Patient Stories


We feel so blessed to have had RMAPA be a part of our journey and my biggest piece of advice is to allow yourself to be vulnerable and surrender yourself to their care. We never would have gotten here without the help of Dr. Schillings and her team. It was a long road, but in the end it is so worth it. Thank you, RMAPA, we can’t wait to meet our miracle!


After having three miscarriages Jessica’s regular OB/GYN recommended the services at RMAPA. After performing a variety of test we discovered that Jessica had Antiphospholipid Syndrome, a blood clotting disorder. It was a long road, but Jessica was able to conceive through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and is currently a happy mother of a beautiful baby boy.


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After finding out she had endometriosis through having a dermoid tumor removed, Marie and Rich tried to conceive for two years.  The road was long, but in the end, RMAPA helped them get pregnant and start their family.


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When Samantha and her husband started trying to become pregnant, nothing happened.  After 18 months of trying without success, Samantha’s OBGYN recommended the services at RMAPA. The caring staff made her feel comfortable and helped her and her husband start their family.


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Nicole and her husband tried for a year to have a child on their own. After their own attempts and working with her doctor, they were finally referred to RMAPA for help. Although Nicole came to our office prepared with her own research, she was still nervous. She was quickly put at ease by the comforting nature of our staff.


Jena was eager to become a mother. Like many couples struggling with infertility, there is always some worry and uneasiness at the beginning of the process. With the help of RMAPA, our team was there for her every step of the way.


Kristy was eager to start a family soon after she got married. A year went by without success. At the recommendation of her doctor, she sought help at RMAPA and was surprised to conceive only months after her initial visit. Delighted with her experience with RMA, she wished she would have gone to them sooner.


Tanya and Stephen had hopes of continuing to expand their family, but after a year of trying on their own, unfortunately, they were unsuccessful. That’s when they sought the support of RMAPA. Dr. Schillings’ and her team were able to immediately assess Tanya’s situation and implement a treatment plan. Through Intrauterine insemination (IUI), Tanya and Stephen were not only able to conceive one child, they were lucky enough to conceive twin boys, Jase and Che.


After experiencing two consecutive miscarriages, Jennifer and her husband, Michael, knew that if they wanted to have the family of their dreams, they would need the support of RMAPA. Dr. Schillings was able to assess Jennifer’s situation and provide the surgery and medication needed to finally help Jennifer realize her dream of becoming a mother. Jennifer and Michael were not only lucky enough to conceive their first daughter, Brielle, with the help of RMAPA, but they were also able to return a few years later to have their second, Isabella.


For more than four years, Honi struggled with the thought of infertility. She consulted numerous physicians and endured a number of different tests, but it wasn’t until she turned to RMAPA that she received the answer she was looking for. A mere two weeks after her first appointment, Dr. Schillings diagnosed her with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and she began treatment immediately. Through Intrauterine insemination, Honi finally realized her dream of becoming pregnant and she is now the proud mother of her daughter, Izabella.


Soon after they got married, Megan and Chris wanted to start a family of their own. However, after experiencing two miscarriages, they knew that they would need some additional support to ultimately realize their dream of becoming parents. RMAPA was their best chance and after countless tests and procedures, including the use of donor eggs, Megan and Chris were finally able to beat the odds and conceive their daughter, Marin.


Erika always knew that she wanted to be a mother, but unfortunately she also knew that in order to achieve that goal she would need the support of an infertility specialist. So, when her and her husband decided to start their family, they turned directly to RMAPA. There, Dr. Schillings and her team were able to help Erika not only conceive one set of twins, but also a second set a few years later. Erika and her husband couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome.


Amy knew that due to her age she might require some additional help conceiving a child. And after months of trying, she and her husband finally sought the support of RMAPA. Dr Schillings and her team were able to diagnose and provide a treatment plan for Amy and her husband, which would ultimately allow them to realize their dream. They successfully conceived through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and are currently awaiting their little one’s arrival.


After enduring two consecutive miscarriages. Rebekah looked to the support of RMAPA to help uncover the reasons that she was unable to carry her pregnancies to term. Through running a series of lab tests and screenings, Dr. Schillings and her team were able to diagnose a few minor issues that when corrected with the necessary medication allowed Rebekah to successfully conceive and deliver her son, Asher.


As a same sex couple, Shawna and Shannon sought the support of RMAPA to help make their dreams of starting a family become a reality. And that’s exactly what happened—through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Shannon was able to successfully conceive their twin miracles, Madison and Chase. Although their need for RMAPA’s service was not directly related to infertility, Dr. Schillings’ and her team are able to offer their expert skill set and knowledge to any couple or individual in need of reproductive assistance.


After losing their 9-month old daughter to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Bill and Allison turned to RMAPA for support. Through using a new technologically advanced procedure, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) with gene testing for SMA, they were to able to determine prior to conception that their daughter, Piper, would not suffer from this same devastating disease.


Mostafa and I met while in graduate school and got married in 2002 (I was 31 and Mostafa was 37). We had both always looked forward to having children and starting a family of our own. I got pregnant naturally 3 times before we first visited Dr. Schillings in 2007. But sadly, each time we had a miscarriage due to chromosomal abnormalities. It was Dr. Kristen Friel at College Heights OB-GYN who presented the idea to us about working with a fertility specialist, and she mentioned there were several doctors in the Allentown area. But she made a point of mentioning Dr. Schillings by name and I remember her saying “You’ll like Dr. Schillings; Wendy is great!”.


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Rebekah Ralph wasn’t always sure that she wanted to be a mother. Her sisters never had children and as the youngest in her family, everyone expected that she would simply continue the trend.