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Get Pregnant Naturally
How to Answer the Question "When are You Having Kids?" While Remaining Calm

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 22:19


Or maybe you are excited to gather again with friends/family but you are feeling a little apprehensive of what to expect. So how do you approach the holiday season on your own terms without spiraling or lashing out which may leave you feeling even worse? This episode is for you if: You're thinking about IVF but the thought of the process fills you with apprehension and stress but really want to get pregnant naturally so can optimize your health and have a healthy pregnancy. In this episode you'll learn: 2) What to tell friends and family when you need to set boundaries around events 4) How to create new traditions so you can navigate the holiday season on your own terms as a couple --- Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner. During our call, we'll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you've faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won't be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally. ---   --- Sponsored by Fab Fertile Store. Ensure your preconception supplements are free from dyes, filler, and top allergens. Check out our basic recommendations that are essential for preconception health. Visit https://www.fabfertilestore.com/ --- Got questions?  Join the Fab Fertile Support Group for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success. --- Connect with Sarah on social media and learn more about functional fertility solutions that will help you have your baby. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabfertileinc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sesacoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fabfertile Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahclarkfertilitycoach/ ---- LEAVE APPLE PODCAST REVIEW: http://bit.ly/getpregnantreview   SHARE:  Spread the word! Tell someone else about the show!    HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW!   Love the show?  You'll really love Sarah's resources page - filled with handpicked products/books/devices - get exclusive discounts and support the show by making purchases SHOP here: https://fabfertile.com/resources/   RELATED EPISODES: Fab Fertile Method - https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/   How To Get Pregnant Naturally With Low AMH/High FSH - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-get-pregnant-naturally-with-low-amh-high-fsh/   How To Not Waste Time When You Are TTC - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-not-to-waste-time-when-you-are-ttc/  

Make Time for Success with Dr. Christine Li
Want to Have a Magnificent Midlife? Here's How with Rachel Lankester

Make Time for Success with Dr. Christine Li

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 37:24


Are you quaking in your boots thinking that time is passing you by and you're getting older by the minute? Take a deep breath and take a listen because I know that this episode is going to light you up!My special guest this week is Rachel Lankester, author of Magnificent Midlife, Transform Your Middle Years, Menopause and Beyond. Rachel also hosts the Magnificent Midlife podcast and is a midlife mentor and founder of Magnificent Midlife - An Online Club Celebrating and Empowering Women 40 and Over. Rachel's own early onset menopause put her on a mission to change how society perceives women, and how women perceive themselves through midlife and beyond. In this episode, Rachel shares the joys available to us during the period of our lives we call midlife and educates us on what all women can do to make sure they are thriving physically, mentally and emotionally in midlife.If you want to develop a more positive self view and view of aging to be prepared... not scared of what is to come for you through midlife, this episode is for you! It certainly changed my mind about what is ahead for me in my life. Timestamps: [3:54] Rachel talks about her diagnosis of early menopause at age 41 [5:51] “The end of my fertility has actually become the most fertile time of my life.”[8:47] “We have been taught to believe that menopause is the end of meaningful life.”[13:27] Rachel talks about ageism and shares a quote about ageism beginning between our ears  [16:27] Menopause, the average age of its onset, and fluctuating hormones[24:25] Dr. Li recaps the top tips Rachel shared throughout the episode  For more information on the Make Time for Success podcast, visit:https://www.maketimeforsuccesspodcast.comConnect with Us!Dr. Christine Li -Website: https://www.procrastinationcoach.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/procrastinationcoachInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/procrastinationcoach/To learn how to work with Dr. Li in a fun, meaningful, collaborative setting, read about The Success Lab here: https://www.procrastinationcoach.com/labRachel Lankester - Website: https://magnificentmidlife.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/magnificentmidlife/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/magnificentmidlife/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachellankester/Rachel's free resources page: https://magnificentmidlife.com/resources/Rachel's book: https://magnificentmidlife.com/book/

Mamas in Spirit
Surrendering to Infertility with Jessica Nelson

Mamas in Spirit

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 38:19


Jessica found herself sobbing in Saint Monica's Church in New York on her 40th birthday, because she was facing infidelity and infertility. Hear how Jessica surrendered to the Lord's plan for her life and discovered miracles beyond her imagination. 

Get Pregnant Naturally
Why These Hidden Stressors Need to Be Addressed Before IVF

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 25:29


As you may know, we specialize in low AMH, high FSH, diminished ovarian reserve, and premature ovarian insufficiency. Often, before couples come to see us and start our Fab Fertile Method they have experienced failed cycles, canceled cycles, poor response during the IVF cycle, and miscarriage. You don't feel stressed but maybe you're missing something that can help you optimize pregnancy success 1) The different types of hidden stressors and why you need to address them before moving to IVF 3) How to know when IVF is right for you so that you can optimize pregnancy success --- Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner. During our call, we'll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you've faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won't be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally. ---   --- Sponsored by Fab Fertile Store. Ensure your preconception supplements are free from dyes, filler, and top allergens. Check out our basic recommendations that are essential for preconception health. Visit https://www.fabfertilestore.com/ --- Got questions?  Join the Fab Fertile Support Group for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success. --- Connect with Sarah on social media and learn more about functional fertility solutions that will help you have your baby. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabfertileinc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sesacoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fabfertile Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahclarkfertilitycoach/ ---- LEAVE APPLE PODCAST REVIEW: http://bit.ly/getpregnantreview   SHARE:  Spread the word! Tell someone else about the show!    HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW!   Love the show?  You'll really love Sarah's resources page - filled with handpicked products/books/devices - get exclusive discounts and support the show by making purchases SHOP here: https://fabfertile.com/resources/   RELATED EPISODES: Fab Fertile Method - https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/   How To Get Pregnant Naturally With Low AMH/High FSH - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-get-pregnant-naturally-with-low-amh-high-fsh/   How To Not Waste Time When You Are TTC - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-not-to-waste-time-when-you-are-ttc/  

