FFP 372 | The Truth About IVF | Brett Russo


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Brett Russo was born and raised in New Jersey. She graduated with a degree in business management from Bucknell University, where she also met her future husband. After graduation, Brett found her passion working beside her twin brother and father for her family’s printing company, of which she is now the chief executive officer. She married her husband in 2015, and together they fought the hardest battle of their lives with their journey through IVF. Brett is the author of The Underwear In My Shoe: My Journey Through IVF. Brett lives in New Jersey with her husband and their two sons.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Brett’s fertility challenges

  • Why Brett chose to write The Underwear In My Shoe: My Journey Through IVF

  • Brett’s first period and how she managed her period

  • Brett’s experience in tracking her fertility

  • How long it took Brett to choose IVF

  • How long Brett and her husband were trying to get pregnant before the Doctor recommended IUI

  • The commonality of IUI and IVF

  • How Brett and her husband coped during IVF

  • The difference in how men and women emotionally handle infertility
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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

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