IRMS NJ Explains Common Misconceptions of Intrauterine Inseminations (IUI)

For a number of patients coping with unexplained infertility or mild male subfertility, an intrauterine insemination is one of the first treatment options available. Patients have a number of questions that I can hopefully answer below. How does the IUI work? What can I do to improve the odds of this working? Do I have…
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IRMS New Jersey Discusses: Vitrification, Fertility and Breast Cancer: Why It Matters

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. What does breast cancer have to do with fertility? Breast cancer treatment often involves exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation. Chemotherapy and radiation can dramatically increase your risk for infertility. Both of these treatments can destroy eggs — so much so that many women may become prematurely menopausal after cancer…
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IRMS Celebrates NJ Bill to Expand Infertility Coverage to Lesbian Couples

The NJ State Legislature moved a bill that would expand insurance coverage to include fertility treatments for lesbian couples, closer to becoming a law. Both the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance and Senate Commerce committees approved the measure on Thursday. If passed into law, infertility would be redefined; making it more inclusive to the growing…
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Watch Now – IRMS NJ on CNN’s This Is Birth With Lisa Ling

We are excited to announce that CNN’s This Is Birth With Lisa Ling is now live online. Watch our very own Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson discuss Egg Freezing in the Biological Clock segment http://money.cnn.com/this-is-birth-with-lisa-ling/?playvid=4. The episode is also slated to air Friday, September 30th between 2-4pm on CNN and HLN, nationally. CNN will also have…
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IRMS NJ Discusses: What Is Up With These MOSAIC EMBRYOS? What You Need To Know

What is up with mosaic embryos? Why is everyone in reproductive medicine talking about these things? What are they? Why should I care? Mosaic Embryos are embryos that have some chromosomally normal cells and some chromosomally abnormal cells. If you are using IVF with PGS (Preimplantation Genetic Screening) to conceive or to avoid miscarriage or…
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IRMS NJ featured in “This is Birth with Lisa Ling” on CNN

IRMS has had the privilege of working with some amazing CNN documentary filmmakers over the past year and the piece is finally ready to be aired. This is Birth with Lisa Ling will go “live” on CNN online on September 19th and then air on the CNN channel as “episodes” of the various stories that…
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