Dr. Jessica Mann discusses oncofertility options in New Jersey “When cancer strikes: What we CAN do today for what tomorrow might bring”

In the US, 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer yearly. Some of these are young pre-pubertal girls. Others are women of reproductive age who may or may not have begun to think about the possibility of having children yet. While each cancer is different, early detection and current medical treatments have allowed more and…
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Dr. Natalie A. Cekleniak of IRMS NJ on why “Egg Freezing Empowers Women”

What’s the best thing a young woman can do for her reproductive potential? Freeze her eggs at a young age. I know, “everything baby” is not where your head’s at right now. We (thankfully) live longer, and there’s a lot you want to achieve before you start thinking about a family. But let’s get real,…
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IRMS Video – Learn all about Egg Freezing – the process & the myths from Dr’s Serena H. Chen and Stephanie Marshall Thompson

IRMS hosted a fantastic event in Jersey City on Tuesday, February 14th, for women interested in Egg Freezing. Lots of terrific information was shared by Dr’s Serena H. Chen and Stephanie Marshall Thompson as to how to get started on your journey to fertility preservation. Attendee’s had wine, candy and many laughs as we enjoyed…
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“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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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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