The Fertility Warriors
Inside scoop for 2022

The Fertility Warriors

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 9:02


In today's podcast, I wanted to share with you what we have planned for 2022 here at The Fertility Warriors, where you can find me over the Christmas Break and how I can support you on your journey.Here are some links and places where you can catch me and receive further support;[FREE] The Two Week Wait ChallengeReceive a daily email over the two weeks of your cycle with a love note filled with inspiration, support and guidance on how to cope as well as other gifts.Sign up to the challenge hereThe Mind Body Fertility ResetJoin us in the membership for women who are ready to support their mental and emotional wellbeing through trying to conceive and infertility. This is a place to nourish your mind, body and spirit - with a 90 day reset framework, community and a wealth of tools and resources, this is a lifeline through infertility for so many.Join us at robynbirkin.com/mindbodyfertilityresetYou can also follow me at @robynbirkin on Instagram here.I can't wait to catch you in the New Year!

Fertility Docs Uncensored
Ep 93: Tracking the Little Changes – The Power of Wearables

Fertility Docs Uncensored

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 29:17


In the world of medicine, there's still a lot we don't know. But researchers (and wearable devices) can help us find answers. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they interview Dr. Michael Snyder, the chair of the Department of Genetics and the director of the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Stanford. Learn about his research and how wearables play a role. Have questions about infertility? Visit FertilityDocsUncensored.com to ask our docs. Selected questions will be answered anonymously in future episodes.

Raw Female
48/Raw Rerun: Talking eggs and more with Dr. Pei-Li Huang

Raw Female

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 47:08


In this Raw Rerun, Kris & Allie talk with reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Pei-Li Huang about women's health issues, IVF, donor eggs, health care advocacy, and more. They delve into infertility processes and stigmas, as well as the changing landscape of women's healthcare. Dr. Huang is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. An active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Dr. Huang is a champion for women's reproductive health. She is a co-founder of Fertility Solutions, an IVF center, in New England.SHOWNOTESLinks to resources discussed in this podcast-  Dr. Pei-Li's Huang's practice, Fertility Solutions, an IVF center with locations in New England- For information on infertility, go to ReproductiveFacts.org- For fertility advocacy, a good place to start is Resolve: The National Infertility Association- For information about women's health, check out ACOG: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynocologists- Dani Shapiro's book Inheritance: A Memoir of Geneaology, Paternity, and Love- Wiki article on estradiol (please consult with your medical professional!)- Vagifem  website (please consult with your medical professional!)- Steinway & Sons PianosConnect with Raw Female- Join our email list and we'll remind you when new episodes drop.- Follow us on Instagram at @rawfemalepodcast- If you enjoyed this episode or learned something new, forward to a friend!- And don't forget to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!Here's what we discussed with Dr. Pei-Li Huang- Meet Dr. Pei-Li Huang, reproductive endocrinologist (00:21)- Hormones effect everything! (02:18)- Research on men—but what about the ladies? (02:24)- Trends on HRT & Pei-Li's thoughts (06:02)- Ouch - vaginal dryness! (07:27)- Men discuss infertility with Pei-Li (10:23)- Let's talk female libido research (11:24)- Allie pipes up about the patriarchy (12:24)- IVF and Raw Female's older demographic (14:15)-  Donor eggs and aging out (15:44)- The odd stigma around donor eggs (18:08)- Feeling “something's broken” (21:06)- Serving the transgender community (25:17)- Advocating for insurance coverage for fertility treatment (26:22)- Protocol and complications for older patients (28:19)- Should I freeze my eggs? (31:2)- Trends Pei-Li is seeing now (33:58)- Lobbying the AMA to define infertility as a disease (35:46)- Are we making headway on women's healthcare policy (37:45)- Pei-Li and her piano (38:05)Raw Female: Informational. Positive. Solution-based. Fun.

The Mom Room
EP146. Pregnancy and Motherhood After Infertility, with Elizabeth King

The Mom Room

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 53:40


EP146. Elizabeth King is a Certified Fertility Health Coach, Master Certified ICF Life Coach, Birth & Bereavement Doula and New Parent Educator. In this episode she tells us how to thrive in pregnancy and motherhood after struggling with infertility or loss, why we should be considering male infertility early on and, about her experience with fertility and having three babies after the age of 40.  RENEE REINA Instagram: @themomroompodcast | @reneereina_ The Mom Room Shop www.themomroompodcast.com TikTok: @reneereina_ Facebook Community ELIZABETH KING Instagram: @elizabethking_coaching Website: https://www.elizabethking.com SPONSORS Better Help. Visit www.betterhelp.com/momroom to get 10% off your first month! Canva Pro. Get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you visit Canva.me/MOMROOM and use code MOMROOM. Mapleview Centre. Burlington's Favourite Shopping Mall Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Get Pregnant Naturally
This Foundational Tip That Helps You Navigate Everything Better When You Are TTC

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 19:21


The Empowered Birth Podcast
Ep 56//Anna‘s Story:Journey from Infertility to Changed Plans to Navigating the Hospital System like a BOSS!

