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Dr Aimee is a renowned medical doctor specializing in fertility, who is deeply committed to empowering her patients and listeners with fertility literacy throughout their journeys. In addition to hosting discussions with other top fertility experts, she’ll also tap into her own knowledge and patient experiences. Her true passion is in focusing on each person who reaches out to her, getting to know their unique story and needs, and then guiding them with warmth and compassion. That is why, a ...
 
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On today’s Egg Whisperer Show podcast episode, Dr. Sasha Hakman is joining me to teach us how to increase fertility with food and exercise. Dr. Hakman is a fertility doctor and has a personal connection to PCOS. She’ll share her personal story and how this motivated her to create meal and exercise plans for fertility patients. You can connect with …
 
Recently, Amy sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here is her question, "We just finished our fifth IVF cycle and we finally have two PGS normal embryos. I am in shock. We're preparing for a December transfer. I had two transfers in the past. The first one resulted in my son in 2017. And unfortunately the second one resulted in a miscarria…
 
Recently, Kristin wrote in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She's 39, and she's undergoing her first IVF cycle. Here's what she asked, "I am currently preparing my uterine lining for transfer. After two weeks of taking Estrace two pills, three times daily, my uterine lining only measured 4.8 millimeters. My doctor increased my estrogen by prescribing patc…
 
The last year has been especially challenging for those in fertility treatment. This episode is all about how to care for yourself, and includes loving tips on how family and friends can support someone in fertility treatment, too. Self-care is anything but selfish. It can come in the form of setting healthy boundaries in relationships, having clea…
 
Starting a fertility treatment to then be told that you’re over-responding and can’t move forward is so disappointing for fertility patients. And I love that Dr. Blake Evans has done research on this issue for IUI patients and he’s joining me on The Egg Whisperer Show to share his research findings and provide guidance for us all and to talk about …
 
I'm speaking with Dr. Aaron Spitz. He's not only a urologist specializing male sexual function, he's also the author of The Penis Book. I’m delighted that he is able to join us to talk about men’s reproductive health. Aaron has an amazing breadth of knowledge about male sexual health and he approaches all of the information with a sense of humor an…
 
Recently, a 43 year old listener wrote in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She has 4 PGT embryos that all tested normal, and wants to know what her chances of pregnancy are with these embryos. I answer her question, and share the things to consider while TTC, at any age. There are several tests I recommend. You can tune in for that answer, and listen to a…
 
Recently, Kim sent in a question to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She is 44 and has type 2 diabetes. She wants to know if she should continue trying to get pregnant with her own eggs, or consider other options. Here's what she had to say, "I have had 2 normal pregnancies in the past, with the last one 10 years ago. I have a boy and a girl; my husband and …
 
IVF is a process that involves creating an embryo in a lab. To help explain the process of creating those embryos, I'm joined today by embryologist, Salu Ribeiro. We're are talking about what happens in the lab, after eggs have been retrieved, what makes a "golden egg," and how fertilization works. We'll explain some of the terms you may hear when …
 
It seems like everyone is doing IVF. You hear about it in the news. You hear about it in different articles. You hear about it from your neighbors, your friends, so many different people are doing IVF. Everyone is giving different bits of information, but what are you supposed to believe? Today, I want to talk about the risks of IVF so that you kno…
 
What do you need to know before IVF? In this episode, I'm sharing everything you need to know, including: The secrets of IVF stimulation The medications you might take Why you might take birth control pills during IVF The kinds of needles that are used for IVF injections The timeline for IVF (looking at an actual calendar) Do you have questions abo…
 
Marc Sherman of Organic Conceptions joins me for this Q and A series to talk about how to take care of your mental health during your fertility journey. Whether you are trying naturally, going through an IVF cycle, or doing IUI, it's important to take care of your own mental health and wellness. Marc is going to share how to do that. Marc Sherman f…
 
