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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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Gays and lesbians often find it harder to adopt. We will talk about what options are open to same sex couples, how to find a gay friendly agency, how to increase the odds of finding a child, and how the children and parents fare... more

Why do you need to prepare a lifebook for your adopted child and how do you go about doing it. My guest will be Carrie Kitze, editor of EMK Press and author and editor of numerous books and articles on the subject of lifebooks.

When should you stop infertility treatment. At what point do you decide to simply stop trying for the miracle? What are the life long ramifications with making the decision to live child free? My guests for this show are Pamela Tsigdinos,... more

Wrong embryos transferred; embryos, eggs and sperm mislabeling embryos lost; wrong sperm used. Mistakes happen and infertility patients need to be prepared. What should you know to protect yourself? Our guests will be Dr Jacob F... more

What countries in Africa are open for international adoptions? How stable are these countries? How do you adopt from Africa? My guests for this show are representatives from three adoption agencies with long standing programs in... more

Do you have to use an adoption agency to adopt a baby domestically? Is it faster or easier to do an independent adoption using an adoption attorney? How do you go about adopting independently in the US? Our guests for this show are two... more

Adoption and third party reproduction, such as donor egg, sperm or embryos, have much in common since both create families in which the child is not genetically related to one or both parents. Adoptive families and professionals... more

Our guest will be Dr. Mark Perloe, Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, Medical Director of Georgia Reproductive Specialists, and professor in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia. We will discuss what... more

If you suspect your child has reactive attachment disorder, bipolar, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, depression, or if your child acts out and nothing you do seems to help then join us to learn a love-based approach to helping... more

The buzz for the last 15 years has been about the need for instilling cultural identity in our internationally adopted kids. What does the latest research show. Is it really necessary, and if so, what’s the best way to help our kids develop... more