Update: The Results of our 7th Embryo Transfer
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
We've missed you!  Thanks for tuning back in for our update.  The last few months have been busy so it was great to finally get back to the podcast.  In this episode we chat about how our most recent transfer went in Bulgaria.  This was our 7th transfer and our 8th embryo.  Thanks for sticking with us!  We really appreciate it! Check out our Vlogs on Youtube.  They are released weekly every Friday.  If you enjoy them please subscribe to our channel 'Romana and Ewan'. You can watch all the vlogs here Thank you to everyone who has bought us a coffee and do ..read more
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IVF: The Road is Long....
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
It's the final episode of Season 3 and in this weeks bumper episode we answer some listener questions.   Romana also chats to fellow IVF warrior Saira (@ivfmyeggshatesperm).  Saira has been a great support buddy (something everyone going through IVF needs) over the last 18 months so it seemed fitting to chat to her for this final episode.  Plus, Saira's an avid researcher and after being on a mega long journey herself, her IVF knowledge is on point.  We chat about lots of things including chemical pregnancies, embryo grading, miscarriage and travelling abroad for IVF ..read more
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Ewan and Romana ask each other........
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
We're going solo this week as we reflect on the past 5 years.  It's not been an easy few years so we thought it was time to take stock and ponder on some of the highs and lows.  We ask each other some thought provoking questions and as always, we answer with complete honesty and hope in doing so it is helpful to you, the listener.   Check out our Vlogs on Youtube.  They are released weekly every Friday.  If you enjoy them please subscribe to the channel Romana and Ewan. You can watch all the vlogs here Thank you to everyone who has bought us a coffee and donated to the ..read more
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Diabetes, TTC, Supplements and more with Dietitian Anita Beckwith
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
After an epic four and a half months away we're back on home turf. Today we discuss how our follow up went at our clinic in Bulgaria and what the plan is moving forward.   Romana also chats to Anita Beckwith (@anitab_rd and @fertility.hormone.dietitian).  Anita is a UK Clinical Lead Dietitian specialising in diabetes and fertility, practising in both the NHS and her own private practice. Anita qualified as a dietitian over two decades ago, of which 17 of those years she has specialised in diabetes, regularly consulting with people with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. It was ..read more
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Fertility Chats: Tony aka @thehopefulfather
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
We're back in Sofia and back at the clinic.  This time for a Hysteroscopy. Find out why Romana really enjoyed it!! Ewan also chats to Tony aka @thehopefulfather.  Tony is a big advocate for raising awareness around male infertility and in this chat he opens up about his own personal journey.  It's an extremely moving but also funny discussion.  The Wank Room being one such topic covered!!  You can find Tony's vlog at www.infertilitysucks.net To support Tony's Everest Base Camp trek for Fertility Network UK click here Check out our Vlogs on Youtube.  They ..read more
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The Aftermath of 3 back to back IVF's and The Chick Mission with Tracy Weiss
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
3 back to back rounds of IVF is bound to have an impact and in this episode we discuss how it has affected us both individually.   Romana also chats to Tracy Weiss, Executive Director of The Chick Mission @chickmission. Tracy is a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 30. She definitely knew what the cervix did, no matter what anyone tells you. Tracy was pretty annoyed when her insurance company denied her claim to preserve her fertility under it being ‘elective’ -- as if having a tumor was something anyone would choose. She remained angry until The Chick Mission w ..read more
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The Final Ever PGS Results and Advocating for Yourself whilst TTC
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
This is it!  The results of our 7th and final IVF round are in!  Do we have any normal embryos?  Tune in to find out.   Romana also chats to Hayley @hayleybanxy  Hayley has been trying to conceive for a few years and has had multiple rounds of IVF.  She shares everything she has learnt so far.  Like us, she is a big believer in advocating for yourself.  We discuss PCOS, Adenomyosis, travelling abroad for IVF, coping with failed IVF cycles and loads more.   Here's a link to the podcast Ewan mentioned https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/wh ..read more
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Endo, MTHFR, 6 rounds of IVF and SMBC with Ravid Israel, founder of Embie
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
This week we update you on our 7th and FINAL round of IVF. Romana also chats to Ravid Israel (@embie2baby) founder of Embie, the first app exclusively designed for women going through fertility treatments. Ravid’s fertility journey began in 2012 with a Cervical Cancer diagnosis, followed by severe endometriosis, multiple fibroids, and an MTHFR mutation. This prompted a move abroad for more affordable reproductive care which was followed by six full IVF cycles, 4 transfers and a lot of experimentation.  After five IVF cycle attempts with a partner, Ravid succeeded on her SMBC/first donor c ..read more
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PGS Results and Tracking Hormones at Home with Mira
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
The results are in from IVF cycle #6  We discuss the implications of our Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening and the Natural Killer Cell Test.   Romana also chats to Sylvia Kang.  Sylvia is the co-founder and CEO of Mira www.miracare.com Mira (@mirafertility) is the first FDA and CE registered comprehensive women’s health monitoring platform with 99% of accuracy in clinical trials. Mira allows users to see the numeric fertility hormone concentrations and uses AI learning to provide personalised insights based on this quantitative data. Mira tracks cycles, predicts ovulation ..read more
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Bulgaria Update and IVF, Miscarriage & Donor Conception w/ author Myriam Steinberg
For Trying Out Loud: The Infertility Years
by For Trying Out Loud
1y ago
Lots has been happening in Bulgaria since the last episode.  As always we share the highs and the lows! Romana also chats to author of new graphic novel Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of (in)fertility, Myriam Steinberg.  In her past life, Myriam was a visual artist, and event organizer. For 11 years, she was the brains and brawn of the In the House Festival, which brought live performances of all kinds into people’s living rooms and backyards throughout her hometown of Vancouver, Canada. Myriam was nominated for the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for her work on the festival.  Myriam ..read more
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