In this Fertility Expert series, genetic counselor Meaghan Doyle joins me to talk about mosaic embryos. Fertility patients need to know what they are, what they mean, how you find out more about it, how to make sure that your genetic testing company is able to test for it and your doctor is able to report it. In this episode, Meaghan joins me to to…
 
Meaghan Doyle is a genetic counsellor at Markham Fertility Centre in Ontario, Canada, specializing in infertility, preimplantation genetic testing, and preconception genetic counselling. After seeing patients who came from other clinics where access to a genetic counsellor was not available, she saw the negative impact this had on their care. She h…
 
I’m joined by Dr. Rahi Victory in this episode. Dr. Victory is an OBGYN in Canada, where he has two clinics. I’m excited to have him on the show today to talk about how to become an advocate for yourself, and how to make sure that your care is your doctor’s priority.⁠ ⁠ Dr. Victory and I are both very like-minded in the way that we approach patient…
 
Today on The Egg Whisperer Show, I’m joined by Dr. Rahi Victory. Dr. Victory is an OBGYN in Canada, where he has two clinics. I’m excited to have him on the show today to talk about how to become an advocate for yourself, and how to make sure that your care is your doctor’s priority.⁠ ⁠ Dr. Victory and I are both very like-minded in the way that we…
 
Cheryl sent in a great question to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She is 39. Here's what she asked, "Thank you for your show, Dr. Aimee. I had two IVF cycles, but my egg maturation rate is very low (54%, 10%). My AHM level is 0.67. My doctor did not find any signs of endometriosis, but some signs of adenomyosis. I saw there are four potential reasons for l…
 
Recently, Eliza sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here's what she asked, "I have chronic endometritis, and I am finding very little on what the correct treatment process looks like. I’m already on a 2nd repeat course of antibiotics after 2nd biopsy still came back positive for CD 138 stromal cells. My MD is suggesting to go straight into…
 
Today, I'm delighted to be joined on The Egg Whisperer Show by Marc Sherman of Organic Conceptions, a company he founded after a 20-year career in corporate America. The idea came after he and his wife Erin struggled with infertility, decided to adopt, and then unexpectedly found themselves pregnant. Realizing that this phenomenon occurs regularly,…
 
I’m so excited to be interviewing Dr. Shweta Nayak today about the Dos and Don’ts of how to get pregnant naturally. We get questioned all the time about when to have sex, how often to have sex, is caffeine safe, how much is too much alcohol. Dr. Nayak is here to answer these questions. She is a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist …
 
I'm so excited to have Dr. Bruce Lessey of ReceptivaDX join me on the podcast. Dr. Lessey has dedicated his research life to studying the lining of the uterus and more specifically, how to help embryos stick better. His research led to the discovery of the role of BCL-6 in the lining of the uterus as a diagnostic test patients can have done by thei…
 
Recently, Jess sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here is what she had to say, "I’m 41, have been trying for 7 years to have a baby. My husband is 39 and has tested fine, no issues. We’ve went through two IVF rounds in 2018. My husband and I have tried basically every fertility treatment and have not yet had a baby. I got pregnant out of …
 
Recently, Isiuwa sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here is what she had to say, "I am a 42 year old woman who started IVF in 2019 that ended in a failure. I also did an HSG and was told that I have blocked fallopian tubes. I recently experienced my second IVF failure. This second round, I decided to genetically test my embryos (2 euploid…
 
Dr. Zaher Merhi joins Dr. Aimee for this episode of Ask The Egg Whisperers. The first question we take is from Janice, who shares this, “My husband and I have been trying to conceive for the past two years. I am 36 and my husband is 43. In January 2020, we decided to get a fertility workup. My uterus was fine, tubes clear and hormone levels normal.…
 
Today on The Egg Whisperer Show podcast, I’m so honored to have Dina Kupfer joining me. Dina is the anchor of GoodDay Sacramento and a two time Emmy winner. She and her husband have faced infertility, and she knows all too well the heartbreak and emotional toll that fertility treatments can take. Now pregnant with her triple rainbow baby, Dina is g…
 
