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Matt Mira and Doree Shafrir want to have a baby, but they need a little help from science. Come along on their wild, crazy, and often unintentionally hilarious journey through the world of infertility. Sometimes their friends will show up to tell their stories, too.

Matt Mira and Doree Shafrir want to have a baby, but they need a little help from science. Come along on their wild, crazy, and often unintentionally hilarious journey through the world of infertility. Sometimes their friends will show up to tell their stories, too.
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Matt Mira and Doree Shafrir want to have a baby, but they need a little help from science. Come along on their wild, crazy, and often unintentionally hilarious journey through the world of infertility. Sometimes their friends will show up to tell their stories, too.

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English


Episodes

Episode 106: The Egg Whisperer (Live at WIRED25)

10/15/2018
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We talked with Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh (aka the Egg Whisperer) at a special Eggcellent Adventure Live podcast at WIRED25 about the future of fertility. We chatted about egg freezing, the cost of IVF, "three-parent" embryos, the Invocell, and much more. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. Dr. Aimee's website is draimee.org. This episode is sponsored by: Care.com/adventureHelloFresh.com/EGGCELLENT60prettylitter.com

Duration:01:02:45

Episode 105: Karma Sickness

10/8/2018
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Doree and Matt finally leave the house — together! Plus, the endometrial scratch signal and the whoops-we-have-the-same-sperm-donor-as-our-friends signal go out, Matt talks about his struggles with food in response to an email, and we finally answer the question that's been on everyone's mind: just how much does parking cost at our new doctor?! We're coming to San Francisco on Saturday 10/13! Buy daylong passes to WIRED25 at https://xp.wired.com/#tickets and PLEASE COME SEE US, WE NEED...

Duration:01:28:46

Episode 104: Beyond Normal

9/30/2018
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Lots of listeners responded to the postpartum signal to say: YOU'RE NORMAL. Plus, we hear from a listener who appreciates Matt's saltiness, we learn more about genetic testing, and Matt gives advice to someone who might actually be... himself? Guess what? We're doing a live podcast in SF as part of WIRED25! To get full-day festival passes, visit https://xp.wired.com/#tickets. (Unfortunately you can't just buy a ticket to our show.) This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:23:33

Episode 103: Fight Club

9/24/2018
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We graduated from CFP! Oh, and we also got in one of the worst fights of our relationship. (It's all good now, but, eesh. Hey, we're not perfect.) Plus we hear from listeners about ICSI, the great moving debate, nursing bras, and more — and the postpartum signal goes out for a listener who's struggling. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:22:24

Episode 102: Living With It and By It We Mean Nausea

9/17/2018
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Doree's still puking, but she thinks things might have taken a turn for the better. We also hear from listeners about senior dogs, and Doree learns that whatever you do: DON'T DRINK THE WATER! To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:08:07

Episode 101: Puke Party

9/9/2018
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Doree's been nauseous — REALLY nauseous — and we talk about how you're "supposed" to feel when you're pregnant after infertility. Plus, we had another doctor's appointment, and we're close to graduating! We also heard from a family physician who said listening to our podcast has made her more aware of infertility issues and the need for better communication, so we really patted ourselves on the back for that one. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support us on Patreon, visit...

Duration:01:12:49

Episode 100: Steve Rogers?

9/3/2018
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It's our 100th episode, can you believe it?! We hardly can, which is probably why we forgot until the middle of the episode. Anyway, we have some updates from last week's doctor's appointment and Doree has entered a new, extra-fun phase that means that Matt did most of the talking on this episode. Don't let that alarm you too much, but just be aware that there are a few detours into YouTube-land. Plus we hear from people about their own experiences with fresh transfers and the egg signal...

Duration:01:25:56

Episode 99: Is This Norm?

