Get Me Pregnant! Podcast

IVFAustralia have partnered with Mamamia to create a series of compelling and informative fertility podcasts to help you on your fertility journey. 

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IVFAustralia have partnered with Mamamia to create a series of compelling and informative fertility podcasts.

Get Me Pregnant! tackles important topics, with empathy and plenty of candid conversations and real life stories, with the goal of helping women and couples get through one of the biggest challenges of their lives.

Topics covered include how to boost the chance of getting pregnant, understanding the menstrual cycle and fertile window, IVF and fertility treatments, the options before IVF, pre-IVF testing, IVF success rates and genetic testing.

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If any of the topics spark questions for you, call our team for a friendly confidential chat on 1800 111 483 or contact us.

Episode #1 How To Know When You Need Help

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.


Episode #2 What Are Your Options Before IVF?

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? 

 
Episode #3 Everything You Need To Know About IVF

On our latest show, 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.

Episode #4 IVF Success Rates And Genetic Testing

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.

Episode #5 How To Get Through The Two Week Wait

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 chances of falling pregnant through assisted fertility, then this is the episode for you. 

Episode #6 Coping With Loss

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.

Episode #7 Putting Your Eggs On Ice

In our latest episode, we talk about everything egg, sperm, and embryo freezing!

Maybe you're thinking about starting a family alone or haven't met the right person yet. You could be worried about your age, might be going through chemotherapy or are just curious - there's a good chance you might have wondered about fertility preservation and if it could help in your situation.

There 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 Dr Raewyn Teirney. 

Episode #8 Modern Families: Donors Surrogates And Going It Alone

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 think that donor sperm, eggs or embryos might be the best option for you, this episode has everything you need to know! 

Get Me Pregnant is a podcast by Mamamia made in partnership with IVFAustralia, Melbourne IVF, Queensland Fertility Group and TasIVF.