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Fab Fertility

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Infertility is a topic too often ignored.The mission of this podcast is to bring inspiration, facts, tips, education, support and most importantly a VOICE to all things fertility so that those listening feel empowered and proud to take control of their journey.Just because fertility is hard, doesn't mean it can't be fabulous.

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Infertility is a topic too often ignored.The mission of this podcast is to bring inspiration, facts, tips, education, support and most importantly a VOICE to all things fertility so that those listening feel empowered and proud to take control of their journey.Just because fertility is hard, doesn't mean it can't be fabulous.

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By Farook2297 - Nov 23 2019
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Awesome job to Blair. This podcast is much needed for women and men all over the world.

Love it!

By Reilly Lou - Nov 09 2019
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Love everything about this podcast, the community, and the resources provided!

iTunes Ratings

98 Ratings
Average Ratings
97
0
1
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0

Great work

By Farook2297 - Nov 23 2019
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Awesome job to Blair. This podcast is much needed for women and men all over the world.

Love it!

By Reilly Lou - Nov 09 2019
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Love everything about this podcast, the community, and the resources provided!
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Fab Fertility

Latest release on May 28, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 11 days ago

Rank #1: Episode 27: Endometriosis Endeavors w/ Dani from @as_im_waiting

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Dani is an army wife, ex NFL dancer, a strong believer in God & an infertility warrior. After trying to start her family without success, she knew something was wrong. She advocated for herself in order to receive an endometriosis diagnosis. After a procedure to remove it, she took matters into her own hands & began following a gluten & dairy free lifestyle to keep her endo at bay while TTC. This is a story of determination, trusting your gut & knowing that everything happens for a reason.

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://fabfertility.com/podcast

Nov 06 2019

50mins

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Rank #2: Episode 65: Samantha Busch is a Bundle of Joy!

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Samantha Busch is someone I have looked up to in the infertility community ever since I became a part of it. Her contagious energy and strong voice has raised so much awareness for our community. While she runs a company, home schools her sweet IVF babe, writes a book and joins her husband track side for his various NASCAR races, she also suffers. Suffers from infertility just like you and me. On today's episode she tells us her entire story and shares how it inspired her to start Bundle of Joy fund and many other infertility advocacy endeavors.

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://www.fabfertility.com/

Apr 22 2020

1hr 15mins

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Rank #3: Episode 14: Asking ALL the Infertility Questions w/ CoFertility Founder + CEO Arielle Spiegal

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Arielle Spiegal has made it her mission to answer all of the burning questions us experiencing infertility have. Her own personal journey inspired her to start CoFertility, an online resource providing answers for our community that we can trust. Her approach is genius, genuine and done with humor.

For more detailed show notes, visit www.fabfertility.com/podcast-contd

Follow CoFertility on Instagram HERE

Follow Arielle on Instagram HERE

CoFertility website HERE

CoFertility’s Glossary of Fertility Terms HERE

Follow Fab Fertility on Instagram HERE

Visit Fab Fertility’s webpage HERE

Arielle’s advice for coping with fertility, “Do not let fertility define you.” Find things to do to look forward to outside of your journey so it doesn’t consume you. 

I couldn’t agree more.

Aug 14 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #4: Episode 66: FFIF: Vagina Masks, Yoga & NIAW/CIAW Overwhelm

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Whew... NIAW/CIAW is coming to a close and man oh man has it been a whirlwind. Like many of you can probably relate to, this week dredges up so many emotions & PTSD from past fertility struggles but also brings so much awareness and community that it makes it all worth it. Alex and I get into this and per usual go off on the most random tangents imaginable. We love you all and are so honored (or as Alex would say honored) to have you as part of our squad!

Show notes here: https://www.fabfertility.com/

Apr 24 2020

32mins

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Rank #5: Episode 35: If You Don't Laugh, You'll Just Cry w/ @Rockabyemaybe's Alex Slate

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Alex Slate is legit one of my favs in the infertility community. Her sense of humor is contagious & her vulnerability is endearing. Her no filter approach to sharing her story & the struggles of those suffering infertility has inspired me and so many. We get deep into our journeys on this episode, giggle a lot & drop a HUGE announcement at the very end.

Thank you to Fairhaven Health for sponsoring today's episode. Visit www.fairhaven.com to learn more about their amazing products.

