New Jersey’s insurance marketplace begins open enrollment from November 1 to December 15 – it might a good time to look into […]

RMANJ andrologist shares insights on how smoking affects male fertility

The Effects of Smoking on Male Fertility

Hey guys, are you thinking of quitting smoking? You might be a little more conscious of tossing the habit this month, when Movember mustaches are a constant reminder about men’s health. And with today being the Great American Smokeout – where smokers around the country stop smoking for 24 hours in an effort to ditch […]

RMANJ volunteer day

RMANJ’s Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day – What We Learned

On the morning of Friday, October 19, a group of RMANJ employees – including Dr. Mike Drews and Dr. Doreen Hock – all did something a little different, it was RMANJ volunteer day. They didn’t put 140 Allen Road into their GPS, and they didn’t go to work in Basking Ridge. Instead, they drove to […]

pregnancy and infant loss awareness

Reflections on the Wave of Light: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

This post was written by RMANJ Director of Mental Health Services Judith Kottick and RMANJ counselor Jennifer Gamper Meenan, who both led a special event in Basking Ridge October 15. On October 15, a gray and gloomy fall evening befitting the occasion, the RMANJ mental health team held an event for patients and the community […]

pregnancy and infant loss awareness month

Join RMANJ for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Losing a pregnancy or infant is a heartbreaking event. Whether through miscarriage, pregnancy loss, stillbirth or early infant demise, the experience is generally unexpected and can be devastating. It is not uncommon to find that the support from family and friends falls short. As much as they care about you, they cannot truly fathom this loss. Pregnancy […]

40 years of IVF

Happy 19th Birthday RMANJ!

Nineteen years ago today, RMANJ was born in Morristown, NJ. With a small, dedicated and ambitious few colleagues, Dr. Paul Bergh, Dr. Richard Scott and Dr. Mike Drews broke off from Saint Barnabas Hospital, now known as Saint Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, New Jersey, and decided to start their own fertility clinic. They picked […]

Patient nurse fertility

Nurse practitioner finds family and career at RMANJ

For Englewood’s new nurse practitioner Evelina Tuers, the road to RMANJ didn’t begin with a resume – it began with an appointment to see a fertility doctor instead. Tuers became familiar with RMANJ several years ago, when she was working as a midwife and referred women struggling with infertility to RMANJ. Soon, she realized she […]

patient care

RMANJ’s Focus on Patient Care Reflected in New Patient Experience Director

Telma Andrade, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s new Director of Patient Experience, says she started her career as a patient advocate at the tender age of 9. Andrade credits an episode in her youth for helping her develop a passion for satisfying patient experiences. Born in Portugal, Andrade and her family moved to New […]