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The Real Cost of IVF – IVF Treatment Costs Explained

One of the first questions aspiring parents ask when considering fertility treatment is “How much does IVF cost?” As you might expect, costs vary depending on many factors. This helpful overview provides answers to that major question and other questions surrounding a patient’s fertility journey. Every patient has a unique story and RMA’s experienced and… View Article

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AMH Blood Test Levels – Understanding AMH Fertility Test Results

First, before we talk about what AMH is, I think it is important for women to understand the basics of female fertility. Women are born with all of the eggs they will ever have in their life (approximately 1-2 million at birth). Throughout their lifespan, starting at the first menstrual cycle, the body recruits a… View Article

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New Study Shows Vaping Harms Fertility

E-Cigarette use, also known as vaping, has grown dramatically in popularity over the last several years, despite limited long-term data on its safety. And now, in addition to troubling reports about vaping’s harmful effects on some users, a recent study has revealed vaping negatively affects fertility. According to research published in the September 2019 edition of The… View Article


5 Questions to Ask Your Fertility Doctor Before Freezing Your Eggs

Egg freezing, also known as fertility preservation or oocyte cryopreservation, is a procedure to preserve a woman’s eggs in their current state. Between finishing grad school, trying to build your career and keeping up with friends and family, life is busy! Add all those responsibilities to the difficulty of relationships, and it’s no wonder many… View Article

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10 Tips to Help You Stop Obsessing About Becoming Pregnant

For sure, it seems nearly impossible to stop obsessing about pregnancy while dealing with infertility. Babies are all around you. You spend countless hours in the doctor’s office checking this, assessing that – all in the hopes of having the sperm meet the egg. Here are some ideas for how to get pregnancy off your… View Article

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RMA Marlton Building Wins Top Construction Award

As a global leader in fertility care, RMA is often recognized for its advanced treatment options and breakthrough research in the field of reproductive medicine. Last Thursday, however, RMA’s high standards were honored in a different way when its new Marlton, New Jersey clinic, and the construction firm behind the work, The Norwood Company, received the 2019 Excellence… View Article


Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About IUI

New to fertility treatment? Wondering how much help you need to get pregnant? Confused with all the acronyms you’re reading about? Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) can help. We’ve put together a guide to Intrauterine Insemination, or IUI, which is one of the first lines of treatment for infertility patients today. What is IUI? Intrauterine Insemination… View Article

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Dr. Temeka Zore Joins RMA Southern California in Los Angeles

For Temeka Zore, a lifelong competitive runner, the road to RMA was a little bit like a marathon, each step bringing her closer to the finish line and closer to practicing her passion. “The road to becoming a physician is long and takes a lot of diligence, discipline and sacrifice,” said Dr. Zore, who recently… View Article

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RMA SoCal’s Dr. Kay Green Dishes out Fertility Advice on Teddi Tea Pod

Fertility can be tricky, and RMA Southern California Dr. Kay Green, based in West Los Angeles, recently helped a newly-expecting celebrity mom and her podcast listeners make sense of it all. Speaking on Teddi Tea Pod, the podcast of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills starlet Teddi Mellencamp, on Tuesday, Dr. Green, a fertility doctor, touched… View Article

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Fueled by Growth, RMA NorCal Welcomes Dr. Daniel Kaser as Newest Fertility Doctor

Dr. Kaser previously served as Director of Third Party Reproduction at RMA New Jersey, the U.S. headquarters of The RMA Network, which has been leading the industry in research, innovation and patient success for 20 years RMA NorCal patients now have the added support of a third physician focused on helping them achieve their reproductive… View Article


Dr. Philip Cheng Joins RMA New Jersey as First Full-Time Urologist

Dr. Philip Cheng has just made history. Earlier last month, when he began seeing patients in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, he became RMA’s first full-time urologist. Dr. Cheng came to RMA from Salt Lake City’s University of Utah, where he completed his fellowship in male infertility, sexual medicine, and reconstructive urology, training under Dr. Jim… View Article

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Women with Three Normal Embryos Have 95% Chance of Pregnancy, RMA Research Shows

Discovery shows Recurrent Implantation Failure (RIF) is rare; Women with euploid embryos have high chance of pregnancy Study highlights how IVF advances translate into patient success BASKING RIDGE, NJ, October 14, 2019 – Women who have three chromosomally-normal embryos as a result of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) have a 94.9% chance of achieving pregnancy, new… View Article

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RMA Grows Embryos to Day Nine, Isolates Potential Mosaic Biomarker Gene

Embryos with four aneuploidies cultured to day nine to establish developmental patterns Scientists find gene responsible for arrested placental development in Trisomy 16 embryos, paving the way for a related biomarker to identify possible cases of mosaicism BASKING RIDGE, NJ, October 14, 2019 – Aneuploidy, the presence of an abnormal number of chromosomes in the… View Article

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In Landmark Study, RMA Shows Abnormal Embryos Fail to Implant or Lead to Ongoing Pregnancy

Of 50 abnormal embryo transfers, 0 resulted in an ongoing pregnancy; Insights validate embryo genetic testing, which helps doctors identify normal embryos for transfer in an effort to improve patient success Same study also showed equivalent implantation rates for biopsied and non-biopsied embryos, demonstrating the safety of biopsy for the purposes of genetic testing BASKING… View Article


IVF Babies Now Born With Similar Birth Weights to Those Conceived Naturally, RMA Research Shows

In 2017, IVF babies had a 10% low birth weight risk; Non-IVF Babies had 8% risk Findings point to dramatic strides forward for IVF safety, success BASKING RIDGE, NJ, October 14, 2019 – For the first time since the advent of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) over four decades ago, babies born through the procedure have… View Article


