Fertility education and support come in various forms, including podcasts. So as long as you’re stockpiling on books and blogs about fertility, we recommend loading your favorite playlist with a few high-quality fertility podcasts.
One of our favorite things about fertility podcasts is that raw emotion comes through the hosts’ and guests’ voices. In addition to interviewing infertility and fertility treatment experts, the podcasters also share their own experiences and invite guests to share theirs.
Here are five of our favorite “must-listen” fertility podcasts to get you started. A simple search on your favorite platform will take you to dozens more. And don’t forget to direct friends and family to these podcasts to understand better what you’re going through – without you having to repeat the story over and over again.
We’ve already honored the pairing of personal experience and expertise above, so why not start with a podcast that exemplifies that? The Fertility Podcast is hosted by Natalalie Silverman and Kate Davies. The former has been through the fertility treatment journey; the latter is an independent fertility nurse consultant.
This podcast covers fertility in all of its forms, beginning with how to optimize fertility at home as well as all of the latest research on infertility diagnoses and treatment.
The title offers a peek into the foundation of this popular podcast hosted by Jamie Kelton and friends. If you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community, you might be familiar with Jamie’s bestselling book, If These Ovaries Could Talk.
The book’s title is indicative of the candid humor that dapples The Queer Family Podcasts episodes, as Jamie and friends discuss everything under the sun – with a hearty focus on what it means to use ART to start your family.
There are so many myths and untrue nonsense floating around out there about infertility and fertility treatments. That’s why three, female, board-certified endocrinologists from around the nation launched Fertility Docs Uncensored. Dr. Carrie Bedient, Dr. Abby Eblen, and Dr. Susan Hudson use their scientific knowledge and personal experience to provide you with the up-to-date information you need for your fertility journey.
They wanted patients and individuals with infertility concerns to have a single place where they could get “real” answers to their questions and where fertility myths are separated from the facts. They also answer viewer questions. So, while we hope you’ll bring your questions and concerns to us, you can also write or call in to hear from the uncensored docs!
The Pregnantish website and podcast is a wealth of infertility support for anyone facing infertility and deciding how far to take the fertility treatment road. The founder of Pregnantish, Andrea Syrtash, spent more than ten years trying to get pregnant, undergoing just about every treatment under the sun – including using a gestational surrogate (which was ultimately the route that brought her son into the world).
She is an advocate in the biggest sense of the world, and she makes sure her website, blog, workshops, and videos are as inclusive as possible.
This podcast is founded and hosted by a couple, Jesse and Doug, who also started the non-profit support group Uniquely Knitted. Their podcast,Infertility Feelings, is almost entirely dedicated to the mental and emotional journey that unfolds in the long term. After more than a decade of trying, the couple has been unsuccessful thus far, which is why they started Uniquely Knitted and its podcast.
They wanted a space to dive deep into the rage, grief, and hysteria that rise up repeatedly throughout someone’s infertility experience.
Books, blogs, and infertility podcasts are certainly helpful. However, your fertility treatment team makes all the difference. If you’re struggling with infertility and interested in learning more about how accurate diagnosis and personalized treatments can support your family-building dreams, contact the Reproductive Resource Center and schedule a consultation.