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Creating a Family

Creating a Family: Talk about Infertility and Adoption


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Creating a Family: Talk about Adoption and Infertility. Since 2007, we interview leading experts on infertility and adoption each week to bring you unbiased accurate information on all aspects of adoption and infertility. In adoption we cover how to adopt a baby, open adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, attachment parenting, transracial adoption, special need adoptions and more. In infertility we cover latest advances in in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, infertility medications, emotional aspects, egg donation, surrogacy, how to choose an fertility clinic and much more.

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Join our guest Beth Heller, a yoga teacher, a nutritionist, Co-Founder of Pulling Down the Moon Integrative Care for Fertility, and Co-Author of the book Fully Fertile to discuss of to use healing techniques like yoga, nutrition, acupuncture... more

What can you do everyday to increase your chances of getting pregnant? Join our guest, Dr. Alan Copperman, Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Vice-Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics,... more

How do we raise our kids to be resilient and self disciplined? Join our guest Dr. Robert Brooks, Psychology Professor at Harvard and author of Raising Resilient Children and Raising a Self-Disciplined Child. He is so practical and wise. I love... more

Adoptive parents are told that they must incorporate their child's birth culture into thier life in order to raise healthy adopted children. Can you go overboard? Join our guests Mei-Ling Hopgood, adopted from Taiwan as an infant, and author... more

The Federal Adoption Tax Credit provides a huge financial benefit for adoptive parents, but taking full advantage of this tax credit can be confusing. Join our guest, financial adviser, Ms. Nicole Albrecht who has years of... more

It is often so hard to know what to say and do when you are infertile or someone you love is infertile. Join our guest Dr. Janet Jaffe, a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, CA. She is the co-founder of the Center for... more

For many people with infertility, Thanksgiving and Christmas are the hardest times of the year. To learn coping strategies for surviving the holidays without a child, join our guest Dr. Connie Shapiro, a professor at the University of Illinois, and... more

Attachment is vital to emotional development. What can adoptive parents do to build the bonds of attachment with their adopted children? Join guest Dr. Dan Hughes, a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of children with... more

Join our guest Greg Wolfe, author of How to Make Love to a Plastic Cup: A Guy’s Guide to the World of Infertility, for a humorous yet realistic look at male infertility and fertility treatment in all its embarrassing glory.

The numbers of international adoptions from Ethiopia are expanding rapidly. What is the current status and what will happen in the future. Join our guests Melissa Fay Greene, Ethiopian adoptive mom and author of the book There is No Me... more