Ep 134: All About Sperm Donors – Talking With Dr. Jaime Shamonki

Considering using a sperm donor for your fertility journey? The Fertility Docs and a special guest are here to provide some guidance. 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. Jaime Shamonki of California Cryobank. They’re discussing everything from how sperm banks pick donors to why sperm donors donate.

Ep 133: Get to Know Your Body – Female Anatomy 101

There are a lot of myths and misinformation about the female body, so the Fertility Docs are here to fight back with facts. This episode is all about female anatomy from external to internal. 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 take us on a quick tour of a woman’s body.

Ep 132: Helping Patients With a History of Abuse – Advice from Melissa Webb

1 out of 4 women has experienced sexual abuse, and this type of trauma can make fertility care more stressful. Thankfully, there are ways to make the treatment process easier. 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 Melissa Webb LCSW of Red Rock Psychological Health. They’re discussing ways patients and doctors can make this process easier.

Ep 131: Eggs and Embryos in IVF – Busting Myths and Sharing Facts

From ovarian stimulation to fertilization in the lab, a lot happens during an IVF cycle. As a result, you’re not alone if you have questions about what happens to eggs and embryos during in vitro fertilization. The Fertility Docs are here to shed some light on this topic.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 eggs and embryos in the world of IVF.

Ep 130: Waiting in Hope – The Culture and Fertility Series

Someone’s culture and faith can play a big role in how they approach fertility care. As part of the Fertility Doc’s Culture and Fertility series, we’re talking to a special guest about infertility in the Christian community. 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 Kelley Ramsey of Waiting in Hope. They’re talking about Kelley’s infertility journey, what her organization does and how to handle the emotional side of infertility.

Ep 129: Getting the Answers You Need – Listeners Share Their Questions

The Fertility Docs are back at it again! During this episode, they’re 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 answer our listeners’ burning questions. Some of the topics the Fertility Docs are covering include varicoceles, mosaic embryos and conceiving after surgery for fibroids.

Ep 128: Infertility in the Muslim Community – The Culture and Fertility Series

Infertility doesn’t discriminate. It affects people of all backgrounds. Because different groups of people view and deal with infertility in unique ways, the Fertility Docs have decided to do a Culture and Fertility Series to explore these differences. This episode focuses on infertility among members of the Muslim community.  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 this topic with Dr. Marcia Inhorn, a professor and the chair of the Council on Middle Eastern Studies at Yale University.

Ep 127: The Right Start For Your Baby – Prenatal Vitamins and Supplements

“Should I take this supplement?” If you’ve been asking yourself this question while you’re trying to get pregnant, this is the episode 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 talk to their special guest Dr. Mark Ratner of Theralogix about prenatal vitamins. They discuss everything from which supplements to consider if you’re TTC to how to pick the best ones to help you welcome a healthy baby.

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.