..First Friday Fertility Facebook Live Videos

Join Dr. John Preston Parry every first Friday of the month for a live Facebook discussion about fertility.

Missed our First Friday Fertility Talk on Facebook? View our past videos below. Be sure to “Like” us on Facebook and join us next month!


Past First Friday Fertility Facebook Live Videos

October 2023: Recurrent Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Dr. Preston Parry discusses recurrent miscarriage and pregnancy loss- what causes these, how do you test them, and what do you to prevent them from happening again?

September 2023: Multiples – The More the Merrier

Quintuplet mom Haylee Ladner, Dr. Preston Parry, and Dr. Amanda Deadmond talk about the joys and complexities of twins and (far) more.

August 2023: Self Care When Others Impose

Dr. Preston Parry and Sara Slaton, Nurse Practitioner at Positive Steps Fertility discuss how to prepare for and handle those difficult fertility conversations.

July 2023: First Friday Live! Lab Edition – Lab Walkthrough

The Positive Steps Fertility Lab Edition. Watch as we explore a behind-the-scenes look into the remarkable IVF Lab process, from egg retrieval to embryo growth.

June 2023: IVF – Update and IVF Questions and Answers

Dr. Preston Parry and Dr. Amanda Deadmond provide an update on IVF and answer common IVF questions.

April 2023: Stress, Fertility, and Mental Wellness

Dr. Preston Parry and Dr. Julianne Zweifel have an in-depth conversation about stress, fertility, and mental wellness for those on the TTC journey.

March 2023: Male Fertility: Dispelling the Lies and Embracing the Facts

Male Infertility: Dispelling the Lies and Embracing the Facts with Dr. Preston Parry and Dr. Jared Moss

February 2023: Improving The Inner Uterus

How do you make the best home for pregnancy? Dr. Preston Parry, Dr. Amanda Deadmond, and Dana Croxdale, RN talk about operative hysteroscopy

January 2023: Fibroids and Fertility

Dr. Parry discusses fibroids and how fibroids can affect female fertility.

December 2022: Offerings of Peace

The Positive Steps Fertility team gives offerings of peace and hope this holiday season.

November 2022: Will IVF become illegal? Dr. Preston Parry meets with Chloe Akers, a criminal attorney at Standing Together Tennessee

Will doctors now go to jail for helping women who want children? Could the Dobbs decision make IVF illegal? Dr. Pres Parry takes a deep dive with Chloe Akers, a criminal attorney at Standing Together Tennessee.

October 2022: Fertility Ultrasounds Part 2

Dr. Parry discusses how to understand fertility ultrasounds, part 2.

September 2022: Fertility Ultrasounds Part 1

Understanding fertility ultrasounds: “follicular monitoring”.

August 2022: Fertility Pearls of Wisdom

The Positive Steps Fertility team shares the insight and wisdom learned while working at Positive Steps Fertility.

July 2022: Independence Day & Fertility

Dr. Parry discusses how recent legislation can affect building families.

June 2022: IVF Legislation and Top IVF Questions

Dr. Parry discusses the latest on IVF legislation and answers the top IVF questions.

May 2022: Being an Egg Donor

Dr. Parry and the team discuss what it means to become an egg donor at Positive Steps Fertility.

April 2022: Fertility Myths – Part 2

Dr. Parry and the Positive Steps Fertility team discuss fertility myths, part two.

March 2022: All About Endometriosis

Dr. Parry discusses Endometriosis.

February 2022: Fertility Myths – Part 1

Dr. Parry discusses fertility myths, part one.

January 2022: Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Dr. Parry discusses miscarriage and recurrent pregnancy loss.

December 2021: Ectopic Pregnancy

Dr. Parry discusses ectopic pregnancy.

November 2021: Handling the Holiday Inquisition

Dr. Parry and the Positive Steps Fertility team discuss how to handle the sensitive topic of fertility during the holidays.

October 2021: ABC’s of TTC – Fertility Acronyms and Essentials Explained – Part 2

Dr. Parry and the Positive Steps Fertility team explain fertility acronyms and the essentials – part two.

September 2021: ABC’s of TTC – Fertility Acronyms – Part 1

Dr. Parry and the Positive Steps Fertility team explain fertility acronyms and essentials – part one.

August 2021: Twins: Twice as Nice or Double Trouble?

