Tag: Fertility Treatment

What causes PCOS & how is it diagnosed?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder in which the ovaries produce excessive amounts of male hormones and develop small cysts. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is causes by hormonal imbalances that prevent ovulation. Your body produces too much of some hormones and not enough of others. Women who are diagnoses with PCOS usually have low levels […]

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.   […]

Where to Start When Diagnosed with Infertility

My mother was a teacher and instilled in me a deep-rooted commitment to educate and help others, which I suppose explains my military service as well as my professional calling as a reproductive endocrinologist for more than 20 years. I see hopeful parents every day at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey from Newcastle, England to New […]

World Health Organization (WHO) Update – Zika Virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently posted an interim guidance update for the prevention of sexual transmission of the Zika Virus. Here are some highlights from their release on May 30,2016: 2. Sexual transmission of Zika virus 2.1.3 Presence of the virus in semen In 2016 two studies reported the presence of Zika virus in […]

Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Infertility

Even in an era with many scientific and clinical advancements, myths and misconceptions continue to persist about infertility and assisted fertility treatments. In an effort to better educate members of the general public – especially those who are trying to successfully get pregnant and deliver a healthy baby — Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey […]

Does in vitro fertilization (IVF) hurt?

IVF can be a long process but it’s well worth the rewards. Most patients have no side effects, but some experience bloating and slight cramping. The egg retrieval requires anesthesia in order to make the procedure painless and most women have discomfort similar to menstrual cramps for a day or two. For most women, IVF […]

‘The First Steps to Starting a Family’ by Allegra Tiver

Considerations abound for people looking to start a family, from physical and mental health to the responsibilities of raising a child, and from testing to infertility treatments. It is very important for a woman to be healthy before she becomes pregnant because physiologically it is programming the offspring to survive in the environment outside the […]

Top 5 Tips to maximize your odds for getting pregnant

How often should couples have intercourse – every day? More? Less? Many of those high school sex-ed classes made you think getting pregnant was easy but by the time you’re in your early 30’s only about 20% of healthy couples will get pregnant in any given month.  If you have regular cycles you should have […]

Coming in at # 5 “How Does Fertility Treatment Affect the Babies”

As part of Creating a Family’s BIG celebration for reaching 1 Million Listeners for the Creating a Family Radio Show , the top notch blog radio company on all things infertility and adoption showcased the most popular shows of all time. The drum roll please…. Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Molinaro on his “How Does Fertility Treatment Affect the Babies” […]