Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

  • 01:04

    Making Sure Your Sperm/Egg/Embryo Donation & Surrogacy is Legal

    in Parents

    Egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation and surrogacy can be a legal landmine. Each state has different laws and a mistake can have serious consequences. How to make sure your third party reproduction in legal and all parties are protected.


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Stephanie Caballero and Catherine Tucker, both reproductive law attorneys covering egg donation, sperm donation, surrogacy, and embryo donation.


    Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org. 


    If you enjoyed this show, we would very much appreciate you leaving us a review on iTunes. Either go to this website (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id266386337) or if you have iTunes on your phone, tablet or computer, simply type in "Creating a Family", click on Ratings/Reviews, and click on the # of stars. It only takes a moment and it really helps others find us. Thanks.


    Click to Tweet 


    Share on Facebook


    Show Highlights 


     

  • 01:02

    Genetics 101 for Egg and Sperm Donation

    in Health

    What do you need to know about the genetics of a potential egg donor or sperm donor? What type of genetic testing is available both pre and post conception? Host Dawn Davenport will talk with Dr. Harvey Stern, Director of Genetics and the Fetal Diagnostic Center at Genetics & IVF Institute, and Medical Director of Fairfax Cryobank and of GIVF’s Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) program. He also supervises genetic screening for GIVF’s egg donors and for Fairfax Cryobank’s sperm donors.


    Dr. Lee Silver, a molecular biology professor at Princeton; author of over 200 research articles on genetics and computational modeling, as well as two of the leading academic genetic textbooks; and he is the founder and Chief Science Advisor at Genepeeks. 


    Stephanie Andriole, who is a gentics counselor at Comprehensive Genetics with a masters in Human Genetics where she advised both prenatal and preconception patients.


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on egg and sperm donation can be found here.

  • 02:01

    Green Egg - An Evening With Aradia

    in Spirituality

    You hear her every other Saturday night on the Green Egg Podcast but does anyone really know who she is? Join Aradia this Saturday as she waxes philosophical about music, life, and Paganism. Call in with music requests or share in conversation by calling (347) 857-3605 or join her in the chatroom. It'll be a night of music and learning with the Green Egg's Maiden. 

  • 01:53

    Green Egg Ladies Night

    in Spirituality

    In the last Green Egg Radio Show of 2015 the ladies spend the evening talking about current events and answer questions. No guests, no script, just the hilarious women of Green Egg sharing stories and thoughts on the past year and what's to come. Any listeners wanting to call in with queries or comments, please call 347-857-3605. You can also join Aradia and Sylveey in the chatroom. What will 2016 bring for Green Egg? Aradia Lecrawe, Tish Owen, and SylveeyDawn Selu would like to thank all of our listeners and wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a blessed new year. 

  • 02:03

    Green Egg with Rowena Whaling

    in Spirituality

    Rowena always knew she would become a writer. Between the ages of 6 and 10, she became a prolific writer -- crafting extensions and expanded versions of Greek (Homeric) sagas & myths into short stories, which brought new characters and events to life. My first literary publishing was at the age of 13. She wrote two poems in a large school of the arts (High School & Jr. College) yearbook.


    Her lifelong love of music and of singing lead her to embark upon the path of a singer and song writer. I Rowena is a member of ASCAP and has hundreds of songs published of which she wrote the lyrics and composed the music. She has been a staff songwriter for three Have been a staff songwriter for three different publishing companies in Memphis and Nashville, TN.


    Rowena wrote a musical screen play - with both music and narration performed and recorded in New Orleans in 1967. Her accomplishments also include a ballet-operetta - "Alekzandr & Aloyosha" – narrated, performed, and recorded, as an audio book, and in illustrated book form, with extensive artwork by Carla Ray Langford. Neither of these have been "Signed" --- yet.


    Rowena is also the maven and proprietor of an enchanting childcare run from her beautiful Victorian cottage in Nashville; which has been awarded with the highest of ratings.


