Ep 34: Hope After Heartbreak – Diagnosing and Treating Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

What’s the difference between a single miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss? 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 recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), or multiple miscarriages. Our experts are discussing what can cause RPL, how they diagnose what’s causing the problem and what treatments they use to help patients welcome a rainbow baby.

Ep 33: “The Age of the Egg Matters” – Factors that Influence Genetics and Fertility

As you prepare to conceive, are you wondering what you can do to prevent chromosomal abnormalities? 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 interview special guest, Amy Jones, the Scientific Director of Genetics at Ovation® Fertility. Listen as these experts discuss the factors that contribute to chromosomal abnormalities in embryos and whether you can take steps to improve your egg or sperm quality.

Ep 32: Where Do Egg Donors Come From? – All About Egg Donors

Thinking about conceiving using an egg donor? If so, you probably have questions about the generous women who donate their eggs to help others become parents. 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 interview special guest, Dr. Lisa Hansard from Texas Fertility Center. Sit back as the Fertility Docs discuss everything from the requirements to be an egg donor to why women decide to donate their eggs.

Ep 31: “Helping the Embryos Do Their Thing” – Making Magic in the IVF Lab

What happens once your eggs and your partner’s sperm are in the hands of the IVF lab? And how do embryologists make the magic of fertilization 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 interview special guest Tex VerMilyea, the Vice President of Scientific Advancement at Ovation® Fertility. He’s pulling back the curtain to explain everything that happens in the IVF lab to transform an egg and sperm into an embryo.

Ep 30: “The Chain of Custody” – Keeping Eggs, Sperm and Embryos Safe in the Lab

So, you’ve undergone an egg retrieval and your partner has provided a semen sample. How does the IVF lab keep your eggs, sperm and embryos safe? 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 chat with Tex VerMilyea, the Vice President of Scientific Advancement at Ovation® Fertility. He’ll explain how Ovation labs use “the chain of custody” to keep precious reproductive materials safe in IVF labs around the country.

Ep 29: “Breaking Down the Terms” – The Basics of Genetic Testing

Have you heard of carrier screening and preimplantation genetic testing, but had no idea what these terms mean? You’re not alone! Patients often visit the Fertility Docs with questions about these forms of genetic testing. 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 genetic testing and how the different forms of testing can educate and empower you on your family-building journey.

Ep 28: The Mysteries of PCOS – About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Wondering what it means to have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Our Fertility Docs will tell you that every woman with PCOS is different, so there’s more than one answer. 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 explore “the spectrum of PCOS,” discuss diagnosis and treatment, and dive into the link between PCOS and weight.

Ep 27: “The Clock Is Ticking” – Conceiving After 40

All women face the reality of “the biological clock,” but does that mean motherhood after 40 is impossible? The Fertility Docs will tell you that you can often still welcome a baby, thanks to options that range from in vitro fertilization (IVF) to donor eggs and embryos. 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 why it’s harder to conceive after 40 to how you can improve your odds of bringing home a baby.

Ep 26: The ABCs of IVF – Speaking the Language of Fertility

The land of fertility treatment has its own language. Becoming fluent in it can make your journey to parenthood easier. To help, the Fertility Docs are explaining all the unfamiliar terms you might hear during an IVF cycle. 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 everything from the difference between an andrologist and an embryologist to what happens during intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

Ep 25: Losing Weight to Gain a Baby – How Weight Affects Fertility

Did you know that the numbers on the scale can affect your fertility? The Fertility Docs talk to Dr. Susan Hudson’s patient about her journey to lose weight to make her dream of motherhood come true. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center and Dr. Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they listen to her story and ask her what advice she would give to other hopeful parents.