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 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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Serious Childbirth Complications on the Rise in the USA: What Can You Do?

a blog by Serena H. Chen, M.D., IRMS Reproductive Medicine at Saint Barnabas, as seen on The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported (Callaghan et al, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Nov 2012) that serious complications during childbirth such as heart attack, stroke, hemorrhage, and kidney failure are up 75% (yes SEVENTY FIVE…
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Gestational Carriers in NJ by William S. Singer, J.D.

Legislators in New Jersey are now working to update the state’s laws to legalize and regularize the use of gestational carriers. New Jersey’s laws have not kept current with the advances in the use of assisted reproductive technology (ART). New Jersey law is still encumbered by the landmark decision in Baby M 25 years ago….
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30 Years as a Gay Lawyer

Reflections on 30-Plus Years As an Out Gay Lawyer ‎Saturday, ‎May ‎26, ‎2012, ‏‎5:12:01 AM | William S. SingerGo to full article In January 2012 the American Civil Liberties Union (New Jersey) announced that it is awarding me its Bill of Rights Award for my legal work. About a month later, the Gay Lesbian Bisexual…
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Law and Reproductive Medicine by William S. Singer, J.D.

In May, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in which assisted reproductive technology (ART) was a central feature. In Astrue v. Capato, the mother of two children conceived after their father’s death from frozen sperm challenged the position of the Social Security Administration (SSA) that the children were not entitled to survivor…
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I Just Read That IVF Has Potential Risks. Now What Do I Do?

“Now what do I do? I am just ready to commit myself to IVF and this article about a report in the New England Journal of Medicine comes out about potential risks to children and possible ill effects of ICSI and IVF. Oy Vey!” This question was asked of me in several counseling sessions last…
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Breast Cancer: New Options and New Promise – Part 1

Watch the first segment of the latest breast cancer awareness special on WABC!