RMA Unveils Landmark Research on IVF Safety, Success at ASRM

Historic studies reaffirm the accuracy of embryo genetic testing; show women with three euploid embryos have a 95% chance of pregnancy; and reveal IVF babies have equaled their naturally-conceived counterparts in birth weights for the first time BASKING RIDGE, NJ, October 14, 2019 – RMA, the nation’s most research-focused fertility network, has released a trio… View Article

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RMA Success Stories: RMA NJ, Englewood Patient Testimonial

At RMA, we take pride in providing our patients with the best of care. That’s why it’s extra nice when a patient sends us a letter like this one. Dr. Rybak and the staff of RMA Englewood, I wanted to send you a note introducing you to our little miracle baby and to say thank… View Article

STRONGER TOGETHER MARCH OF DIMES CHARITY
Stronger Together: Moving for the Health of Moms and Babies

As part of its ongoing philanthropic and sustainability programs, IVIRMA has teamed up with the March of Dimes organization to launch a global initiative that benefits mothers and babies around the world. Launching today, “Stronger Together” is a corporate-wide challenge that ‘rewards’ IVIRMA employees for their miles or kilometers of exercise, whether it be bicycling,… View Article

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Do High FSH Levels have you Frustrated?

When I speak to women who have been told that they have high FSH levels, their outrage is palpable. So many women with elevated FSH levels are frustrated to the point of fury. They feel sucker-punched by Mother Nature after learning about this indicator of reduced fertility—something that they may never have heard about before… View Article

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RMA Turns 20 – Celebrating Two Decades of Innovative Patient Care

RMA has just turned 20! Our three founders – Dr. Paul Bergh, Dr. Richard Scott, and Dr. Michael Drews – opened up our first clinic in Morristown, NJ, on Oct 1, 1999, with a goal that still guides our practice today: always put the patient first. Over the years, that philosophy has enabled our growth… View Article


IUI Treatment for Infertility: A Step by Step Guide

If you’ve stumbled on this page, you might be deciding whether Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) is right for you. If that’s the case, we’re here to help. Here’s everything you need to know about IUI. An IUI is a type of artificial insemination in which sperm is injected directly into your uterine cavity near the… View Article

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Esteemed Physician Dr. Mark V. Sauer Joins RMA New Jersey

As part of RMA’s continued collaboration with Rutgers’ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, renowned fertility doctor Mark V. Sauer, M.D., M.S., Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Senior Associate Dean for Women’s Health at the school, has joined RMA’s flagship clinic in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. In addition… View Article

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Why Can’t I Get Pregnant Again? It May be Secondary Infertility

Many women can have their first child without any issues but may experience trouble getting pregnant with a second child. If you are having trouble getting pregnant after successfully having a child (or children) in the past you may be experiencing secondary infertility. A woman’s fertility declines with age, sometimes it can be harder to… View Article

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Save the Date! Dr. Jackie Gutmann Presents at 10th Annual Family Matters Conference

RMA Philadelphia’s Dr. Jackie Gutmann will give a presentation on LGBTQ+ family building options at the 10th Annual Family Matters Conference held at the University of the Sciences in West Philly on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 9 am-4 pm. This pay-as-you-can conference offers a full day of workshops and activities focused on LGBTQ+ parents,… View Article

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IVIRMA Research Director Dr. Emre Seli Begins Seeing Patients at RMA New Jersey

Dr. Emre Seli, a vital part of the RMA family for years, is expanding his role here beyond research and into care, joining RMA New Jersey as a practicing physician this month. Dr. Seli will be seeing patients Thursdays in Basking Ridge. “RMA is second to none in patient care for infertility,” Dr. Seli said,… View Article


How To Find The Best Fertility Practice in Los Angeles

Infertility is more common than you think. One in eight couples (that’s seven million men and women!) face infertility annually. Although advancements in technology have made infertility treatment more available and cost-effective, not all practices provide equal results. And since time matters for those seeking infertility care, finding the right practice with the right doctor… View Article

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Female Fertility Testing in Los Angeles – Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re trying to get pregnant, or are having trouble staying pregnant, fertility testing can be overwhelming to think about. FSH, AMH, LH – there are so many acronyms to infertility. What does it all mean? Dr. Katherine Green from Reproductive Medicine Associates of Southern California, here in our Los Angeles office, shares some insight about what… View Article

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Why Fertility Apps Can’t Replace A Fertility Doctor

Whether it’s groceries, clothes shopping, food delivery or banking, there’s an app for just about everything these days. All in the name of convenience, accessibility, and instant gratification, startups are ‘disrupting’ industries and making even the most complex tasks possible through digital channels. The field of infertility is no exception – you can now buy… View Article


Fertility Preservation – It’s Time to Talk about It!

Here in Los Angeles, many women are choosing to pursue their education and career before starting a family. And with egg freezing, women no longer need to choose between one world and the other – we can have it all! In a recent survey of over 1,000 people conducted by RMA of Southern California, nearly 50 per cent… View Article


DR. THOMAS KIM ON THE IMPORTANCE OF EGG QUALITY IN FERTILITY PRESERVATION

When it comes to egg freezing in Los Angeles, RMA of Southern California’s Dr. Thomas Kim is an expert. Not only does he have over 20 years of experience on the subject, but he also took part in conducting some of the first-ever research on cryopreservation used in egg freezing. In one of his research… View Article


Egg Freezing in Los Angeles, California

Amy is a 31-year-old financial advisor working in downtown Los Angeles and living in Atwater Village. Her career is finally taking off, and she doesn’t have much time to date. But while she’s not trying to get pregnant right now, she is trying to preserve her fertility – through egg freezing. Many women in Los… View Article

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