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  • 01:03

    What Makes a Good Embryo for IVF

    in Health

    Which embryos in IVF are more likely to implant and grow for 9 months and result in a healthy baby? What can patients and doctors do to select the best embryo to give you the best chance of a successful pregnancy? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews Dr. Marcy Maguire, a reproductive embryologist at Reproductive Medical Assiociates of New Jersey and Clinical Assistant Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, about the latest developments in fertility treatment.


     


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  • 01:00

    Using Health Insurance to Pay for Fertility Treatment

    in Health

    Infertility treatment is expensive. How can an average person afford to pay? Health insurance can be used to pay for some parts of treatment and clinic affordability programs, such as shared cycles and multi-cylce plans, can bring down the cost of fertility treatment.


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Davina Fankhauser, Co-founder and President of Fertility Within Reach, and an expert on policy related to benefits for fertility treatment and preservation.


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


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


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  • 00:46

    Spivey Broadcast

    in Self Help

    Bobby and Sherrie Spivey are hosting a Grazing Land Field Day on Tuesday, June 23, 5:30pm at 98 Spivey Road Forest MS 39074. The Spivey received incentive payments through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Environmental Quality Incentive Program to install cross fence, fertilization and other practices to enhance their farm operations. Please share this information with others and join the broadcast at 5pm. WCSHC continues to keep consumers informed by take it to the streets with more than 30 years of serving rural America.

  • 00:44

    God is a Fictional Character with no life anywhere in the world, per history

    in Religion

    Official history says that modern intelligent hybrid people, have a literal origin from a common ancestry.  This special human origin, is restrictively exclusive to the condition of being derived from fertilization in vitro-- in glass tubes. Historical record fully conveys that intelligent speaking, have been around for 200,000 years. As a matter of length of time, the history of many civilizations, have proven that the existence of people ascended far beyond the alleged lives of biblical so-called prophets, apostles and the 325 A.D. anno domini writings, which  alleged that a spurious God, began to send revelation by telepathy transmission to man from heaven to earth. The difference between literal human existence, and the bible's fictional statements that spirit a character created people out of the dust; is a matter of having serious condition of psychosis, and that exactly what that is in realism. The idea about God is eliminated by fierce word-process. Man natural academic intelligent reasoning, can only relate to literal historic realism, and the word God is merely fiction, it has no place with parochial computation, and cannot be counted into the system of algorithm formula. Except you articulate the word [God] in the approved manner, no coherent or logical situation, can exist in utterance when you say GOD-- because the word is simply fictional, and used as a misnomer...it is folly! See world history for civilized and intelligent understanding about human African indigenous religion

  • 01:04

    Psychosocial and Emotional Aspects of Infertility w/ Helen Adrienne & Amy Demma

    in Health

    Childlessness due to infertility can be devastating and is on the rise. More and more couples are finding it hard to become pregnant and carry a pregnancy to term. The emotional trauma and hopelessness that come with infertility and recurrent miscarriages can only be best described and understood by people who have been through it. But, unfortunately, not many people open up on this issue, which is considered to be a social stigma. We are discussing this grave issue with Helen Adrienne, a Psychotherapist and the master of her craft who will tell us about her tested mind-body techniques that has helped many come out of the guilt and depression of infertility and living a life again. We also discuss about the legal, ethical, and emotional issues of deciding the fate of the remaining embryos created after an IVF procedure, with Amy Demma, a New York licensed attorney and founder of Law Offices of Amy Demma, who counsels many clients on this issue everyday.

  • 01:00

    The PCOS Diet Plan

    in Health

    Is it possible to control or improve Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) with diet and lifestyle changes? What is PCOS? How is PCOS related to diabetes? How to improve your fertility when you have PCOS.


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Hillary Wright and Dr. Sunita Kulshrestha. Hillary Wright is a registered dietitian and Director of Nutrition Counseling for the Domar Center for Mind Body Health at Boston IVF in Boston, MA.  She is also the author of The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and The Prediabetes Diet Plan: How to Reverse Prediabetes and Prevent Diabetes through Healthy Eating and Exercise. Dr. Dr. Sunita Kulshrestha is a board certified Reproductive Endocrinologist with Shady Grove Fertility in Pennsylvania.


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


    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.


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  • 01:02

    Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing on Embryos for IVF

    in Health

    Should genetic screening become a standard part of IVF? Who should consider this option and for what reasons? Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Jessica Mann, a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist with Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey.


     


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    More Creating a Family resources on genetic testing of embryos can be found here.

  • 01:04

    Understanding Fertility Clinic Success Statistics

    in Health

    We tell people that they should use the CDC or SART Infertility Clinic Success Statistics when choosing a fertility clinic, but we often fail to tell people how to interpret these statistics. Which ones are important and which ones can we ignore? 


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews Dr. David Ball, Embryology Lab Director at Seattle Reproductive Medicine and Past President of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.