The Empowered Birth Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 46:23


Anna is one of my dear friends that was willing to come on and share her powerful story with me! She shares her struggles with infertility for 7 years, how she went from homebirth to hospital and how she navigated every step of her birth like a complete boss! It was amazing to get to talk with her in person and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!    Join us on Patreon on Dec 6th while we have a birth story sharing session. You can join for just $3 per month! patreon.com/empoweredbirthpodcast   Follow on IG: @empoweredbirthpodcast

This is Infertility
Bonus Episode16: Navigating Your Family Building Journey Through the Holidays

This is Infertility

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 33:12


When it comes to family building, the holidays can be a time of heightened anxiety, sensitive conversations, and awkward family encounters. Dealing with infertility can prove to be challenging on its own but paired with pressing questions from relatives can really make one feel as though it's their fault.  Today's episode features tips on how to handle tough situations and challenging questions about family building this holiday season, as well as leaning on partner support, distancing yourself when need be, and creating new traditions. Being around family during the holidays can bring up many emotions but it is important to remember that you are not alone.  While this episode is definitely worth the listen, we understand that life gets busy and have provided a summary for you here.  Experts: Dr. Georgia Witkin, Progyny; Regina Townsend, The Broken Brown Egg; Khaled Kteily, Legacy  Host: Dan Bulger, Progyny  For more information, visit Progyny's Podcast page and Progyny's Education page for more resources. Be sure to follow us on Instagram, @ThisisInfertilityPodcast and use the #ThisisInfertility. Have a question, comment, or want to share your story? Email us at thisisinfertility@progyny.com. 

Get Pregnant Naturally
Why You Need To Know These Top Factors So That You Can Improve Pregnancy Success

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 23:22


Over the next 3 days, you'll get to experience our holiday series. Packed with tips and strategies to help you navigate the holidays on your own terms so that you'll have a proven plan for the new year. You may have already made some diet/lifestyle changes and/or had failed IVF, but it hasn't worked. I want to make sure you have a plan so that you can enjoy the holiday season (on your own terms) knowing you have a proven strategy for the new year that will help to fast-track pregnancy success without wasting time. This episode is for you if: You're ready to dig deeper to see what are some healing opportunities that may have been missed so you can fast-track pregnancy success. 1) Which factors influence pregnancy success 3) Which foundational areas help to shift the needle so that you can notice improvement right away --- Book your Supercharge Your Fertility Discovery call here with your partner. During our call, we'll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you've faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won't be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally. ---- TIMESTAMPS: 05:39- INTRO TO TODAY'S EPISODE AND WHO IT IS FOR 06:30- DIET AND THE ELIMINATION DIET  Should we try to make these changes during the holidays? “If your body is under attack it wants to survive, not procreate.” What we typically ask people to remove and find the missed healing opportunities “Diet is key” --you may be well fed but malnourished What if your partner is not ready? What we suggest to our clients “With the diet piece, there is a lot to uncover.” 10:34- SLEEP: PRIORITIZING FOR YOUR FERTILITY “Sleep is the foundation for good health and optimal fertility.” 12:29- MOVEMENT FOR FERTILITY Your body is giving you clues- are you paying attention!? Why you want to limit your cardio intensity Monitor how you feel the next day- it matters! Are you using exercise to cope? 13:42- EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL STRESS There are a lot of triggers during this time- it's important to acknowledge How stress can impact hormones and your fertility Tests we recommend- people get hung up on this- but it is ONLY the beginning! Having someone call you out is key! Why we are mind/body/spirit 18:23- SUPPLEMENTS FOR FERTILITY 19:13- WHAT TO EXPECT IN UPCOMING EPISODES AND APPLYING FOR A DISCOVERY CALL --- Use coupon code: getpregnantpodcast to receive 15% discount. Free shipping worldwide. --- Got questions?  Join the Fab Fertile Support Group for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success. --- Connect with Sarah on social media and learn more about functional fertility solutions that will help you have your baby. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabfertileinc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sesacoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fabfertile Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahclarkfertilitycoach/ ---- LEAVE APPLE PODCAST REVIEW: http://bit.ly/getpregnantreview   SHARE:  Spread the word! Tell someone else about the show!    HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW!   Love the show?  You'll really love Sarah's resources page - filled with handpicked products/books/devices - get exclusive discounts and support the show by making purchases SHOP here: https://fabfertile.com/resources/   RELATED EPISODES: Fab Fertile Method - https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/   How To Get Pregnant Naturally With Low AMH/High FSH - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-get-pregnant-naturally-with-low-amh-high-fsh/   How To Not Waste Time When You Are TTC - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-not-to-waste-time-when-you-are-ttc/  

Integrative Wellness Radio
How to Prepare for Pregnancy Mentally & Physically

Integrative Wellness Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 58:38


Originally launched as a webinar, this week Integrative Wellness Radio is giving you an episode on how to prepare for pregnancy. Dr. Nicole and her guest discuss the best nutrients to facilitate fertility, how you may need to detox before “trying”, and the all too common topic of infertility. Dr. Nicole explains the potential root causes of infertility & how mentally preparing for pregnancy is just as important as preparing for it physically. This episode debunks some of the widespread misinformation around pregnancy and gives you an inside look at Dr. Nicole's very own pregnancy. Noteworthy Time Stamps: 01:30 Dr. Nicole's personal story 08:38 You can't give what you don't have 10:30 The elephant in the room (it's stress) 11:40 Coreen's pregnancy journey 15:03 Uncommon causes + contributing factors of infertility 18:15 Infertility is not just a hormone issue 21:55 Systemic inflammation and endometriosis 25:48 Everyday toxins and hormone disrupters 41:00 Morning sickness? Bad blood sugar 43:14 Infertility is not bad luck 44:50 Asking for help 46:32 Q&A

Wisdom of the Body
062. Heather Grzych on Boosting Gratitude

Wisdom of the Body

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 22:42


Listen to Heather discuss four gratitude practices that will help you feel more gratitude, even if you're not feeling so grateful. Gratitude has been shown to improve immunity, mood and reduce blood pressure and inflammation, and is an especially helpful practice for problem solvers and innovators, and anyone who doesn't like status quo. There are practices you can do by yourself, or you can magnify the effects if you share them with others. Try one or all four! Heather Grzych is the author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility and the host of the Wisdom of the Body podcast. A board-certified Ayurvedic practitioner, she teaches the Regenerative Fertility Method to support future generations worldwide. Heather is on the board of directors for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and has consulted with doctors, governments, and insurance companies. She offers virtual consultations and programs worldwide. www.heathergrzych.com   Connect with Heather: Instagram.com/heathergrzych Facebook.com/grzychheather   Book an Ayurvedic consultation or connection call with Heather to explore the Regenerative Fertility Method:  https://www.heathergrzych.com/book-online   Join the Wisdom of the Body club on Clubhouse: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/wisdom-of-the-body   This podcast is for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Dr. Jackie's Point of V
BEST OF 2021 REPLAY: From Doctor to Patient: My Battle with Breast Cancer and Infertility

