Ep 126: Culture and Fertility Series – A Talk With Elana Frank, Founder of the Jewish Fertility Foundation

How does a person’s culture impact their pursuit of fertility treatment? That’s the question the docs are asking as part of their new “Culture and Fertility” series. 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 Elena Frank, the CEO and founder of the Jewish Fertility Foundation (JFF). They’ll discuss everything from Elena’s infertility story to how it inspired her to start JFF.

Ep 125: “What Does It Mean for Fertility Care?” – Roe v. Wade Reversal

Are you thinking about starting your fertility treatment journey or are you in the middle of IVF? If so, you probably have questions about how the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade will affect fertility treatments like IVF. The Fertility Docs are here to share what we know now. 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 with Dr. Kaylen Silverberg of Texas Fertility Center. They’re discussing everything from the history of abortion in the United States to what these fertility experts think is going to happen next.

Ep 124: Inositols and Fertility – Everything You Need to Know

Have you heard of inositols, but aren’t quite sure what they are? You’re not the only one, so the Fertility Docs are here to help. 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. Mark Ratner, the chief science officer at Theralogix about inositols. They’ll provide more information about inositols, including why they’re relevant to infertility causes like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Ep 123: “Is It Time to Move On?” – When You Shouldn’t Use Your own Eggs

Most people want to conceive using their own eggs, but it just isn’t possible sometimes. How do you know when this is true for you? 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 provide the answer. They’ll discuss when they recommend that a patient move to donor eggs.

Ep 122: “We’ve Got Some Questions Today” – Answering Questions from Listeners

The Fertility Docs are always here to share great information about infertility (and how to overcome it to have a baby). This often involves answering questions from listeners like you. 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 provide answers to listener questions. You’ll learn about everything from the link between stress and infertility to cutting-edge artificial insemination techniques.

Ep 121: Embryos Need a Soft Place to Land – The Problem With a Thin Endometrium

You might not give much thought to your uterine lining (endometrium), but having a healthy lining is necessary to have a healthy pregnancy and 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 discuss why a thin endometrium is a problem. The Fertility Docs will also talk about what can cause this issue and how to treat it.

Ep 120: Bringing AI Into IVF – Using Artificial Intelligence in the Lab

Technology in the IVF lab is always advancing to help more patients become parents. One of the latest advances is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help embryologists select the best embryo for transfer as well as learn more about sperm and egg quality. 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 Matthew “Tex” VerMilyea PhD, Ovation® Fertility vice president of scientific advancement. He’ll discuss how AI can help in the lab and why it’s such a big deal. 

Ep 119: The Recipe for Making a Baby – How Fertility Herbs Can Help

When you keep seeing negative pregnancy tests, you start to wonder if you can do anything else to make parenthood possible. In some cases, fertility herbs may be able to help. 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 Lisa Grant OMD, founder of Fertility Reset Online, about fertility herbs. She discusses how these herbs work, how practitioners use them with acupuncture and why you should always talk to a professional before taking them.

Ep 118: Staying Connected During Fertility Treatment – Thoughts from a Couples Therapist

Infertility doesn’t just affect your physical body. It also affects your mind and your relationships, which is why it can be helpful to meet with a couples and sex therapist. 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 to a renowned couples and sex therapist, Marissa Nelson of IntimacyMoons™. Learn how Marissa helps couples on their infertility journey and what you can do to stay connected with your partner.

Ep 117: Ask and You Shall Receive – Answering More Listener Questions

Everyone’s fertility journey is unique, so our listeners have different questions about everything from their diagnosis to their treatment options. The Fertility Docs are here to answer them! 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 semen analysis and sperm health to conceiving with scar tissue after a C-section.