    For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/. 


    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.

  • 02:00

    FEB. 2015 REVIEW OF WEEKS #3 -&- #4 (PART 5: DEADLY DISEASES & DNA )

    in Current Events

    On this ongoing series of shows covering the 2nd half of FEB. 2015 in Review, we pick it back up at TOPIC #15: NEW DISEASES & RISING PESTILENCES that Jesus warned us would be one of the many signs of the Endtimes to watch for! Such scourges as HEPATITIS OUTBREAK in Britian; MEASLES OUTBREAK spreads to 17 US States; SUPERBUG exposures; SUNLIGHT SKIN DAMAGE EVEN IN THE DARK; CUBAN HIV STRAIN, AS MOST AGGRESSIVE EVER; NEW TICK VIRUS; SURGE OF MERS CASES; BUBONIC BLACK PLAGUE BLAMED ON GIANT ASIAN GERBILS; SWINE FLUE RAGING; LEPROSY CASES ON THE RISE IN FLORIDA; EBOLA RISING AGAIN IN SIERRA LEONE; 110 MILLION STD BLAMED ON HIPPIES; ... Then at TOPIC #16: FRANKEN FOODS with a NEW WITCHES BREW ON THE MENU, from many complaints about UNWANTED BUGS FOUND IN MICHELLE OBAMAS HEALTHY LUNCHES; FRANKEN FOOD OF PROCESSED FOODS LINKED TO AUTO-IMMUNE DISEASES; GMO CHEMICALS BEING FOUND IN 75% OF AIR & RAIN SAMPLES; POPULAR SNACK BRANDS HAVE 100% GMO CORN; ... FRANKENSTEIN FEAT OF STORING DATA IN DNA; HUMAN EGG FREEZING FOR FUTURE IVF; ISIS BLOODY BLACK MARKET TRADING OF HUMAN ORGANS; THREE PARENT BABIES RISK TO FUTURE OF THE HUMAN RACE; TWO FATHER BABIES COMING SOON TO GAY COUPLES; MODERN DAY DOCTOR FRANKENSTEIN CLAIMS JUST TWO YEARS AWAY FROM TRANSPLANTING A HUMAN HEAD TO ANOTHER HUMAN BODY!!.. ALL THIS AND MORE, ON TONITES EYE-OPENING EPISODE!! DONT MISS IT!! STAY TUNED! TO STAY IN THE KNOW.. THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO!!.. WITH YOURS TRULY, STEVE "SI", THE BIBLE GUY.... HERE WE GO...  

  • 01:46

    Life With Baby and a CWT4R Shout out to Mother’s Everywhere

    in Family

    Rejoining Terry Boi, Ina Anthony and Michelle Brown on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 8:30PM EST/7:30PM CST for this pre-Mother’s Day Show are new parents Jonica and Nkenge Jazz Burkhead.


    Jonica and Nkenge were our guests in January sharing their story of growing their family via IVF. Now that little Johan has arrived. The new parents are back to talk about life with baby – the birth, each of their experience with maternity/parental leave and work, the joys and challenges and how big brother Patrick is doing with baby Johan.Also joining us will be L and Sharron Dorris proud parents of son Jeremiah Dorris. Their story is unique because L and Sharron work with children shelters. After watching how these children live, L and Sharron decided that they wanted to give a child all the love they knew they could give, so they decided to adopt. Jeremiah came into their lives and his happy and warm personality stole their hearts and the rest is history. Jeremiah was adopted in 2014 and if you see the pictures posted by the proud parents you know Jeremiah is at home.CWT4R will open the lines during the last half-hour of the show so that you can share your special tribute/remembrance of your mother. Let’s tell the women we call momma/mother whether blood or not how much we love them and what they mean or meant to our lives. Remember some mommas were aunts, grandmothers, and sisters.  Read a letter, say a poem or just say I LOVE YOU.

  • 01:04

    What You Must Know about Embryology Labs Before Fertility Treatment

    in Health

    What should every fertility patient know about embryology labs before going through treatment. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews two of the leading embryologist to find out what patients should know and what advances are on the horizon to improve success rates. Dr. Marie D. Werner, a fellow in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Rutgers, Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ where she has completed an intensive 6 month embryology training program.  Dr. Werner is one of the lead investigators of the SuMMIT study. Dr. Michael Tucker has worked in the field of reproductive medicine/embryology for over 26 years.  Dr. Tucker has received world-wide recognition for his pioneering work in the IVF technologies that have helped to revolutionize the treatment of infertility. In 1992, he helped to advance the ICSI technique and was responsible for the first “ICSI baby” born in the US. In 1997, he led the team that was successful in achieving the first pregnancy and birth using cryopreserved eggs. He is the Director of Embryology at Shady Grove Fertility and at Georgia Reproductive Specialists.


    Creating a Family has thousands of free resources related to this topic on our website. 


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