Choosing Between Day 3 vs. Day 5 Embryo Transfer

“You have to be in it to win it.” With all seriousness, I am saying that if no embryo(s) are transferred into a uterus in a fresh IVF/ICSI cycle, there can be no pregnancy (I am excluding embryos biopsied for genetic testing for hopeful thaw and transfer of a normal embryo in the future). I…
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The Facts About Egg Freezing, Stephanie Marshall Thompson of IRMS sets the record straight!

Elective oocyte cryopreservation commonly known as “egg freezing” has been increasing in popularity since it was labeled non-experimental by ASRM, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, in 2012. This has come with an explosion of attention from media outlets, sometimes surprisingly negative. To set the record straight, Egg Freezing is a way to address preserving…
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The Doctor Will Tweet You Now: why social media is important for physicians.

In the United States today, cutting edge medical treatment is widely available but one of the biggest barriers to people getting access to the right treatment and doctors is a lack of information and fear of the unknown. Physicians tend to be reluctant to participate in social media but it is a major form of…
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IRMS NJ: What is Cytoplasmic Donation and why should you care? (Or 3 Parent babies?….. NOT)

IRMS is very excited by the publication October 26, 2016 in Reproductive Biomedicine Online, a respected scientific journal, of the results of a follow up survey of children born after a special IVF procedure called cytoplasmic donation. This revolutionary procedure was performed at IRMS at Saint Barnabas from 1996-2001 to help couples with severe recurrent…
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