Four Steps to Solving Unexplained Infertility & Recurrent Miscarriage With Dr. Ellen Wood
Welcome to Episode 7 of Season 3 of the The PCOS Revolution podcast.
The emotional response to hearing, “There is no apparent reason for the repeated pregnancy losses or infertility” can be difficult, maddening and frustrating.
Approximately 1 in 5 couples will experience unexplained infertility, and another 2% will experience recurrent pregnancy loss – or implantation failures despite completing a full infertility work-up.
In this three-part series, you’ll learn how to put together the missing pieces of unexplained infertility and repeated pregnancy loss, to uncover the vital answers on the path leading to parenthood.
• The key questions to ask a R.E. and/or reproductive acupuncturist BEFORE starting a medicated cycle
• The 3 myths surrounding recurrent pregnancy loss and how to address them
• The reasons why the current fertility plan might not be the most effective, and the warning signs to look for that could indicate more problems down the road
• The four-step strategy to start implementing now to get on the road to starting or growing a family
About Our Guest:
Dr. Ellen Wood is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Wood is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and a distinguished fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
She is a Voluntary Assistant Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Florida International University School of Medicine. She has served as a Clinical Board Examiner for the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists since 2011. She also holds a Preceptor role at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, in addition to being the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Site Director for the OBGYN Residency Program at Community Health of South Florida.
Before joining IVFMD, Dr. Wood served as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as the director of Academic Services at MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. Her major research interests include in vitro fertilization, congenital uterine anomalies, and advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgical techniques. She has published numerous articles, co-authored multiple book chapters, and has presented her research at both national and international meetings.
About the Host:
Farrar Duro, Doctor Oriental Medicine practices reproductive acupuncture at Florida Complete Wellness in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and became a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine in 2008. After overcoming her own struggles with PCOS and endometriosis using a combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and other natural methods, she has felt tremendous joy in sharing her methods with other women .
Farrar has since specialized in the treatment of PCOS, infertility and hormonal imbalances with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for over 15 years and has a passion for women’s health and wellness. This path led her to pursue advanced pregnancy training in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™ and publication of her first book, The Smart Couple’s Guide to Getting Pregnant, An Integrated Approach in 2015.
A board-certified acupuncture physician, Farrar graduated from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine and performed her post-graduate training at Shandong University of TCM in Shandong, China. To learn more about PCOS and infertility, you can also listen to her weekly podcast, The PCOS Revolution, on iTunes and Stitcher Radio. Visit your website at www.floridacompletewellness.com
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