Dr. Jackie's Point of V

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 14:02


This week we hope you enjoy this re-air of one of our cornerstone episodes. The episode that started it all. What led me to "down there" health care? What makes me so passionate about women's health? What was it like to go from doctor to patient after being diagnosed with breast cancer and experiencing infertility? Here, I share my story and how I turned my pain into purpose to help all women.   Produced by Dear Media

Mommy’s Happy Hour
#21: Infertility: how one woman is raising awareness about reproductive health and how parenthood doesn't look the same for everyone.

Mommy’s Happy Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 42:16


Infertility is a condition that affects both men and women, and even though 15% of couples worldwide experience infertility, it is considered a dirty little secret that no one is comfortable talking about. My guest Nathalie Carpenter describes it as a mental, emotional, and physical condition that never goes away. As women, we power through it even though it takes a serious toll on our emotional wellbeing; we are expected to suffer silently and mostly alone, because for some reason, most societies have labeled it a female issue.

Get Pregnant Naturally
My Bloodwork Says I have Low Protein - What Can I do to improve This?

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 10:06


Advisory Cervix
Ep 8: Exposing Infertility with Dr. Temeka Zore, MD.

Advisory Cervix

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 38:56


In this week's episode, Dr. Heather sits with Dr. Temeka Zore, MD to discuss infertility. Dr. Temeka Zore is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist. She's a fertility educator and health advocate. The Drs define and clarify what infertility is, the lack of access to fertility treatment and the best options for a woman who may or may not want to have children. What you will learn in this episode: How Infertility impacts black women more than any other race Biases and stereotypes of BIPOC communities having multiple children Freezing eggs as an option Find Dr. Temeka Zore: IG: TemekazoreMD Connect with Dr. Heather: IG: @advisorycervixpod IG: @drheatherirobundamd Tik Tok: drheatherirobundamd Website: www.irobundamd.com Dr. Heather's Merch: https://dr-heathers-merch-store.myshopify.com

Radical Stepmoms
Season 4: Episode 4: A stepmom's story of infertility and finding her sunshine among the grief

Radical Stepmoms

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 70:40


Christina chats with Kelly who shares her story of becoming a full-time stepmom and navigating chronic illness, infertility and grief. How do you move through the emotions of wanting an "ours baby" with your partner, while managing your health and being a full-time stepmom? Kelly shares her insights on how she handles seeing baby announcements and picture-perfect holiday photos. Stepmoms can be both happy and grieving; let's normalize these emotions. Listen in!  About My Guest: Kelly Palmquist, LMSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. This stepmom's unique perspective on navigating life's challenges is also informed by master's degrees in counseling and social work plus extensive experience in the mental health and medical social work fields. Kelly enjoys empowering women to find their magic amid adversity, encouraging others to survive “the storm with gratitude, grace and joy” to then thrive through her blog at www.SunshineInHeavyWeather.com and via Instagram @kelpalms. So much more than a podcast!!!  @radicalstepmomspodcast  Want to schedule a 1:1 session or become a Radical Member? Head to my website! www.radicalstepmomspodcast.com  **This episode is sponsored by StepMom Magazine. Use discount code: Radical20 to save 20% ** --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/radicalstepmoms/message

Making Lemonade with Whit + Kels

Jenna is the sweetest mom that joined us on the podcast today. She tells us about her journey with infertility, their decision to try adoption, and all the feelings in between. When she was faced with miscarriage after miscarriage, it took a new doctor and some very tender mercies to help her and her husband find all the answers they were looking for. Jenna's story filled us with hope. Never give up on your dreams, no matter the hurdles life throws at you. Jenna now has a beautiful family, and they have been able to make some pretty sweet lemonade with their lemons. Don't forget to rate and review this episode. See you next season!

Passport Mommy with Michelle Jerson
Medicare Open Enrollment; Infertility and the ProteX Solution; Hottest Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

Passport Mommy with Michelle Jerson

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 37:26


Dr. Meena Seshamani is the director of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and shares important information for open enrollment.Clinics like Reproductive Medicine Institute (RMI) in Chicago, Columbia University in NYC, the Texas Tech Physicians of Amarillo and several others are part of the first batch in the country to offer a new non-invasive solution called ProteX that allows men to collect their specimens at home. Diana Peninger is the CEO of Reproductive Solutions and chats about how it works to help more couples get pregnant.Tech Expert, Andrea Smith, talks about the hottest tech trends and gifts for the holiday season.

Fertility Docs Uncensored
Ep 92: Inquiring Minds Want to Know – Answering More Viewer Questions

Fertility Docs Uncensored

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 32:10


We know you have lots of questions about fertility and family building, and the Fertility Docs have the answers. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they provide information about everything from the benefits of progesterone supplementation for recurrent pregnancy loss to how to deal with abnormal sperm morphology. Visit FertilityDocsUncensored.com to submit your own question about infertility. 

The Fertility Warriors
Infertility and the holidays: how to cope

The Fertility Warriors

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 28:52


For more support, mindset help and community - join the Mind Body Fertility Reset hereA few years ago I recorded a podcast called how to cope through Christmas when you're trying to conceive. I'm older and wiser (and more compassionate now! But I do remember it had some funny moments, and although there may be some recurrent themes and I'm now producing today an updated version, I thought you may still like to circle back and listen to it.So click here to read/listen to my episode about how to how to survive Christmas when you're trying to conceive.You may also want to circle back to how to create a special Christmas (despite infertility).Christmas, Christmas Parties and Thanksgiving can feel like an especially trying time for anyone who is trying to conceive, right?Together with drinking, family dynamics and the concept of Santa and presents for children, it can understandably be a really tough time when you're navigating infertility.So first up, if that's you, please give yourself some grace.Understand that it's ok for it to feel hard, and it's ok for it to feel messy and that you're allowed to feel hurt and upset by the people you love and in your family when and if they say the wrong thing.In today's episode, I'll share with you some advice, reflection and guidance on how you can navigate the Holiday Season when you're navigating infertility.Hope you enjoy it.

