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Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)

8/20/2018
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Preimplantation genetic screening in recent years has shown improved outcomes for couples with infertility who are going through IVF. Mosaicism or embryos that can be predicted to be a mix of normal and abnormal cells have changed the landscape of screening and what questions might arise as a result of that screening. Dr. William Ziegler discusses Mosaicism and how it might affect fertility options and treatment for couples trying to conceive.

Duration:00:11:41

BIOpod: Hear More About Dr. Ziegler

7/19/2018
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Listen in to learn more about Dr. William Ziegler, a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as the Medical Director of the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.

Duration:00:03:51

Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)

7/19/2018
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Preimplantation genetic screening in recent years has shown improved outcomes for couples with infertility who are going through IVF. Mosaicism or embryos that can be predicted to be a mix of normal and abnormal cells have changed the landscape of screening and what questions might arise as a result of that screening. Dr. William Ziegler discusses Mosaicism and how it might affect fertility options and treatment for couples trying to conceive.

Duration:00:11:41

Coping with a Miscarriage

5/21/2018
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According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), about 15 to 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage. For couples this can be a devastating event. Dealing with a miscarriage can cause a roller coaster of emotions, doubt, and discouragement on your ability to conceive. Listen in as Dr. Alan Martinez shares resources to help couples cope with a miscarriage, the recovery process, and that there are options for couples who want to try to conceive again.

Duration:00:10:36

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

3/18/2018
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Women generally experience a reduction in fertility when they enter their 40's. However, if a women has POI, treatment might be necessary to help with some of the symptoms. Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses premature ovarian insufficiency and treatment options available to younger women experiencing this issue.

Duration:00:08:44

Psychosocial Aspects of Fertility Treatments

1/27/2018
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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 relationship with others, your perspective on life, as well as how you feel about yourself. In this important podcast, Dr. Alan Martinez discusses the psychosocial aspects of fertility treatments, and when to seek help for individuals and couples, to cope...

Duration:00:09:53

LGBTQ Fertility Options

12/17/2017
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Similar to lesbian couples, gay couples generally do not seek fertility treatment due to an infertility diagnosis. Most of the time, gay couples are interested in the services of a reproductive clinic due to the anatomical issues of reproducing between two men or two women. At Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey (RSCNJ), we go beyond helping infertile couples. We also proudly offer LGBTQ family building services. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and Queer individuals and couples...

Duration:00:12:01

Myths of Contraception and Fertility

11/24/2017
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There are many myths floating around regarding the impact of contraception on fertility. As there are many types of contraception, it is important for couples to understand the basic facts so they can be more educated on any long term effects contraception might have on their ability to conceive a child in the future. Here to discuss the many contraception choices available, the correct way to use them, and if they will affect your ability to get pregnant in the future is Dr. Virginia...

Duration:00:09:59

What To Expect in the Evaluation of Male Infertility

10/24/2017
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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. We usually work with each male patient’s urologist to reach this goal. Some infertility problems could suggest a more serious medical condition that if not diagnosed properly may become life altering or may affect the offspring. Here to tell us what you can expect in the evaluation of male infertility is Dr. Virginia Mensah. She is a...

Duration:00:11:12

BIOpod: Hear More About Dr. Mensah

10/24/2017
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Listen in to hear more about Dr. Virginia Mensah, a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Duration:00:02:26

The Importance of Good Preconception Care

9/24/2017
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If you are trying to have a baby or are just thinking about it, it is not too early to start getting ready for pregnancy. Preconception healthcare is important for women and focuses on taking steps now to protect the health of a baby in the future. Here to tell us about the importance of good preconception care and the steps you should take now if you are planning to try to get pregnant is Dr. Virginia Mensah, she is a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The...

Duration:00:11:10

ERA Biopsy- Endometrial Receptivity Analysis for Implantation Failure

8/21/2017
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If you have had implantation failure, there is a test available that can help evaluate the woman's endometrial receptivity from a molecular perspective. This advanced technology is a personalized genetic test to diagnose the state of endometrial receptivity in the window of implantation. In this segment, Dr. William Ziegler discusses the ERA Biopsy- Endometrial Receptivity Analysis to help if you have had implantation issues.

Duration:00:11:45

Autoimmune Diseases and Infertility

7/23/2017
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Autoimmune diseases such as celiac disease, chrones disease, lupus and inflammatory bowel disease seem to be on the rise in the last 20 years. Might these diseases be associated with infertility? In todays segment, Dr Alan Martinez discusses autoimmune diseases, their possible link to infertility and the treatment options available for women with an autoimmune disease that are trying to get pregnant.

Duration:00:10:28

Unexplained Infertility

6/19/2017
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Many couples are told that they have unexplained or idiopathic infertility, meaning doctors cannot seem to find anything wrong with either the male or female after analysis of sperm and fallopian tubes or uterus. In this segment, Dr William Ziegler discusses some possible causes of unexplained infertility and what the options might be for a couple trying to conceive.

Duration:00:11:57

Donor Eggs: Fresh vs Frozen

5/22/2017
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If a woman cannot become pregnant using her own eggs, either by sexual intercourse, artificial insemination or IVF, she may choose to use eggs donated by another woman. A women has the choice between fresh or frozen eggs. Frozen eggs eliminate the need for cycle coordination, as the egg retrieval process is already complete. Fresh and frozen donor eggs have about the same pregnancy success rate of 55-63%. Listen as Dr Martinez discusses donor eggs, fresh vs frozen.

Duration:00:10:58

What to Expect From Infertility Counseling

4/18/2017
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Infertility is a medical condition not unlike other medical conditions – it can affect all aspects of your life. Everyone undergoes emotional stressors as they pursue infertility treatment. Feeling overwhelmed, sad, exhausted, frustrated, angry, ashamed, among many others, at times are perfectly normal responses. But if you are experiencing these feelings persistently or are having difficulty managing other emotions related to your infertility, you might benefit from infertility...

Duration:00:09:06

What is an IU? Clomid vs Superovulation

3/19/2017
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Ovulation disorders are one of the most common causes of female infertility. Drug therapies are often used to treat infertility caused by ovulatory disorders. Listen as Hina Ahmed, MS discusses Clomid vs Superovulation to help increase a womens chance of becoming pregnant.

Duration:00:10:53

Acupuncture and Fertility

2/21/2017
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The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering. The method by which this is accomplished, though it may seem strange and mysterious to many, it has been time tested over thousands of years and continues to be validated today. Listen in as Alan Martinez, MD discusses how acupuncture, when combined with IVF treatments, can significantly increase your chance of conception.

Duration:00:09:05

BIOpod: Hear More About Dr. Martinez

2/21/2017
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Listen in to hear more about Dr. Alan Martinez, a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Duration:00:03:15

Can Exercise Affect Fertility?

2/20/2017
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While exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are important, physical activity should be done in moderation. Excessive physical activity can inhibit ovulation and reduce production of progesterone, which are essential in becoming pregnant. Doctors recommend that women who are trying to become pregnant should not exercise more than five hours weekly. In this segment, William Ziegler, DO discusses exercise and how it can affect a womens fertility and her ability to become pregnant.

Duration:00:08:08