Blog Archive

How to Find a Surrogate Jul 16th, 2019

You feel like you have tried everything.  You have visited infertility clinics, tried rounds of IVF, and even followed the most popular old wives’ tales.  It seems like you have tried everything to create a family, but nothing seems to work. Dr. Miller can help you to bring the joy...

What ‘Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome’ Means to You Jul 16th, 2019

Have you ever worried about your chances of becoming pregnant?  Are you concerned that you might be suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome?  Are you looking for a doctor who can make your dreams of parenthood become reality? Dr. Jane Miller is here to help.  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can cause multiple...

Sweet Success and Donor Egg IVF Jul 16th, 2019

You feel like you have tried everything.  You feel like every possible avenue to conceiving a child, you have already been down.  You are tired, stressed, and more than anything, ready to hold onto a child of your very own. But what can you do when you feel like every...

How Can Gestational Surrogacy Lead to a Baby? Jul 16th, 2019

You have tried everything.  You feel defeated and are not sure where to turn or what to do next.  You are frustrated and tired, and feel like no one truly understands what you are going through. You have tried multiple methods of fertility treatments, but nothing seems to work for...

Your Top Questions about Egg Donation Answered Jul 16th, 2019

You have explored multiple options for achieving your dream of creating a family, but as of yet, have not had any luck. It seems like every time that you start to become hopeful that you might have a child, you find yourself disappointed once again.  It is becoming more and...

Once-frustrated couple now proud parents of girl/boy twins!! Jul 16th, 2019

“Thanks to North Hudson I.V.F. for turning a once-frustrated couple to proud parents of girl/boy twins!! Dr. Miller, Dr. Smith, Carol, and Annette truly make up The Dream Team.

A Growing Trend — NJ Parents Pay $25k to Guarantee a Baby Girl Jul 16th, 2019

Her entire life, Janine Tardibuono wanted a daughter. After giving birth to her first son 10 years ago, the Bergen County resident tried all the diets, positions and homeopathic tricks in hopes that baby No. 2 would be a female. No luck. So when she and her husband decided on...

What Is Gestational Surrogacy? Jul 16th, 2019

What Is Gestational Surrogacy? –Why Should You Consider Gestational Surrogacy?– Every time you walk to the grocery store, you always pass by the community park.  There are always kids running around the playground, swinging from the monkey bars, and chasing after each other.  You see the parents watching their children...

My Frozen Embryos Crashed….Talk to me, Doctor!! Jul 16th, 2019

Familiar scenario: High on hopes and hormones, emotionally and physically prepared for frozen embryo transfer and just about to leave home for this aniticpated procedure, the patient receives the dreaded call from an IVF center staff-person: “Your embryos didn’t make it. There will be no transfer. Stop your meds. Call...

Infertility: Holiday Havoc……Another Perspective Jul 16th, 2019

The year-end holiday season can be particularly trying for people struggling with infertility. While dealing with infertility is stressful enough, the holidays can make it more so. Come mid-November we are supposed to feel jovial and gregarious, charitable and magnanimous. The holidays are times for large family gatherings and reunions...

Pregnancy After Menopause: Fantasy – Yes, Crazy – No, We Can Make it Happen Jul 16th, 2019

Ronny Cammareri: …why didn’t you wait for the right man…? Loretta Castorini: He didn’t come!Ronny Cammareri: I’m here! Loretta Castorini: You’re late! So the love of your life came too late and your last period came too early. Pregnancy,then,must be out of the question? Not so. With the use of donor egg...

Almost Pregnant – The Failed IVF Cycle Jul 16th, 2019

“This time we almost made it”(But we didn’t so we’re going to try again.) Once the sadness and anger over a failed IVF cycle have been addressed it is not uncommon for the disappointed couple to want to begin a new treatment cycle with the onset of the next “Day...

IVF Protocol- or “I’ll Have What She’s Having” Jul 16th, 2019

Infertility patients today are not the same as they were 10 years ago. Back then they were more likely to present with sadness and angst and a plea of “please find it, fix it, do something!” Today’s patient, although fraught with the same emotions as her turn-of-the-century counterpart, presents with...

