TV, Radio, Podcasts
Interviews on TV and for podcasts are an excellent way to increase awareness surrounding issues of infertility and miscarriage.
Here's my interview with Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson for her fantastic podcast, Seattle Mama Doc. We talk infertility facts including the common struggle of secondary infertility (difficulty having another baby after having your first).
Jenny Cerbelle hosts a facebook group "1 in 4 Emotional Support for Women who have been affected by Miscarriage" and share her own journey through recurrent miscarriage while providing support for others. We did a facebook live interview in which I shared facts and support option on miscarriage and answered questions from viewers. Watch the interview here.
I loved doing this interview with Mary Wong, Traditional Chinese Medicine expert, author, and health educator. We're talking alcohol, marijuana, and fertility so there's going to be a few laughs mixed in with reviewing current evidence and offering practical advice for optimizing health and improving chances of conception.
Here's my interview with Monica Moore, co-founder of the wonderful Fertility Nurse's Newsletter. She and her partner, Mary Vietzke, are nurses and educators, who write a monthly informative newsletter designed for fertility nurses and caregivers. Monica asked me about caring for patients with recurrent pregnancy loss and I enjoyed sharing my thoughts and expertise. You can see the youtube video here and sign up for the free monthly newsletter by emailing here .
Here's my interview for the Celmatix blog answering questions about healing after miscarriage. I review common misconceptions about miscarriage and how unique the healing process can be for each person. Loved ones can mean well but say the wrong things all the time - learn how to be supportive of yourself and others.
Here on King5 Mornings with Amity Addrisi discussing how Mother's Day can be a celebration for many but a painful reminder for those that are on their journey but not mothers yet. I was happy to share the Yoga for Fertility event sponsored by my practice, Pacific NW Fertility, later that day. Lynn Jensen, yogi who focuses on yoga for fertility held a special Mother's day weekend event at Sol Yoga in Seattle. PNWF, Lynn Jensen, and Sol Yoga came together to highlight the importance of self-care during stressful times.
Back on Q13 to discuss the emotional impact of infertility. I answer the question, 'Does stress cause infertility' and discuss strategies for people struggling with infertility and miscarriage to deal with stress and improve outcomes. I also loved promoting my practice's Mother's Day Yoga for Fertility Event! A way to recognize how difficult it can be to be a 'not a mother yet' on this holiday and the importance of self-care.
Here's my interview with Praijat Deshpande on the impact of environmental toxins on fertility and miscarriage risk on the podcast Delivering Miracles. I review the science behind how chemical like BPA and phthalates found in many common household products can impact egg quality, sperm quality, and pregnancy outcomes and give helpful tips on simple ways we can reduce our exposure to these toxins. Listen to the show here.
Up early Saturday morning 4/21/18 for a live interview with Alexandra Lewis on Q13 News Morning Show. I told her all about the Footsteps for Fertility 5K happening in Seattle later that day. 2018 was the second year the whole fertility community came together to increase awareness for infertility. Proud of my practice, Pacific NW Fertility, that donated a grant for fertility treatment. What a wonderful to kick off National Infertility Awareness Week. Watch the segment here.
Morning radio interview with Kyle Pauley on KXRO Morning News for National Infertility Awareness Week discussing infertility facts and the importance of insurance coverage for treatment. Listen to the show here.
I loved doing this podcast with Karenna Wood from Your Fertility Hub on miscarriage and recurrent loss. In this in-depth interview, we delve into the whole range of approaches to recurrent miscarriage including medical, Chinese medicine, lifestyle and emotional factors. We unwrap some of the confusion in this area and help you feel more confident in your next steps on your journey. You can listen to the podcast here or watch the video of the interview here.
Here's my interview with Parijat Deshpande, LLC, for her podcast, Delivering Miracles. Episode 54: 'What You Should Know if You've Experienced Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.' We discuss what motivated me to open the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at PNWF in Seattle and advice from my book, 'Not Broken' on how to navigate this difficult territory and find the support you need on the journey.
Here's my interview with Christy for her podcast, Pregnancy Loss Journey. We discussed causes of miscarriage, the emotional impact, confusing terms and definitions used by doctors, and environmental toxins and miscarriage. I enjoyed sharing why I wrote my book, Not Broken, who it's for, and the meaning of the cover image. Enjoy Listening!
Honored to be interviewed for Beat Infertility, a fertility podcast I've enjoyed listening to for years.
I discuss with my co-author, Stephanie Gianarelli, about my first book: Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy: An Integrative Approach to Fertility Care. We explore both Eastern and Western approaches to fertility treatment and how an integrative approach can work beautifully. Enjoy!
Heather Huhman has been interviewing and exploring fertility journeys since 2015 and I'm a part of Episode 105 (Wow!). She combines experts in the field with personal stories and anyone who wants to learn more about all aspects of fertility should check out this podcast!
