Luteal Phase Defect

BONUS 71: The Art of Waiting by Belle Boggs [AUTHOR]

BONUS 71: The Art of Waiting by Belle Boggs [AUTHOR INTERVIEW]

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Today’s Guest:

Today’s guest is Belle Boggs, the author of The Art of Waiting. Belle and Heather discuss her infertility journey, her book, and what it’s like to be an infertility advocate. You can find The Art of Waiting for sale today on Amazon and other retailers.

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Endometriosis & MTHFR: Heather’s Story

38: Endometriosis & MTHFR

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Today’s Guest:

Today’s episode is special in that there is no outside success story guest. Instead, I finally share my story. After being diagnosed with endometriosis in 2007, we began trying to get pregnant in 2011. We endured two miscarriages in 2012, moved to a RE and then a new RE, and were diagnosed with the MTHFR gene mutation. We began IVF and became pregnant with our twins, Eric and Alexis. At 21 weeks, my incompetent cervix couldn’t hold, and the twins were born but could not survive. This was the lowest moment of our journey. 

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BONUS 35: The ART of Infertility

BONUS 35: The ART of Infertility

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Today’s bonus episode guests are Elizabeth Walker and Maria Novotny, from The ART of Infertility project. They are here to tell us about the project and how you can become involved. (more…)

High Natural Killer Cells: Kara’s Story

33: High Natural Killer Cells

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Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Kara, who was diagnosed with “high natural killer cells.” She went through multiple miscarriages until she was matched up with Dr. Allison Rodgers at the Fertility Centers of Illinois.

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Fragile X & Donor Eggs: Nicole’s Story

28: Fragile X & Donor Eggs

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Our success story today is Nicolewho was diagnosed as a carrier of Fragile X. Fragile X is a genetic condition that can lead to diminished ovarian reserve, or “primary ovarian insufficiency.” The disorder was discovered while she was engaged to be married, and she was referred to an RE and told she would likely never have biological children. Nicole was overwhelmed, attempted IVF, and then moved straight to an egg donor.

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Introducing the Podcast: Heather’s Story

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Hi, my name is Heather Huhman, and I am absolutely ecstatic you have found the Beat Infertility podcast. You are probably here because you have experienced infertility, or maybe you know someone who is dealing with infertility. (more…)