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.

On-Demand Episodes

Like it or not, money drives infertility treatment. Cost affects the what, who and where decisions. Evelina Sterling, co-author of the new book Budgeting for Infertility, literally wrote the book on what patients can do to lower the cost of... more

Miscarriage is a little understood occurrence in the medical community as well as in the general public. My guest, Jon Cohen, a biomedical reporter and writer for Science, researched what is known and unknown about repeat unexplained... more

I will interview Melissa Ford, a.k.a. the Stirrup Queen, about surviving infertility with your humor and sanity intact. Mel is the founder of the hilarious Stirrup Queens and Sperm Palace Jesters website. She is the grand dame of infertility... more

Everything you wanted to know about domestic adoption, but were afraid to ask. My guest will be Elizabeth Swire Falker, author of The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Adoption.

Donor eggs and sperm are NOT just the next step on the infertility treadmill. It is important to first think through all the issues involved before using donor gametes. My guest is Carol Jones, a therapist with 25 years experience in infertility... more

Deciding whether to accept the referral or match for a child is the biggest decision an adoptive parent has to make. We will talk with Dr. Dana Johnson, Director of the International Adoption Clinic at the University of Minnesota and Professor... more

For those who are infertile but really want to experience pregnancy, embryo adoption is an option. Join me to find out how to find embryos, how to find a doctor to transfer the embryo, how successful are embryo adoptions, what... more

Attention Deficit Disorder is hard on kids and hard on parents. Join me for my interview with the ADHD guru, Dr. Edward Hallowell, author of numerous books on ADD, including SuperParenting for ADD and Driven to Distraction. We'll... more

Multiple births are the dirty secret of infertility treatment. Perhaps most surprising is that most couples starting assisted reproduction prefer twins. Join me when I talk with Dr. Rober Stillman, Dr. Robert Stillman, reproductive... more

I will interview Dr Angela C. Wu, author of Fertility Wisdom: How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Overcome Infertility, about how Chinese medicine can help you overcome infertility