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://www.fabfertility.com

Jan 08 2020

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Episode 43: IVF - Everything You Need to Know Before Your Cycle

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IVF is overwhelming... there is no way around it. Having gone through it four times now, there are so many things I now know that I wish i would have when I started 2 years ago. Things that would have better prepared me, helped reduce stress and better set my expectations. In this episode I share all of my tips and tricks that I have accumulating over the years.

To follow me on Instagram click HERE

Thank you to today’s sponsor MyVitro

Check out their fertility medication organizers and accessories HERE. Use code FAB for 10% off your order!

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://www.fabfertility.com/

Feb 05 2020

31mins

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Rank #7: Episode 57: The IVF Mega Episode w/ Dr. Mark Trolice

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On this episode, I interview Mark P. Trolice, MD, board-certified OB/GYN & REI. He directs Fertility CARE in Winter Park, Florida & is a professor at two Florida universities. The man knows his stuff. His compassion for his patients is something to be admired. In fact, Dr. Trolice release his first book, The Fertility Doctor’s Guide to Overcoming Infertility, this year to help us patients navigate infertility. On this episode we talk COVID, his favorite procedures & everything in between.

Visit Dr. Trolice’s Facebook page ​HERE

Follow Dr. Trolice on Instagram ​HERE

Purchase Dr. Trolice’s book ​HERE

Follow Fab Fertility ​HERE

Visit the Fab Fertility website ​HERE

Mar 25 2020

1hr 5mins

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Rank #8: Episode 3: Getting IVF'd Up & Learning to Love Who You Are w/ Olivia McDonald

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On this episode I interview the woman behind the AMAZING Instagram account, @theawkwardwaitingwomb, Olivia McDonald. She is the perfect mix of genuine, sweet and funny and her account brings a voice to topics most of us only think about. We talk infertility anthems, endometriosis, IVF affordability, depression, changing doctors mid treatment, being your own infertility advocate and so much more. I know you guys are going to love her as much as I do.

To connect with Olivia click HERE

To contribute to the McDonalds’ PGD Testing Fund click HERE

To listen to Olivia’s curated Amazon music playlist, “Let’s IVF-ing Do This” click HERE

*this will require you log in to Amazon*

To connect with Blair click HERE

Read more on Fab Fertility HERE

Jun 12 2019

35mins

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Rank #9: Episode 24: EGG-citing Interview w/ an Australian Embryologist

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Embryology is fascinating & such a crucial piece of the IVF process. On this episode, Kristen, from Perth, Australia, gives us a behind the scenes look at what it looks & feels like to do this for a living. What's better is she had her own struggles to start her family. She gets it. We go through a high level explanation of IVF & then dive into all the details. If you've ever wondered how sperm is counted or what a healthy egg looks like, this episode is for you!

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://www.fabfertility.com/podcast

Oct 23 2019

54mins

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Rank #10: Episode 29: Fertility Warrior Intensive w/ Robyn Birkin

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Robyn Birkin is a first class badass! As an IVF warrior herself, she gets it. She knows first hand how heartbreaking, stressful & overall impossible a fertility journey can be. Amidst her journey she decided to make the most of it & shift her mindset so that no matter what she would be ok. Ever since, she has helped our community do the same. She is the host of the Fertility Warriors Podcast and has more resources available than you can count. Her wisdom is invaluable!

To follow Robyn click HERE

To visit Robyn’s website click HERE

To follow Fab Fertility click HERE

For Show Notes and to visit the Fab Fertility website click HERE

Thank you to today’s sponsor: Mira Fertility

Visit miracare.com and use promo code FAB50 for $50 off!

Nov 20 2019

55mins

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Rank #11: Episode 18: When Your Fertility Path Finally Makes Sense w/ Jenn Sharp

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My guest, Jenn Sharp, found out early in her TTC journey that her ovarian reserve was extremely low. After attempting IUI cycles that were unsuccessful, her & her husband turned to IVF w/ donor eggs. She breaks down the donor egg process from the perspective of an intending parent & gets real about the emotions & logistics that come along with the process. In the end, she shares that her crazy journey made sense the second she met her adorable daughter. A well deserved happy ending!

https://fabfertility.com/podcast

Sep 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #12: Episode 62: What to Do (and Not Do) When Someone You Love is Struggling with Infertility w/ Meg Keys

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Meg Keys is a badass. I swear we would be BFFs IRL if we lived close. Meg wrote the book, The Waiting Line, in reaction to undergoing her own (in)fertility journey. This book describes what to do (and not do) when someone you love is struggling with infertility. Meg tells us her infertility story and then we get real about all of the frustrating shit people say and the shit we go through amidst infertility. Listening to this conversation will make you feel like you're venting to your best girl friends. Enjoy!

