Unexplained Infertility

Unexplained Infertility: Maureen’s Story [SUCCESS]

65: Unexplained Infertility [SUCCESS]

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Today’s success story is about a woman named Maureen. When she was younger, she knew for sure she didn’t want to have kids, but all of that changed when she met her husband. They tried on their own for a long time before finally seeing the writing on the wall that it was time to head to a reproductive endocrinologist for further evaluation. Let’s listen to how she went from being completely emotionally overwhelmed during her first appointment to going all in on understanding her body.
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Secondary Unexplained Infertility: Nikki’s Story [SUCCESS]

64: Secondary Unexplained Infertility [SUCCESS]

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Today’s success story is about a woman named Nikki. Earlier in life, she didn’t think she even wanted to get married, let alone have a family. But all of that changed when she met her husband. After a whirlwind romance, they began trying to conceive and quickly became pregnant with their son. However, when it came time to try for baby #2, she suffered two miscarriages and sought the help of her OB/GYN. She was diagnosed with secondary unexplained infertility, but as a military family, she felt she’d be better off figuring out the answer on her own rather than pursuing a reproductive endocrinologist. Join us to hear how she never lost hope and in fact became more determined than ever after hearing her diagnosis.
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Unexplained Infertility: Audrey’s Story [SUCCESS]

60: Unexplained Infertility [SUCCESS STORY]

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Today’s success story is about a woman named Audrey. At 28 years old, long before she started trying to conceive, she remembers telling her GYN that she thought she’d have trouble. At the time, she wasn’t even sure she wanted to be a mom, or whether she’d be any good at it. Fast forward a decade, she’s now in a job that requires her to travel 46 weeks out of the year, which would make conceiving hard for just about everyone. Join us to hear how she coped with an unexplained infertility diagnosis, educated herself about the journey using this very podcast, and advocated her way to success.
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Unexplained Infertility: Claire’s Story [SUCCESS]

58: Unexplained Infertility [SUCCESS STORY]

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Today’s success story is about a woman named Claire. She didn’t meet her husband until she was 38 years old, and didn’t begin treatments until she was 41. Although she now suspects diminished ovarian reserve, her official diagnosis was unexplained infertility. Due to her age, she went straight to IVF, but after 3 failed cycles, she decided to give IUI a try. Unfortunately, those didn’t work either. Join us to hear how she eventually turned to donor eggs after initially rejecting the option altogether.
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Unexplained Infertility & Adoption: Cristee’s Story [SUCCESS]

42: Unexplained Infertility & Adoption [SUCCESS STORY]

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Today’s success story is about a woman named Cristee. She was a special education teacher with a brand-new husband, a new house, a new puppy, and was ready to become a mother. Since her twin sister had struggled with infertility to begin her own family, Cristee assumed that things might be difficult for her also. What transpired over the next few years led to her beating infertility in a way that she never could have imagined. Join us to hear Cristee’s touching story!
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Endometriosis & MTHFR: Heather’s Story

38: Endometriosis & MTHFR

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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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Unexplained Infertility & Fertilization Issues: Lindsey’s Story

35: Unexplained Infertility & Fertilization Issues

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Our success story today is Lindsey, who has unexplained infertility. Lindsey and her husband were married in 2011 and began trying soon after that. When Lindsey went off birth control, she saw a naturopath to find out what natural approaches she could take to improve fertility and prepare her body for pregnancy.

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Unexplained Infertility & Donor Eggs: Kathleen’s Story

32: Unexplained Infertility & Donor Eggs

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Our success story today is Kathleen, who has experienced unexplained infertility along with her husband’s borderline male factor infertility. Her five-year journey began in 2007 and includes multiple IUI and IVF cycles and donor eggs.

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Endometriosis: Bobi’s Story

27: Endometriosis

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Our success story today is Bobiwho was diagnosed with unexplained infertility at first, and then later with stage four endometriosis. While Bobi lived in Florida, she underwent IUI, a laparoscopy, and then moved on to IVF. There were two embryos transferred, but Bobi went into early labor and delivered both girls at just 24 weeks.

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Unexplained Infertility: Jen’s Story

26: Unexplained Infertility

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Our success story today is Jen, who was diagnosed with unexplained infertility. She went through several rounds of timed intercourse with Clomid and seven IUI cycles with no success.

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