As many of you know, our sound engineer is currently out because he and his wife just had their first baby. Today we honor him and parents everywhere with an episode all about babies and the interesting ways we can have them. Many prospective parents face difficulties when trying to get pregnant. Today’s guest, Katie Cline, will explain the various options available today to have a child. We’ll take a deeper dive into Katie’s forte, embryo adoption, and how this relatively new procedure is helping struggling couples have children of their own.
2:00 - What is embryo adoption?
3:20 - The number of embryos made during IVF.
5:00 - Embryo adoption vs. IVF.
6:50 - Giving birth to your adopted baby.
7:50 - Frozen embryos and getting them in the mother to be.
10:30 - Having trouble getting pregnant vs. carrying a baby.
15:20 - The process for donating embryos.
18:20 - Benefits for the donor.
22:30 - The process for the adopter.
25:00 - Differences between embryo adoption and traditional adoption.
29:00 - Donors and Adopters getting to know each-other.
31:00 - Common questions Katie gets from donors and adopters.
33:00 - Negative pushback that Katie gets.
39:30 - The start of NRFA.
44:00 - Advice.
THIS EPISODE WAS MADE WITH THE SUPPORT OF
Michelle & Jim Wortner