The elements that encompass this journey …we call life.
Fay Johnson is candid as she shares her journey in attempting to conceive, raising her two children born through two different surrogates, their relationships with them, telling her children and how has dedicated her life to helping others in similar situations. The podcast will benefit all those who are touched by surrogacy personally and professionally.
New York State Coverage For Fertility – Passion, Perseverance, Resolve How It Came To Fruition with Risa A. Levine
How to have a passion, desire to help and perseverance can make an impact. How you can take action (big or small) to help create change. One person can and does make a difference.
Seeking Your Own Donor, Insight and Options with Gail Sexton Anderson, EdM, Founder of Donor Concierge
The options available in selecting a donor (race, ethnicity) and financial impact depending on the path you take. Screening processes used by agencies for the donor, SEEDS the Society for Ethics for Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS), and developments underway in this arena.
What it’s like being born through surrogacy. Chase Johnson now in his 20’s shares his experience. No question was off limits. This is a must listen too for all intended parents of children born through surrogacy or donor egg. Thank you Chase!
The impact environmental, social and aging factors have on fertility for both men and women.
The first fertility efforts and success, the male factor, options available today and statistical outcome.
The impact eating has on your BMI (whether overweight or underweight), hormones including your sex drive, PCOS and fertility, along with suggestions for moving forward.
The history of surrogacy, the screening process used to evaluate and match the surrogate and intended parents as well as the emotional impact surrogacy has on them and the child.
How one of the largest repositories of information in the world came to be and the resources they provide encompassing medical, financial, support, legislation & advocacy.
How they coped with their infertility, made treatment decisions, what they shared and what they want to share to assist others.
Practical “Perspectivism” with Dr. Jeffery Zahn MD, Anesthesiologist at Mount Sinai Heath System, Mindfulness Instructor & Philosopher
The impact of being present in the present, taking responsibility for making your own choices and decisions, as well as tips to feel centered.
Unexplained Infertility with Dr. Sheeva Talebian, MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist. Reproductive endocrinologist provides insight into unexplained infertility.
What unexplained infertility is, learn about the diagnostic work-up, and understand options for a successful pregnancy.
Two partners with different experiences share their thoughts and feelings.
Hear from them about:
Ways they coped and support their female partner, feelings experienced, and hind site in what they believe would have been beneficial for them.
Hear about how the pod cast came to fruition, it’s purpose and what to expect.
How food nurtures us, how food is intertwined with our memories, (good, bad, indifference), and ways to acknowledge and establish eating for a good life.
Pulse diagnostic, an ancient tool used to uncover conditions in the body through taking someone’s pulse with Dr. Miriam Pineles DACM, LAc & Adrian Taricani, practitioners of Chinese Medicine.
What pulse diagnostic is, how pulse diagnostic could help in understanding what your body is experiencing, and how pulse diagnostic identifies the root of the situation.
Pause & Prospective – I share insight and information on why I believe these two words can have a profound impact.
Religion and fertility:
The impact of fertility options in the Jewish Orthodox community
The impact of fertility options in the Catholic community.
The impact of fertility options in the Muslim community.
Functional Medicine with Dr. Miriam Rahav explains how a road map to good health and identifying the root cause of a condition can be uncovered through this bio-psycho-social approach.
Enhancing your relationships with communication & your senses.