9 episodes

breaking the silence, stigma + shame around unconventional fertility journeys through the voices of black women

unfertilit‪y‬ Noni Martins

    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

breaking the silence, stigma + shame around unconventional fertility journeys through the voices of black women

    Episode 4 - with Karabo 🇿🇦

    Episode 4 - with Karabo 🇿🇦

    In this episode, I speak with Karabo about her journey with and recurrent miscarriages. Karabo is a founder of Hannah - You are not alone which she started together with her husband. Hannah - You are not alone seeks to provide support to those struggling with infertility and to bring awareness about a disease that burdens many due to the stigma and shame.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 3 - with Jasmine 🇳🇬🇺🇸

    Episode 3 - with Jasmine 🇳🇬🇺🇸

    In this episode, I speak with Jasmine about her infertility, IVF & pregnancy loss journey. After a miscarriage and a second IVF round that ended with no embryos for transfer, her 3rd IVF cycle was successful and she is currently pregnant. Jasmine's focus is on diversifying feeds, for all women of color to amplify their voices and to highlight the importance of mental health when it comes to infertility.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 2 - with Natalie 🇿🇼🇿🇦🇬🇧

    Episode 2 - with Natalie 🇿🇼🇿🇦🇬🇧

    In this episode, I speak with Natalie who went through 12 unsuccessful IVF cycles & 7 miscarriages. She now has a beautiful baby boy from her 13th IVF cycle. Natalie is passionate about black women advocating for themselves and taking charge of their fertility and normalising the narrative on infertility.

    • 47 min
    Episode 1 - MY STORY - Another failed embryo transfer

    Episode 1 - MY STORY - Another failed embryo transfer

    In this episode, I discuss the outcome of the second embryo transfer that we did in December 2020.

    • 28 min
    Welcome to UnFertility!

    Welcome to UnFertility!

    Infertility & IVF through the voices of Black women

    • 43 sec
    MY STORY - How we have dealt with Infertility & IVF feat. Mr UnFertility

    MY STORY - How we have dealt with Infertility & IVF feat. Mr UnFertility

    To give an idea of what is to come, I am sharing 4 bonus episodes from a mini-series of unconventional fertility stories, that I hosted on Instagram Live during the summer of 2020. In this episode, my husband joins me and we answer questions from my sister about our infertility & IVF experience so far.

    • 1 hr 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

egec87 ,

Really great Podcast

Thank you so much for doing this Noni. It resonates so much... throughout episode 2 was nodding along like that’s me!!!
Thanks for all you are doing to get representation l.

Isabel3333 ,

Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Such an AMAZING podcast and thank you to the guests and Noni & hubby for opening up on conversations we NEED to be having 💕💕💕thank you. Thank you. THANK YOU amazing work!!!

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