Meet Dr. Alan Martinez of RSCNJ

Dr. Alan Martinez is a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility with expertise in hysteroscopic and advanced laparoscopic surgery. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Martinez is committed to caring for a diverse patient population. His clinical interests include infertility, PCOS, in … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. William Ziegler of RSCNJ

Dr. William Ziegler is a board certified specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and is the Medical Director of the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey. He started the first egg donor program based in Monmouth and Ocean counties, offering … Continue reading

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What are Assisted Reproductive Technologies?

Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) are used when an infertile couple cannot be treated using simpler methods or when all other methods have failed. These procedures have excellent success rates but require a significant amount of time, effort, and, in some … Continue reading

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‘I am more than my procreative capacity’

“It’s a common feeling that many of us have when we get older. You think you know the life you’re going to have – and then your body tells a different story,” says author N. Moss West. In her memoir … Continue reading

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Ovarian transplant technique extends fertility in cancer patients

Many cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy, can irreparably harm reproductive organs, leaving patients who hope to conceive a child after treatment with few options. Some can preserve their eggs or embryos, but those procedures are not available … Continue reading

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Coping with holiday stress and fertility

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association, understands that “Holidays can be stressful, even in the best of circumstances. Expectations are at a peak. Pressure comes, both from the outside and within, to break out of the normal routine – to celebrate, … Continue reading

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Updated podcast: Dr. Martinez talks about the Covid vaccine and pregnancy

Information is rapidly growing about the Covid-19 vaccine and how it relates to women who are pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant. Given this new knowledge, Dr. Alan Martinez has updated his earlier podcast discussion of the Covid vaccine and pregnancy, including … Continue reading

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Study: Sperm switch swimming patterns to locate egg

A new study from Cornell University reveals how sperm change their swimming patterns to navigate to the egg, shifting from a symmetrical motion that moves the sperm in a straight path to an asymmetrical one that promotes more circular swimming. … Continue reading

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AMA: COVID-19 vaccines don’t affect fertility

The evidence shows that COVID-19 vaccines are highly safe and effective at reducing the risk of severe disease, hospitalizations and death, according to an American Medical Association-produced column that dispels misinformation and has been posted by news outlets around the … Continue reading

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RSCNJ ‘felt like family’

Our patient Danielle shares her thoughts on her care at RSCNJ: “I am so thankful for Dr. Martinez, Marianela, and the RSCNJ staff. They took such good care of me and felt more like family and friends than healthcare providers … Continue reading

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