“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 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 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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IRMS in NJ Applauds that Veterans Affairs will begin covering IVF and adoption costs for wounded veterans

After participating in Advocacy Day on Capital Hill with RESOLVE, the news that the Department of Veterans Affairs will finally begin covering costs for IVF and adoption for combat-wounded veterans struggling with infertility because of their injuries is a HUGE win! For all of those who were with us on Capital Hill that on May…
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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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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 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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IRMS in NJ’s Dr. Debbra Keegan on an LIG Mission trip

Our very own Dr. Debbra Keegan on her 3rd mission trip with LIG Global Foundation. She is in Mao, Dominican Republic performing surgeries for the week with the LIG medical team. IRMS NJ’s Dr. Debbra Keegan with LIG Global colleagues in Mao, Dominican Republic. LIG Global Mission goals are to Provide help and proper health…
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