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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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Can acupuncture and other forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine increase your odds of success with IVF or with other types of fertility treatment? What does the latest research show? Our guests are two of the leading researchers in the... more

How much of our children’s personality traits, temperament, talents, health conditions, mental illness, and intelligence are controlled by their genes and how much by the environment we have created? What relevance does this have... more

What are the key elements to successful adoptive parenting. Join us for our discussion with Sherrie Eldridge, author of the new book, Twenty Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed.

How do you survive infertility and loss without losing your mind, your marriage, or your friends? Join us to talk with Martha Diamond, a psychologist that specializes in infertility and loss, a survivor of infertility herself, and co-author of Unsung... more

South Korea has long had one of the most stable programs for international adoption to the US. We will discuss how to adopt from South Korea, how to find an agency that will place children in your state, and the future of international... more

Sleep is the biggest issue for most parents of kids under that age of 5. Join us today for our interview with parenting expert Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, author of numerous parenting books including Sleepless in America.

What factors are important when choosing an infertility doctor or infertility clinic? How should you interpret the CDC statistics for fertility clinics? Our guest will be Dr. David Adamson, a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist, Director... more

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