General Infertility

BONUS 107: How to Cope After a Failed Cycle

BONUS 107: How to Cope After a Failed Cycle

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18. (more…)

BONUS 105: VEGAS BABY Documentary

BONUS 105: VEGAS BABY Documentary

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Amanda Micheli. She is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and the director of VEGAS BABY, a documentary that follows aspiring parents on the gamble of infertility and shows the emotional, physical and financial toll it takes. As of this recording, the film is now available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play; it will broadcast on PBS on June 27; and will become available on Netflix around July 4. We discuss her personal infertility story, the VEGAS BABY film, and so much more.

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BONUS 104: Fertility Benefits at Work: Gusto

BONUS 104: Fertility Benefits at Work: Gusto

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Katie Evans-Reber, Head of HR at Gusto. As part of a new series highlighting great places to work for employees battling infertility, we discuss the fertility benefits at Gusto, how to score a job there, and more.

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BONUS 103: 15+ Types of Journals to Keep & How to Get Started Now

BONUS 103: 15+ Types of Journals to Keep & How to Get Started Now

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18. (more…)

BONUS 102: Latest Fertility Research & News

BONUS 102: Latest Fertility Research & News

Today’s Guest:

Dr. Allison Rodgers is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and has been practicing medicine since 2004. She currently practices at the Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr. Rodgers’ personal experiences with both secondary infertility and pregnancy loss have given her a unique insight into reproductive medicine in order to help you BEAT INFERTILITY. (more…)

BONUS 101: The Science of Happiness

Bonus 101 The Science of Happiness

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Vanessa Van Edwards, the lead investigator at The Science of People. Vanessa has authored several books, including Captivate, which was chosen as one of Apple’s most anticipated books of 2017. We discuss the science of happiness and how you can achieve it.

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It’s Time to Normalize Infertility

It's Time to Normalize Infertility

There’s a word to describe a child who’s lost both parents.

There’s a word to describe a wife who’s lost her husband, and a word to describe a husband who’s lost his wife.

But there’s no word to describe a person who’s lost a child — or the potential of a child. And as a result, bringing it up is almost always a conversation stopper. (more…)

BONUS 99: Infertility Rights in the Workplace

BONUS 99: Infertility Rights in the Workplace

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Tom Spiggle, owner of The Spiggle Law Firm. We discuss everything you need to know about infertility rights in the workplace.

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BONUS 98: Seeking a Second Opinion Regarding Fertility Treatments

BONUS 98: Seeking a Second Opinion Regarding Fertility Treatments

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Maja Zecevic, founder of Opionato. We discuss everything you need to know about obtaining a second opinion regarding your fertility treatment plan.

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I’m Stronger Than Infertility, and It Will Not Silence Me

I'm Stronger Than Infertility, and It Will Not Silence Me

Today I am dedicating my blog to National Infertility Awareness Week and to the launch of Justine Brooks Froelker’s latest book The Mother of Second Chances, based on her blog Ever Upward, releasing on April 17th. (Check out my interview with Justine here! She’ll also be back on the show again soon.) (more…)