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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: 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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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


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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RMA of Northern California Opens Satellite Office in Palo Alto

Hope has a new home in Palo Alto! In addition to our brand new clinic in downtown San Francisco, which opened just last month, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California (RMANorCal) has just opened a satellite location in Palo Alto, California. RMA of Northern California fertility specialists Dr. Jonathan Kort and Dr. Scott Morin will… View Article

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Is It Harder To Conceive If You Have A Tilted Uterus?

As if trying to get pregnant wasn’t difficult enough, having a tilted uterus can make the act of conceiving seem even more daunting. But is it harder to conceive if you have a tilted uterus, or is this one thing you shouldn’t stress about while trying to get pregnant? I mean, if things like lube… View Article

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Goodbye Infertility Team, Hello Obstetrician

Transitioning from your infertility team to your Obstetrician/Gynecologist is not always an easy step to make. You may have gotten used to your weekly visits with your Reproductive Endocrinologist and speaking to your Nurse regularly. The consistent connection with your infertility team has been reassuring to you and you might have even begun to enjoy… View Article

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Fertility Care You Deserve in San Francisco

When Dr. Scott Morin and his longtime friend and colleague Dr. Jonathan Kort first contemplated the idea of building a new fertility clinic in San Francisco, they were driven by one thing: giving patients in the Bay Area access to world-class fertility care. The thought of opening a new clinic in one of the most… View Article

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Family Planning Options for LGBT Couples

For some in the LGBT community, determining how they can start or even grow their families with the help of fertility experts is a process sometimes fraught with obstacles. I’m happy to say that in my nearly 30 years as a fertility doctor, third-party reproductive options have come a long way. And my colleagues and… View Article

Is It Time to See a Fertility Specialist?

How long should you try to get pregnant before speaking with a fertility specialist? Typically, women under age 35 should attempt pregnancy for about 1 year prior to scheduling an appointment with an infertility specialist. Women older than 35 should be evaluated after attempting pregnancy for 6 months without success. This is because a woman’s… View Article

What Is PCOS And How Does It Affect Fertility?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that affects about 10 percent of women in their reproductive years. In this Q+A, RMA of Southern California Dr. Katherine Green breaks down everything you need to know about PCOS.   WHAT IS PCOS?   Dr. Green: PCOS is the most common hormonal abnormality in women of reproductive age…. View Article

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LGBTQ Family Building Options in Los Angeles, California

According to new research, a growing number of LGBTQ people are interested in building their families, and many of those that do will turn to assisted reproduction to help them. At Reproductive Medicine Associates of Southern California, a leading fertility clinic located in Los Angeles, we help members of the LGBTQ community take control of… View Article

Are you looking for a Korean fertility doctor in Los Angeles? Meet Dr. Kim

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Southern California’s Dr. Thomas Kim has been a leader in the Korean medical community in Los Angeles for over a decade. Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Kim immigrated to the United States to pursue medicine and is now a very well-known reproductive endocrinologist in the country. Dr. Kim… View Article

Does Your Insurance Provider Offer Infertility Coverage?

Seeking infertility treatment in Los Angeles can be a stressful experience. Because the California infertility mandate is minimal, many insurance providers don’t cover infertility coverage. The only requirement in the mandate is that health insurance providers must offer at least one policy that includes infertility coverage, and make that plan available to everyone without discrimination…. View Article

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Four Things every Woman Should Know about Fertility and Her Biological Clock

Today, many couples do not address the subject of parenthood until much later in their lives. Schooling and career paths seem to take priority for many 20-30-year-old men and women, but the reality is that female fertility begins to decrease at age 30 and for some even sooner. Thankfully, advancements in reproductive technology are encouraging… View Article

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