Fertile Edge
Acupuncture and Infertility Treatment

Fertile Edge

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021


Acupuncturist Nicole Gonzales and Dr. Laura Eisman explore acupuncture as a form of infertility treatment and the possible benefits.

Everything is OK Podcast
Infertility (ep. 131)

Everything is OK Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 100:46


On Episode 131, we tell the story of two couples who go through the invisible struggle of Infertility. Kristin and Luke McNair & Keeva and Matt O'Mealey share the what you may not know about the lonely journey of fertility and how you can support friends and loved ones who are in the middle of it. Huge thanks to our sweet friends for sharing their story and being so honest. We also referenced a story about “jack from Lost” on this. You can find that story at Ep. 46: “A Nursing Home, Jack From Lost, and a bloody man”music credits Backwards Heart - Oh Jeremiah www.everythingisok.net

Speaking Light Into Abortion
Preparing for Pregnancy After Aaortion

Speaking Light Into Abortion

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 35:40


JOIN MY MAILING LIST for special gifts and opportunities.For full show notes visit: www.amandastarkingsley.com/speaking-light-into-abortion/112One to one and group coaching available. If you are someone who chose abortion and find yourself struggling, hiding, or wishing you could move beyond your experience, you can book a free discover coaching call with me. We'll talk about how you can start living the life you made your choice for. https://calendly.com/amandastarkingsley/free-consult-session

Food Freedom and Fertility Podcast
Enjoying the Holidays when TTC

Food Freedom and Fertility Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 79:35


In this episode of Food, Freedom and Fertility Caitlin and Sophia help you find a way through the holiday season while trying to conceive. Caitlin Johnson is back from her maternity leave and ready to give you tons of tips and pointers to not only get you through this holiday season but make it enjoyable while TTC.   One of the biggest reminders is to be mindful of your choices. One quick way to ensure you are going to have some sort of healthy food at parties or dinners is offer to bring a salad or dish that fits your nutritional goals. Caitlin and Sophia remind you to think of the holidays as a day and not the next 6 weeks. The best goal for the holiday season while TTC is BE FLEXIBLE of your definition of healthy during this time, give yourself some grace.   If you would like specific list of “eat this not that” foods, there is an episode from November/December 2020 that can help you when it comes to specific food choices.

Beat Infertility
282: Male Factor Infertility [SUCCESS]

Beat Infertility

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 53:43


In Episode 282 of Beat Infertility, Lillian shares her triumph over male factor infertility (semen lacking the PLC zeta protein). Infertility coach Heather Huhman helps warriors like you make scientifically-based, well-informed decisions about your next steps. To schedule your free 30-minute call, go to https://beatinfertility.co/hope.

Get Pregnant Naturally
Why Estrogen Dominance Is Important When You Are TTC

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 59:19


Kate Vazquez join us today as we're digging into estrogen dominance and why it matters if you are TTC. If you are experiencing irregular periods, PMS, cramps, weight gain, or fatigue it may be estrogen dominance. We work with couples that have low AMH, high FSH, diminished ovarian reserve, and premature ovarian insufficiency and even though in these cases estrogen may be low there could still be estrogen dominance. Not addressing estrogen dominance has consequences for your health and fertility. Today I'm excited to welcome Kate Vazquez to the podcast. Kate is a Functional Medicine Physician Assistant, Estrogen Dominance Expert, founder of Radiant Health, and Author of the book Estrogen Is A B*tch. In this episode you'll learn: 1) What is estrogen dominance and why does it matter when you are TTC 2) How does estrogen get imbalanced and how do we address the underlying healing opportunities 3) What are the consequences of not addressing estrogen dominance 4) What are some strategies we can implement right now to help with estrogen dominance ---- Apply here to work with us - https://bit.ly/getpregnantpodcast During our call we'll be discussing what you have tried so far and where you've faced challenges. This can feel stressful but is designed to help us get to the root cause of your fertility issues and will help me to give you the best possible action plan at the end of the call. However, to reassure you – on this call we won't be digging into the trauma associated with infertility/miscarriage/loss – rather we are focused on solutions and an ACTION PLAN as to how our Fab Fertile Method can help you get pregnant naturally. ---- TIMESTAMPS: 05:58- INTRO TO TODAY'S EPISODE AND KATE VAZQUEZ'S BIO 06:49- KATE VAZQUEZ'S PERSONAL STORY What is estrogen dominance? 14:51- ESTROGEN DOMINANCE: WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SYMPTOMS? The five top signs and other signs/disorders There are things we can do to help? 19:53- HOW DOES ESTROGEN BECOME IMBALANCED IN THE FIRST PLACE? What are you eating? How is the health of your gut? “Keep in mind not everyone will have symptoms of the gut.” What happens when there is an imbalance of the gut? Does your gut lining need to be healed? How do we support it? Stress, the importance of managing it, and how it impacts our hormones Toxins in our environment and how many chemicals we actually use on our body “Be mindful of the things that you are using. If you cannot pronounce it, stay away from it.” Finding the right products that work and transitioning products 37:07- THE CONSEQUENCES OF NOT TREATING ESTROGEN DOMINANCE “It is so important to test not treat- not all estrogen dominance is treated the same.” “It is so important to get your gut health checked.” 43:50- THE PILL- ESTROGEN DOMINANCE- AND INFERTILITY “The pill silences the underlying issues.”- understanding the long term impact 51:05- TOP THREE THINGS TO HELP WITH  ESTROGEN DOMINANCE Clean 15, dirty dozen, focusing on nutrition and toxins in your home, reducing stress and more 54:25- WHERE YOU CAN CONNECT WITH KATE AND FINAL THOUGHTS ---- Sponsored by Fab Fertile Store. Ensure your preconception supplements are free from dyes, filler, and top allergens. Check out our basic recommendations that are essential for preconception health. Visit https://www.fabfertilestore.com/ --- Got questions?  Join the Fab Fertile Support Group for motivation, support, and education so that you can prepare for pregnancy success. --- Connect with Sarah on social media and learn more about functional fertility solutions that will help you have your baby. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabfertileinc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sesacoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fabfertile Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahclarkfertilitycoach/ ----   LEAVE APPLE PODCAST REVIEW: http://bit.ly/getpregnantreview   SHARE:  Spread the word! Tell someone else about the show!    HELP SUPPORT THE SHOW!   Love the show?  You'll really love Sarah's resources page - filled with handpicked products/books/devices - get exclusive discounts and support the show by making purchases SHOP here: https://fabfertile.com/resources/   ----   Related Episodes:   Fab Fertile Method - https://www.fabfertile.com/what-we-do/ How To Get Pregnant Naturally With Low AMH/High FSH - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-to-get-pregnant-naturally-with-low-amh-high-fsh/ How To Not Waste Time When You Are TTC - https://www.fabfertile.com/blog/how-not-to-waste-time-when-you-are-ttc/

