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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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Children adopted from foster care or from institutions abroad may have experienced sexual abuse prior to adoption. What parenting techniques can help these children attach, feel safe, and heal. Join our guest Dr. Joshua Sparrow,... more

How can adoptive parents help their adoption agency or adoption attorney find a child for them to adopt? What can you do to shorten your wait in adopting a baby? Can you advertise and should you? Independent adoption vs. using an... more

Will your health insurance cover fertility treatment? How do you find out? Can you buy specialized insurance to cover IVF or other fertility treatments? How will the Health Care Reform Act of 2010 change Fertility Insurance Coverage? Fertility... more

Healthy eggs and embryos are the key to success in fertility treatment, but most of us know very little about them. Join us to talk about how human embryos grow and implant into the woman's uterus. How long can embryos remain... more

Can you breastfeed your adopted baby or baby born through surrogacyor gestational carrier? Yes you can! Join our guests Dr. Lenore Goldfarb, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Founder of the Goldfarb Breastfeeding Clinic at... more

Transracial adoption “works”, but what exactly can parents do to help ensure that their children will grow up with a happy and health with a well formed racial identity. Join our guest Beth Hall, Founder and Director of PACT, a multicultural... more

Infertility affects millions in the US, but the cost of fertility treatment is beyond the reach of many. In this first of a three part series, we will talk about grants and loans for fertility treatment as well as programs offered by many fertility clinics... more

Infertility can rob you of so many things—including happiness. Is it possible to still be happy when in the midst of infertility. Join Dr. Ali Domar, international leader in the field of mind/body medicine and women’s health, founder of The Domar... more

Waiting times for domestic adoption is often dependent on how open adoptive parents are to health and legal “risk factors”. Common risk factors include prenatal exposures, familial history of mental illness or depression, incest, and unknown... more

How in the world do you choose a country to adopt from in international adoption. We will present a systematic step by step process for choosing a country for international adoption. Our guest is Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating... more

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