Ep 144: “It Takes Three” – Gestational Surrogacy Considerations

Parents sometimes need a surrogate to carry their baby so that they can start or grow their family. However, people often have a lot of questions about this family-building option. Join 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 as they discuss the basics of gestational surrogacy. You’ll learn about how gestational surrogacy differs from traditional surrogacy and what to consider before you pursue this option.

Ep 143: “Can I Still Have A Baby?” – Questions About Multiple Miscarriages

Whether it’s called recurrent pregnancy loss, RPL or multiple miscarriages, losing two or more pregnancies can be heartbreaking. It can also raise many questions. The Fertility Docs are answering some of them in this episode. Join 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 as they answer listener questions about recurrent pregnancy loss.

Ep 142: Breaking a Sweat – How Exercise Affects Fertility and Pregnancy

We all know exercise is good for our bodies. However, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing when you’re TTC and eventually carrying a baby. Join 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 as they explain what you should know about exercise when you’re trying for a baby and when you have a bun in the oven.

Ep 141: When a Pregnancy Ends – From Heartbreak to Hope

Few things in life are more heartbreaking than having a miscarriage. However, even after having multiple miscarriages, parenthood is often still possible. Join 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 as they discuss everything from the terminology and the causes of pregnancy loss to the likelihood of conceiving after one or more miscarriages. 

Ep 140: “Low-Quality Swimmers” – Discussing Male Factor Infertility

Having a good sperm count isn’t always enough to make pregnancy possible. A man also needs normal sperm morphology (shape) and motility (movement). So what happens when a man has low-quality swimmers? Join 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 as they talk about issues with sperm morphology and motility and how they work around them.

Ep 139: No Need to Stress – What You DON’T Need to Worry About

Fertility treatments can be stressful, but there are some things you don’t have to worry about. Join 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 as they talk about what patients don’t need to stress about on the path to parenthood. As a bonus for this episode, you’ll learn what you can expect from an IVF transfer cycle.

Ep 138: “We Need to Know Some Things” – What You Should Tell Your Fertility Doc

There’s a lot to think about when you are planning to have a baby. To have a healthy and successful pregnancy, you’ll want to share certain information with your fertility doctor before you get started with treatment. Join 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 as they discuss what you need to tell your doc before starting fertility treatment.

Ep 137: “What’s the Next Step?” – When a Treatment Doesn’t Work

When a fertility treatment doesn’t result in a positive pregnancy test, you’re probably wondering what you should do next. For this episode, the Fertility Docs answer listener questions about what to do when IUI or IVF isn’t successful. Join 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 as they discuss ways to improve the success of fertility treatment cycles.

Ep 136: What You Want to Know About PCOS – Answering Listener PCOS Questions

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects anywhere from 6% to 12% of U.S. women, so it makes sense that our listeners have a lot of questions about this condition. This episode is dedicated to answering all these PCOS questions from listeners. Join 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 as they talk about everything from polyps in PCOS patients to how other diagnoses affect polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ep 135: An LGBTQ+ Content Creator’s Fertility Journey – Talking to Melissa Connelly

Do you have questions about LGBTQ+ family building? It can be helpful to hear from the experts. In this case, the experts are the Fertility Docs and a patient who went through this family-building process with her wife. Join 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 as they speak with Melissa Connelly, an LGBTQ+ content creator. Melissa explains how she became a content creator and provides a look at her family-building journey.