• 01:02

    Grants for Infertility Treatment: Affording IVF

    in Health

    Are grants available to help pay for fertility treatment? How do you apply and what are the granting organizations looking for. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Lisa Duran, Director of Pay it Forward Fertility Foundation, a non profit organization that assists couples in paying for fertility treatments not covered by health insurance; and Dr. Camille Hammond, Director of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, which provides grants to assist needy infertile families.


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on affording IVF can be found here.

  • 01:00

    How Weight Affects Fertility and Infertility Treatment

    in Parents

    How does your weight or Body Mass Index (BMI) affect your fertility. Does it alter your chances of success with infertility treatment. How does Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affect fertility and infertility treatment. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Allison Styne, a reproductive endocrinologist with RMA New York.


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on infertility and PCOS can be found here.

  • 01:00

    Secondary Infertility-Causes and Treatment

    in Parents

    Secondary infertility is little understood by the general public and those suffering often have a harder time finding answers and support.  What causes secondary infertility, how is it treated, and what are the odds of success with treatment? Can pregnancy and birth complications increase your chances of being unable to conceive a second child? Our guest to talk about Secondary Infertility is Dr. Tanmoy Mukherjee, a board certified Gynecologist and Reproductive Endocrinologist, Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, and Co-Medical Director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Yor.  

  • 01:30

    Advancements in the Treatment of Infertility

    in Health

    What are the latest advancements in the treatment of infertility. Join our guest Dr. Robin Fogle, a Reproductive Endocrinologist with the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine to discuss the causes and treatments of infertility.

  • 01:02

    Legislative & Legal Threats to Infertility Treatment

    in Health

    Infertility treatment is under attack by various state legislative bills. What can you do to protect your right to treatment, including IVF? What other legislation affects infertility--requirements for insurance to pay for treatment; tax credit for infertility treatment. Join our guests, Barb Collura, Executive Director of Resolve: The National Infertility Association to talk about the threats to infertility treatment and what you can do. infertility, fertility, infertility treatment, in vitro fertilization, in vitro fertilisation, IVF, IUI, multiple births, embryos, frozen embryos, embryo disposal, stem cell research

  • 00:33

    Coping With Infertility

    in Women

    The joy of being a parent is one of the greatest things one can experience in life. But for millions of couples, parenthood is just a dream because of infertility issues. Coping with these issues can be a daily struggle that sometimes leads to sadness, tension, frustration and depression.


    You don't have to struggle alone. If you are suffering with shame, guilt, depression, or anger because of an inability to get pregnant, we want you to call in today and chat with us.


    Our guest, Rachel Eddins, M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP, is here to share the resources and options that are available to help ease the emotional burden for couples who are trying to cope with infertility. Call in, 646-716-6910 or join us in our LIVE chatroom during the show.


     

  • 01:00

    Paying for Infertility Treatment: Infertility Insurance

    in Health

    Will your health insurance cover fertility treatment? How do you find out? Can you buy specialized insurance to cover IVF or other fertility treatments? How will the Health Care Reform Act of 2010 change Fertility Insurance Coverage? Fertility Insurance Coverage. Insurance for In Vitro Fertilization Insurance. Surrogacy Insurance. Infertility Treatment Insurance. Infertility Insurance Coverage. Our guests to talk about this are Lee Rubin Collins, Co-chair for Advocacy and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. A former big-firm lawyer, after her own experience with infertility Lee has dedicated her volunteer time to advocating for the rights and interests of others with infertility. We also have with us Trish Taylor, President and Founder of New Life Insurance Agency, specializing in insurance for all types of assisted reproduction technologies. Last but not least we have Linton White, Chief Operations Officer for Fertility Physicians of Northern California with over 25 years’ experience in health care administrative and physician practice management.

  • 01:01

    Being Happy While Struggling with Infertility

    in Health

    Is it possible to be happy when you are suffering from infertility and going through fertility treatment? Host Dawn Davenport interviews Dr. Ali Domar, international leader in the field of mind/body medicine and women’s health, founder of The Domar Center for Mind/Body Health, and author of numerous books including Conquering Infertility and Being Happy Without Being Perfect.


     


    Highlights of the show can be found here:

    Highlights


    More Creating a Family resources on infertility can be found here.


     

  • 01:30

    Unexplained Infertility: Causes and Treatment

    in Health

    Unexplained infertility is the hardest for most patients to accept. Join our guest, Dr. Isaac Glatstein, Associate Medical Director of the Reproductive Science Center of New England, to learn more about unexplained infertility and treatment options.

  • 01:04

    Premature Ovarian Failure: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

    in Health

    What causes premature menopause or ovarian failure? What are the symptoms?  What can you do to prevent and treat it? Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, will interview Dr. Mark Perloe, Medical Director of Georgia Reproductive Specialists in Atlanta. He received trained at Penn State University and the University of Wisconsin before completing an Reproductive Endocrinology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Benjamin Leader is Director of Clinical Research at ReproSource, a clinical fertility testing and research laboratory dedicated to improving reproductive health. Dr. Leader is a Harvard and MIT-trained physician scientist.


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on premature ovarian failure can be found here.

  • 02:00

    TREATMENT & RECOVERY: The 1st Trimester

    in Self Help

    Show Topic: What kind of treatment services and or modality do i need? What are some of the universal goals and objectives i should be focusd on, in the first three months? What are some of experiences that occur during the first three months of treatment and recovery?  How can i ensure that i successfully make it to the three month mark?


    Show Segments: Happy Recap, Show Topic, Recovery Support Time

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