Episode 6: Strega Nona

Listen to “6 – Strega Nona” on Spreaker.

The girls dive right in with Erica bragging about the blind plucking of a chin hair sans mirror, andChrista messing up her health care benefits in what can only be described as an infertile’s worst nightmare. Douglas the pouchless kangaroo is introduced, and it is decided 40 is the age where you just stop giving a fuck.

Then Erica gives an update on her pending transfer and contemplates whether to use one or two embryos, and Christa shares the painful loss of her grandmother and the subsequent daysin which she couldn’t move her arms for no known reason.

Popular magazines featuring infertility become a topic of conversation before moving on to oldwives’ tales, theories and bad advice (which the girls discover are often one and the same).Eating pineapplecore and McDonald’s fries, swallowing sperm and mothball tampons arediscussed to name a few.

Show Notes

Katie Lee on Instagram and People Magazine Article

Tamron Hall People Magazine Article

Azulene Oil 

Trying to Conceive: Myths vs Facts About Getting Pregnant by Today’s Parent

Worst TTC Advice Ever by The Bump

Old Wives Tales for Getting Pregnant by Sionnan Ghahremani, I Am a Healer

25 Crazy Fertility Tips Throughout History by Katie Visco, eIVF