https://www.fabfertility.com/

Apr 15 2020

58mins

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Rank #13: Episode 38: FFIF: The Two Week "Weight"

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On today's episode, Alex & I talk about the dreaded TWW. We are actually both in the middle of ours. I am awaiting to see if I conceived a unicorn (jk, but the likelihood of a natural pregnancy are about 5%) & Alex is in her true TWW for a medicated cycle. We found ourselves quite "punny" substituting "weight" for "wait." Listen to the episode to hear why...

https://www.fabfertility.com/

Jan 17 2020

38mins

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Rank #14: Episode 22: Everything Sperm Donation

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In this episode, I interview my VERY FIRST male guest bringing a male voice to the infertility community. His open & honest approach to a topic many people refuse to talk about is beyond admirable. We talk about how him & his wife navigated learning that sperm donation would be their path to starting a family. I am not going to lie, this man's love for his wife & the sacrifices they make for each other make me tear up in the best way!

Show notes available here: 
https://fabfertility.com/podcast

Sep 25 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #15: Episode 49: MFI: An Up Close Look w/ Wes Matheney (@DetourtoDad)

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As we all know, there are not many male voices speaking out about fertility, much less about male factor infertility (MFI).

Wes Matheney & his wife have been on their MFI journey for quite some time. Recently, he decided to speak out about their struggles & we are all lucky he did! He hosts his own podcast, "Detour to Becoming Dad" & also runs his Instagram account, @detourtodad.

The male perspective is all something we should educate ourselves on to be better female partners on this journey.

Show notes available with all links mentioned here: https://www.fabfertility.com/

Feb 26 2020

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Rank #16: Episode 4: Wearing Infertility on Your Face & Just Getting Through Today w/ The Fertility Tribe's Kristyn Hodgdon

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On this episode I chat with the creator of The Fertility Tribe, Kristyn Hodgdon. After battling PCOS and undergoing chlomid cycles, IUIs and IVF, she finally got her beautiful twins, Brooke & Charlie. The road to her babies wasn't easy and in today's episode we get into ALLL the details. Show notes available will all LINKS here: https://fabfertility.com/podcast

Jun 19 2019

44mins

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Rank #17: Episode 36: FFIF: New Year, New... Nope, Still Infertile

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On our very first episode of the series, Alex & I commiserate on how hard it has been to see baby & new year's resolution posts. In the infertility community it feels like we are stuck in a rut & that we are not able to adopt the ever famous mentality, "New Year, New Me." We give some tips on how to shift your mindset & start the new year off as your best self! Sometimes that involves just saying FUCK IT!

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Jan 10 2020

34mins

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Rank #18: Episode 31: You Can (Eventually) Be Exception to the Rule w/ Jen Roberstson

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Jen Roberston never ever gave up on her dream of having her family. In this episode, Jen describes how she found determination to keep going cycle after cycle. Her journey redefined her life's passion into helping other women through their fertility journeys. She now works as a fertility mentor and coach with the mentality that you MUST take care of and not lose yourself no matter what.

Show notes with all links mentioned available here: www.fabfertility.com

Dec 04 2019

48mins

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Rank #19: Episode 44: FFIF: Infertility Myths & Superstitions Debunked

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Have you ever tried just relaxing while you eat a pineapple core while holding your legs in the air during an acupuncture appointment? Haha - we will do just about anything if it gives us a better shot at getting pregnant. At some point, though, all of the myths can make you crazy. In this episode, Alex & I debunk our favorite myths and superstitions to help you better understand why they do or do not work (in our unprofessional opinion) - don't worry, we have tried them all!

Show notes available here: https://www.fabfertility.com/

Feb 07 2020

43mins

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Rank #20: Episode 5: IVF Edu: How to Prepare Your Body, Mind, Wallet, Office & Relationship for Your Upcoming Cycle

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This episode's purpose is to prepare you for upcoming fertility treatments, whether it's your 1st or even 5th. I break down how to prepare your body, mind, wallet, office & relationships. I have learned the hard way that treatments aren't easy. Preparation is key & I am bringing all the tips & tricks I have learned along the way to help you avoid a cluster fuck situation. Complete show notes will all LINKS mentioned today can be found here: https://fabfertility.com/podcast

Jun 19 2019

30mins

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