    She lives with her beloved husband of seventeen years - Joe Funderburk, in the greater Nashville area.


    Through all the years, the Voices of the Stars spoke to her and inspired the first novel in the series "Voices of the Stars". She is currently engrossed in the creation of her second book in the series.

  • 01:03

    How are Kids Conceived via Sperm/Egg/Embryo Donation Doing?

    in Parents

    Concern has been expressed on how children conceived via third party reproduction, including sperm donation, egg donation, surrogacy, and embryo donation are faring. Is attachment as strong in these families. What is the nature of the parent child relationships? Host Dawn Davenport interviews renowned researcher Dr. Susan Golombok, Director of the Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge and Dr. Martha Rueter, Associate Professor of Family Social Science at University of Minnesota. 


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on third party reproduction can be found here.

  • 01:55

    Marvel CEO donation under fire. Iowa Caucuses. #GOPDebate. MJ get whitewashed.

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we need to talk Politics. With the Iowa Caucuses hours away, there is a lot at stake for the political future of this US. With the gravity of this situation being higher than Goku's training environment, The Black Geek break tradition and go full Politico. 


    One issue with a geeky politico twist this week was the donation of $1M dollars by Marvel CEO, Isaac Perlmutter to a GOP candidate's vetern fundraisers. This raised a lot of eyebrows in the online community. We explore this from a few angles.


    Soooo... someone decided to cast Pop legend Michael Jackson as a white man. Without missing a beat, the online community was quick to express their dissatisfaction with said casting. Is it okay to cast the GOAT as a different race in the name of art, or pigment, as some would have you believe? Let's talk about Race Bending.


    Of course we'll have our Sith News segment as well, with the lastest news from Geekdom. 

  • 02:00

    MichICAN NRP-1-12. Robert Johnson/ONAC-Todays Events-new $100 Donation Challenge

    in Elections

    Join Us at 8PM EST for a 2 Hour conversation on the future of Cannabis in Michigan.
    Tonight-Days Events, New Donation Challenge for the day of $100.00
    I challenge you all to join our Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Matching $100.00 Donation
    Challenge.  Donate as much as you can up to $100.00 for this Show on Saturday 1-12-16



    Guest Call In Line:
    (646) 668-2239


    Tune In, Join In, Get Heard, Not Done!


    This isn't your controlled talking points Cannabis Minded Radio Show.
    This is a show to discuss the unthinkable, Actual Repeal of Prohibition in Michigan.
    You can keep up to date with upcoming shows, guests, and
    other show informaiton including Archived shows at
    http://michican.us/forumdisplay.php?1...


    Join us on PalTalk here in the Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Campaign group.
    Paltalk is Free, Easy to use, and allows 250 of us to communicate at once.


    The views and opinions expressed on the MichICAN Nightly Radio Show are those of the
    hosts, and guests, authors or organizations, and are not necessarily those
    of this station, it’s management or other Hosts or advertisers. The shows found on
    the BlogTalkRadio can promote any lifestyle, belief, religion, political affiliation
    or other personal practice. These shows are for entertainment purposes only and are
    not intended to offer legal advice, or to treat, diagnose and/or claim any cure of
    disease or condition.  Although the Host of this show have made every reasonable
    effort to be factually accurate, no responsibility is assumed for editorial or clerical
    errors or error occasioned by honest mistake. All information contained on this Website
    is subject to change.

  • 01:56

    MichICAN NRP-Perception Deception Show 1-11. Days Events, New Donation Challenge

    in Elections

    Join Us at 8PM EST for a 2 Hour conversation on the future of Cannabis in Michigan.
    Tonight-Days Events, New Donation Challenge for the day of $40.00
    I challenge you all to join our Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Matching Donation Challenge.
    Donate as much as you can up to $40.00 for this Show on Saturday 1-11-16



    Guest Call In Line:
    (646) 668-2239


    Tune In, Join In, Get Heard, Not Done!


