Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

Get your body baby-ready

If you are pregnant—or just thinking about it—come and explore different exercises and food and beverages that will support fertility and a healthier pregnancy. This lecture, presented by Alan M. Martinez, M.D., will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, … Continue reading

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Lymphoma treatment may lower men’s fertility

Both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which are cancers of the body’s white blood cells, often affect young people who are still in their reproductive years. For men, treatment for these cancers can harm or halt sperm production. Although most … Continue reading

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Can low sperm count lead to birth defects?

No, according to new research presented at the American Urological Association annual meeting in May 2014.  Men are partially or fully responsible for the inability of a couple to conceive about 40 percent of the time. Assisted reproductive technologies such … Continue reading

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Important info for the LGBT community

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals who want to conceive a child face the same fertility problems as their heterosexual peers, but they face additional physiological and legal challenges to become parents. “In the past, many people in the LGBT … Continue reading

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Finding the “Perfect Egg Donor”

Some couples need frozen donor eggs to conceive. The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey works with a nationally recognized donor egg bank that carefully pre-screens donors, who are healthy women ages 21-30. The RSCNJ egg donor coordinator will work … Continue reading

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How the fresh egg donor program works

Lauren Lucas, a physician assistant at the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey, explains how the fresh donor egg program works in this video. She tells you how donors are selected and screened, what tests and evaluations recipients need, how … Continue reading

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Being a same-sex couple ‘was not an issue at all’

“We’re a same-sex couple, and it was not an issue at all,” says this mother of three. “There was no discrimination.” She and her partner had identical twins in 2008 and a third child in 2011, thanks to Dr. Zeigler … Continue reading

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A dream comes true

VIDEO: “It was an emotional journey, but everyone was amazingly comforting,” says this new mom after two years of treatments that led to the birth of her baby girl.

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Twice the Success

Diagnosed with unexplained infertility, this mother needed surgery and two rounds of in vitro fertilization to welcome her son in 2011. And now, thanks again to the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey, she and her husband are expecting a … Continue reading

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‘I’ll get you a baby’

Unable to conceive, Kate and Rusty sought out the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey, where Dr. William Ziegler and his staff offered constant encouragement. “The nurses told us, ‘don’t give up hope,’” Kate says. “And Dr. Zeigler said, ‘If … Continue reading

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