In September 2020, Dori Gelfman joined Fruitful as our Community Manager. With 15 years of experience working as a registered nurse, the last 8 in fertility, Dori loves helping people through family building challenges. Here’s what makes Dori passionate about the fertility community and why she says patients need both access to great healthcare and emotional support.
In the U.S. it is estimated that about 10 million women are affected by PCOS. These are big numbers for a condition that has such a profound impact on a woman’s fertility, yet the support for it is so lacking. In this piece, Lyndsey Clabby of MyMindBodyBaby shares what you need to know if you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS.
Embryology is a field that most people haven’t heard of…unless they’ve gone through IVF. And for those of us who have been through IVF, odds are we’ve had a LOT of questions about embryos. We asked our Instagram followers to send us their big questions about embryos and reached out to Kristen Jones, an embryologist in Australia to help us answer them!
If you’re a Type A planner who loves control and updating your Google calendar, welp….infertility is probably your greatest nightmare. Infertility can bring even the most buttoned up, organized, over-functioners to their knees. Danielle Hall of MyVitro shares her favorite tips for getting through infertility when you’re Type A.