Fertility Docs Uncensored

Fertility Docs Uncensored

We all know it’s wrong, but when you see one big fat negative after another, it’s tempting to turn to Dr. Google for answers. But don’t you hit that search button. You have another option: Fertility Docs Uncensored. The nation’s leading fertility doctors have joined forces to separate fertility fact from fiction. It’s the only place you can hear fertility docs from around the country diving into the nitty-gritty of infertility. From their personal experiences as infertility patients, to what you can really expect from IVF, these doctors are covering it all (and they aren’t holding back).

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May 11, 2021 28 min

It’s no secret that fertility care can be expensive. Thankfully, many organizations are working hard to make it more affordable for fertility patients. 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 Carol Silverberg, the founder of the Fertility Foundation of Texas. Together, they discuss everything fro...

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Ever wonder what happens when an IVF cycle produces more embryos than a couple needs to build their family? The Fertility Docs have 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 all the options for embryo disposition, including embryo adoption, research and indefinite storage. They’ll also di...

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When you conceive, the embryo should implant in the uterus. However, sometimes a doctor knows a woman is pregnant, but they don’t know where the pregnancy is. This is called a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL). 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 you need to know about pregnancy of...

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Did you know that a simple blood test can find things that are hiding in your family tree? It’s true, thanks to 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 provide a basic biology lesson and discuss the benefits of genetic testing. The Fertility Docs will also discuss the difference between pr...

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Many women get their “tubes tied” (also known as tubal ligation) as a form of permanent birth control. However, family-building plans can change. 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 a popular question: “I got my tubes tied. Can you reverse it?” Listen as the Fertility Docs discuss how tubal reve...

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Pelvic pain can be a nightmare, and many women are too embarrassed to talk about it. However, nothing is off limits for the Fertility Docs. 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 pelvic pain with a special guest, Katie Schweitzer, PT, DPT, OCS, from Texas Physical Therapy Specialists. Listen as...

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Want a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during your egg retrieval for IVF or egg freezing?  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 what happens before, during and after an egg retrieval procedure. The Fertility Docs will also explain all the “egg retrieval lingo” and discuss how the process ...

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In the past, doctors would only screen people of certain ethnicities for specific inheritable illnesses. However, at-home DNA testing has shown us that “we’re all mutts.” That’s why it’s important for everyone to get comprehensive carrier screening. 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 how carri...

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This is the episode for you if you have questions about tubal infertility and how tools like hysterosalpingogram (HSG) can help diagnose a fallopian tube blockage. 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 an overview of how the fallopian tubes work. The Fertility Docs also explain how they check for...

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Wondering about your options for conceiving at age 45 and beyond? Despite what the media may lead you to believe, most women in their mid-40s (even celebrities) need to rely on donor eggs or donor embryos to welcome a 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 the mechanics of ovarian aging and ...

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Did you know that not all ovarian cysts are bad? 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 you’ve ever wanted to know about ovarian cysts. The Fertility Docs are discussing all the different types of cysts, from follicular to hemorrhagic. They’re also covering the topic of when a cyst need...

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It’s no secret that infertility can cause a lot of stress. To cope, many people are tempted to withdraw from others. However, support from loved ones is especially important during this time. 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 Dr. Poonam Sharma, a psychologist who specializes in counseling f...

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For this episode, our Fertility Docs are tackling a big question in fertility care. When should you seek a second opinion on your journey to conceive? 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 when they think it’s helpful to seek a second opinion. Our Fertility Docs also explain when you should move ...

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Did you know that the Fertility Docs are part of a national network of IVF laboratories called Ovation Fertility? 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 Nate Snyder, Ovation CEO. Listen as the Fertility Docs talk to him about the power of collaboration and how Ovation labs are usin...

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When you’re going through in vitro fertilization (IVF), few things are more exciting than your egg retrieval procedure and your embryo transfer. However, sometimes it’s necessary to cancel an IVF cycle and try again a little later. 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 all the reasons why they mi...

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Have you ever wondered why one fertility patient is able to bring home a baby, while another continues to struggle with infertility? 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 factors that increase a fertility patient’s likelihood of welcoming a baby. As a bonus, the Fertility Docs discuss their p...

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Every infertility story is different, and today we’re sharing the story of Amanda Klein, Dr. Bedient’s patient and Mrs. Nevada 2020. 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 this amazing woman. Amanda discusses how she welcomed a baby after multiple miscarriages. She also explains how pageantry he...

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Do you have questions about whether you should get the COVID vaccine as a fertility patient or a pregnant woman? The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has issued some vaccine recommendations, and the Fertility Docs are breaking them down. 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 what...

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Did you know there’s a new test that can provide more information about male fertility? It’s called sperm DNA fragmentation, and the Fertility Docs are here to break down the basics of it. 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 a special guest, Dr. John Case of Urology San Antonio. Listen as he ...

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Premature ovarian insufficiency doesn’t always mean you’ll need to use donor eggs, and we have a patient story that proves it. 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 one of Dr. Eblen’s former patients. Listen as she discusses her 15-year fertility journey, which started when Dr. Eblen diagnosed ...

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