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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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PGD and PGS offer great hope to many couples trying to prevent passing on genetic abnormalities and to couples trying to conceive without success. Much confusion exists as to the promise and failure of these procedures. Our guest... more

The world of egg donation is scary and confusing. How much information is available on potential donors, what factors are important, how do you decide? Our guest to discuss egg donation are Theresa M. Erickson, an attorney... more

One of the biggest decisions prospective adoptive parents have to make is choosing an adoption agency. We'll talk about how to choose an international adoption agency and a domestic agency or attorney. Our guests are Laura... more

I’ve always been fascinated with large, very large, families. Join us today when we talk with three moms of large (8+) families that have been formed in part by adoption. How in the world do they do it?

Should you tell others that you are struggling with trying to conceive? Should you disclose that you are using donor egg or sperm? How much information should you share with your child about his conception? Join our guest Carol Fulwiler... more

Pregnancies of triplets, quadruplets, and above carry risks for the mother and babies, so some couples choose to reduce their multiple pregnancy down to twins. What is involved with this procedure, who is eligible, and what issues... more

Over 1000 children were in the process of being adopted from Haiti. Tens of thousands more may be orphaned by the earthquake. Is it possible to adopt these children. What will happen to the Haitian orphans. Join our guests from the US... more

How can white parents raise children of color in this race conscious world? Our guest to talk about this topic will be Marguerite Wright, psychologist for the Center for the Vulnerable Child at Children’s Hospital and Research Center... more

The vast majority of infertility patients that have left over frozen embryos prefer to donate them to research, but this option is difficult to accomplish. We will discuss how to donate to research, what research facilities are accepting, and what... more

What medical conditions should you be concerned about in an adoption referral or a potential match. How can you interpret the information in making this decision? Our guests to talk about medical issues with adopted kids are Dr. Gail Farber,... more

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