Infertility Feelings
Infertility and the Holidays

Infertility Feelings

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 36:28


The Holidays can bring up a LOT of emotions when you are struggling with infertility.How do you cope with the endless Holiday Parties and the awkward questions about kids and family? How on earth do you cope with the endless stream of Holiday cards?!In this Holiday Episode we talk about what it feels like to deal with infertility at Holiday events, during family parties and during a season that is so geared for children. If you are starting to think about all the ups and downs of the Holiday Season we hope to be an encouraging voice to care for yourself!To learn more about our groups, check them out here. uniquelyknitted.org/building-resilience/Uniquely Knitted is a Non-Profit Organization serving all who are emotionally affected by infertility. We are on a mission to bring healing to the traumas of infertility and end the isolation that comes with struggling to grow your family. Learn more at uniquelyknitted.org

Wine, Dine, and 69
Episode 44: Infertility and Childbirth Trauma with Kelly

Wine, Dine, and 69

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 75:07


*content warning: pregnancy, pregnancy loss, childbirth trauma, and some graphic and potentially distressing imagery* Rachel talks about finding peace and love from within before jumping into this week’s conversation with Kelly. Kelly walks Rachel through her journey to motherhood: from the decision to have a baby, to struggles with infertility, to her traumatic experience giving birth. Episode Notes: Conversation with Kelly begins at 00:12:22. Kelly’s Woman’s Support Circle Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/150724176608150 Mayo Clinic article about placenta accreta: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/placenta-accreta/symptoms-causes/syc-20376431MedLine Plus article about hypovolemic shock: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000167.htm US ranks #1 in maternal death out of all developed countries: https://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2020/nov/maternal-mortality-maternity-care-us-compared-10-countries --------Let’s keep talking! Have a question or idea for a topic? Email winedine@allportsopen.com!Podcast artwork by Yogesh Nankar (Design by Dreamers).Intro and Outro music by John Bartmann.

The Taylor & Jen Podcast
Andrew Ripp on infertility and finding hope in pain

The Taylor & Jen Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 12:40


Andrew Ripp (Jericho, Rejoice) talks to Taylor about walking through infertility, adoption, and finding hope and healing in the midst of pain.

Finding Fertility
Can I do IVF with thyroid problems? How to Better Your Chances With the Right Support During Your Infertility Journey with Joy Lechner

Finding Fertility

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 43:04


“Your thyroid is important not only to get pregnant but to stay pregnant, to have a healthy successful pregnancy, to give birth, and to recover.” Topics Discussed:

Get Pregnant Naturally
Why it Matters if There is a History Recurrent Miscarriage for Your Uterus

Get Pregnant Naturally

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 8:16


Fertility Cafe
Ep. 50 | Fertility Insurance with Jason Smith

Fertility Cafe

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 54:13


Ep. 50 | Fertility Insurance with Jason Smith   Episode Summary  In this episode of Fertility Café, Eloise gets to talk with Jason Smith, the Founder and President of International Fertility Insurance. He and his team now provide hopeful parents, as well as agencies, with the solutions required—with unparalleled service. We dive into what surrogates and intended parents should look out for with insurance plans, and how to ensure adequate coverage throughout the entire pregnancy. Jason Smith is the Founder and President of International Fertility Insurance (IFI), a leading provider of insurance and services to cover surrogacy and egg donation. Jason is a frequent speaker to the surrogacy industry on the insurance options for a surrogacy journey. Jason's passion for insurance for third-party reproduction and surrogacy started with his own personal struggle with fertility. Jason experienced firsthand fertility treatment, early labor, medically ordered bed rest, and the NICU. Prior to launching IFI, Jason had been providing insurance and financial solutions since 2008, matching insurance to the surrogacy journey since 2014. Jason's top focal points are high-touch customer service and providing an abundance of education for Intended Parents, Agencies, Attorneys, and Fertility Clinics. In this episode, Eloise and Jason talk about:  Understanding insurance plans and policies for surrogates What people should look out for with different plans and policies What a lot of international people don't understand about how insurance policies work in America The pros & cons of different insurance plans and how to make sure you're always protected   Resources Learn more about Jason Smith on his site International Fertility Insurance Connect with Jason on LinkedIn Learn more about our podcast: Fertility Cafe Learn more about our surrogacy and egg donation agency: Family Inceptions Learn more about independent surrogacy: Surrogacy Roadmap On the blog: Us Surrogacy Map On the blog: A Beginner's Guide to Fertility Acronyms On the podcast: Ep 35 | Infertility Epidemic   Rate, Review, and Subscribe!  We would be honored if you took the time to rate and review our podcast on iTunes! And of course, don't forget to hit that Subscribe button to have new episodes delivered straight to your feed!   Podcast Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️:  “Beautiful and heartfelt conversations around family building. Can't wait to hear more!”

