Tag: Single Embryo Transfer

SUCCESS WITH ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER (eSET)

According to the latest publication by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), RMANJ once again is leading the way in the number of IVF cycles resulting in live births. Compared to U.S. averages, RMANJ’s success rates are consistently higher than the national average.  More specifically, *72.4% of new patients under the age of 35 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

Don’t ignore the benefits – The Fertility Doctor

I often get asked about the risks of fertility treatments such as IVF. In fact, I am obligated to discuss them before my patients start IVF treatment. Does ICSI cause birth defects? Does ovarian stimulation cause breast cancer? Does embryo biopsy hurt the embryo? Will these injections make me crazy? Will I gain weight? These […]

Reproductive Medicine Associates Of New Jersey comments on recent article “Children conceived via IVF have double the autism rates of other: study”

A recent study has been receiving a significant amount of media attention due to the reported link between autism and children born via IVF. A recent newspaper article warned, “Children conceived via IVF have double the autism rates of others: study” http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/kids-conceived-ivf-double-autism-rates-study-article-1.2163153. However, the headline of this story is quite deceiving given that the second […]

Report suggests SGA females are 2x’s more likely to have infertility as adults

A recent article printed in Science Daily, “Girls born small or underweight twice as likely to be infertile in adulthood,” suggests long term consequences for female infants who are small for gestation age (SGA) or have low birth weight (LBW), including infertility.  Double Embryo Transfer (DET), as well as embryo transfer’s (ET) when the endometirum is exposed […]

Another reason to avoid Double Embryo Transfer (DET)

An article recently published in the NY Times earlier this month, “Low Birth Weight Tied to Hip Replacement in Adulthood,” highlights a report that is IN PRESS in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. The study reports the Low Birth Weight of infants were found to have a 250% increase  in Hip Replacement later in life.  Double […]