I’ve been wanting to have today’s guest, Dr. Zaher Merhi on the Egg Whisperer Show for a really long time. Here’s why I’m so excited about this discussion: Dr. Merhi at Rejuvenating Fertility Center has three cutting edge technologies for fertility patients that he’s going to talk to us about today: at home IVF, PRP (platelet rich plasma) ovarian r…
 
In this episode, Dr. Aimee is joined by Dr. John Norian. Recently, Rebecca from New Zealand sent a question to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here's her question, "I'm 31 and have two children. My FSH is seven. We started trying to conceive in late in 2020, and got pregnant right away. Sadly, it ended in a six week spontaneous miscarriage. I got pregnant a…
 
In this episode, Dr. Aimee is joined by Dr. John Norian. Recently, Emma wrote in to Ask The Egg Whisperer a question from Wisconsin. Here's what she had to say, "I'm 33. My husband had treatment for a brain tumor four years ago, and his sperm did not come back. Luckily before his treatment, he froze 16 vials of unwashed sperm in the UK (England), w…
 
PCOS is one of the most common and most misunderstood conditions that we treat as reproductive endocrinologists, and this week I'm delighted to be joined on the podcast by Dr. Lucky Sekhon of RMA of New York to talk all about it. PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome, and that name can lead to some confusion. A lot of people think that they pro…
 
I’m excited to have a follow up conversation with on the podcast today. We are talking all about how to empower your fertility journey. She is a meditation coach, and specializes in working with people going through fertility treatment. She also has 6 kids of her own and did IVF, surrogacy, and adoption to grow her family. Read the full show notes …
 
Fertility patients face many emotions as they undergo treatment, and for many it is a stressful time. One of the things that I always encourage patients to do is to assemble their TEAM. This means finding a Therapist, Eating right, doing Acupuncture, and creating a Mindfulness and Mediation practice. Today on The Egg Whisperer Show, I’m really exci…
 
Nidda recently sent a question in to The Egg Whisperer. She is 32, and has endometriosis and has had recurrent miscarriage. Here's what she asks, "I'm going to read what she shared. Hi, I have endometriosis and recurrent miscarriages. I've had five. My endometriosis was diagnosed in 2017 with an open surgery. I tried naturally for one year. Both tu…
 
Recently, Renee sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She wanted to know if there is a way to determine egg health, prior to fertilization. Here's her question, "Is there a way to determine the health of my eggs prior to fertilization? I'm trying to conceive naturally. I have five healthy babies, but I had one with a random, non hereditary, …
 
You know that I love talking about technology that can improve fertility care. I'm so excited to have Dr. Catha Fischer on The Egg Whisperer Show podcast. She is up to date and knowledgeable about some of the newest fertility trends and she's going to talk to us about several of them today! These include PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), MRT (mitochondri…
 
Dr. Dylan Cutler joins Dr. Aimee to talk about how you can heal PCOS with diet, mindfulness, meditation, and modifying your lifestyle. Read the full show notes on Dr. Aimee's website Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more fertility tips! Join Egg Whisperer School Checkout the podcast Subscribe to the newsletter to get updates Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh…
 
Today on The Egg Whisperer Show podcast, I’m delighted to be joined by Dr. Dylan Cutler to talk about healing PCOS with lifestyle changes. You guys, we just said “healing” PCOS. We're not talking about treating, we're talking about healing and there's no better person to talk about this than Dr. Dylan. As a PCOS Wellness Consultant, Dr. Cutler focu…
 
Dr. Ramy Ghayda is back today for the Fertility Expert Series. He and I are talking all about how men can test, freeze and store sperm. His company, Legacy, is doing really great things, for sperm freezing. And, at the same time you freeze your sperm, you can get an analysis and sperm fragmentation testing. The magic of this service is that it allo…
 
