8: PCOS, morphology and tampons in SpetsesBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
We're pretty chirpy this week - Gabby's just back from her holidays and Emma's celebrating a small win. Meanwhile, Emma has interviewed Kate Davies from Your Fertility Journey (yourfertilityjourney.com) about PCOS and what sufferers can do about it, while Gabby has been on the phone to Oxford Fertility's Professor Tim Child about sperm morphology.
We also forgot to read out the email address - it's firstname.lastname@example.org.
7: Lies, mindful IVF and pregnancy test PTSDBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
Gabby and Emma are talking about the boom and bust of TTC again - and why Gabby might have ended up all-out lying to Emma. Gasp! Gabby speaks to the creator of the Mindful IVF app, Gordon Mullins, and Professor Tim Child of Oxford Fertility explains when to test after embryo transfer.
To find out more about the #Scream4IVF campaign, go to scream4ivf.org.
There are f-bombs all over the shop this week. Sorry about that.
6: Socks on - rocks off, the hope zone and coping strategiesBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
It's been a philosophical week for Gabby and an annoying one for Emma - but it's ok, because they are joined by eternal optimist Alice Rose. They talk about what it takes to enter the hope zone, how to find coping strategies when you're struggling with infertility, and Alice's new campaign. Professor Tim Child, of Oxford Fertility, explains whether or not wearing socks during embryo transfer will help you get pregnant.
Alice's campaign, Think! What Not to Say, launches on 20 September. Stay up to date by following her on Instagram @thisisalicerose or visiting www.thisisalicerose.com
Some mild swears throughout.
5: Friendships, balls and baths and the whack-off racesBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
Emma's best friend Sophie is in the studio to talk about the care and keeping of friendships when you're going through infertility - especially when those friends keep getting pregnant. Meanwhile, Gabby has some surprising news and Professor Tim Child is talking about balls and baths.
Some F Bombs.
4: Werk werk werk, the pill and legs akimboBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
It’s just Emma and Gabby this week. Emma is struggling with the pill, Gabby is getting emotional and they both talk about their experiences of going through infertility and trying to hold down a job. Professor Tim Child of Oxford Fertility tackles whether putting your legs in the air after sex can help you get pregnant. Some mild swears throughout.
3: Sperm X Factor, #TTCcommunity, the pineapple predicamentBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
It's been a relatively dramatic week for both Gabby and Emma, fertility-wise - but they've also had Cat Strawbridge, aka @tryingyears in the studio. They talk about why social media is helping people speak out about infertility and how to stop IVF destroying your confidence. Professor Tim Child also sheds light on the ultimate fertility rumour - that eating a pineapple can help you conceive.
Mild swears throughout.
2: Flu cries, the big O and the basics of IVFBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
This week Gabby and Emma share updates on their cycles, then we go back to basics, asking Anya Sizer from the Fertility Network everything you ever wanted to know about infertility and IVF, but were afraid to ask. We're also chatting to Professor Tim from Oxford Fertility about the efficacy of acupuncture. Old wives' tale, or legit treatment? Contains the old mild swear, and an f-bomb right at the end.
1: Dr Google, blocked tubes and raspberry leaf teaBig Fat Negative: TTC, fertility, infertility and IVF add
BFN is the podcast about infertility, IVF and the trials of trying for a baby. Journalists Emma and Gabby explain why they've decided to start a podcast, then come over all Californian as they talk you through their 'journeys' in infertility so far. We've also got Professor Tim Child, Oxford Fertility, telling us about the science behind the old wives' tale that raspberry leaf tea will help you conceive.
NB. This episode was recorded back in June - and contains some mild swears.