• 00:15

    Talking To Your Kids About Egg Donation

    in Health

    Do you have a child via egg donation?  Are you wondering how to tell your child about their origins?  Are you nervous about how that conversation might take place?
     If so you are in the right place.

    Parents Via Egg Donation (www.pved.org)  or PVED, was created to provide an informational and supportive environment where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process.
    Our mission is to educate, support, and empower families and individuals at any stage of the process who choose to use egg donation to build a family.
     We share information about agencies, legal and medical professionals, treatment centers, mental health therapists, pharmaceutical companies, and other resources.

  • 00:55

    Improving IVF Outcomes with Chinese Medicine with Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin

    in Health

    Chinese Medicine has become a well-known support for fertlity, even as fertility technology has advanced with procedures like IVF, ICSI and egg donation.  Today we'll learn how ancient medicine can support new technology.

    For well over a decade, Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin has been helping women and men build their families.  As a doctor of acupuncture and oriental medicine specializing in fertility treatment, she uses acupuncture, Chinese herbs, diet and lifestyle counseling, and some basic supplements to support her patients to achieve their family building goals, depending the needs and preferences of the patients.

    She works alongside fertility doctors during high tech fertility treatments or provides natural fertility treatments. Dr. Hullender Rubin is also a researcher, so she casts are critical eye on how treatments help, and which treatments provide the greatest benefit to her fertility patients.

    As our guest today on Sperm Meets Egg, she will present to us the research and statistics on:

    Rates of infertlity
    Rates of IVF success
    What can cause IVF to fail
    Research on efficacy of acupuncture with IVF
    Risks and benefits of acupuncture

    Please tune in! Learn more about Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin and her clinic, Portland Acupuncture Studio, here.

    Dr. Rubin's twitter feed

    Portland Acupuncture Studio's facebook page

    To learn more about your host, Bridgit Danner, and her online functional medicine practice for women, please visit BridgitDanner.com.

    Look out for our next episode in two weeks on coping with grief, nosy relatives over the holidays!

  • 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
    More Creating a Family resources on egg and sperm donation can be found here.

  • 00:59

    Green Egg Five Rivers

    in Current Events

    'Green Egg Five Rivers Radio' w/ Ariel Monserrat & Michael R. Gorman

    Tonight's guest is Sylveey.
    She is the owner of the Pentacle Project on Facebook. She is also the assistant to the editor of the Green Egg Zine. as well as web master for the site.
    She is what is known as a Granny Witch and lives in the southern Appalachians in Tennessee.
    Find out what the term means----and much more info!!



  • 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
    More Creating a Family resources on third party reproduction can be found here.

  • 00:38

    Another Broken Egg Franchise Meets with Franchise Interviews

    in Business

    We are meeting with Ron Green, CEO of Another Broken Egg Café. Another Broken Egg Café is a full-service breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant. Currently, they just launched their National Egg Month Giveaway and are quickly expanding. In the first quarter alone they opened 9 new locations and are targeting more areas for growth.

    In part 2, we discuss the expression, people don't buy drills because they need drills and apply it to franchising.  Listen to the show to learn more.  

  • 00:49

    RTU: #199 - FUNLOAD - Bacon, Egg & Dad

    in Sports

    Ready to Unload: With Cal & Sanpete

    Subscribe to the RTU: Podcast in iTunes HERE

    Also available on STITCHER HERE

    RTU: #199 Episode Partner is: DUMMY - A new web series written, directed and starring Joe Dalo and Izzy Diaz. Subscribe to the DUMMY channel in YouTube for all new episodes, including the just released episode 2!

    RTU: #199 - FUNLOAD - Bacon Egg and Dad - Recorded on 10/8/14

    Main Course: This FUNLOAD we talked breakfast sandwiches and what we learned from our fathers. Basically a Food Network "Best Thing I ever Ate" episode meets Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays.  Great fun.



  • 01:30

    The Now You Know Show: Episode 5 (Exodus & Black Hen's Egg)

    in Spirituality

    A new and exciting variety broadcast that covers all things hoodoo, rootwork, and conjure.

    "From deep in the heart of Texas, where the stars at night are big and bright, comes The Now You Know Show, with Professor Charles Porterfield, here to tell it like it was and how it is, to help school ya, so no one can fool ya!"

    Tune in and learn valuable lessons about the practice of hoodoo, conjure, and throwing roots with a skilled practitioner who brings a lifetime of experience to the task of teaching newbies and entertaining old-time practitioners alike. Professor Porterfield is a talented rootworker, a dedicated founding member of AIRR, a gifted reader, and one of our dearest friends. We are proud to sponsor him in this new adventure.

    At Professor Porterfield's TheNowYouKnowShow.com web site, you can find updates and information on the show -- or, to access episodes directly, just go to The Now You Know Show at Blog Talk Radio. 

  • 01:37

    Special Edition: Green Egg/Five Rivers

    in Spirituality

    PMPChannel is pleased to host Green Egg/Five Rivers for this special program. Due to technical and scheduling issues they asked to bring their program to us this week. Ariel Monserrat and Michael Gorman, the hosts of Green Egg/FiveRivers, have Jo Pax and Tzipora Katz join them on the air. Jo is the biological son of Kenny Klein and Tzipora is his ex-wife. The topic is a tense and emotional one, they will be talking openly and honestly about their experiences as Kenny Klein's son and ex-wife.

    This show comes with a disclaimer: The views and opinions expessed are not necessarily those of Pagan-Musings Podcast Channel, it's regular hosts, musicians, advertisers or regular contributors. The content of this program is not suitable for all listening audiences, listener discretion is advised.

  • 01:00

    Green Egg Five Rivers & Decide For Yourself

    in Current Events

    'Green Egg Five Rivers w/ Ariel Monserrat & Michael Gorman

    X--This week's guest on GEFR is Karen Tate.  Karen is an author, scholar, speaker, radio show host, sacred tour leader and social justice activist.  Join us as Karen talks about her new book, "Voices of the Sacred Feminine; Conversations to ReShape Our World."

  • 00:43

    Dealing with Events & Holidays when You're Experiencing Infertility

    in Health

    The holidays are upon us, and it can bring up many tough decisions and ackward conversations when you're trying to conceive.  Mary Goyer has some helpful advice to turn a potentially diastrous season into something, dare we imagine it, actually beautiful and beneficial to our health.  

    These tools can be used at the holdiays or really any time in your fertlity journey.  They are important life skills for enlightened women!

    Some things we'll cover on the show:

    Letting go of perfect 
    Letting go of 'have to'
    Connecting with your partner
    Making new rituals
    Learning how to say no gracefully
    Looking inward for your best decision, and fast!
    Creating a special theme word for the season
    Dealing with miscarraige grief and processing

    Mary Goyer MS can be found at aufertility.com.  

    Your host Bridgit Danner can be found at bridgitdanner.com.  She has both a fertlity and a gratitude free gift at her site.  

    Please note that all future episodes will be hosted at the podcast 'Women's Wellness Radio."  Kindly find us there for weekly shows on all things women's health.  Just put 'Women's Wellness Radio" in your podcast search bar and subscribe!


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