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Fighting for Fertility

What causes infertility, and how can assisted reproductive technologies help? Follow the journeys of people navigating fertility challenges from structural inequalities and racism to falling sperm counts, egg freezing, and IVF.

Fighting for Fertility

53m 6s

What causes infertility, and how can assisted reproductive technologies help? Follow the journeys of people navigating fertility challenges from structural inequalities and racism to falling sperm counts, egg freezing, and IVF.

Previews + Extras

  • Fighting for Fertility Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Fighting for Fertility Preview

    S48 E5 - 28s

    What causes infertility, and how can assisted reproductive technologies help? Follow the journeys of people navigating fertility challenges from structural inequalities and racism to falling sperm counts, egg freezing, and IVF.

  • To Start a Family, This Woman Turned to Egg Freezing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    To Start a Family, This Woman Turned to Egg Freezing

    S48 E5 - 7m 34s

    At 39, Brigitte Adams became an early adopter of egg vitrification, a technology that can dramatically improve the preservation of a woman's eggs and, potentially, her future fertility.
    Here’s her story.

  • Can Two Men Make a Baby?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Can Two Men Make a Baby?

    S48 E5 - 5m 41s

    Trystan Reese felt grateful that he was able to become pregnant and give birth. But for parents about to transition, there are steps they can take to preserve their fertility.

  • A Woman's Journey with Infertility and Adoption: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Woman's Journey with Infertility and Adoption

    S48 E5 - 1m 52s

    Mia Fassi’s infertility journey started when she was in her mid-30s. After unsuccessful in vitro treatments, adopting a child felt like an easy transition to consider.

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