Dr. Parry discusses all things Twins including the balance of safety, success, and the risks and complications of having twins.

July 2021: IVF: A Patient’s Perspective

Cynthia Trejo, CMA, and Kyoshi Richardson, Communications Director for Positive Steps Fertility discuss the IVF process from the perspective of the patient.

June 2021: IVF: In-Vitro Fertilization, 2021 Update

Dr. Parry provides an update and follow-up to his 2020 FFL video on In-Vitro Fertilization.

May 2021: LGBTQ+ Family Building

Dr. Parry discusses the fertility journey for the  LGBTQ+ community and the most common questions and answers.

April 2021: Choosing a Fertility Doctor

Dr. Parry discusses how best to choose a fertility doctor that works for and with you.

March 2021: Affordable Fertility Care

Dr. Parry discusses the monetary aspect of fertility care and what the affordability is for patients on their fertility journey. 

February 2021: What’s Love Got to Do With It: Emotions and Fertility

Dr. Parry discusses mood, anxiety, emotion, depression, and their potential impact on fertility.

January 2021: New Year, New Hope, and New Perspective from Positive Steps Fertility

Dr. Parry rings in 2021 with new hopes, perspectives, and ideas from Positive Steps Fertility.

December 2020: The Holidays and Struggling Through Fertility Emotion

Brittany Linton, NP, discusses the struggle many people feel during their fertility journey, especially around the holidays.

November 2020: Diminished Ovarian Reserve and Ovarian Failure

Dr. Parry discusses Diminished Ovarian Reserve, Ovarian Failure, and how it could affect a patient.

October 2020: The Parryscope Technique – Single Visit Fertility Testing

Dr. Parry discusses how The Parryscope Technique provides the option of single visit fertility testing to our patients.

September 2020: Insemination, Oral Medications, and Why Not Everyone Needs IVF

Dr. Parry discusses IVF and what factors into someone who may or may not need it as well as the topics of insemination and oral medication.

August 2020: PCOS: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Dr. Parry discusses Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and how PCOS affects fertility, the body, and its implications on long-term health.

July 2020: STIs, STDs and Fertility

Dr. Parry discusses how STIs and STDs affect fertility and the differences between them.

June 2020: IVF: In-Vitro Fertilization

Dr. Parry discusses how IVF works including IVF predictability, the IVF process, and what it means for you.

May 2020: Becoming a Donor or Using Donated Eggs with Dr. Parry and Vicki Butler

Dr. Parry and Vicki Butler discuss becoming an egg donor with Positive Steps Fertility and all about using donated eggs on your path to parenthood.

April 2020: Coronavirus & conception amid chaos. Stress & fertility

We discuss the issues of Conception, Stress, and Fertility during Covid19 and what it means for those of you on your Fertility journey.

March 2020: Endometriosis: Testing, Treatment, and More

We delve into Endometriosis, testing, treatment, and how it affects you, fertility, and daily life. There is hope.

February 2020: Tubal Reversal and Repair

What is Tubal Reversal and Repair?

January 2020: Weight Loss, Fertility, and New Hope for a New Year

Let’s discuss how we can bring hope for a bright New Year, weight loss, and fertility.

December 2019: Faith and Fertility

Where does faith come in with fertility? Learn more.

November 2019: Fertility Myths

The myths. legends and facts about fertility.

September 2019: Recurrent Miscarriages – Causes and Solutions

What causes recurrent miscarriages and what are the solutions?

August 2019: How Weather Affects Fertility

Does weather affect fertility? We discuss.

July 2019: Does laughing increase your odds of getting pregnant?

Revolutions in Fertility (and psychology of success)

June 2019: Male factor fertility: is DAD in your DNA?

Male factor fertility: is DAD in your DNA?

May 2019: Baby’s First Home: The Uterus.

Baby’s First Home: The Uterus.

April 2019: Easter eggs, the immune system and fertility, and any topic you want to ask.

Easter eggs, the immune system and fertility, and any topic you want to ask.

March 2019: Luck & Fertility (St. Patrick’s- Luck of the Irish or Murphy’s Law)

Luck & Fertility (St. Patrick’s- Luck of the Irish or Murphy’s Law)

February 2019: Fertility and your job- love it or leave it?

Fertility and your job- love it or leave it?

January 2019: Healthy pregnancy in 2019

Healthy pregnancy in 2019