Monthly Archives: February 2018

Have you met our providers?

Our infertility specialists are Dr. William Ziegler, Dr. Alan Martinez, and Dr. Virginia Mensah. They are board-certified in male and female infertility and are widely recognized for their expertise and success in assisting reproduction. They, along with Hina Ahmed, our board-certified physician assistant with … Continue reading

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Study shows Mediterranean diet linked to IVF success

New research has found that women who follow a Mediterranean diet in the six months before assisted reproductive treatment have a significantly better chance of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a live baby than women who did not. Researchers … Continue reading

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These foods can affect fertility

No one can control all of the causes of infertility. But one area they can control is their eating habits. Research shows that nutrition and a healthy body weight for both partners can have a significant impact on the ability to conceive, … Continue reading

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New podcast: Psychosocial aspects of fertility treatments

Infertility is a medical condition not unlike other medical conditions; it can affect many aspects of your life. It can create one of the most stressful life crises that an individual or couple ever experience. It can also affect your … Continue reading

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Which lifestyle changes can actually boost fertility?

What lifestyle factors influence fertility? RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association says there is a lot of information out there on this topic, some of it good and some of it incorrect. So they asked Dr. Jackie Gutmann, Clinical Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Is acetaminophen safe during pregnancy?

“Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer,” says a story from Medical News Today. The story reports that most studies do not show any long-term effects from low-dose and occasional use of acetaminophen. However, some research suggests that just six tablets taken … Continue reading

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Vitamin D may help treat PCOS, study finds

Vitamin D may play a key role in helping some women seeking treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)-related infertility get pregnant. Results of the new study, led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Study finds plant-based estrogen impairs female fertility

Exposure to the phytoestrogen genistein prior to conception may adversely affect female fertility and pregnancy outcomes, depending on the dosage and duration of exposure, a new study in mice suggests. Genistein is an isoflavone found in soy foods and dietary … Continue reading

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Is in vitro fertilization right for you?

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is used to treat infertility. It includes fertility treatments that handle both a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm. It works by removing eggs from a woman’s body and combining them with sperm to make embryos. The … Continue reading

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‘Our dreams of having a family have come true’

A patient of ours shares her experience with RSCNJ: “Words cannot begin to thank Dr. Martinez and his staff for all they have done for us throughout our two-and-a-half-year journey. Infertility can be incredibly overwhelming and scary. They made us … Continue reading

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