Episodes
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...
Published 08/29/21
Published 08/29/21
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...
Published 08/22/21
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...
Published 08/15/21
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,...
Published 08/08/21
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...
Published 08/05/21
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...
Published 12/03/20
Dropping into your feed to share a special episode of Mamamia's daily podcast The Quicky.    With hospitals gearing up to be filled with COVID19 patients, and elective surgery shut down for at least the next few months, what's happens to you if you want to have babies, or are having babies?  Over the past few weeks, stories have been gathering around how many people are allowed in a room with a laboring woman, what is the truth?  The Quicky investigates what the immediate future for...
Published 04/09/20
On the show today, we discuss everything sperm, egg and embryo donation and why you might choose to use a surrogate or gestational carrier.  Dr Manuela Toledo is back to talk us through the laws and legal rights of donors and recipients and what information is available to you when you choose to use a donor.  Plus, we are joined by Fertility Specialist, Dr Shadi Khashaba who shares his own journey with surrogacy.  If you are in a same-sex relationship, thinking about going it alone or...
Published 03/23/20
On the show today, we talk about everything egg, sperm, and embryo freezing! If you are thinking about starting a family alone, haven't met the right person yet, are worried about your age,  are going through chemotherapy or are just curious, then you might have wondered about fertility preservation and if it could help in your situation.  Thre are so many reasons why freezing genetic material might be the right option for you and to explore them all, we are joined by fertility specialist...
Published 03/16/20
On the show today, we cover the difficult and emotional topic of miscarriage.  Dr. Manuela Toledo is here to talk us through the facts including why miscarriage occurs and whether it affects your chances of future pregnancy. And Dr. Anne Coffey shares her personal experience with miscarriage and her advice on how to get the support you need during this difficult time Get Me Pregnant is your no-BS guide to assisted fertility. Get Me Pregnant is a podcast by Mamamia made in partnership with...
Published 03/09/20
On the show today, we discuss the two-week wait. What to expect, what support you might need, how to communicate what you are going through and how to pass the time when you're waiting to find out if your treatment worked.   And fertility specialist Dr Anne Coffey joins us to talk through how to look after your mental health when you are going through assisted fertility.  Plus, if you are going through IVF right now and want to know if air travel, altitude or stress could affect your...
Published 03/02/20
On the show today, fertility specialist, Manuela Toledo joins us to talk through how to interpret IVF success rates and when you might consider doing pre-implementation genetic testing.  Plus, we dive deep on how artificial intelligence can select your best embryos to help you get pregnant. Get Me Pregnant is your no-BS guide to assisted fertility. Get Me Pregnant is a podcast by Mamamia made in partnership with IVFAustralia, Melbourne IVF, Queensland Fertility Group and TasIVF. We'd love...
Published 02/24/20
On the show today, fertility specialist, Manuela Toledo is back to talk us through IVF. We'll break down the process, step by step, so you know exactly what's involved.  We'll also look at the risks and costs associated with treatment.  If you've got plenty of questions like whether you can use IVF to choose the gender of your baby, or if IVF increases the risk of multiple pregnancies, we're going to give you all the answers. Get Me Pregnant is your no-BS guide to assisted fertility. Get...
Published 02/17/20
On the show today fertility specialist, Manuela Toledo is back to talk about the less invasive assisted fertility options you can try before IVF, and the tests you should do to figure out why things might not be working as they should be. Plus, can different sex positions help get you pregnant and is there any truth to the “sticking your legs in the air” myth?    Get Me Pregnant is your no-BS guide to assisted fertility. Get Me Pregnant is a podcast by Mamamia made in partnership with...
Published 02/10/20
On the show today we're going to chat to fertility specialist, Manuela Toledo about how to get your body and mind ready if you're trying for a baby.  We're also going to look at what your partner can do to help and how you can tell if you need to see a specialist. Plus, we'll answer some of the most commonly asked questions about fertility including do previous abortions or the pill cause infertility? Get Me Pregnant is your no-BS guide to assisted fertility. Get Me Pregnant is a podcast...
Published 02/03/20
Get Me Pregnant is a podcast that makes understanding assisted fertility easy.  This show is for anyone who wants to start a family but might need a little help.  Get Me Pregnant takes you through assisted fertility step-by-step including how to get your body and mind ready, options before IVF, egg freezing, sperm and egg donation, the IVF process, success rates, cost, side effects and how much time it's going to take.  We also look at how to prepare yourself mentally and deal with the...
Published 01/21/20