Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

Praise for “an exceptionally patient doctor”

“Dr. Ziegler is an exceptionally patient doctor who was not satisfied with his explanations until we confirmed that we understood everything he said. Dr. Ziegler is unlike most doctors when it comes to returning messages to a patient. He himself … Continue reading

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It’s turkey time: Is L-tryptophan safe during pregnancy?

Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means big plates of turkey, followed by turkey sandwiches and turkey soup and—well, lots of turkey. For many, that also means lots of napping. Turkey contains a chemical called L-tryptophan, which is involved in … Continue reading

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Treat your cold safely while pregnant

It’s now cold season, and everyone is likely to get a bout of the sniffles at least once during the winter. If you are pregnant, however, you need to treat your cold carefully. It’s a good idea to reduce the … Continue reading

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“These people truly changed my life”

A happy patient reports some great news: “This was such a big decision for my husband and I to make to go see a fertility specialist. When finally making the decision to go forward with a round of IVF, anxiety … Continue reading

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Diet drinks in pregnancy tied to child obesity

Children born to women who had gestational diabetes and drank at least one artificially sweetened beverage per day during pregnancy were more likely to be overweight or obese at age 7, compared to children born to women who had gestational … Continue reading

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New podcast examines male infertility

The male role in fertility by itself affects up to 40 percent of couples. The most important goal in male infertility is to establish the correct diagnosis. At the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey, we usually work with each … Continue reading

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Much love for Dr. Ziegler and the staff

“We not only love Dr. Ziegler but love his staff as well. He not only explained everything thoroughly—he comforted me as well throughout the process. I felt like he was family. After I got pregnant and after we had our … Continue reading

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Hear Dr. Mensah on Creating a Family Radio

Dr. Virginia Mensah recently appeared as a guest on the Creating a Family Radio Show. She spoke about “understanding standard infertility tests.” You can listen to the interview by clicking on this link to our web site.

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“We were successful on our first try”

A patient of ours has some great news to share. “My husband and I are so happy with our experience with Dr. Ziegler. The staff is wonderful and we always felt comfortable. Everyone made the process as easy as possible. … Continue reading

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A good month to kick the habit

Most people know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other major health problems. But smoking during pregnancy causes additional health problems, including premature birth (being born too early), certain birth defects, and infant death. According to the CDC: Smoking makes it harder for … Continue reading

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