I love dispelling myths about infertility and fertility treatment. Here's an interview with Kaci Aitchison form Q13Fox News Seattle where I discuss 3 common misconceptions about IVF.
"Does stress cause infertility?" Is one of the most common questions I hear every day. It's hard to tease part which comes first because struggling to complete your family is one of the most stressful and emotionally challenging experiences someone can have. Kaci Aitchison interviewed me for her piece on this important topic for Q13Fox News. Learn more on this topic from my piece for Huffington Post.
It was a privilege to talk to Kaci Aichinson from Q13FoxNews about something near and dear to me: recurrent miscarriage. In honor of October's Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month Kaci asked me about my practice, my book 'Not Broken', and helped increase awareness for my positive message to women suffering from pregnancy loss: Stay hopeful because you are not broken.
Kaci Aitchison from Q13Fox News in Seattle has been open about her own fertility struggles. Through her willingness to share her own experience and report on many aspects of infertility, she is helping the millions of people that face this struggle every day. Here is a piece that aired on Q13News where she interviews me about fertility myths, treatment options, and more. The best part about this interview is her personality - she always makes me laugh!
I loved doing this interactive Facebook live interview with Kaci Aitchison from Q13Fox News! I answered questions from people who wrote in before and during the show. Thank you to Kaci for making it a fun conversation and thank you to the people who asked such thoughtful and interesting questions!
One of my favorite interviews yet with friend and colleague Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh on her show, The Egg Whisperer. Every week Dr. Aimee discusses fertility issues, answers questions live, and connects with people around the world. We discussed miscarriage, environmental exposures and reproduction, acupuncture, testing, treatment and more. It's a jam-packed 30 minutes with a few laughs along the way. Enjoy watching!
I loved doing this Facebook Live Interview with Toronto-based acupuncturist and author, Mary Wong. In podcast #53 we discuss common misconceptions of miscarriage and highlight the role of men in miscarriage and emotional impact of recurrent pregnancy loss. I met Mary at the Integrative Fertility Conference in Vancouver and love learning about her approach to fertility care from an Eastern Perspective. She has written a wonderful book, Pathways to Pregnancy, which combines helpful suggestions for optimizing fertility with personal stories from couples struggling to complete their families.
Here's my interview with Steven Mavros for his podcast, Waiting for Babies. Steven is a fertility acupuncturist from Philadelphia and a storyteller with a passion for sharing the inspirational fertility stories he hears through his work. In this podcast, we discuss my journey from growing up in North Carolina to establishing the Center for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at Pacific NW Fertility in Seattle, the link between diminished ovarian reserve and miscarriage, and the hope I try to instill in people with miscarriages with my book, Not Broken: An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.
Back again on the Warm 106.9 Sunday morning radio show, "Inspirational Women," for an interview with acupuncturist, Stephanie Gianarelli. Host, Kate, points out that in her 20 years of interviews this is her first show dedicated to miscarriage (which can affect up to 1 in 4 couples trying to conceive). We discuss all aspects of my book, Not Broken, and move towards removing the stigma surrounding miscarriage. Aired Sunday June 11, 2017. My favorite part is explaining to Kate why Mick Jagger can have a baby at 72 years old but women's eggs have an expiration date. It's all about genetics! Listen to the show here.
Interview for genneve podcast with Jill Angelo
I enjoyed this interview with Jill Angelo, CEO of genneve. We touched on many fascinating rends in fertility today: fertility preservation with embryo banking, why female age is different than male age in fertility, and more. You can also find the podcast on iTunes.
Live radio interview with Dawn Davenport for Creating a Family show
I enjoyed talking with Dawn Davenport in this interview about the evaluation and treatment for miscarriage, emotional support, and more topics from my book, Not Broken: An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.
KOMO News Interview: Twins and Myths of Fertility
Gabe Cohen from KOMO News interviewed me about twins and fertility treatment. Since Beyonce and George Clooney announced they are expecting twins (separately!) I've had more patients ask for twins. Although 2 embryos can be transferred in many cases, the goal is one healthy baby at a time.
My first radio show. I'm interviewed here on the 106.9 Warm Sunday Morning Show "Inspirational Women." January 31, 2016. Stephanie Gianarelli and I discuss our book, Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy, and how we integrate Eastern and Western medicine techniques when we work together to help fertility patients.
Q13 News Interview: Integrative Approach to Fertility Care
This is my first live TV interview on infertility. Kaci Aitchison is interviewing Stephanie Gianarelli, my co-author for the book Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy: An Integrative Approach to Fertility Care, and me live on Q13News. We review the impact of stress on infertility and how an integrated approach to care can benefit patients.