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infertility care myths

3 Myths About Infertility Care Debunked

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 […]

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Free Live Event: Myths and Misconceptions of Infertility Care

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 […]

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ENDOMETRIOSIS: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, & TREATMENT OPTIONS

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).

Advice for Managing the Holidays with Infertility

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 […]

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Male Factor Infertility: What You Need to Know

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 […]

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Should you Rely on an Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Test Alone?

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 […]

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Advancing the Field of Infertility One Study at a Time

Next week, more than 8,000 experts in reproductive medicine from across the country and around the world will gather in San Antonio, Texas, to hear the latest advancements in treating infertility – more than 40 of them authored by RMANJ and IVI-RMA Global doctors. Starting on Saturday, November 28th, and concluding on November 1st, the […]

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Now is the Right Time to Plan Your Family!

How do you know—for yourself and as a couple—that this is “the right time” to try to have a baby, and that you’re becoming parents for the “right” reasons? MARIE D. WERNER, MD, FACOG, HCLD/TS (ABB) with RMANJ talks to us about her personal life-changing decisions as they pertain to her career path and family building goals. […]

depression infertility

Depression and Pregnancy: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Depression is a type of mood disorder that causes feelings of sadness and hopelessness in both men and women. It is normal to feel down from time to time, but when you’re depressed, these feelings can last for weeks or even months. Depression can affect every aspect of your life, from how you think, to […]