General Infertility

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…)

BONUS 93: Implantation Failure 101

BONUS 93: Implantation Failure 101

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 92: The Role of a Fertility Nurse on Your Treatment Team

BONUS 92: The Role of a Fertility Nurse on Your Treatment Team

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Amber Kiddie, a registered nurse at the Fertility Centers of Illinois. We discuss the role nurses play on the patient treatment team, tips for communicating with your nurse, and so much more.

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BONUS 91: Parenting After Infertility

BONUS 91: Parenting After Infertility

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…)