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This podcast presents an in-depth exploration of fertility concerns and inquiries straight from those undergoing fertility treatment. Standing apart from the usual information found online, we dive headfirst into the real science and comprehensive research behind these challenges. Amidst all this, we never forget to honor our cherished tradition - celebrating the simple joys of Taco Tuesday!

Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday Mark Amols, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 104 Ratings

This podcast presents an in-depth exploration of fertility concerns and inquiries straight from those undergoing fertility treatment. Standing apart from the usual information found online, we dive headfirst into the real science and comprehensive research behind these challenges. Amidst all this, we never forget to honor our cherished tradition - celebrating the simple joys of Taco Tuesday!

    Baby Dreams and Budget Schemes: The Bucket of Money Dilemma

    Baby Dreams and Budget Schemes: The Bucket of Money Dilemma

    Send us a Text Message.Welcome to another insightful episode of Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday! This week, Dr. Mark Amols tackles the "Bucket of Money Dilemma," a concept he coined to describe the financial balancing act many hopeful parents face when pursuing fertility treatments.In this episode, we dive deep into:The Bucket of Money Dilemma: Understanding the term and how it applies to making tough financial decisions in fertility treatments.Fertility Treatment Costs: A breakdown of expenses, ...

    • 15 min
    From Pudding to Pregnancy: The Real Ingredients of IVF Success

    From Pudding to Pregnancy: The Real Ingredients of IVF Success

    Send us a Text Message.Welcome to another enlightening episode of "Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday" with Dr. Mark Amols. Today, we unravel the age-old phrase "the proof is in the pudding" and its surprising connection to the world of IVF success. This episode delves deep into the critical elements that determine the outcomes of IVF treatments.Dr. Amols takes you on a comprehensive journey, examining the pivotal factors that contribute to successful IVF procedures. From the quality of embryos to t...

    • 16 min
    Understanding IVF Batching: Enhancing Lab Quality and Patient Care

    Understanding IVF Batching: Enhancing Lab Quality and Patient Care

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode of "Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday," Dr. Mark Amols delves into the often misunderstood concept of batching in IVF cycles. With clarity and expertise, he explains what batching truly means, why clinics adopt this practice, and how it impacts both the clinic's operations and patient care.Dr. Amols starts by defining batching, dispelling the common myth that it means forcing all patients to follow the same schedule. Instead, he describes how batching involves...

    • 14 min
    Smoke Signals: Decoding What FSH Levels Truly Signify in Fertility

    Smoke Signals: Decoding What FSH Levels Truly Signify in Fertility

    Send us a Text Message.In this insightful episode of "Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday," Dr. Mark Amols unpacks the complex significance of FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) levels within the realm of fertility treatments. Using vivid analogies such as smoke signals and buildings, Dr. Amols elucidates why the numbers on a lab report are just the beginning of understanding one’s fertility health. Delve deep into the dynamics between FSH and estrogen, and learn why lowering FSH with estrogen might ...

    • 16 min
    IVF's Numbers Game: The Journey from Eggs to Blastocysts

    IVF's Numbers Game: The Journey from Eggs to Blastocysts

    Send us a Text Message.Welcome back to another engaging episode of "Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday" with your host, Dr. Mark Amols. This week, we delve into the complex and often misunderstood stages of IVF, focusing on the journey from egg retrieval to the development of blastocysts. It’s a numbers game where the stats don’t always add up as expected, and understanding these dynamics can be crucial for anyone embarking on or considering IVF.In this detailed exploration, Dr. Amols explains the a...

    • 17 min
    Selective Insemination Simplified: How to Count Your Chickens Before Your Eggs Hatch

    Selective Insemination Simplified: How to Count Your Chickens Before Your Eggs Hatch

    Send us a Text Message.Join Dr. Mark Amols on "Taco Bout Fertility Tuesday" for an engaging and enlightening discussion that simplifies the complex topic of selective insemination. This week’s episode, "Selective Insemination Simplified: How to Count Your Chickens Before Your Eggs Hatch," offers a deep dive into the strategic decisions involved in IVF, particularly focusing on how many eggs to fertilize based on your family planning aspirations.We’ll explore how to navigate the ethical dilemm...

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

Maria-villa ,

Great podcast

I’m loving the podcast, I’m currently going thru IVF at New Direction and these episodes help me obtain more knowledge and not feel too overwhelmed! Can you do a podcast on elevated FSH levels?

lillyVgutierrez ,

for new TTC couples or ladies. The podcast is great

Depends on your situation but we are all on a journey… all different situations. You will find information here. And find hope to hang in there .

TCADWALL ,

Very insightful

Dr. Amols is a great teacher! I appreciate his willingness to teach about this topic. Excellent fertility podcast! Thank you!!

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