Philadelphia Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors Award

Philadelphia Magazine has awarded our doctors at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia (RMAPHL) with its 2019 Top Doctors award! The peer-nominated award represents the very best in the field of infertility throughout Southeast Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and Delaware. Dr. Arthur Castelbaum, Dr. Martin Freedman, Dr. Jaqueline Gutmann and Dr. William Schlaff were all named as… View Article

Join Dr. Kay Green’s Egg Freezing Seminar in Los Angeles

Advances in reproductive medicine like egg freezing have given women of this generation a remarkable opportunity to preserve their fertility. With the ability to freeze eggs, women are able to extend their peak fertility and place family-building on hold until they’re ready to have children. With more women pursuing their education and careers, coupled with… View Article

RMA Celebrates LGBTQ Families at ‘Night at the Pier’ Gala

As proud supporters of LGBTQ families, RMA doctors and staff were eager to put on their dancing shoes earlier this month for Night at the Pier, an annual fundraising gala organized by the Family Equality Council (FEC), the nation’s premier advocacy organization for LGBTQ family-building. The RMA network – which consists of fertility clinics in… View Article

Free Egg Freezing Seminar in Los Angeles

Curious about egg freezing? Get all your most pressing questions answered on May 30th at RMA of Southern California’s free egg freezing seminar! RMA of Southern California’s Dr. Katherine Green will explain everything there is to know about egg freezing, also known as fertility preservation. Dr. Green will go over questions like: What is egg… View Article

RMA Offers ‘Open Door’ for LGBTQ Patients

If you are a member of the LGBTQ community, you may find yourself feeling anxious at times when thinking about health care. Perhaps you had a bad experience or heard unpleasant stories and, as a result, feel uncertain about where to turn to get the right care. When it comes to fertility care, a new… View Article

RMA Lehigh Valley Presents at LGBTQ+ Family Planning Event

On Tuesday May 7th, Reproductive Medicine Associates of PA (RMA Lehigh Valley) physician Dr. Wendy J. Schillings joined a panel of experts at the Bradbury-Sullivan Center to discuss Family Planning options for the LGBTQ+ community. The event highlighted the multitude of options available when starting to plan a family, including financial and legal considerations.  Atticus… View Article

Acupuncture for Fertility – Here’s What You Need to Know

For centuries, acupuncture has been used in Eastern medicine to balance the flow of energy, known as “chi”, in one’s body. A useful method of incorporating holistic health, acupuncture has been found to alleviate pain, reduce stress, and influence reproductive health. At RMA of Southern California, we often recommend that patients complement our medical approach… View Article

RMANJ Supports Patients on Mother’s Day Weekend and Throughout the Year

On Saturday, May 11th, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) will host a pre-Mother’s Day event at its Basking Ridge location for patients who may need some extra support around this holiday, or throughout the year. Led by members of RMANJ’s clinical, wellness and mental health teams,… View Article

Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Cause Infertility?

Does Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Cause Infertility? If you’re wondering whether Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the reason you are struggling to conceive, the answer could be yes. PCOS is one of the most common, but treatable, causes of infertility in women. Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California (RMANorCal) physicians Dr. Scott Morin and Dr…. View Article

RMA Lehigh Valley Joins Leading Local Businesses at 2019 “Who’s Who” Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Pennsylvania (RMA Lehigh Valley) has been voted the top infertility provider in the Lehigh Valley. RMA Lehigh Valley joined fellow Lehigh Valley business leaders Wednesday, April 17 to be recognized as one of 2019’s “Who’s Who” in the Lehigh Valley, a prestigious business ranking of Lehigh… View Article

Dr. Franasiak Presents on Cancer Research at Fundraiser May 11th

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s (RMANJ) Dr. Jason Franasiak will present his latest research findings on the viability of embryos of female cancer patients at a fundraising event in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The event, “A Night Out on the Town,” to be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton… View Article

IVF Clinical Trials in Los Angeles

Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) has been a pioneer in fertility science for decades. With an unwavering commitment to improving patient outcomes in assisted reproduction, our global network of providers and scientists consistently strive to advance the field through new research. A relentless focus on research throughout the years has allowed the RMA network of fertility… View Article

RMANJ Commentary: New Sperm Study Gives Hope to Infertile Men

Infertile men got a piece of good news earlier this month when researchers announced a new discovery: some men who had been diagnosed with infertility actually had normal, fertile sperm – in their testicles. The research found that while the ejaculated sperm of these same, infertile men was not good quality, sperm taken from their… View Article

Breaking the Silence about Infertility

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia’s Dr. Jackie Gutmann joined a multidisciplinary panel of leaders in the fields of psychology, health care and faith at a recent event in Philadelphia for an important cause: to give hope to people of color struggling with infertility. Ending the Stigma The nationwide tour, called Breaking the Silence was sponsored… View Article


For Jason Franasiak, lead physician at RMANJ’s Marlton clinic, reproductive endocrinology is kind of a family affair. When your father is an OB/GYN and surgeon and your mother is a labor and delivery nurse, you’d think there was some pressure to walk the well-worn path of women’s healthcare. “But there wasn’t,” said Dr. Franasiak, who… View Article

