After Moving Across The Country, Max & Paris Found The Perfect Donor For Them
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by Mamamia Podcasts
3M ago
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what about before the child exists? When a baby is so deeply longed for but things aren’t turning out as you planned, who can you turn to for support? This episode is all about sharing the mental load, how to find support, and how to build your village. We hear from IVF expert Dr Manuela Toledo, and from trans/cis couple Max and Paris who had to cross state lines to get the fertility treatment that was right for them.  SPECIAL THANKS  To Paris and Max for sharing their story.  CREDITS Host: Leigh Campbell Guest: IVF Expert Dr Ma ..read more
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'Are You Pregnant Yet?'
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by Mamamia Podcasts
3M ago
'Are you pregnant yet?' It's a question so many of us hear, all too often. Sometimes it's from well-meaning strangers and other times it's from loved ones - but anyone going through IVF knows that question stings! So how do you decide who to tell? And how do you set up health boundaries and expectations? In this episode we speak to expert IVF Counsellor Melissa Stephens about how to navigate these questions.  We also speak to our special guests Marcela and Rowan, who after 8 months of doing everything by the book decided it was time to seek fertility help. Through initial testing the cou ..read more
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When You’re Not Good At Getting Pregnant
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by Mamamia Podcasts
3M ago
At first trying for a baby is fun...you’re taking it easy and letting your partner carry the heavy groceries during the two-week wait. And then the months tick by, marked by the wheel in the app on your phone that tracks your sex life, ovulation, and sadly for many, your period.  The mental toll of infertility is something that our host Leigh Campbell, and guest Hannah Mansur are very familiar with and we also hear from IVF Counsellor Melissa Stephens to share her wisdom... SPECIAL THANKS  To Hannah for coming on the show and sharing her family's story.  CREDITS Host: Leigh Camp ..read more
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Let's Talk About The Mental Load Of Infertility
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by Mamamia Podcasts
3M ago
Get Me Pregnant, Mamamia’s no BS guide to assisted fertility is back for Season 3.  This season is all about the mental toll of infertility, how to manage it, and what support is out there. Coming soon to a podcast app near you... Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Amy & Her Partner Froze Her Eggs, Then They Separated
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
For anyone on the IVF journey, your frozen embryos are your lifeline if you want more children down the line. Embryo freezing gives you more chances to fall pregnant later, without having to do another cycle of hormone stimulation.  But what happens when, for whatever reason - maybe you’ve gone through a divorce or you’ve completed your family - and now you no longer need those embryos? What do you do or, better yet, what can you do with them?  Our guest today, Amy, went through this and she admittedly didn’t really know how to deal with it, so she paid the storage fees for years bef ..read more
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Trudy Couldn’t Conceive, Then She Found A Surrogate
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
Get Me Pregnant is Mamamia's podcast that makes understanding assisted fertility easy. Consider this your no-BS guide!  Surrogacy seems like something reserved for celebrities. From Kim Kardashian - West to Cameron Diaz, it feels far out of reach for most regular couples doing assisted fertility.  So it's safe to say it's something most regular people never think they'll do.  Our guest today Trudy, had the same reservations. But after a pregnancy complication, Trudy and her husband were told surrogacy was one of the only options they had left to start a family.  Trudy joins ..read more
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Why Conceiving Baby Number 2 Isn't Always Easy
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
Get Me Pregnant is Mamamia's podcast that makes understanding assisted fertility easy. Consider this your no-BS guide!  What happens when you start looking to expand the family but things aren't happening as quickly as you'd hoped? Secondary infertility is really common. In fact, it's arguably becoming more common than primary infertility.  Our guest today, Liz jokes that she and her husband didn't even have sex, they fell pregnant that quickly. So it's fair to say they were pretty shocked when baby number two wasn't happening as quickly as they'd hoped.  Host, Leigh Campbell an ..read more
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"I’m Single At 35 & Having A Baby Alone"
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
Get Me Pregnant is Mamamia's podcast that makes understanding assisted fertility easy. Consider this your no-BS guide!  What happens when you've always wanted to start a family, but you haven't found the right person to do it with?  Our guest today, Sorrell always knew she wanted to be a mum. But when 'Mr Right' failed to show up, she decided to take matters into her own hands. Today, Sorrell has two beautiful children conceived through the help of assisted fertility. Sorrell joins host, Leigh Campbell to talk about what it's really like to do IVF alone, how she picked her donor and ..read more
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We've Got News
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
Get Me Pregnant is Mamamia's podcast that makes understanding assisted fertility easy. Consider this your no BS guide!  Last season we took you through everything you've ever wanted to know about assisted fertility. But for this season, we're shaking things up!  Join host, Leigh Campbell as she talks to four very different women who've gone down the assisted fertility path. From a woman who at 35 decided to have a baby alone, to a story of an Aussie surrogate being stuck overseas in the midst of a global pandemic. This season has it all.  Join us on August 9th for a brand new se ..read more
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BONUS: What IVF Looks Like At The End Of 2020
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by Mamamia Podcasts
1y ago
2020 has been quite the year and for anyone embarking on their pregnancy journey it's been a very disruptive time to say the least. Today, we're bringing you the latest information on what IVF treatment looks like now, at the end of 2020. With lockdowns eased and clinics back up and running, it's time to start or recommence your pregnancy journey.  CREDITS Host: Leigh Campbell Guest: Dr Anusch Yazdani, Medical Director of Queensland Fertility Group. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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