Tag: Comprehensive Chromosome Screening (CCS)

How does the RMA CareShare IVF Refund Program Work?

At the core our RMANJ’s CareShare program is a proven infertility treatment system that has generated IVF success rates well over the US average for more than a decade. Still, not every patient experiences success in the same way. The CareShare program was designed to help reduce the financial stress and worry that many of […]

Happy Birthday Louise Brown

The world’s first birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) turned 38 years old this past Monday– Louise Brown was born at Oldham General Hospital in England on July, 25 1978. Making it a family affair, her sister Natalie Brown was born four years later and was the world’s fortieth IVF baby. These “medical miracles” were […]

What is the RMANJ CareShare Program?

The RMANJ CareShare Program is a 100% financial guarantee program that offers the opportunity for multiple IVF cycles for a single package price. If after all allowed attempts have been exhausted and there is no live birth and no birth certificate issued, enrolled patients will receive a 100% refund of their program fees paid.   […]

If I use ART and I’m over 35, are there still development risks for my baby?

The risk of having a child with a birth defect increases with a women’s age and this risk is present whether a couple conceives spontaneously without treatment or through ART. However, utilizing IVF with preimplantation genetic diagnosis allows us to screen embryos to identify single gene abnormalities and chromosomal abnormalities which may lead to healthier […]

What are my odds of having multiples if I do IVF?

When looking across all age groups, the odds of having a multiple gestation pregnancy through IVF is roughly 30 percent, with the large majority of those being twin pregnancies. Your odds are primarily based on the number of embryos transferred and the patient’s age. Traditionally, to overcome lower rates of implantation from an individual embryo, […]

The Gift of Genetic Testing

This time of year families gather to celebrate holiday traditions, think about the year ahead and remember the years gone by. Health and prosperity are top-of-mind for many as they make resolutions for the New Year. Many couples will make life’s most exciting resolution this year–the decision to start a family. While the choice to […]

Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

As seen on HuffingtonPost.com/Parents “Not Your Mother’s IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful” Over the past 25 years, IVF — the technology, the science, the success rates, the process — has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks […]

What you don’t know about Infertility Treatment

As science and medicine continue to advance, stories in the media perpetuate myths and misconceptions about exactly what fertility treatments can and can’t do. Information is power and essential to helping every patient be as successful as possible. Here are some fundamentals about infertility care that every one should know. Don’t wait. Get answers. Dr. […]

Genetic testing for inherent disease | Part 4

Every human has over 20,000 genes in nearly every cell of their body. A single gene disorder (SGD) is a disease that is caused by a known alteration or mutation in one of those genes. The disorder may be inherited through one or more generations in a family or inherited from both members of a […]