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss- Emotional Limbo Jul 16th, 2019

Recurrent pregnancy loss or recurrent miscarriage is emotionally and physically devastating to undergo. Rarely addressed, however is the “limbo” that patients are in prior to the actual physical loss of the pregnancy. Formerly one could only be given the diagnosis of recurrent pregnancy loss if she had experienced 3 consecutive...

Beyond the SART Statistics How to Choose a Good IVF Program Jul 16th, 2019

Beyond the SART Statistics How to Choose a Good IVF Program The Fertility Clinic Success Rate and Certification Act (HR 4773) was signed into law in 1992. The Act requires IVF programs to report their success rates to the Center for Disease Control. The CDC, in turn, makes this information...

Where’s my doctor? Jul 16th, 2019

I cant tell you how many times Ive heard the same complaint: After my first visit, I never saw my doctor again. This is a chronic problem in the large, volume based, fertility factories. When couples seek out an infertility doctor to help them have a baby, they want to...

Advanced Infertility Treatments in New Jersey – Sperm Morphology: The importance of being in shape. Jul 16th, 2019

The shape (morphology) of a sperm is an important determinant of its fertilizability. The egg is enclosed in a protein coat called the zona pellucida (ZP). The ZP performs many functions, but its first task is to select which sperm will fertilize the egg. The ZP bases its selection on...

How Can North Hudson IVF Help Me? Jul 16th, 2019

You never thought that becoming a parent would be so difficult.  You thought that once you decided to have a child, the whole process would happen almost instantaneously.  However, from your experiences, creating a baby has become one of your greatest challenges. North Hudson IVF can help.  With a full...

Ways to Improve Fertility Jul 16th, 2019

You have been trying to start a family for quite some time now.  Every time you head to the store, you see some baby item that tugs at your heartstrings.  All you want is for a child of your own to cradle in your arms, and it seems like that...

Success Rates and Stories of Gestational Surrogacy Jul 16th, 2019

The more that you think about having children, the harder it seems to be to make your dream, a reality.  You feel like you have tried every possible method to bring a child into your life, but with every passing month without pregnancy, you start losing more and more confidence....

Donor Egg IVF Jul 16th, 2019

You have always wanted a child.  It is as simple as that.  You always knew that you wanted to become a parent.  You wanted to teach life lessons to a kid of your own.  You wanted to comfort your child when she became upset. But trying to conceive has made...

5 Things You Don’t Know about Egg Donation Jul 16th, 2019

Ever since you were a child, you knew that you were going to have a large family.  You would always ‘play house’ and you would always have two daughters and two sons.  It was just the way that it was supposed to be in your household—plenty of kids and love...

IVF Stress – or – You Might Think I’m Delerious Jul 16th, 2019

For the most part the only people who get pregnant without stress are those who conceive without knowing it. Given the inefficiency of the human species at reproduction it’s amazing that anyone does get pregnant -and even more amazing that any of us are here at all. Of course when...

Eggs, Sperm….Magic!? Jul 16th, 2019

“Will you make me some magic with your own two hands?Can you build an emerald city with these grains of sand?Can you give me something I can take home?These are pointed questions fueled by strong desires; originally penned by Meat Loaf but paraphrased by just about every patient who comes...

Infertility Treatment in New York and New Jersey You get what you pay for. Jul 16th, 2019

As health insurance providers cut costs and maximize profits by denying access to care and treatment to their policy holders, one thing is becoming painfully obvious: you get what you pay for. Most employer-provided health insurance policies do not pay for infertility treatments. Their reason for not covering infertility treatments...

Anovulation Symptoms, Treatments, and Remedies Jul 16th, 2019

You have always wanted a baby of your own to hold in your arms.  A child that you could love and teach the wonders of the world.  For as long as you can remember, you have wanted to be a parent, but for some reason, it does not seem like...