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September 27, 2021

Why Fertility is a Team Sport

with podcast guest

Gabriela Rosa


Gabriela Rosa is a world-renowned fertility specialist and the founder and clinical director of the Rosa Institute, an organization dedicated to helping couples create healthy babies, despite previous reproductive challenges. Since 2001 Gabriela and her team of clinicians blend evidence-based science into a holistic, supportive and education-focused approach to fertility treatment.

In this episode, we talk about what unexplained infertility means, why it shouldn’t be considered a diagnosis, how minor factors can affect your fertility, why you need to have a holistic approach to your fertility, the need for a 120 day pre-conception preparation period, the steps to take before turning to IVF, and so much more!


  • What is unexplained infertility and why shouldn’t you consider it to be a diagnosis
  • The problem with telling patients to “just keep trying”
  • The compounding impact of minor factors on your ability to have a baby
  • The importance of faith on your fertility journey
  • Why you shouldn’t get attached to a specific way of having a baby
  • How Gabriela helped a woman to conceive after 20 years of infertility
  • Gabriela’s holistic approach to fertility
  • The risk of believing you have already tried everything
  • The brick wall of infertility
  • Why you need a pre-conception preparation period
  • The science behind Gabriela’s minimum of 120 days for pre-conception preparation
  • Why you need to consider fertility a team sport
  • How we should be shifting our understanding of what it takes to have a healthy baby
  • Why Gabriela believes IVF shouldn’t be the first response to a diagnosis of infertility


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