Mamas in Spirit
His Guardian Angel Woke Me In the Middle of the Night with Heidi Hess Saxton

Mamas in Spirit

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 29:45


Heidi Hess Saxton was in a life-changing accident when she was eighteen that resulted in infertility. Heidi and her husband later fostered and adopted two children. Heidi shares how her son's guardian angel woke her in the middle of the night to pray for him during a difficult time. 

MPR News with Kerri Miller
N. West Moss' new memoir centers on infertility and legacy

MPR News with Kerri Miller

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 52:17


What does it mean to leave a legacy if you can't have kids? That's the core question N. West Moss wrestles with in her new memoir, “Flesh & Blood.” Honest, wise and filled with moments of whimsy, Moss allows everything from good cocktails to the natural world — including a praying mantis in her sunroom she names Claude — to teach her how to heal. Host Kerri Miller talked with Moss about the book and about Moss' infertility journey. Guest: N. West Moss is the author of the new book “Flesh & Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family and Creating a Bountiful Life.”

Drunk Dietitians Podcast
Sammy's Fertility Journey

Drunk Dietitians Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 48:01


In this episode, Sammy shares her fertility journey that led her and her husband to a positive pregnancy test. She talks about what it's like going through 3 rounds of IVF, how to stay hopeful during your infertility journey, and how to support a loved one going through it.    Resources mentioned:   Kari Von Goeben, MD IG: https://www.instagram.com/karivongoebenmd/    Natalie Crawford, MD IG: https://www.instagram.com/nataliecrawfordmd/ IVF Podcast: https://www.nataliecrawfordmd.com/thepodcast/episode-026-ivf    Mom's in The Making Fertility Support Group IG: https://www.instagram.com/momsinthemaking/ 

The Fertility Warriors
Meds and Miscarriage - an open conversation with Kristyn and Abby from Fertility. Rescripted

The Fertility Warriors

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 54:55


Abby and Kristyn from Fertility.Rescripted joined me on the podcast this week. Many of you will know Kristyn (who's been on the podcast before and who is a great friend) but we're joined on the podcast this week by Abby. Together these ladies have formed the company Fertility.Rescripted and they joined me this week for an honest conversation about so many things including Abby's story - a story of medications and miscarriage, what her experience looked like, how that pain led to her purpose and the start of her company - and an interesting take on how Kristyn and I did a similar thing - but that the things that impacted us each were so different.We also talked about privilege and affordability, some stats on medications (including the giant amount of leftover meds), the things that made a big difference when we were each trying to conceive, what this new partnership has meant and how they are now supporting the community (with a sneak peek of what's to come).Hope you like it!Check out my previous episode with Kristyn here.

Fertility Docs Uncensored
Ep 91: “Yin and Yang” – All About Reproductive Hormones

Fertility Docs Uncensored

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 35:28


You're not alone if you have questions about your reproductive hormones and how fertility medications affect your hormones and body. That's why Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center are discussing the different roles of reproductive hormones. You'll also learn how taking fertility medications with hormones affects your body during an IVF cycle. Have questions about infertility? Visit FertilityDocsUncensored.com to ask our docs. Selected questions will be answered anonymously in future episodes.

The Life Stylist
The Myths Of Infertility + Primemester Power & Creating Superbabies W/ Dr. Cleopatra (& Alyson) #378

