IUI’s, IVF and the Fertility Journey with Erin Sousa
A business owner, brand strategist, entrepreneur and community advocate, Erin is one of our go-to gals when it comes to brand strategy and communications… but today, she’s here to chat all things motherhood and infertility. From miscarriages to IUIs and IVF, Erin takes us behind the highlight reel of her journey to motherhood and gets raw about the heartache, process and cost. You’ll be sharing this episode with so many friends – press play.
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Follow Erin’s fertility journey account – @makingbabysousa
Visit Erin online – erinsousa.com
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
1:00 – Why is infertility and IVF still such a mystery?
5:50 – Why Erin and her husband Roberto decided to explore IVF
9:45 – Behind the highlight reel of pregnancy announcements when you’re going thru IVF
11:15 – How to support your friends who are experiencing infertility + IVF
14:20 – IUI’s and miscarriage
16:45 – Erin get’s raw about the cost of IVF
22:40 – What a physical round of IVF is actually like
27:00 – Miscarrying twins after IVF
29:00 – How Erin’s husband handled this process
30:30 – The importance of resting and taking a break throughout the IVF journey
33:45 – Breaking down the labels surrounding infertility
39:00 – Navigating the journey to motherhood while balancing a business
42:00 – Lola’s birth story
46:00 – Erin’s one word of wisdom for anyone on their fertility journey
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