IVIRMA Global Concludes 8th International IVIRMA Congress on Reproductive Medicine in Mallorca, Spain

  MALLORCA, Spain, April 16, 2019 — The doctor was not in recently. In fact, hundreds of doctors, scientists and researchers from around the world were away from their offices, gathered in Mallorca, Spain for the 8th International IVIRMA Congress on Reproductive Medicine, April 4-6 The biennial congress brought together more than 1,600 specialists from nearly 70 countries to present research,… View Article

Dr. Franasiak Publishes Study on Embryo Development and Implantation

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s (RMANJ) Dr. Jason Franasiak, who leads RMANJ’s Marlton fertility center, recently published a study showing that embryos that develop slowly would benefit from Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET). The study, published in the fertility journal Human Reproduction Open, showed that embryos that take a little more time to reach the… View Article

Do I need IVF?

If you’ve been struggling to get pregnant and looking into fertility treatments, you’ve probably heard of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). And if you have, you might be wondering if it’s right for you, what you can expect and what the chances of success are. Most importantly, you’re probably wondering where to go to get care…. View Article

RMA Lehigh Valley Named ‘Institute of Excellence’ by Aetna

For the 6th year in a row, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Pennsylvania (RMA Lehigh Valley) has won the Aetna Institute of Excellence Award! The award is granted to select infertility practices with higher than average patient pregnancy rates and quality outcomes. Specifically, the award is granted based on exceptional outcomes in the following areas: Safety… View Article

Follow Jennifer’s Egg Freezing Journey with RMA of Philadelphia

Jennifer Sherlock has always wanted kids. She’s also always had big dreams. Having spent most of her 20s and 30s building a career in journalism and public relations, and investing in a relationship that didn’t work out, 40-year-old Jennifer found herself at an important crossroads: preserve her fertility now or keep waiting for Mr. Right. Several weeks… View Article

Kates Journey – Patient Testimonial

After 18 years together, Kate L. and her husband decided it was time to start a family. The Allentown couple was excited at the thought of a baby, but after two and a half years of trying with no success, Kate grew concerned and decided to get the answers she was seeking. She began looking… View Article

What to Expect at Your First Appointment with RMANorCal

DING! You glance down at the notification on your phone: fertility appointment with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Northern California (RMANorCal) this afternoon at 2pm. You take a deep breath. You’ve known about the appointment for a while, and you’ve prepared: you and your partner have taken the time off work, you know the fastest way… View Article

IVF Giveaways, Raffles, and Sweepstakes – Things to Know Before You Enter

It is increasingly popular for infertility clinics to offer a free cycle of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) via contests, lotteries and other hyper-marketed giveaways. These contests claim you can ‘win a baby’ with a cycle or round of IVF. While the very thought of winning a baby may turn some hopeful parents off, others may find a… View Article

Understanding IVF Costs in Pennsylvania

If you’re struggling to become pregnant in Pennsylvania, you might be thinking about seeing a fertility specialist. And if you’re like most couples, you’re already thinking about cost. Having a good sense of the cost of fertility treatment in the Lehigh Valley can help you budget ahead of time, so that when it comes time… View Article


Did you know that many women don’t know when their fertility peaks? It’s true – there is a lack of awareness in the general population about fertility and the speed of a woman’s biological clock. In fact, a woman’s fertility peaks in her mid-to-late 20s. This Spring, RMA of Southern California is offering FREE FERTILITY… View Article

Dr. Scott Presents on PGD at Jefferson University

Obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN) residents at Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson University got a rare treat in early February when Dr. Richard Scott, CEO of the world’s leading infertility network, IVI-RMA Global, gave a Grand Rounds lecture on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PDG) and aneuploidy screening. Dr. Scott, who is based at IVI-RMA Global’s flagship U.S. clinic, Reproductive Medicine Associates… View Article


If you’re trying to conceive, either on your own or through fertility treatment, there is no doubt that taking the vitamin Folic acid is a great place to start. But why? Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia (RMA of PHL) Dr. Jackie Gutmann tells you everything you need to know about this super-vitamin. WHY IS FOLIC… View Article

When is a good time to freeze your eggs?

What is all the buzz about? Maybe you heard a friend talking about freezing her eggs. Maybe an ad popped up on your Instagram feed about egg freezing in San Francisco. Or maybe a recent birthday got you thinking about time and whether – and if – you should start looking into egg freezing for… View Article

RMANJ Begins Study on Reproductive Microbiome

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) Third-Year Fellow Dr. Shelby Neal has begun her study into the reproductive microbiome, which seeks to better understand the microorganisms that live inside the male and female reproductive tracts in an effort to increase fertility and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) success. The study, which is currently recruiting patients… View Article


Even though the holidays are long over, many of us are still thinking about our New Year resolutions. For most, the goal of dropping ten pounds or hitting the gym is top of that list. And if you’ve been struggling with infertility, you know weight loss isn’t just about fitting into last summer’s jeans. DOES… View Article

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