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  • 01:05

    Loans for Infertility Treatment

    in Health

    Having trouble paying for your fertility treatment? Are you considering borrowing money to pay for treatment? Host Dawn Davenport will be talking with representatives of the leading lending entities that lend specifically for paying for infertility treatment. You must listen to this show if you are considering taking out a loan for fertility treatment.

  • 00:33

    Coping With Infertility

    in Women

    The joy of being a parent is one of the greatest things one can experience in life. But for millions of couples, parenthood is just a dream because of infertility issues. Coping with these issues can be a daily struggle that sometimes leads to sadness, tension, frustration and depression.

    You don't have to struggle alone. If you are suffering with shame, guilt, depression, or anger because of an inability to get pregnant, we want you to call in today and chat with us.

    Our guest, Rachel Eddins, M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP, is here to share the resources and options that are available to help ease the emotional burden for couples who are trying to cope with infertility. Call in, 646-716-6910 or join us in our LIVE chatroom during the show.


  • 00:34

    Dealing with Infertility: Heather and Dan Smith

    in Psychology

    Infertility is a challenge that tests the resilience of many couples. Heather and Dan will share their story--the issues they faced, how they sustained their resilience, and what they have learned that might be helpful to others.

  • 01:02

    Coping with Infertility as the Fertile Partner

    in Health

    Is infertility experienced differently by the fertile partner in a relationship? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Andrea Braverman, a Clinical Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of OB/Gyn and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.  Since 1985, Dr. Braverman has worked as a health psychologist with a specialty in infertility counseling, third party reproduction and medical health management issues. infertility, male infertility, egg donation, sperm donor, egg donor, adoption

    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
    Blog summary of the show
    More Creating a Family resources on donor coping with infertility can be found here.

  • 01:01

    Being Happy While Struggling with Infertility

    in Health

    Is it possible to be happy when you are suffering from infertility and going through fertility treatment? Host Dawn Davenport interviews Dr. Ali Domar, international leader in the field of mind/body medicine and women’s health, founder of The Domar Center for Mind/Body Health, and author of numerous books including Conquering Infertility and Being Happy Without Being Perfect.


    Highlights of the show can be found here:


    More Creating a Family resources on infertility can be found here.


  • 01:02

    Grants for Infertility Treatment: Affording IVF

    in Health

    Are grants available to help pay for fertility treatment? How do you apply and what are the granting organizations looking for. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Lisa Duran, Director of Pay it Forward Fertility Foundation, a non profit organization that assists couples in paying for fertility treatments not covered by health insurance; and Dr. Camille Hammond, Director of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, which provides grants to assist needy infertile families.


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
    Blog summary of the show
    More Creating a Family resources on affording IVF can be found here.

  • 01:02

    Dealing with Infertility and Miscarriage Grief

    in Parents

    The pain and losses of infertility and miscarriage are often not recognized by our society. It is hard to mourn a loss others do not see. This grief can hang around and impair our joy in our family through adoption, egg donation, sperm donation, or surrogacy. How do men and women process this grief in different ways. How can you resolve this grief.Our guests to talk about ambiguous or disenfranchised loss are Dr. Ken Doka, Professor at The College of New Rochelle and Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America.  He is the the author of Disenfranchised Grief. And Kris Faasse, Director of Adoption for Bethany Christian Services, who has many years of experience counseling pre and post adoptive parents dealing with the grief of infertility and miscarriage.

    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
    Blog summary of the show
    More Creating a Family resources on coping with infertility can be found here.

  • 00:13

    Infertility It's Not Your Fault - The Book

    in Self Help

    Paula Tresintsis has written a candid, authentic book about her journey through infertility.  The book talk about topics like Family Dynamics, Relationships, Masculine and Feminine Energy.  The book has gone to number 1 status on Amazon. 

    Tune in to the show and here how the book came about. 

  • 00:59

    What Happens in an Infertility Lab

    in Health

    What happens inside an embryology lab at an infertility clinic? How important is the laboratory to the success of IVF. How do labs differ? Host Dawn Davenport will talk with embryologist Scott Kratka, senior embryologist at the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey and Board Certified by the  American College of Embryology.

    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
    Blog summary of the show
    More Creating a Family resources on infertility treatments can be found here.

  • 00:27

    Ease the Pain of Infertility During National Infertility Awareness Week

    in Finance

    National Infertility Awareness Week runs April 19-25. The week is sponsored by RESOLVE, a reproductive health advocacy organization. Visit their website to find a list of events nationwide.

    Although 7.3 million women and couples experience some form of challenge conceiving in this country (or 1 in 8), infertility can leave one feeling extremely isolated

    I spoke with Rev. Dr. Stacey Edwards-Dunn, founder of Fertility for Colored Girls, to talk more about resources available to all couples and some of the events her organization provides this week and beyond.

    For links to all details discussed today, visit www.debtfreedivas.org.

  • 00:29

    Diet and Infertility with Dr. Pam Popper

    in Food

    Today Laura Theodore the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes the internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health, Dr. Pam Popper to talk about Diet and Infertility.

    Signed copies of Laura's Cookbooks and the Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD are now available at Jazzyvegetarian.com. Premiering July 1, 2015: Jazzy Vegetarian on public television is back for a fifth season, featuring QUICK  and EASY meals. From Sunday Brunch to a Garden-Fresh Dinner, “Taste” award-winning host Laura Theodore—with help from celebrity guests like Lidia Bastianich, Julieanna Hever and Rickey Medlocke—shows viewers how to cook healthy, delicious vegan food for family and friends (check local listings). Join Laura from October 3rd to October 10th on the 2015 Jim Brickman Soothe Cruise - It’s a week of relaxation, fantastic people, new experiences, a full vegan menu and of course beautiful music when you join us aboard the Norwegian Gem!

    Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and health the Founder and Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. Dr. Popper is the author of the popular and riveting new book Food Over Medicine and she part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s teaching team at eCornell. Learn