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The Infertile Mafia: Real talk about infertility, IVF, and trying to conceive.

Sarah Bruna & Kaela McDougall

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The Infertile Mafia: Real talk about infertility, IVF, and trying to conceive.
The Infertile Mafia: Real talk about infertility, IVF, and trying to conceive.

The Infertile Mafia: Real talk about infertility, IVF, and trying to conceive.

Sarah Bruna & Kaela McDougall

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Being infertile sucks. Co-hosts Sarah and Kaela are your friends who get it. This is a podcast by real women sharing truths about the hardships and hilarity of infertility, IVF, and trying to conceive.

Latest Episodes

69: LIVE at the Abbott Mansion - Chicago, IL!

Sarah & Kaela have FINALLY met - and they're talking about it, live in Chicago, with lots of infertile friends and healthcare professionals. Enjoy this episode full of inspiration from these amazing special guests! Christine McDonough, the artist behind Infertility Illustrated, is such a talent! We instantly bonded after meeting her over a year ago. She shares some of the inspirations for a few of her favorite illustrations (and wins the award for the best giveaway item!). Kaela & Sarah are so glad to call her a friend and so proud of the amazing support she gives the infertility community. She also gives them a really exciting life update!!! You can find her here: Instagram:@infertilityillustrated Website:infertilityillustrated.com Dr. Lauren Schneider, DCis a wonderful resource and advocate for the infertility community with years of experience working alongside fertility specialists. She also personally understands the struggle of infertility and gives an update on her gestational carrier (sorta)! She also wins the award for worst “Would You Rather?” question, but her husband’s outburst from the audience wins the award for best response! You can find her here: Instagram:@drlaurenschneider Website:conceptionconsultant.com Dr. Lora Shahine MD,FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Pacific Northwest Fertility in Seattle, Washington where she specializes in recurrent pregnancy loss. She has been incredibly supportive of The Infertile Mafia and is actively sharing such a positive and inspiring message to the infertility community. And, she does it with such kindness and humility (and humor)! In this interview with hershe talks about the negative effects of toxins on our fertility and practical ways to mitigate the damage! You can find her here: Instagram:@drlorashahine Website:lorashahine.com Dr. Roohi Jeelani MD, FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Vios Fertility Institute in Chicago, IL. She had everyone in tears sharing her personal story about her experience with IVF and how she's doing her part to erase the shame and stigma around infertility. And, she’s an incredibly kind and wonderfully intelligent physician educating the infertility community - and doing it with style! You can find her here: Instagram:@roohijeelanimd Dr. Natalie Crawford MD, FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Aspire IVF in Austin, TX. She is also the host of the popular podcastAs A Womanand an incredible FORCE for good - for all women! What an inspirational and empowering voice. Kaela & Sarah are so thankful she speaks so passionately on behalf of women and so honored that she joined them for this live show. Hear her talk about the importance of the presence of medical professionals on social media. You can find her here: Instagram:@nataliecrawfordmd Website:nataliecrawfordmd.com Website:infertilemafia.com Follow on Instagram @infertilemafiapodcast Email questions, comments, and other mafia matters to infertilemafia@gmail.com Join the closed Facebook group(s): The Infertile Mafia Podcast & The Infertile Mafia - Bosses & Babies

92 MIN1 weeks ago
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69: LIVE at the Abbott Mansion - Chicago, IL!

68: Everyone Needs Puppy Therapy

TRIGGER WARNING: Sarah & Kaela are discussing new abortion laws and the government making decisions that could affect your access to fertility treatments (you can skip this portion from 12:00 to 27:30). They answer some of your questions about secondary infertility, PGS tested embryos, and their favorite types of wine! They also give you some updates on Facebook happenings, and finally, they discuss the importance of puppy therapy. Don't forget to get your tickets to the Infertile Mafia Podcast LIVE SHOW happening June 8th! Event details and tickets can be found at www.infertilemafia.com Join the Infertile Mafia Podcast team for the RESOLVE: Chicagoland Walk of Hope and donate to help us reach our fundraising goal! Chicagoland Walk of Hope Resolve.org Email questions, comments, and other mafia matters to infertilemafia@gmail.com Join the closed Facebook group(s): The Infertile Mafia Podcast & The Infertile Mafia - Bosses & Babies Follow on Instagram @infertilemafiapodcast

59 MINMAY 21
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68: Everyone Needs Puppy Therapy

67: The Mafia Joins Infertile AF Summit

Kaela & Sarah are unpacking their recent time at the Infertile AF Summit! Hear live clips from the cocktail hour where Kaela talks to women, and men, from all walks of infertility including adoption, secondary infertility, miscarriage, child-free not by choice, and others about their empowering experience at the summit. They also share some exciting news about what’s next for the Infertile AF Community! Sarah & Kaela also share some big news about their upcoming LIVE SHOW in Chicago, IL. Join the Infertile Mafia Podcast at The Abbott Mansion, a historic Chicago landmark, for an interactive LIVE show on Saturday, June 8th! Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in your ticket purchase, along with fun giveaway items and exclusive merch from the Infertile Mafia Podcast and local partners such as Integrative Fertility (IG: @integrative_fertility) and Infertility Illustrated (IG: @infertilityillustrated). Tickets and event details can be found at infertilemafia.com! Each ticket purchas...

