Rank #1: What You Need to Know About IVF and Single Embryo Transfer
One of the toughest decisions for patients undergoing IVF & Donor Egg treatment is how many embryos should I transfer? This is an important decision and we understand the reasons why patients might struggle for the right answer.
The IVF process is complex and consists of several steps, including: ovulation induction, egg retrieval, fertilization of the eggs and embryo culture, embryo grading, and embryo transfer.
Listen in as Alan Martinez, MD discusses your options when considering IVF and if single embryo transfer is the right choice for you.
Jul 28 2016
Rank #2: Acupuncture and Fertility
Listen in as Alan Martinez, MD discusses how acupuncture, when combined with IVF treatments, can significantly increase your chance of conception.
Feb 22 2017
Rank #3: Can Exercise Affect Fertility?
In this segment, William Ziegler, DO discusses exercise and how it can affect a womens fertility and her ability to become pregnant.
Feb 21 2017
Rank #4: Unexplained Infertility
In this segment, Dr William Ziegler discusses some possible causes of unexplained infertility and what the options might be for a couple trying to conceive.
Jun 20 2017
Rank #5: Biological Age vs. Chronological Age
Women are having babies at older ages than ever before.
But if you’ve been trying to conceive unsuccessfully for 6 months, or have experienced several miscarriages, our Physicians may be able to help you carry and deliver a child successfully.
William Ziegler, DO is here to help you determine if your age will be a factor when trying to become pregnant.
Feb 24 2016
Rank #6: How Weight Can Affect Fertility
Interestingly, being underweight can also reduce a woman’s fertility. If you're planning to get pregnant in the next year or so, healthy eating and regular exercise can help boost your fertility.
Listen in as Dr. William Ziegler how your weight can affect your ability to get pregnant.
Jul 26 2016
Rank #7: ERA Biopsy- Endometrial Receptivity Analysis for Implantation Failure
In this segment, Dr. William Ziegler discusses the ERA Biopsy- Endometrial Receptivity Analysis to help if you have had implantation issues.
Aug 22 2017
Rank #8: Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)
Dr. William Ziegler discusses Mosaicism and how it might affect fertility options and treatment for couples trying to conceive.
Aug 20 2018
Rank #9: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
According to WomensHealth.gov, 10 to 20 percent of women of childbearing age suffer from PCOS.
PCOS is one of the most under-diagnosed diseases in the world, with less than 25 percent of women with PCOS being diagnosed.
PCOS is characterized by seemingly unrelated symptoms and may include irregular or absent periods, lack of ovulation, weight gain, acne, excessive facial hair and infertility.
There is no cure for PCOS yet, but medications used to induce ovulation may help women with PCOS get pregnant.
Alan Martinez, MD., is here to help answer questions relating to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Apr 26 2016
Rank #10: Preimplantation Genetic Testing
The procedure can also help patients suffering from certain fertility challenges as well.
The PGD procedure is an evaluation of chromosomes, thread-like structures found in all human cells except red blood cells.
The PGD process starts after the embryo is fertilized and allowed to grow, when an embryo biopsy is performed.
This procedure involves removing either a polar body, which is half of the maternal DNA, or a blastomere, which is a cell from the embryo that contains its DNA.
Alan Martinez, MD, is here to help you better understand Preimplantation genetic testing to identify genetic defects in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) before pregnancy.
May 26 2016
Rank #11: Fertility Preservation and Elective Egg Freezing
Listen as Dr. William Ziegler explains the Elective Egg Freezing process at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.
Jan 16 2017
Rank #12: Recurring Pregnancy Loss
A miscarriage is defined as the spontaneous loss of a clinically-recognized pregnancy before the 20th week.
Clinically recognized means the fetus has been identified with ultrasound or through tissue after the pregnancy loss.
About two-thirds of women who have suffered recurrent pregnancy loss have a successful pregnancy in subsequent efforts.
William Ziegler, DO, FACOG, is here to explain how a healthy lifestyle can help improve your odds: getting moderate exercise, controlling weight, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol and caffeine intake may be beneficial in avoiding RPL.
Apr 23 2016
Rank #13: Autoimmune Diseases and Infertility
Might these diseases be associated with infertility?
In todays segment, Dr Alan Martinez discusses autoimmune diseases, their possible link to infertility and the treatment options available for women with an autoimmune disease that are trying to get pregnant.
Jul 23 2017
Rank #14: Zika Virus and Fertility Planning
If you are traveling to an area where the Zika virus has been reported, precautions must be taken. Insect repellents containing DEET won’t harm a pregnant woman or her fetus when used as instructed to prevent infection with the Zika virus, a new research analysis suggests.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) supports the guidelines and is urging pregnant women and those planning a pregnancy to follow them.
Listen as Alan Martinez, MD discusses the Zika virus and the risks of travel for women that are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
Nov 29 2016
Rank #15: Fertility Insurance
In addition to the physical, mental and emotional tolls that infertility treatment can cause, there is the financial aspect to consider. Insurance coverage may be limited or non-existent and in vitro fertilization (IVF), and other fertility treatments can be costly.
The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey accepts most major insurances including Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Listen in as William Ziegler, DO explains your insurance options at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.
Aug 29 2016