Big Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF
'Coming out' - and the PCOS Dr
Season 4, Ep. 5
We're talking 'coming out' this week: how to tell people what you're going through. Plus, we're talking to The PCOS Dr, aka Dr Amina Hersi, and Professor Tim tackles retrograde ejaculation.
Find Dr Amina's Instagram profile here.
Maybehood: TTC, childless - or both?
Season 4, Ep. 17
This week we're discussing the state between TTC and childlessness - at what point do you cross over? Gabby and Emma are joined by Annabel from Maybehood (https://maybehood.com/) to discuss it. Meanwhile, Sophie has had her egg collection.Subscribe to our newsletter at bigfatnegative.com.Swears throughout.
Surrogacy after cancer
Season 4, Ep. 16
Kreena Dhiman's story has more twists and turns than Emma's wonky fallopian tubes: having survived cancer and heart failure, she embarked on a surrogacy journey, and - well, we won't give away the ending. She joins us to tell us her jourrrrney, and what happens when everything goes more right than could possibly imagine.Meanwhile, agony aunt Liz gives advice to someone who needs advice on how to keep going.Kreena's podcast is called The Intended Parent and it's available wherever you get your podcasts.Swears throughout.
The infertile midwife
Season 4, Ep. 15
How do you navigate infertility if you have to work with babies, children or - horror! - pregnant women every day? Sophie Martin lost her twins, Cecil and Wilfred, at 21 weeks, and went through gruelling rounds of IVF to get pregnant again. During all of it, she was working as a midwife, helping women to bring their babies into the world. She talks about her journey, and how she coped in her day job. Meanwhile, Sophie is on day nine of her stims.Swears throughout.