Uterine Abnormalities

Blocked Fallopian Tubes: Tammy’s Story [SUCCESS]

72: Blocked Fallopian Tubes [SUCCESS]

Today’s Guest:

Today’s success story is about a woman named Tammy. As the sixth child in a family of seven children, she always knew she wanted to have kids. Tammy unfortunately had to see five REs before getting an official diagnosis — one that was caused by an appendectomy when she was 8 years old. Like so many others, she was devastated when her first IVF transfer didn’t work and struggled to regain a positive attitude. Join us to hear how Tammy eventually received three diagnoses, suffered two losses, had a hysterectomy, but still ended up with two beautiful children and donated her remaining embryos.
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Uterine Septum: Paige’s Story [SUCCESS]

71: Uterine Septum [SUCCESS]

Today’s Guest:

Today’s success story is about a woman named Paige. She knew she wanted to be a mother ever since she was in daycare as a child, but she and her husband chose to wait to start their family until they were financially ready. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. Soon she found herself undergoing testing with her GYN, all of which looked normal for both her and her husband, so they were sent on to a RE. Join us to hear how she went from a whirlwind first appointment to eventually being told she might die and never meet her son.
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Asherman’s Syndrome: Rachel’s Story [JOURNEY UPDATE]

66: Asherman's Syndrome [JOURNEY UPDATE]

Today’s Guest:

Today’s journey update is from a woman named Rachel, who you might remember from Episodes 5 and 26. Although she always knew she wanted to be a mom, she didn’t start trying to conceive until later in life — and she wonders if she would have struggled less had she tried earlier. Much to her surprise, at first, she had no difficulty becoming pregnant, but she kept miscarrying. However, after a D&C, her period didn’t return, thus starting a long road battling Asherman’s Syndrome. Let’s listen to how one of her miscarriages actually turned around her whole outlook about her infertility journey — and she turned her struggles and triumph into two popular books.
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BONUS 81: Asherman’s Syndrome 101

BONUS 81: Asherman's Syndrome 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…)

Uterine Septum: Bethany’s Story [SUCCESS]

45: Uterine Septum [SUCCESS STORY]

Today’s Guest:

Today’s success story is about a woman named Bethany. Like Heather’s journey, she’s been through just about everything. First and second trimester losses. Devastating diagnoses. At one point, she was even told to consider surrogacy. Let’s listen to how, just as she was beginning to come to terms with living a child-free life, the unexpected happened.
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BONUS 36: Uterine Abnormalities

BONUS 36: Uterine Abnormalities

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…)

Male Factor Infertility & Uterine Septum: Cherie’s Story

37: Male Factor Infertility & Uterine Septum

Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Cherie, who was diagnosed with a uterine septum. Her husband also had issues with borderline low sperm count, motility, and morphology. They started trying in 2007 but saw no success. Their doctor recommended IUIs after finding Cherie’s uterine septum.

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PCOS & Uterine Septum: Ashley’s Story

24: PCOS & Uterine Septum

Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Ashley, who has been diagnosed with PCOS, a uterine septum, and had a miscarriage. She eventually became pregnant with her son and is now working to have a second baby.

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Uterine Septum: Jaree’s Story

09: Uterine Septum

Today’s Guest:

My guest today is Jaree. She started trying to get pregnant in 2008 and knew immediately that something was wrong. Upon visiting her doctor, she was given a “myriad of old wives’ tales” explaining away her inability to conceive.

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Uterine Cancer & Surrogacy: Candace’s Story

05: Uterine Cancer & Surrogacy: Candace's Story

Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Candace, who BEAT INFERTILITY via surrogacy after many ups and downs. Her story includes her husband’s brain tumor, several failed IUI and IVF rounds, many rounds of Clomid, several surgeries, uterine cancer, a hysterectomy, plans for adoption, and finally, the switch to surrogacy.
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