TV, Radio, Podcasts 

Interviews on TV and for podcasts are an excellent way to increase awareness surrounding issues of infertility and miscarriage.

 On King5 Mornings with Amity Addisi discussing PNWF's Yoga for Fertility Event for Mother's Day 

On King5 Mornings with Amity Addisi discussing PNWF's Yoga for Fertility Event for Mother's Day 

 With Lynn Jensen at the Yoga Event

With Lynn Jensen at the Yoga Event

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.

 
 Discussing the emotional impact of infertlity

Discussing the emotional impact of infertlity

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.

 Interview on the impact of toxins on fertility and miscarriage risk

Interview on the impact of toxins on fertility and miscarriage risk

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.

 With Alexandra Lewis on Q13 News

With Alexandra Lewis on Q13 News

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.

 Radio Interview with KXRO Morning Show

Radio Interview with KXRO Morning Show

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.

 
 Podcast and video interview with Karenna Wood from Your Fertility Hub

Podcast and video interview with Karenna Wood from Your Fertility Hub

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.

 Interview on Miscarriage for Delivering Miracles Podcast

Interview on Miscarriage for Delivering Miracles Podcast

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.

 Listen to my interview on miscarriage for the podcast, Pregnancy Loss Journey, here

Listen to my interview on miscarriage for the podcast, Pregnancy Loss Journey, here

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!

 I loved talking about integrating Eastern and Western appraoches to fertility care for this podcast

I loved talking about integrating Eastern and Western appraoches to fertility care for this podcast

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!

 Getty Image used by Q13Fox.com for piece on IVF misconceptions

Getty Image used by Q13Fox.com for piece on IVF misconceptions

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. 

 Getty Image from Q13Fox news piece on what not to say to someone starting a family October 2017

Getty Image from Q13Fox news piece on what not to say to someone starting a family October 2017

Excellent piece my Kaci Aitchison from Q13Fox News Seattle on what NOT to say to someone trying to conceive. I loved being interviewed for this piece because I've been on both sides of the conversation and reproduction is not small talk! For more on this topic, see my piece for Huffington Post.

 Getty Image from Q13Fox.com piece on stress and infertility

Getty Image from Q13Fox.com piece on stress and infertility

"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

 Image from Q13Fox.com's piece on miscarriage October 2017

Image from Q13Fox.com's piece on miscarriage October 2017

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, Image from Q13Fox.com

Kaci Aitchison, Image from Q13Fox.com

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!

 Q13Fox News Kaci Aitchison and I getting ready for the Facebook Live Q&A event

Q13Fox News Kaci Aitchison and I getting ready for the Facebook Live Q&A event

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!

 
 Watch my interview with Tasha Jennings here

Watch my interview with Tasha Jennings here

Here's my interview with Tasha Jennings, host of the popular Australian fertility webinar series, Conceive Baby. In this 30 minute interview we delve deep into my research and understanding of the link between diminished ovarian reserve and miscarriage.  

 Watch my interview with Dr. Aimee on the The Egg Whisperer Show 

Watch my interview with Dr. Aimee on the The Egg Whisperer Show 

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!

 Listen to my Interview with with acupuncturist and author, Mary Wong Podcast#53

Listen to my Interview with with acupuncturist and author, Mary Wong Podcast#53

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 with Steven Mavros of Waiting for Babies Podcast and my PNWF partner, Dr. Lorna Marshall

Here with Steven Mavros of Waiting for Babies Podcast and my PNWF partner, Dr. Lorna Marshall

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.

 

Here's my interview for Voice America with Dr. Suzanne Phillips. We review all aspects of miscarriage - especially the emotional impact and ways to find support. Suzanne asked insightful questions and shared her own experience with miscarriage and difficulty finding the right care for her.

 

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. 

 
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Q13 News Interview: Fertility Stereotypes

In this news segment I discuss stereotypes surrounding infertility. Struggling to start your family is a humbling experience and can affect anyone.

 

Q13 News Interview: Seattle's Fertility Support

This live TV interview includes information on infertility awareness month and the fantastic support community for fertility patients in Seattle.

 
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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.

KOMO News Interview: Miscarriage Awareness

In this interview I discuss the silent fight of infertility and recurrent miscarriage and encourage people to share their stories to increase awareness.

 Listen to Dr. Shahine on the radio show Inspirational Women from 1/31/16 

Listen to Dr. Shahine on the radio show Inspirational Women from 1/31/16 

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.