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Formerly Dear (In)Fertility, From First Period To Last Period, hosted by Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon, is a science-backed health and wellness podcast dedicated to shining a light on all of the women’s health topics that have long been considered taboo – from UTIs to infertility.

From First Period To Last Period Rescripted

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 41 Ratings

Formerly Dear (In)Fertility, From First Period To Last Period, hosted by Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon, is a science-backed health and wellness podcast dedicated to shining a light on all of the women’s health topics that have long been considered taboo – from UTIs to infertility.

    Busting PCOS Nutrition Myths With The Women’s Dietitian

    Busting PCOS Nutrition Myths With The Women’s Dietitian

    Insulin resistance is one of the root physiological imbalances in most, if not all, cases of PCOS. So why are so many women with PCOS advised to give up gluten or dairy instead of focusing on blood sugar regulation and metabolic health? In this episode of From First Period To Last Period, Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon sits down with Cory Ruth, also known as The Women's Dietitian, to bust some of the most common PCOS nutrition myths — because there’s a better way to heal than restrictive diets and avoiding the foods you love. Brought to you by ⁠⁠Rescripted⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠Inception Fertility⁠⁠.

    • 37 min
    Should You Do IUI or IVF With PCOS? Knowing All of Your Options

    Should You Do IUI or IVF With PCOS? Knowing All of Your Options

    90-95% of anovulatory women seeking infertility treatment have PCOS, and many women learn they have PCOS only after seeking infertility treatment. So, what questions should you ask at your initial fertility consultation with PCOS, and how do you know if IUI or IVF is the best choice for you? In this episode of From First Period To Last Period, Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon sits down with Dr. S. Kemi Nurudeen of Aspire Houston Fertility Institute in Houston, Texas, to break down your options for getting pregnant with PCOS — because all of your future family-planning goals should be thoughtfully considered. Brought to you by ⁠Rescripted⁠ and ⁠Inception Fertility⁠.

    • 26 min
    Trying To Conceive With PCOS: Advice From a Fertility Specialist

    Trying To Conceive With PCOS: Advice From a Fertility Specialist

    While infertility affects 1 in 6 people globally, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) estimates the rate of infertility to be between 70% and 80% among individuals with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS. So, what do you need to know if you're trying to conceive with PCOS? In this episode of From First Period To Last Period, Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon sits down with Dr. Jessica Bauer of IVFMD in Florida to discuss everything from tracking your cycle with irregular periods to IVF success rates with PCOS — because you shouldn't have to try for a year before seeking help if you're not ovulating. Brought to you by Rescripted and Inception Fertility.

    • 33 min
    It’s Not All In Your Head: How To Advocate For Yourself With PCOS

    It’s Not All In Your Head: How To Advocate For Yourself With PCOS

    Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects an estimated 8-13% of reproductive-aged women, according to the ⁠World Health Organization (WHO)⁠. PCOS can cause hormonal imbalances, irregular periods, excess androgen levels, and cysts in the ovaries. It's also one of the leading causes of female infertility. Still, up to 70% of affected women remain undiagnosed worldwide. This needs to change. In this episode of From First Period To Last Period, Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon sits down with Dr. Shannon Alexa of Main Line Fertility in Pennsylvania to discuss the signs & symptoms of PCOS and how to advocate for yourself with the condition — because 96-day menstrual cycles are not normal. Brought to you by Rescripted and Inception Fertility.

    • 30 min
    Sex Ed with DB: The Ultimate Period Episode with Dr. Jen Gunter

    Sex Ed with DB: The Ultimate Period Episode with Dr. Jen Gunter

    We’re switching things up today and bringing you a preview of a podcast that we think you’ll love: Sex Ed with DB! Enjoy this teaser from The Ultimate Period Episode with Dr. Jen Gunter. In this episode, DB sits down with Dr. Jen Gunter, an OB/GYN and bestselling author, for the ultimate conversation about periods! Dr. Jen shares insights from her trilogy of books, including her latest release, Blood: The Science, Medicine, and Mythology of Menstruation, emphasizing the importance of addressing misinformation and debunking myths surrounding reproductive health. She also highlights the need to challenge the stigma and shame associated with menstruation and advocates for gender equality in healthcare. Follow Sex Ed with DB on:Instagram/Threads: @sexedwithdbpodcastTikTok: @sexedwithdbTwitter : @sexedwithdb

    • 12 min
    Painful Sex & How To Talk To Your Partner About Endometriosis

    Painful Sex & How To Talk To Your Partner About Endometriosis

    50-70% of people with endometriosis report pelvic pain that occurs before, during, or after penetrative vaginal sex. In this episode of From First Period To Last Period, Rescripted Co-Founder Kristyn Hodgdon sits down with Dr. Lyndsey Harper, a Board-Certified OB/GYN and Founder & CEO of Rosy Wellness, to discuss the connection between endometriosis and painful intercourse, including tips for how to talk to a partner about endometriosis before getting intimate. Follow Rosy Wellness here.

    Brought to you by ⁠⁠Rescripted⁠⁠ and⁠⁠ ⁠ReceptivaDx⁠⁠⁠, the only test that can identify leading causes of unexplained infertility in a single sample including endometriosis, progesterone resistance, and endometritis.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

RuthAndrews ,

Feels like chatting with a friend

The Rescripted team has done a lovely job to open up topics that have been on my mind but not fully sure where to open the lid. And they are fearless in their approach and not afraid to dive into the science.

sixer87 ,

Highly recommended

Great information in an easy and digestible format! I never miss an episode!

Ceire Nevins ,

Love this!

This podcast is the education we need as women and didn’t get growing up! I’m so happy you are opening up conversations on such important topics so we can learn and make informed decisions. Keep up the great content!

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