Rank #1: What is an IUI? Clomid vs Superovuation
Listen as Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses Clomid vs Superovulation to help increase a womens chance of becoming pregnant.
Oct 16 2018
Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #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: Ectopic Pregnancy
There are several possible causes of fallopian blockage. Fortunately, there are also several treatment options.
Listen as Alan Martinez, MD explains ectopic pregnancy and the steps necessary to help insure future pregnancies.
Dec 26 2016
Rank #6: Myths of Contraception and Fertility
Here to discuss the many contraception choices available, the correct way to use them, and if they will affect your ability to get pregnant in the future is Dr. Virginia Mensah. She is a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.
Nov 24 2017
Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: The Importance of Good Preconception Care
Here to tell us about the importance of good preconception care and the steps you should take now if you are planning to try to get pregnant is Dr. Virginia Mensah, she is a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.
Sep 24 2017
Rank #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Mar 18 2018
Rank #13: 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 #14: Infectious Disease Testing and How it Relates to Infertility
The reason for these tests is that if a couple is found to have one of these infections, this very well might be a contributing factor to a couple's infertility. The infection might also affect the outcome of fertility treatments.
Another important reason for these tests that is underestimated, is that the fact that many of these infections can be passed along to the baby, potentially jeopardizing their health and the pregnancy.
Listen today as Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the reasons for infectious disease testing prior to fertility treatments and how they can affect the outcome of treatments.
Sep 25 2016
Rank #15: What To Expect in the Evaluation of Male Infertility
Here to tell us what you can expect in the evaluation of male infertility is Dr. Virginia Mensah. She is a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.
Oct 24 2017
Rank #16: 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 #17: What to Expect From Infertility Counseling
Everyone undergoes emotional stressors as they pursue infertility treatment. Feeling overwhelmed, sad, exhausted, frustrated, angry, ashamed, among many others, at times are perfectly normal responses. But if you are experiencing these feelings persistently or are having difficulty managing other emotions related to your infertility, you might benefit from infertility counseling.
In this segment, Dr. William Ziegler discusses the primary goal of infertility counseling is to help individuals and couples learn how to cope with the physical and emotional changes associated with infertility, and some signs that infertility counseling would be helpful to you.
Apr 18 2017
Rank #18: 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 #19: Donor Eggs: Fresh vs Frozen
A women has the choice between fresh or frozen eggs. Frozen eggs eliminate the need for cycle coordination, as the egg retrieval process is already complete. Fresh and frozen donor eggs have about the same pregnancy success rate of 55-63%. Listen as Dr Martinez discusses donor eggs, fresh vs frozen.
May 22 2017
Rank #20: Role of a Gestational Carrier
Dr. Alan Martinez explains how The Reproductive Science Center of NJ can help coordinate the care of the biological parents and gestational carrier for couples wishing to have children.
Nov 28 2018