Dr. Ramy Ghayda is an experienced reproductive urologist. He is currently an assistant professor at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and the Chief Medical Officer at Legacy, a company that is revolutionizing how men test, freeze and store sperm. I’m delighted to have him joining me today on the podcast to talk about sperm, declining fertilit…
 
PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome. Many people interpret it to mean you have big cysts on your ovaries, but that's not true at all. When I hear PCOS I think of it as a call to, &ldquoPlease Confirm this Ovary Syndrome”. So much is misunderstood about PCOS! Women are often told, “oh you don’t need to worry about it until you’re ready to have…
 
Recently, a listener asked The Egg Whisperer a question. Here's what she said " After frozen five day transfer, how early can you feel pregnancy symptoms?" Tune in to hear the answer to this question, and others. Follow on Apple Podcasts Follow on Spotify Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more fertility tips! Join Egg Whisperer School Checkout th…
 
Recently, a 43 year old listener sent in a question about how many embryos (statistically) she would need to freeze to have a significant chance at a live birth. Here's her question, "Statistically, how many embryos (day two or day three) would a 43 year old woman have to freeze to have one live birth? I know that everyone is different, but I'm try…
 
Joyce sent in a great question to Ask The Egg Whisperer. Here's what she asked, "Do you think an Estradiol level of 3,800 right before retrieval is too high? Will it affect egg quality?" My short answer: First, an Estradiol level of 3,800 doesn't worry me at all. I would make sure to ask your doctor, "what are my risks of having moderate to severe …
 
Recently, Brittany sent a question in to Ask The Egg Whisperer. She has a diagnosis of unexplained infertility, and wants to know how many rounds of IUI she should do before moving to IVF. Here's her question: "Hi Dr. Aimee! I am a 33 year old woman. My husband is the same age and we have been trying for about two years. I want multiple children. I…
 
Mental Health plays a huge role on any patient’s fertility journey, and today I’m excited to have psychiatrist Dr. Linda Kim of LuvLuk Health back today on the Egg Whisperer Show podcast. She has worked with thousands of women, and is a pioneer in the fertility mental health space. She’s answering our questions about anti-depressants, how to deal w…
 
I'm delighted to be joined by psychiatrist Dr. Linda Kim of LuvLuk Health today on the Egg Whisperer Show. We will talk about anti-depressants, how to deal with a negative result, when you should see a psychiatrist and more. There's no one better to talk to us about these issues than her. One of the most important aspects of fertility care is your …
 
Gina Davis is the founder of Advocate Genetics and a co-founder of EM•POWER donation, an education company dedicated to empowering choice in embryo donation. I’m so honored to have her joining me today on The Egg Whisperer Show podcast! Gina is passionate about impacting the growing field of genetic counseling, and has worked tirelessly to train ne…
 
In this episode, a listener asks about the reasons she did not get any embryos in her latest round of IVF. She is 37, and had 25 eggs retrieved. Here's what she has to say, "What are some of the reasons to get no embryos after a round of IVF? I'm 33 years old and me to 3.7 had 25 eggs retrieved, 10 mature fertilized, but none made it to day five. I…
 
In this episode, Jess writes in to Ask the Egg Whisperer why her period is late. She's getting ready to do IVF and worries that stress might be impacting her cycle. Here's what she asks, "Hi, Dr. Aimee. I've had my baseline scan. It was fine, but my period is now 10 days late. Why? I've taken a pregnancy test and it is negative. Have I scared my pe…
 
Poulyana Pazand-Srouji is an HR corporate professional and mother to a sweet little boy that she and her husband adopted. In 2019, she returned to school to become a Psychotherapist to support couples and women who are struggling with infertility. She is also the author of “I Prayed, God Answered,” an inspiring children’s book about keeping faith, …
 
Dr. Sneha Kishore returns to the Egg Whisperer Show podcast for a an extremely informative expert Q+A session. We discussed how to get protein and iron if you have a plant based diet, the difference between processed and unprocessed foods, the benefits of intermittent fasting, how the keto diet works and whether French fries and sodas are really th…
 
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