Episode 009: Infertility 101

Join host Dr. Natalie Crawford as she talks the basics of infertility. In this episode she is talking about infertility: what it is, what can cause it, and when you should see a specialist. Learn about basics of a fertility evaluation and different fertility treatments. What are your questions about infertility? Listen to her challenge for you this week.

Show notes:

  • What is infertility?

  • When should I see a fertility specialist?

  • What are the top causes of infertility?

    • Ovarian aging and diminished ovarian reserve

    • Abnormal ovulation

    • Tubal disease

    • Uterine abnormalities

    • Male factor

  • What happens in an infertility evaluation?

  • Basics about fertility treatments

    • Ovulation Induction

    • IUI (Intrauterine insemination)

    • IVF (in vitro fertilization)

    • PGT (Preimplantation genetic testing)

    • Donor egg IVF

    • Egg freezing

  • Next episode: Stop interrupting me