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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 00:42

    Using a Sperm Bank - Expert Interview with Eric Kendall

    in Health

    A mamma-to-be may use a sperm bank for many reasons: 


    -She's a single lady


    -Her partner has azoospermia (near to no detectable sperm)


    -Her partner has compromised semen quality


    -Her partner is unable to donate sperm due to a history of physical injury or cancer treatment


    If you are considering using a sperm donor, you need to understand it from all angles.


    Using a credible sperm bank has many legal and medical advantages.  It can also really increase your odds of pregnancy success and having a healthy baby.


    Using a sperm bank probably was never in your childhood vision of how you'd make a family, but learning more about it may allay many fears and misconceptions.  


    Tune in as I interview Eric Kendall of the Seattle based European Sperm Bank.

  • 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. 

  • 01:02

    Should You Tell Family/Friends You Used Donor Sperm/Egg/Embryo

    in Parents

    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Bette Galen, a licensed clinical social worker specializing in alternative family building.


    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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    Show Highlights: https://creatingafamily.org/infertility-category/should-you-tell-familyfriends-you-used-donor-spermeggembryo/

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 01:55

    MichICAN NRP The Perception Deception Show 1-8-16 Donation Matching Challenge

    in Elections

    Join Us at 8PM EST for a 2 Hour conversation on the future of Cannabis in Michigan.
    1-8-16. Point/Counterpoint on the hard questions. Also we start a Campaign Donation
    Fund Challenge.  I ll make a donation on tonights show, and ask for everyone to match
    it, and do that for the next 5 days, right up to January 13th and the start of the Signature
    Campaign to help meet our first Campaign Challenge.   See you tonight at 8pm EST.



    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.

  • 01:57

    MichICAN NRP-Perception Deception Show 1-9. 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 $20.00
    I challenge you all to join our Abrogate Prohibition Michigan Matching Donation Challenge.
    Donate as much as you can up to 20.00 for this Show on Saturday 1-9-16



    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.

  • 02:03

    UP FOR DEBATE - Abortion, Adoption & Sperm Donation

    in Lifestyle

    Should there be an appropriate age for a girl to have an abortion without parental consent Closed or Open adoption: Which is in the best interest of all parties? Should offspring of sperm donors be allowed to find out who their donor is? This week on Playing Devil's Advocate™, Ms. KiKi and the cast will discuss some controversial issues that will include abortion, adoption, birth control and sperm donation!  Who should decide these issues? The government, the parties involved or both? 
    Don't miss this conversation because they will discuss the political, moral and statistical views of these hot button topics!   
    And if that's not enough we have our Producer's "Drink of the Week", our "Voice of Unreason", Facebook Shaka and our weekly “Ask PDA” advice letter!! If you want to give your two cents....contact us on Facebook, Twitter, via email, or in our interactive chat room or LIVE on-air Wed night!
    ALL VIEWS WELCOME!! Playing Devil’s Advocate™
    Uncensored, Unscripted, UNAPOLOGETIC!!!