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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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International adoptive parents are encouraged to take their children back to their birth country for a visit one day. What is the reality of homeland tours for the children and their families? Is it always a good idea? How can parents prepare... more

PCOS affects millions and is little understood. Our guest to talk about the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment options for PCOS is Dr. Alison C. Peck, a Reproductive Endocrinologist specializing in the treatment of... more

Join our guest, Susan Watson, Director of Domestic Adoption with Spence Chapin Adoption Agency to talk about adoption homestudies.

Join our guest Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family and Director of the Institure od Child Development at Texas Christian University to discuss how to establish the... more

A common risk factor for domestic and international adoptions is potential exposure to alcohol or drugs during pregnancy. How are children affected and what is the reality of raising a child that has Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders... more

What are the latest advancements in the treatment of infertility. Join our guest Dr. Robin Fogle, a Reproductive Endocrinologist with the Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine to discuss the causes and treatments of infertility.

Unexplained infertility is the hardest for most patients to accept. Join our guest, Dr. Isaac Glatstein, Associate Medical Director of the Reproductive Science Center of New England, to learn more about unexplained infertility and... more

Adoption Disruptions and Dissolutions: How to Prevent and When to Accept Adoption is forever—except when it’s not. What happens when an adoption does not work out and how can we prevent this from happening. Join our guest Dr.... more

How do you know if you are ready to stop infertility treatment and switch to adoption? If adoption is Plan B, should you even consider it? Join our guest infertility and adoption therapist Carolyn Berger to talk about moving from... more

Join our guest Bert Ballard, an adult adoptee and editor of the collection of essays written by adopted teens and adults, Pieces of Me: Who do I Want to Be? to talk about what adopted teens wish their parents knew.