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Focus on Fertility is a weekly podcast aimed to assist those who may be experiencing difficulties conceiving by providing answers and education by meeting with experts in the world of reproductive medicine.  We’ll investigate a useful topic to better explain fertility, infertility, ways to cope, treatments, technology and much more each week. Be sure to subscribe to us and not miss a single episode.

Questions, comments or topics you would like to hear covered, please email them to questions@focusonfertility.net

Ep. 13 – FertiCalm: Help Yourself Navigate the Rough Waters

June 12, 2018

In this episode of Focus on Fertility we learn about a free app, FertiCalm, which will aid one through some of the most common difficult situations one may face while traveling down their fertility journey. The app was developed by Alice Domar, Phd, executive director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health and Director of…

Ep. 12 – What’s In Your Genes? The Importance of Genetic Carrier Screening

June 5, 2018

Why do I need genetic carrier screening? What does it mean to be a genetic carrier? What diseases are you at risk of passing along to your child? These questions and more will be answered and discussed in this episode of Focus on Fertility as we are joined by genetic counselor, Jennifer Siegel, of Sema4.…

Ep. 11 – Selecting Sperm Via Magnetic Nano Particles to Improve IVF Outcomes

May 29, 2018

We’re joined by biochemist, Henry Clemente, of Clemente Associates to discuss the use of magnetic nano particles for selecting higher quality sperm. For nearly three decades, Henry and his company have worked with researchers from notable universities to develop diagnostic, therapeutic and imaging uses for magnetic nano particles. With relationship to their use with sperm,…

Ep. 10 – The Keto Diet and Living a Ketogenic Lifestyle

May 22, 2018

In this episode of Focus on Fertility, we speak with a health and wellness expert, Dustin Schaffer. Dustin has been coaching individuals on the benefits of living a Ketogenic lifestyle for more than a decade. He and his wife also attest to its benefits with relationship to fertility, too. Dustin teaches us about the Keto…

Ep. 9 – Using Embryo Adoption as an Option

May 15, 2018

In this episode of Focus on Fertility we’ll speak with a couple, Nate & Julie, who recently completed the use of embryo adoption to help in completing their family. Are you aware of embryo adoption as an option that might be right for you? If not or if you are curious about the processes and…

Bonus Episode: Be Part of a Clinical Study – Endometrial Receptivity

May 10, 2018

In this bonus episode of Focus on Fertility we sit down with reproductive specialist, Dr. Mira Aubuchon of MCRM Fertility to discuss an on-going clinical study that you may be interested in participating in. The study involves the Endometrial Receptivity Assay (ERA) test and investigates a possible new, non-invasive method of completing the test. Dr.…

Ep. 8 – Coping with Miscarriage

May 8, 2018

In this episode of Focus on Fertility, we’re joined by Dr. Stephen Mitchell. Miscarriages occur much more frequently then many realize; however, when they occur they can be difficult to cope with. This is especially true if one has experienced multiple miscarriages. Dr. Mitchell discuss his own struggle with miscarriage and offers advice on how…

Ep. 7 – Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR)

May 1, 2018

We’re rejoined with Dr. Peter Ahlering of MCRM Fertility. Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR) or Low Ovarian Reserve is the largest diagnoses related to female fertility factor and assisted reproductive technology (ART) per the most recent 2015 CDC National ART Summary Report. As women age, the natural occurring “Biological Clock” ticks resulting in known lower fertility…

Ep. 6 – National Infertility Awareness Week

April 24, 2018

In this episode we’re on location at Infertility Awareness Day at the Ballpark in Busch Stadium in St. Louis . We sit down with those in attendance and discuss the impact Infertility Awareness Day has on them. Plus, we speak with Dr. Cole Nilson, a Tulsa, Oklahoma, OB/GYN, who helps women struggling with infertility. He…

Ep. 5 – ReceptivaDx: A New Test to Help Bring Success with Unexplained Infertility and/or Prior Implantation Failure

April 17, 2018

Christopher Jackson from CiceroDx to discusses the new ReceptivaDx test. This test is beginning to be utilized to assist patients who have experienced prior IVF/embryo implantation failure. We’ll learn about ReceptivaDx, how it works and how it can assist in improving success rates with IVF. For additional information on the ReceptivaDx test CLICK HERE!  

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