Ep 24: Nothing Is Off Limits – Answering Your Questions About Sperm

How long should you abstain from sex to have the best sperm quality? Can you use oral sex to obtain a sperm sample? How do you get a sample if your culture doesn’t allow masturbation? Is it better to collect a sample at home or at the clinic? 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 these questions and more.

Ep 23: “Highs and Lows” – Fertility Treatment for Cancer Patients

A cancer diagnosis can change your life, but it doesn’t have to destroy your dream of having a baby. The Fertility Docs are discussing oncofertility (fertility preservation and treatment for patients facing cancer) and how it provides options and hope. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from FCLV, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center, and Dr. Susan Hudson and Dr. Erika Munch from Texas Fertility Center as they discuss oncofertility options and what to expect from each one.

Ep 22: Sometimes, It Takes Three – Conceiving With a Gestational Carrier

Thinking about using gestational surrogacy to grow your family? If so, you won’t want to miss this interview with a Nashville Fertility Center (NFC) nurse who welcomed twins through surrogacy. She shares her unique family-building story and her advice for those considering surrogacy. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from NFC and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center for this interview.

Ep 21: You Don’t Need a Man – All About Single Motherhood

Think you need a partner to have a baby? Think again! 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 Dr. Bedient’s patient about pursuing single motherhood. Learn about selecting a sperm donor and the fertility treatments that can make it all possible.

Ep 20: “IVF 2.0” – How a Failed IVF Cycle Can Lead to Success Later

You might think IVF is just a fertility treatment, but it can also be a “diagnostic tool.” In this podcast, the Fertility Docs are talking about what they can learn from a failed IVF cycle that can lead to success moving forward. 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 ins and outs of “IVF 2.0”.

Ep 19: When You Can’t Predict Aunt Flow’s Visit – Understanding Irregular Periods

Getting frustrated by irregular periods and negative pregnancy tests? 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 ovulation disorders like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), hormonal abnormalities and diminished ovarian reserve. Learn how they diagnose and treat these common issues.

Ep 18: “Size Matters” – All About Fibroids

You may have heard of fibroids but may not know what they are. The Fertility Docs are here to help. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen and Dr. Glenn Weitzman from Nashville Fertility Center, and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they discuss what fibroids are and review everything you need to know about how doctors diagnose and treat them.

Ep 17: Exploring A Holistic Approach to Fertility

Wondering if Eastern medicine can help you conceive? The Docs are exploring how acupuncture and holistic care can complement traditional Western fertility treatments. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen from Nashville Fertility Center, and Dr. Susan Hudson and Dr. Natalie Burger from Texas Fertility Center as they speak to Sadie Minkoff of Sage Acupuncture about the value of taking a holistic approach to fertility care.

Ep 16: Getting the Full Picture – Talking Fertility Diagnostics

Wondering why you keep seeing negative pregnancy tests? Fertility testing can provide the 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 discuss every part of the fertility testing process. Get ready to learn about everything from the semen analysis to the HSG.

Ep 15: Finances and Fertility – Covering the Cost of Fertility Treatment

What’s the difference between diagnostic and treatment coverage? What about the distinction between your deductible and copay? The world of insurance has its own language that can be especially confusing for fertility patients. Join Dr. Carrie Bedient from The Fertility Center of Las Vegas, Dr. Abby Eblen and Dr. George Hill from Nashville Fertility Center, and Dr. Susan Hudson from Texas Fertility Center as they explain the basics of insurance for fertility care and what to do if you don’t have coverage.