Author Archives: Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

‘I love the doctors!’

A patient of ours had these kind words about her treatment: “I love the doctors! So caring and empathetic. You never feel rushed or just another number. They sit with you and explain everything in detail so you can understand it … Continue reading

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Endometriosis: Immune cell discovery could provide relief for women with ‘hidden’ pain disorder

A key cause for the pelvic pain experienced by women with endometriosis has been uncovered, potentially opening new opportunities for pain relief for the condition. Researchers in the United Kingdom have discovered how cells in our immune system play a … Continue reading

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Problems conceiving, part 1

Getting pregnant may seem simple, but the act of conceiving a child can often be very difficult. It involves many bodily functions and systems being in good condition in both the male and the female, all of which must happen … Continue reading

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CDC reports that US fertility rate is at ‘all-time low’

According to CNN, the general fertility rate in the United States continued to decline last year. A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics states, “The 2018 general fertility rate fell … Continue reading

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Paternal age over 51 years reduces success rate in IVF and ICSI

While female fertility comes to an end at menopause (at an average age of 51 years), men do not have similar biological senescence. Studies have shown that sperm counts may decline and DNA damage in sperm cells may increase over … Continue reading

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Patient raves about ‘impressive bedside manner’

A recent patient of ours has this to say about her treatment: “Just started seeing [the doctor]. So far I’m very impressed with him and his staff. He explained things perfectly and he is willing to answer any question I … Continue reading

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How to get pregnant on your own: part 6

Difficulty conceiving can be a result of factors that affect both men and women. This includes lifestyle factors well within the control of both partners. Couples should consider making some lifestyle adjustments before and during their efforts to conceive. In the … Continue reading

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Dr. Martinez ‘is my hero’

A happy patient writes: “Wow—Alan Martinez is my hero. When I met Dr. Martinez I fell in love with his positivity even after I had failed IVF with a different doctor. First IVF, 2 embryos, one transfer and another frozen. … Continue reading

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How to get pregnant on your own: part 5

Before exploring fertility care and services, couples should first try everything they can to increase their chances for natural conception. In the fifth part of our series on how to get pregnant on your own, we offer this tip. Step … Continue reading

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‘Warm and caring’

A patient of ours writes: “Dr. Mensah is very warm and caring. She makes you feel comfortable in uncomfortable situations. She’s stepped in to assist on two different procedures and it was flawless after her arrival.” Thanks so much to … Continue reading

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