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Fertility Talk with RSC NJ

Health & Wellness Podcasts


Location:

United States

Twitter:

@FertilityNJ

Language:

English


Episodes

Minimal Stimulation IVF (Mini-Stim IVF)

12/5/2019
Dr. William Ziegler discusses Minimal Stimulation IVF, including how the process works, who is a good candidate for the procedure, and success rates.

Duration:00:11:19

Fertility Options for Single Women

9/27/2019
Virginia Mensah, MD, discusses the fertility options for single women, which is becoming a common experience for many women who may not have found a partner or who do not want to enter into a parenting partnership.

Duration:00:08:51

Sexual Dysfunction

8/13/2019
Dr. Alan Martinez discusses how sexual dysfunction affects men and women, and the types of treatment options available.

Duration:00:12:04

Reciprocal IVF for Lesbian Couples

6/3/2019
Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses IVF options at RSCNJ for lesbian couples wanting to start a family.

Duration:00:08:56

How are Fertility Success Rates Determined?

3/22/2019
Dr. William Ziegler discusses how success rates are determined for IVF and other fertility treatments.

Duration:00:14:37

Cancer and Fertility Preservation

1/23/2019
A diagnosis of cancer is life changing, and some cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery can speed up the natural decline in available eggs, thereby reducing or destroying the egg reserve. It helps to know your options when considering fertility preservation. Dr. Virginia Mensah shares fertility preservation options available at The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.

Duration:00:09:46

Role of a Gestational Carrier

11/28/2018
When a woman cannot carry a healthy pregnancy, she can turn to a gestational carrier, a surrogate who carries the fetus created from the egg and sperm of the parents. Dr. Alan Martinez explains how The Reproductive Science Center of NJ can help coordinate the care of the biological parents and gestational carrier for couples wishing to have children.

Duration:00:11:06

What is an IUI? Clomid vs Superovuation

10/16/2018
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 Dr. Virginia Mensah discusses Clomid vs Superovulation to help increase a womens chance of becoming pregnant.

Duration:00:09:28

Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)

8/20/2018
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

Mosaicism, Fertility and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)

7/19/2018
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
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

Coping with a Miscarriage

5/21/2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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