#16 – Trauma – Had It Up To Here

In today’s episode, we talk to Vanessa Goodar about her personal battles with secondary infertility, endometriosis, hysterectomy, divorce, and chronic post-traumatic stress. We cover a variety of topics including: Vanessa’s perspective on overcoming all of the adversities related with infertility The stereotype of hyperfertility among Black Women and the impact that has on the overall… Continue reading #16 – Trauma – Had It Up To Here

#15 Now That We Froze Eggs, What Are We Gonna Do With It?! Part 1 with Dr. Elise Grace

In today’s episode, we talk to Dr. Grace, the Director of Strategic Alliances within the Merck’s Global Human Health Division. She shares her personal story of being diagnosed with fibroids yet successfully undergoing egg retrieval! In this episode, Dr. Jill & Sinora go deep with Dr. Grace on: Her experience unknowingly having over 30 fibroids… Continue reading #15 Now That We Froze Eggs, What Are We Gonna Do With It?! Part 1 with Dr. Elise Grace

#14 No Time for Endo (Endometriosis) Part 1 with Monique Stroud

In today’s episode, Dr. Jill and Sinora talk about endometriosis with Monique Stroud, MBA. As many as 20%-50% of women experiencing infertility have endometriosis. However, according to the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology it is more challenging for women of color, specifically Black women to get diagnosed for endometriosis. Monique bravely shares her story… Continue reading #14 No Time for Endo (Endometriosis) Part 1 with Monique Stroud

#13 It’s Just Another Case of that Old IVF! with NyJa Carter

In today’s episode, we talk to NyJa Carter about her fertility story and her fight for health equity in African American and Latino communities. We talk about a variety of topics including: – The medical negligence NyJa and her baby experienced early on her Motherhood and fertility journey – NyJa’s personal fertility journey including the… Continue reading #13 It’s Just Another Case of that Old IVF! with NyJa Carter

#12 More Doctors… More Problems with Tracy Dominguez & Family

In today’s episode, Dr. Jill and Sinora are joined by Mrs. Tracy Dominguez (Demi’s mother), Xavier DeLeon (Demi’s fiance), & Mrs. Monique Himes (Xavier’s mother) as they share their maternal mortality story in pursuit of justice for Demi & baby Malakh. Tracy is joined by fiance and father Xavier, as well as his mother Monique… Continue reading #12 More Doctors… More Problems with Tracy Dominguez & Family

It’s All About the C-Section, Baby! with Dr. Shah

In today’s episode, we talk to Harvard’s Dr. Neel Shah as he answers all our questions about c-sections, baby! We cover a variety of topics including: – Dr. Shah’s work as a social entrepreneur and the organization he co-founded, March for Moms Association – why people of color have been disproportionately affected by maternal mortality… Continue reading It’s All About the C-Section, Baby! with Dr. Shah

Bonus: Fund Finder for Education with Crystal Goliday

In today’s bonus episode we talk to Crystal Goliday about how she was able to go to college completely debt free and earn not just one but three degrees! More background on Crystal Goliday Crystal is on a mission to make happiness, education, and health accessible to everyone. Crystal Goliday, MS, MBA is “The Fund… Continue reading Bonus: Fund Finder for Education with Crystal Goliday

Coming Soon with Dr. Shah

Coming Soon with Crystal Goliday

Episode 9: You can’t play with my IUD! Exploring Fertility & Relationships

In today’s episode we talk to fellow Drexel graduates Dr. Zupenda Davis-Shine and Crystal Goliday about fertility and relationships. Crystal also drops golden nuggets on how to go to college completely debt free. We cover a variety of topics including: – Dr. Zupenda’s opens up with her personal fertility journey and the role fertility played… Continue reading Episode 9: You can’t play with my IUD! Exploring Fertility & Relationships