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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IRMS NJ Examines “The Impact of Obesity on Female Fertility and Pregnancy”

There are numerous risks to women’s fertility to conceive, as well as, increased risks during pregnancy from obesity, and these risks increase with the degree of obesity. Obesity is defined as a pre-pregnancy BMI > 30 Kg/m^2. While diabetes mellitus (DM) increases with obesity, there is still an increase in complications and adverse pregnancy outcomes…
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IRMS NJ Discusses Egg Freezing & Fertility on HLN Friday October 14th at 8pm ET

Watch our amazing Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson on HLN as they air This Is Birth With Lisa Ling. This wonderfully informative documentary takes an in-depth look into the challenges one faces having a child in America as well as educating you on the advances in fertility today, including our segment on Egg Freezing. We are…
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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 explains the acronym ART

ART is an acronym for Assisted Reproductive Technology. In the broadest sense, some consider all treatment for infertility, such as Clomid for ovulation induction, to be ART. It can also include artificial insemination. However, the term usually refers to the advanced technology used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) treatment cycles. In an IVF treatment, the…
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IRMS Delivers Egg Freezing Services for the Transgender Community

GO TARGET! As I was driving to work this morning, I heard on the radio that Target will be among the first (if not THE FIRST) retail guru to maintain a policy that transgender customers are welcome to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Way to take a stand! Societal “norms” can be…
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IRMS NJ physician Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson talks Egg Freezing on Dr. Oz Show

So proud of IRMS’ very own Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson on her appearance on the Dr. Oz Show to talk about Egg Freezing. A few important “takeaways” if you didn’t get to see the piece when it aired on Oct 23rd. Egg Freezing is now becoming a mainstream way for women to preserve their fertility…
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Egg Freezing – 5 Infertility Treatment Questions to Ask Your Reproductive Specialist

1. Ask Me The Questions You’re Really Thinking About.No question is off limits or is something that I haven’t been asked before. If you think that freezing your eggs may delay your cancer treatment, then ask me: “Dr. Chen, do I really need to delay my cancer treatment for weeks in order to freeze my…
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