“Chill Out Baby” an IRMS NJ-sponsored Egg Freezing event in Jersey City

Unless you haven’t read a magazine, watched TV or read your Twitter feed in the past two years, if you’re a woman of reproductive age you’ve likely been bombarded with bits and pieces of information on egg freezing. Quippy little headlines telling you to “preserve your fertility” or “freeze your eggs now”. If you would…
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IRMS NJ Explains Abnormal Sperm Count and How It Affects Male Infertility

So your sperm count came back (ab)normal… What next?! That’s the question many guys are faced with once they receive their initial semen analysis. First, we almost never diagnose male factor infertility from one semen analysis. Your doctor will almost always have you do a repeat sample, and make sure that you have the right…
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IRMS in NJ Discusses Genetic Testing in Fertility Treatment: Carrier Screening vs. Genotyping

By Guest Blogger Stephany Foster, Recombine Your genes encode the instructions for all parts of your body to grow and function. Changes in your genes, called mutations, can disrupt those instructions and may lead to genetic disease. Carrier screening allows you to learn about what changes you carry in your genes and what risk you…
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New Jersey’s Fertility Leader Recommends Folic Acid to Reduce Birth Defects

Taking Your Vitamins Actually Decreases The Risk For Birth Defects! It has become fairly common knowledge that when gearing up to become pregnant increasing our intake of folic acid (a B vitamin) is important to aide in preventing birth defects in our offspring, neural tube defects specifically. So we are not suggesting that you take…
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IRMS Answers questions about Egg Donation for Recipients in New Jersey

Since the birth of Louise Brown in 1978, in vitro fertilization has helped many couples fulfill their dreams of parenthood. However, significant problems with ovarian reserve or egg quality have not been conquered. For some patients, egg donation is a viable alternative with an excellent prognosis for success. The decision to pursue this treatment plan…
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