Surrogacy

Living a Childfull Life After Failed Fertility Treatments: Justine’s Story [SUCCESS]

70: Living a Childfull Life After Failed Fertility Treatments [SUCCESS]

Today’s Guest:

Today’s success story is about a woman named Justine. Although her doctors never confirmed, she believes her infertility journey started with a broken back when she was younger. Until she met her husband, she wasn’t even sure she wanted kids, but it turns out that line of thinking was just a defense mechanism because she didn’t think having children was possible following her back injury. Unlike many infertility journeys, she fairly immediately pursued surrogacy because no one was sure how her body would respond to a pregnancy after spending a year of her life in a body cast. Join us to hear how she’s devoted herself to a ‘childfull’ life, despite the fact that her surrogate never became pregnant.
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BONUS 97: Navigating Infertility as a Member of the LGBT Community

BONUS 97: Navigating Infertility as a Member of the LGBT Community

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18. (more…)

BONUS 96: Fertility Options for the LGBT Community

BONUS 96: Fertility Options for the LGBT Community

Today’s Guest:

Dr. Allison Rodgers is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and has been practicing medicine since 2004. She currently practices at the Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr. Rodgers’ personal experiences with both secondary infertility and pregnancy loss have given her a unique insight into reproductive medicine in order to help you BEAT INFERTILITY. (more…)

BONUS 94: Therapy vs. Coaching When You’ve Received a Devastating Infertility Diagnosis

BONUS 94: Therapy vs. Coaching When You've Received a Devastating Infertility Diagnosis

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18. (more…)

BONUS 83: Legal Considerations for Egg/Sperm Donation, Adoption & Surrogacy

BONUS 83: Legal Considerations for Egg/Sperm Donation, Adoption & Surrogacy

Today’s Guest:

Today’s guests are Nicole Sodoma and Nadia Margherio, principals and attorneys at Sodoma Law. We discuss everything you need to know about the legal considerations surrounding egg and sperm donation, adoption, and surrogacy.

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BONUS 47: Surrogacy 101

BONUS 47: Surrogacy 101

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Susan Fuller, the founder of Surrogacy by Design and author of Successful Surrogacy. After being diagnosed with infertility, and then giving birth to three children of her own, Susan became a 7-time surrogate herself!
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MRKH & Surrogacy: Chrissy’s Story

25: MRKH & Surrogacy

Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Chrissy. She faced the huge obstacle of being diagnosed with MRKH, which means the underdevelopment or absence of the vaginal canal, cervix, and uterus. Chrissy spent her teenage years facing all sorts of difficulties due to her female issues. She underwent exploratory surgery that turned into an experience that almost took her life. It wasn’t until she met her husband and fell in love that she pursued finding answers to her questions.

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Uterine Cancer & Surrogacy: Candace’s Story

05: Uterine Cancer & Surrogacy: Candace's Story

Today’s Guest:

Our success story today is Candace, who BEAT INFERTILITY via surrogacy after many ups and downs. Her story includes her husband’s brain tumor, several failed IUI and IVF rounds, many rounds of Clomid, several surgeries, uterine cancer, a hysterectomy, plans for adoption, and finally, the switch to surrogacy.
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