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Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Testing of Ovarian Reserve

What is AMH? AMH, or anti-mullerian hormone is a substance produced by granulosa cells in ovarian follicles. It is first made in primary follicles that advance from the primordial follicle stage. At these stages follicles are microscopic and cannot be seen by ultrasound. AMH production is highest in preantral and small antral stages (less than […]

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Dr. Paul Bergh Becomes First Functional Medicine-Certified Fertility Doctor

Dr. Paul Bergh has just made history. Earlier this summer, one of RMANJ’s founding partners became the first reproductive endocrinologist to earn a certification in functional medicine, a branch of care that focuses on the root of medical conditions instead of the symptoms. But what does functional medicine have to do with infertility? More than […]

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RMANJ’s Marlton practice has a new nurse practitioner: meet Hayley Eichlin

She’s back. Hayley Eichlin, who spent two years working as a nurse practitioner at RMANJ’s Basking Ridge office in 2015, has returned to RMANJ. But this time, she’s landed in Marlton, where she’ll be working with lead doctors Daniel Kaser and Jason Franasiak at an exciting time: the expansion of the clinic to include a […]

For New Attending Physician, RMANJ Job a Dream Come True

Catha Fischer has finally made it – to New Jersey. The New York City born and raised reproductive endocrinologist has had her eye on this neck of the woods for years, and it has nothing to do with the shore. Instead, it has everything to do with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), and […]

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Acupuncture for Fertility: A Holistic Approach  

If you’re a believer in the mind-body connection, you’re probably a fan of acupuncture. Whether it’s to achieve harmony between your mental and physical self or simply to relax, acupuncture is a useful way to practice holistic health. It’s no surprise, then, that acupuncture has made its way into the infertility community and is commonly offered to women beginning infertility care […]

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40 Years of IVF: A Look Back into the Future

Thirteen minutes before midnight on July 25, 1978, several hundred miles outside of London, a baby girl was born. Her name was Louise Brown, and she was the first person born through IVF. Wednesday is her 40th birthday. Since 1978, about 8 million babies have been born around the world through IVF and other assisted […]

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3 Myths About Infertility Care Debunked

Reproductive Endocrinologist, Dr. Marie Werner debunks three of the biggest myths surrounding infertility care. MYTH:  “An Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK) can clearly predict ovulation in all patients” Ovulation predictor kits (OPK) are available for home use to detect timing ovulation and help couples determine the optimal time for intercourse. Each kit will be slightly different, so […]

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With CareShare, Hopeful NJ Woman Got Peace of Mind – and a Baby Girl

Katherine always knew the odds were against her. Not in most aspects of life, of course. Organized, punctual, driven and capable in her professional life and headstrong, dedicated and committed in her personal life, she’s always believed that most things can be achieved with hard work. She was also smart enough to know that mantra […]

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As Facebook Support Group FertiliTalk Celebrates 2,000 Members, One Woman Stands Proud

She built it, and they came. To the Facebook group FertiliTalk, that is. FertiliTalk, a closed support group for women currently or previously struggling with infertility, just celebrated its 2,000th member, counting women from Australia, Dubai, France, Italy, Spain and the continental U.S. among its close-knit community. Women use the group to share their emotions, […]

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New Doctors Begin RMANJ Fellowship

They’ve arrived. Three new fellows have begun their fellowship study in Basking Ridge, bringing the total number of RMA-Jefferson fellows to five. Dr. Emily Osman joins RMANJ as a second year fellow and Dr. Julia Kim and Dr. Brent Hanson join as first year fellows. The trio join existing fellows Dr. Shelby Neal, who begins […]