    This isn't your controlled talking points Cannabis Minded Radio Show.
    This is a show to discuss the unthinkable, Actual Repeal of Prohibition in Michigan.
    You can keep up to date with upcoming shows, guests, and
    other show informaiton including Archived shows at
    http://michican.us/forumdisplay.php?1...


    Join us on PalTalk here in the Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Campaign group.
    Paltalk is Free, Easy to use, and allows 250 of us to communicate at once.


    The views and opinions expressed on the MichICAN Nightly Radio Show are those of the
    hosts, and guests, authors or organizations, and are not necessarily those
    of this station, it’s management or other Hosts or advertisers. The shows found on
    the BlogTalkRadio can promote any lifestyle, belief, religion, political affiliation
    or other personal practice. These shows are for entertainment purposes only and are
    not intended to offer legal advice, or to treat, diagnose and/or claim any cure of
    disease or condition.  Although the Host of this show have made every reasonable
    effort to be factually accurate, no responsibility is assumed for editorial or clerical
    errors or error occasioned by honest mistake. All information contained on this Website
    is subject to change.

  • 01:58

    Green Egg with Dorothy Morrison and MR Sellars

    in Spirituality

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/pagan-musings/2015/08/30/green-egg-radio-interview-with-murv-sellers


    Dubbed by Publishers Weekly as "a witch to watch," Dorothy Morrison is the award-winning author of numerous books on the Ancient Arts and their application to modern life.  She's won several awards for her writing, and has become a favorite of readers and critics from all walks of life.  Some say it's because of the easily appreciated conversational tone she applies to her work.  Others say it's her down-to-earth and humorous approach to the subject matter.  But regardless of the debate, all agree on one thing:  Whether in her writing or her interaction with the public, it's Morrison's personal style that makes her memorable.  And it's that same sort of charm and grace that has some folks calling her "The Julia Sugarbaker of Paganism."


    A practicing Witch since the early seventies, Morrison is an elder of the Georgian Tradition of Wicca, and an initiate of the RavenMyst Circle Tradition.  Group memberships aside, though, her true focus has always been on the use of magic and its practical application to everyday living; so much so, in fact, that she collaborated with Coventry Creations to develop her own line of candles and oils - a product line known asWicked Witch Mojo – and created the Hexology spell jar line.


     


     


     


     

  • 02:00

    MichICAN NRP-Perception Deception Show 1-10. Days Events, New Donation Challenge

    in Elections

    Join Us at 8PM EST for a 2 Hour conversation on the future of C2annabis in Michigan.
    Tonight-Days Events, New Donation Challenge for the day of $30.00
    I challenge you all to join our Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Matching Donation Challenge.
    Donate as much as you can up to $30.00 for this Show on Saturday 1-10-16



    Guest Call In Line:
    (646) 668-2239


    Tune In, Join In, Get Heard, Not Done!


    This isn't your controlled talking points Cannabis Minded Radio Show.
    This is a show to discuss the unthinkable, Actual Repeal of Prohibition in Michigan.
    You can keep up to date with upcoming shows, guests, and
    other show informaiton including Archived shows at
    http://michican.us/forumdisplay.php?1...


    Join us on PalTalk here in the Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Campaign group.
    Paltalk is Free, Easy to use, and allows 250 of us to communicate at once.


    The views and opinions expressed on the MichICAN Nightly Radio Show are those of the
    hosts, and guests, authors or organizations, and are not necessarily those
    of this station, it’s management or other Hosts or advertisers. The shows found on
    the BlogTalkRadio can promote any lifestyle, belief, religion, political affiliation
    or other personal practice. These shows are for entertainment purposes only and are
    not intended to offer legal advice, or to treat, diagnose and/or claim any cure of
    disease or condition.  Although the Host of this show have made every reasonable
    effort to be factually accurate, no responsibility is assumed for editorial or clerical
    errors or error occasioned by honest mistake. All information contained on this Website
    is subject to change.

Join Host Live Chats

From the BTR Blog