04 – Infertility, IVF and a very happy ending with Brooke Hogan

This week we speak to the beautiful brooke hogan, who generously and openly shares about her fertility struggles and IVF experience

You may remember Brooke Hogan (now Brooke Pitt!) from Australia’s Next Top Model, from one of her many incredible businesses (LE MÓN, Our Pilates) or follow her online. However you know of her, or if you’re yet to come across her, you’re going to love this episode.

In this podcast Brooke so graciously and openly covers:

  • Her struggle with infertility

  • Her experience with assisted reproduction – starting with ovulation induction, then IUI and finally IVF

  • The impact on her relationship as well as her own mental health

  • How her body responded to the IVF drugs and her experience with overstimulation

  • The emotional rollercoaster that finally led to a pregnancy

  • Threatened miscarriage and some of the challenges in early pregnancy

  • How to support your loved ones who are going through fertility challenges

  • and more…

You can connect with Brooke on Instagram and follow along as her beautiful bump grows and her family expands.

Listen to episode 4 HERE

TRIGGER WARNING – this episode does discuss themes of infertility, IVF and threatened miscarriage. Please know there is a happy ending to the story, but we appreciate these topics may be upsetting to some listeners.

Today’s episode is brought to you by OiOi. OiOi is a beautiful family owned company started by Lisa 25 years ago when her baby Isabella was born (who is now running the company with her!). They have created a beautiful (and incredibly practical) range of nappy back packs, as well as other items including tote bags, pram liners and caddies, change mats and more. OiOi’s range come in a number of colours and prints, including their beautiful pineapple print, which has become a symbol of strength, resilience and hope in the IVF community and for families struggling with infertility.

Use the code BOOBTOFOOD for 15% off site wide (valid for the next 12 months). Visit oioi.com.au to explore the range and grab yours today (Luka used the tan backpack with Will and absolutely loved it.

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