54 MINMAY 14
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67: The Mafia Joins Infertile AF Summit

Latest Episodes

69: LIVE at the Abbott Mansion - Chicago, IL!

Sarah & Kaela have FINALLY met - and they're talking about it, live in Chicago, with lots of infertile friends and healthcare professionals. Enjoy this episode full of inspiration from these amazing special guests! Christine McDonough, the artist behind Infertility Illustrated, is such a talent! We instantly bonded after meeting her over a year ago. She shares some of the inspirations for a few of her favorite illustrations (and wins the award for the best giveaway item!). Kaela & Sarah are so glad to call her a friend and so proud of the amazing support she gives the infertility community. She also gives them a really exciting life update!!! You can find her here: Instagram:@infertilityillustrated Website:infertilityillustrated.com Dr. Lauren Schneider, DCis a wonderful resource and advocate for the infertility community with years of experience working alongside fertility specialists. She also personally understands the struggle of infertility and gives an update on her gestational carrier (sorta)! She also wins the award for worst “Would You Rather?” question, but her husband’s outburst from the audience wins the award for best response! You can find her here: Instagram:@drlaurenschneider Website:conceptionconsultant.com Dr. Lora Shahine MD,FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Pacific Northwest Fertility in Seattle, Washington where she specializes in recurrent pregnancy loss. She has been incredibly supportive of The Infertile Mafia and is actively sharing such a positive and inspiring message to the infertility community. And, she does it with such kindness and humility (and humor)! In this interview with hershe talks about the negative effects of toxins on our fertility and practical ways to mitigate the damage! You can find her here: Instagram:@drlorashahine Website:lorashahine.com Dr. Roohi Jeelani MD, FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Vios Fertility Institute in Chicago, IL. She had everyone in tears sharing her personal story about her experience with IVF and how she's doing her part to erase the shame and stigma around infertility. And, she’s an incredibly kind and wonderfully intelligent physician educating the infertility community - and doing it with style! You can find her here: Instagram:@roohijeelanimd Dr. Natalie Crawford MD, FACOG is a board certified reproductive endocrinologist practicing at Aspire IVF in Austin, TX. She is also the host of the popular podcastAs A Womanand an incredible FORCE for good - for all women! What an inspirational and empowering voice. Kaela & Sarah are so thankful she speaks so passionately on behalf of women and so honored that she joined them for this live show. Hear her talk about the importance of the presence of medical professionals on social media. You can find her here: Instagram:@nataliecrawfordmd Website:nataliecrawfordmd.com Website:infertilemafia.com Follow on Instagram @infertilemafiapodcast Email questions, comments, and other mafia matters to infertilemafia@gmail.com Join the closed Facebook group(s): The Infertile Mafia Podcast & The Infertile Mafia - Bosses & Babies

92 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
69: LIVE at the Abbott Mansion - Chicago, IL!

68: Everyone Needs Puppy Therapy

TRIGGER WARNING: Sarah & Kaela are discussing new abortion laws and the government making decisions that could affect your access to fertility treatments (you can skip this portion from 12:00 to 27:30). They answer some of your questions about secondary infertility, PGS tested embryos, and their favorite types of wine! They also give you some updates on Facebook happenings, and finally, they discuss the importance of puppy therapy. Don't forget to get your tickets to the Infertile Mafia Podcast LIVE SHOW happening June 8th! Event details and tickets can be found at www.infertilemafia.com Join the Infertile Mafia Podcast team for the RESOLVE: Chicagoland Walk of Hope and donate to help us reach our fundraising goal! Chicagoland Walk of Hope Resolve.org Email questions, comments, and other mafia matters to infertilemafia@gmail.com Join the closed Facebook group(s): The Infertile Mafia Podcast & The Infertile Mafia - Bosses & Babies Follow on Instagram @infertilemafiapodcast

59 MINMAY 21
Comments
68: Everyone Needs Puppy Therapy

67: The Mafia Joins Infertile AF Summit

Kaela & Sarah are unpacking their recent time at the Infertile AF Summit! Hear live clips from the cocktail hour where Kaela talks to women, and men, from all walks of infertility including adoption, secondary infertility, miscarriage, child-free not by choice, and others about their empowering experience at the summit. They also share some exciting news about what’s next for the Infertile AF Community! Sarah & Kaela also share some big news about their upcoming LIVE SHOW in Chicago, IL. Join the Infertile Mafia Podcast at The Abbott Mansion, a historic Chicago landmark, for an interactive LIVE show on Saturday, June 8th! Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in your ticket purchase, along with fun giveaway items and exclusive merch from the Infertile Mafia Podcast and local partners such as Integrative Fertility (IG: @integrative_fertility) and Infertility Illustrated (IG: @infertilityillustrated). Tickets and event details can be found at infertilemafia.com! Each ticket purchas...

54 MINMAY 14
Comments
67: The Mafia Joins Infertile AF Summit

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