BONUS 216: It Starts With the Egg [INFERTILITY AUTHOR]

July 19, 2019

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Today’s bonus episode guest is Rebecca Fett, a full-time science writer and author of the worldwide phenomenon, It Starts With the Egg.

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Rebecca and Heather discuss her personal infertility story, as well as the book’s newly-updated 2019 edition:

INTRODUCTION

  • I’d like to start by hearing a little bit more about you. Tell us about your academic background and career.
  • I understand you personally experienced infertility. Take us through your journey to parenthood and how it compelled you to write It Starts With the Egg.

IT STARTS WITH THE EGG

  • Why is egg quality important?
  • How do eggs become chromosomally abnormal?
  • What are the four unexpected obstacles to fertility, and can you tell us more in-depth information about one of them?
  • What are the most important ingredients to have in a prenatal vitamin today, and why?
  • How does CoQ10 improve egg quality, and which form of the supplement is best?
  • What are antioxidants, and how do they impact egg quality?
  • How does DHEA impact egg quality, and who should and shouldn’t consider taking it?
  • Which supplements do you recommend listeners approach with extreme caution, and why?
  • Many listeners, myself included, have difficulty getting their lining to be thick enough for transfer. Are there any supplements you recommend? If so, why?
  • Tell us about the diet you recommend to improve egg quality.
  • Is there anything else you’d like to add?

WRITING THE BOOK

  • You originally published the book in 2014. Especially as someone writing a book now, I’d like to hear about that process.
  • Tell us about the process to update it for 2019.
  • Tell us about the new information for this latest edition. What exactly did you update and why?
  • What are your plans for future updates?
  • Where can listeners buy the book?
  • Is there anything else you’d like to add?

WRAPPING UP

  • What words of hope would you offer to someone who is concerned about her egg quality?

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