Category: Doctor Blogs

HOW TO FIND THE BEST FERTILITY DOCTOR IN PHILADELPHIA

Looking for the best fertility doctor in your area? If you’re in Philadelphia, you’re in luck – Philadelphia Magazine just released its Top Doctor list, and RMA of Philadelphia doctors Dr. Arthur Castelbaum, Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann, Dr. Martin Freedman and Dr. William Schlaff all made the peer-nominated list! Not sure how to find the best fertility doctor in your […]

DR. GUTMANN GIVES INSIDER THE SKINNY ON DIET AND FERTILITY

So you want a cheeseburger. And a donut. And even though it’s late afternoon and you’ve already had two cups of coffee, you’re craving a third. We all have cravings, and sometimes our diet is not top of mind. But when it comes to your fertility, you may want to pay close attention to your […]

MYTHS ABOUT IVF, IUI, AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Despite its increasing public attention, there are still plenty of myths about in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technology. Reproductive Endocrinologist, Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann explains the reality of these misconceptions. Myth: You will have twins, triplets, or more! Busted!: It is true that fertility treatment increases the risk of having a multiple pregnancy. However, most […]

SECONDARY INFERTILITY CAUSES, TREATMENTS, & EMOTIONAL EFFECTS

You have done this before. You have conceived, carried, and birthed a baby. Perhaps you have never even thought about the process of conception at all. You just got pregnant when you wanted to, or maybe even by accident. Now it’s a year or two later and you want to grow your family again and […]

TIME BETWEEN FERTILITY TREATMENT CYCLES – HOW LONG SHOULD I WAIT?

Do you have a question about fertility that you want answered? Submit questions via our Contact Form and we’ll be sure to have one of our physicians answer it. All questions answered on our blog will be posted anonymously. I had an unsuccessful treatment cycle. Should I wait some time before trying to conceive again or should […]

FERTILITY SPECIALISTS – RMA OF PHILADELPHIA FEATURED ON AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT NEWS SPECIAL

RMA of Philadelphia has recently been featured on the news program American Health Front. American Health Front is a medical program dedicated to educating the public on local health care practices that specialize in cutting edge technology and procedures that are changing lives. Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann explains the various ways assisted reproductive technology (ART) can help couples and […]

WHAT IS ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER AND PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC TESTING?

Single Embryo Transfer and Preimplantation Genetic Testing There are several steps required for in vitro fertilization (IVF): Ovulation induction, egg retrieval, insemination and fertilization, and embryo transfer. In this blog we will take a detailed look at the embryo transfer stage. At this stage of the process a woman’s eggs have already been retrieved, inseminated, and grown to […]

DR. JACQUELINE N. GUTMANN AWARDED JOYCE M. VARGYAS VISIONARY AWARD BY PATH2PARENTHOOD

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia (RMA at Jefferson, RMA of Central Pennsylvania at PinnacleHealth), a world-class fertility practice committed to providing the latest and most appropriate treatments for infertility, announced today that board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist Jacqueline N. Gutmann, M.D., has been honored by Path2Parenthood (formerly The American Fertility Association) with the Joyce M. Vargyas Visionary Award. “We are […]

FERTILITY TREATMENTS AND BREAST CANCER

Many women and men have no trouble getting pregnant, but if you are reading this you are probably not one of them. In your quest to build your family, you likely have had to take medication, and endure doctor’s visits and procedures. In addition to the fear that treatment will not be successful, many patients […]

BOOST YOUR FERTILITY: 6 LIFESTYLE MODIFICATIONS [INFOGRAPHIC]

I love the internet!  As I sat down to write, I Googled ‘how to boost your fertility’ and got almost 18 million results in less than 1 second—and that doesn’t include the actual medical literature that addresses the topic. Needless to say, ways to boost your fertility is a broad subject and the information provided below will […]