8/27/2018
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We share the 2nd beta results and get some other news that we're not sure how to interpret. To support us on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month (plus all the news earlier!), visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by: roshambobaby.comBurrow.com/ADVENTURETakeCareOf.com

Duration:01:05:29

Episode 98: Beta Entry

8/20/2018
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So.... we got some news. Support us on Patreon at patreon.com/eggcellentadventure and get bonus (and early!) content. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by: HelloFresh.com/EGGCELLENT60thirdlove.com/adventure

Duration:01:10:05

Episode 97: A Busy Wait

8/13/2018
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Doree and Matt are keeping busy as they wait for Doree's beta. Plus they hear from listeners about medical billing practices, re-biopsying embryos, donor egg kids, and IVF in Germany and Australia. And a friend of the pod returns. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. Thanks to our sponsors: www.roshambobaby.comGreenChef.us/ADVENTUREaudible.com/EGG

Duration:01:14:45

Episode 95: Deciding Factors

7/30/2018
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We give an update on our embryo transfer cycle and hear from a listener who successfully got his employer to offer better fertility coverage. We also discuss decision-making when it comes to IVF (and other things) and get some responses to egg/protocol/lining signals, and Matt talks about his recent struggles with migraines. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus mini-episodes per month, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:13:06

Episode 94: O Canada

7/22/2018
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Doree and Matt record an episode from their trip to Vancouver! Listeners weigh in on the Second Opinion Situation, and we also hear from a pastor who has thoughts about whether God is vengeful, a woman who's grateful for the Resources page on our website (which you can find here), and a woman who has a very special connection to the doctor we spoke with last week. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This...

Duration:01:01:06

Episode 93: Creedence Clearwater Revival Musical

7/16/2018
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Doree and Matt discuss her call with the doctor at CCRM and Matt explains how Doree could have done a better job selling him on it. We also hear from listeners about the email from Dr. Anonymous and whether Brits like Austin Powers (anecdotal evidence says yes). To support us on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:15:47

Episode 92: Stage Two (of Marriage)

7/8/2018
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So we didn't totally turn everyone off with last week's episode. GOOD TO KNOW! We have some updates on where things are at, we got some suggestions from listeners, and we also hear from a doctor who has some thoughts about why we haven't heard from any RE's. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:27:26

Episode 91: The Real Real

7/2/2018
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Sometimes we get a little down, okay? If you've ever wanted to hear a married couple work through some sh*t, now's your chance. We even had to record a prologue to the episode to make sure you wouldn't all run away screaming. But seriously, supporting us on Patreon would mean a whole lot. patreon.com/eggcellentadventure This episode is sponsored by: stitcherpremium.comBurrow.com/ADVENTURECare.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:11:55

Episode 90: Doctor Google

6/25/2018
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Doree and Matt share their genetic testing results, and Matt tells Doree to stop googling. Plus, they hear from people whose moms used donor sperm to create them, and Matt gives advice to Lex about James Bond movies. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:04:30

Episode 89: The Results Are In (For Now)

6/18/2018
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Doree and Matt find out how many of their embryos made it to blastocyst and hear from listeners about how they decided they wanted to have kids. Plus, they send out the egg signal for people who were conceived using donor egg or sperm. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:09:44

Episode 88: Egg Bag

6/11/2018
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Doree and Matt discuss their somewhat surprising retrieval results, and what they're still waiting on. Plus, they get a lot of responses to the egg donor signal from last week. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: lioness.io/ADVENTUREhellofresh.com/eggcellent30RXBAR.com/ADVENTUREstitcherpremium.com

Duration:01:08:23

Episode 87: Zen Commandments

6/4/2018
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Doree and Matt discuss preparing for their next egg retrieval — which is this week. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. Leave a voicemail by calling 413-461-BABY, or send an email to doreeandmatt@gmail.com or mattanddoree@gmail.com. This episode is sponsored by: sockfancy.com/ADVENTURECare.com/ADVENTUREtakecareof.comstitcherpremium.com

Duration:01:08:04