Folic Acid Fertility


If you’re trying to conceive, either on your own or through fertility treatment, there is no doubt that taking the vitamin Folic acid is a great place to start. But why? Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia (RMA of PHL) Dr. Jackie Gutmann tells you everything you need to know about this super-vitamin. WHY IS FOLIC […]

weight loss fertility


Even though the holidays are long over, many of us are still thinking about our New Year resolutions. For most, the goal of dropping ten pounds or hitting the gym is top of that list. And if you’ve been struggling with infertility, you know weight loss isn’t just about fitting into last summer’s jeans. DOES […]

infertility support group - Dr. Andrea Braverman


RMA of Philadelphia and Jefferson Health Psychologist, Andrea Braverman, PhD, are hosting online infertility support groups throughout 2019. Our online infertility support groups will be held on the following dates from 8 – 9 p.m. March 14, 2019 April 11, 2019 May 16, 2019 June 13, 2019 July 11, 2019 August 8, 2019 September 12, […]



When dealing with infertility, patients often feel alone, but did you know that over seven million men and women across the U.S. deal with infertility every year? You might also be surprised to hear that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is no longer synonymous with twins.These are just two infertility truths that the general public may […]

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CREOG: Investing in the Future of Women’s Health

At RMA of Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania, educating the next generation of OB-GYNs is part of our mission. That’s why, along with our sister practice Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), we hosted the third annual RMA CREOG Test Prep Course earlier this month in Philadelphia. Third Annual CREOG Test Prep The CREOG test […]

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From Blocked Fallopian Tube to Pregnancy

Even before they were married, Stephanie and her husband began trying for a baby. Stephanie was 35 years old, and she didn’t want to waste any time. She couldn’t wait to start her family, and she was acutely aware of the fact that women become less fertile with age.  After almost a year of trying without […]

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PGD Testing Eliminates Breast Cancer Risk

By the time Anna Mazor was 33 years old, she’d already been trying to have a baby for two years without luck. After a trip to her doctor’s office, she was referred to Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia’s Dr. Art Castelbaum. But she didn’t just want Dr. Castelbaum to help get her pregnant – she […]

Navigating infertility during the holidays

Navigating infertility during the holidays

Experiencing infertility during the holidays can be emotionally taxing on a couple. Frequently centered around children, the holidays can be a painful reminder of your infertility journey, especially if you keep getting asked, ‘when are you going to get pregnant?’ While you may not feel like celebrating, or maybe you do but want the infertility […]

RMA of Philadlephia helps trans infertility patient

RMA of Philadelphia Helps Trans Man Start His Family with IVF

When Jassier González-Medel was a young girl growing up in Chile, he didn’t feel quite right in his body. Years later, after his family had moved to New Jersey and he was going through puberty, he would sneak away and play dress up when no one was watching, putting on male clothing and drawing a […]

Why fertility apps can’t replace a doctor

Whether it’s groceries, clothes shopping, food delivery or banking, there’s an app for just about everything these days. All in the name of convenience, accessibility, and instant gratification, startups are ‘disrupting’ industries and making even the most complex tasks possible through digital channels. The field of infertility is no exception – you can now buy […]