Ep 217: Hopeless to Hopeful Mama

Dr. Erica Bove, fertility specialist and founder of Hopeful Mama Foundation

Listen to guest, Emily Patel, founder of Hopeful Mama Foundation as she joins the Fertility Docs, Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center share her fertility journey and how it led her to create the Hopeful Mama Foundation. Emily learned at an early age that she had premature ovarian insufficiency. For many years she never realized carrying and delivering a baby was still possible. She shares her story and coming to terms with a body that could not produce a child genetically her own. Ultimately, she was able to conceive using donor eggs and now has two young daughters. Her infertility struggle was the spark that led her to found Hopeful Mama. This organization was developed to help women in similar circumstances who are searching for answers by advocacy, education, and respect. Emily wants to provide opportunities for women who need financial assistance resources, and education. Check out this inspiring and informative episode.

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