The Life Stylist

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 161:14


Dr. Cleopatra Kamperveen's groundbreaking formula of science, love, and empathy has resulted in a plethora of superbabies, often delivered by women who faced fertility challenges in the past.  In this episode, she explains how she did it (Dr. Cleopatra has conceived three superbabies naturally after the age of 35) and others can, too, with the Primemester Protocol. The magical 120-day window can holistically prepare the body and mind for giving birth. And guys, listen up because this concerns you too (you can start by taking your phone out of your pocket).  There is no black and white right or wrong way to get pregnant, give birth, or parent a child. Dr. Cleopatra's respect and balanced perspective for the infinite possibilities during the journey created such a sacred and safe space for my life partner, Alyson, and me to navigate this new territory with curiosity, grace, and excitement.  We're just about to embark on Dr. Cleopatra's blueprint and we invite anyone who feels called to become a parent in this lifetime to join her Primemester Protocol. Use the code “Luke300'' for a $300 credit.   18:29 — A Middle Ground For Science + Spirituality  Losing a mother during childbirth and how it has shaped Dr. Cleopatra's purpose  Pregnancy through the ages  How the modern world is mismatched to our innate biology    28:50 —The Primemester Protocol Why Dr. Cleopatra suggests preparing the body 120 days before ovulation  How older moms can feel empowered during the pregnancy process  Creating a magical window of opportunity for optimized epigenetics  Why creating superbabies requires both men and women  Guiding your partner while trusting her independent choices   49:50 — Three Things You Can Do For Your Fertility  The complex network of fertility  Why is fertility declining for men and women in the modern world? The difference between fertility challenges and infertility Releasing yourself from the label of “infertile”  How stress slows down the pregnancy process  Babies as the 7th sense Going public with your pregnancy experience vs. staying private    01:17:10 — Choosing Your Birth Story  How Dr. Cleopatra chose to deliver her superbabies  Dealing with trauma during birth  Wild birthing and receiving support from the community Why “The Red Tent” is one of Dr. Cleopatra's favorite books The superbaby boom that's happening right now   01:31:28 — Biohacking in Pregnancy  Is there a place for lab testing? Creating diversity in the microbiome: the mother of fertility  Vaginal births and feeding your baby  How the food pyramid created Type F diabetes Boosting mitochondrial function to overcome reproductive ageing  The disruptive effects of EMF and broken circadian rhythms  How IVF syncs with Dr. Cleopatra's work    2:06:33 —  Conscious Conception  The rituals involved in partnership Security, safety, and sufficient resources  Why the female orgasm can help you get pregnant quicker  Creating a family vision with your partner    More about this episode. Watch on YouTube. Connect with Luke on social media to learn how to take your lifestyle to the next level, plus catch exclusive live interviews & events: INSTAGRAM - @lukestorey // instagram.com/lukestorey/ FACEBOOK - facebook.com/MrLukeStorey/ TWITTER - @MrLukeStorey // twitter.com/MRLUKESTOREY YOUTUBE - youtube.com/c/LukeStorey THIS SHOW IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Leela Quantum Tech - Improves your health, fitness levels, and mindset. Their products harmonize harmful frequencies like 4G,5G, microwaves, and WIFI and give your body, home environment, and even your pets a huge quantum upgrade. Go to leelaq.com and use the code “LUKE10” for 10% off their product line.    AND...   CACAO BLISS. Back in the day, I used to have to take about 50 ingredients to make an elixir or a smoothie. I had to mix them together, make a big mess, and it took up a bunch of space in the cabinet. But Cacao Bliss has changed the game. Now I have amazing ceremony-grade organic ingredients like raw cacao, turmeric, black pepper, MCT powder, cinnamon, monk fruit, coconut nectar, lacuma, mesquite, and Himalayan salt all in one. So this is the ultimate superfood elixir, but it really tastes like chocolate milk. It's just absolutely fantastic. Try it yourself by using the code “LUKE15” for 15% off at earthechofoods.com/lukestorey. AND…   MAGNESIUM BREAKTHROUGH. According to the American Psychological Association, chronic stress is linked to the six leading causes of death. When most people think of stress, they think of their job, traffic, tense relationships, current events, things like that. But the root of so much of the stress we experience comes down to a deficiency in one overlooked nutrient — magnesium. So, if you're ready to help your body deal with stress, instead of putting a band-aid on it after the fact, you're going to want some Magnesium Breakthrough. You can use the code “luke10” for 10% off and up to 40% off Magnesium Breakthrough packages at www.bioptimizers.com/luke HELP SUPPORT THIS SHOW! Love the show? You'll really love Luke's Master Market Online Store!  It's a win-win! Get direct links to all of Luke's hand-picked biohacking and health products all in one place, exclusive discounts, and support the show by making purchases through the web store >> SHOP NOW.   Other ways to support:  SUBSCRIBE >> Apple Podcasts + Stitcher + Google Podcasts + Spotify LEAVE APPLE PODCASTS REVIEW >> Simple step-by-step instructions SHARE >> Spread the word! Tell your family, friends, neighbors, and all your social pals   Resources Website: fertilitypregnancy.org Use the code “Luke300'' for $300 credit toward Dr. Cleopatra's Primemester Protocol. Join me on Telegram for the uncensored content big tech won't allow me to post. It's free speech and free content: www.lukestorey.com/telegram Related Shows Episode #346: Childbirth Is Not a Medical Condition: The Freebirth Revolution W/ Yolande Norris Clark

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle
GABRIELLE UNION: Infertility, Bonus Parents & Free Families

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 68:54


1. Gabrielle shares—as rawly and honestly as we've ever heard—about the “emotional chaos” of her years experiencing miscarriage, infertility, and surrogacy. 2. Gabrielle and Abby discuss the label and perception of “stepmom”—Gabrielle shares what she avoids at all costs in that role, and the most vital part of the role for her: consistency. 3. How Gabrielle coached her NBA husband Dwyane before Zaya shared with him that she is gay, and how his reaction encouraged Zaya to tell the people on her “never-ever” list. 4. Gabrielle's insistence that home is a sanctuary where all are embraced with love, understanding, and joy—and how, if you can't get behind all of her family members, you're not welcome. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

All Of It
New Memoir 'Flesh & Blood'

All Of It

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 20:01


Author N. West Moss joins us to talk her new memoir Flesh & Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family, and Creating a Bountiful Life, which deals with her journey of infertility and healing, featuring witty and compelling conversation. This episode is guest hosted by Kerry Nolan

Food Freedom and Fertility Podcast
What you need to know about IVF with Dr. Merhi

Food Freedom and Fertility Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 45:07


On this week's episode of Food, Freedom and Fertility Sophia Pavia interviews Dr. Merhi about IVF and the variety of work his center is currently working on.   Dr. Merhi is the founder and the medical director of Rejuvenating Fertility Center (RFC). He is an internationally recognized fertility doctor, lecturer, editor, and grant reviewer. His training and faculty appointments included Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, and University of Vermont. He is currently a Professor at SUNY Downstate University. He has three American Board certifications in OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and High-Complexity Laboratory Director (HCLD). Dr. Merhi is an active researcher with an interest in women with Low Ovarian Reserve (low AMH or high FSH), PRP ovarian rejuvenation, gentle stimulation IVF, natural IVF, and IVF without injectables. His research also focuses on technologies, such as Ozone Sauna, that could improve egg quality. Tune in this week as Sophia and Dr. Merhi have a candid conversation about IVF in the past, present and more importantly where it is going in the future!

Beat Infertility
BONUS 314: Using Frozen Eggs (Self or Donor)

Beat Infertility

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 50:52


In BONUS Episode 314 of Beat Infertility, Dr. Allison Rodgers answers six listener questions (miscarriage, COVID, testicular failure, and more) and then we discuss using donor eggs, either your own or from a donor. Infertility coach Heather Huhman helps warriors like you make scientifically-based, well-informed decisions about your next steps. To schedule your free 30-minute call, go to https://beatinfertility.co/hope.