Matt and Doree's Eggcellent Adventure-logo

Matt and Doree's Eggcellent Adventure

Health & Wellness Podcasts >

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.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 93: Creedence Clearwater Revival Musical

7/16/2018
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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
More
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

Episode 86: Round Five

5/28/2018
More
Doree and Matt are back on the IVF wagon for round 5 — and they’re not sure how they feel about it. 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 by: sockfancy.com/AdventureEpisona.comAudible.com/EGGstitcherpremium.com

Duration:00:58:40

Episode 85: Red Light, Green Light

5/21/2018
More
Matt gets his sperm test results and talks about what he's learned about intermittent fasting. The egg signal goes out for a woman who wants to hear from others with diminished ovarian reserve and another listener writes in to remind everyone to talk openly about their struggles. Want to support the podcast AND get up to two bonus episodes per month? Visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:04:46

Episode 83: Cake Wars

5/14/2018
More
Matt discusses his struggles with food. Plus, Doree and Matt hear from more listeners about miracle babies, and they get some egg signal responses about IVF in Cape Town. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support Matt and Doree on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: craneandcanopy.com/adventureEpisona.comhellofresh.com/eggcellent30

Duration:01:05:34

Episode 83: Miracle Baby

5/7/2018
More
Doree and Matt debate the phenomenon of people telling them "miracle" pregnancy stories. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: stitcherpremium.comrover.com/adventureCare.com/ADVENTURE1800Flowers.com

Duration:01:10:27

Episode 82: Why Don't you Email Us?

4/30/2018
More
Matt discusses a no good, horrible, very bad day that included a trip to the urologist, and Doree talks about how she’s been in a better mood since leaving her job — but somehow, that has meant more IVF anger. Then, Doree and Matt give advice to a listener who wonders if she should tell her boss she’s doing IVF, and put out the egg signal for single women doing IVF and for people with progesterone in oil shots. Doree’s article on The Cut mentioned in this episode:...

Duration:00:51:39

Episode 81: What It's Like To Be A Surrogate

4/23/2018
More
Doree interviews a woman who was a surrogate and her husband about the experience, and they share their advice for anyone looking for a surrogate and for anyone who's interested in becoming a surrogate. Plus, Doree and Matt also hear from listeners about willpower and infertility "warriors." To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:11:12

Episode 80: Down for the Count

4/16/2018
More
Matt's still waiting to hear about his semen analysis results. He has also been smoke-free for over 6 weeks! There are responses to the egg signals about having a luteal phase defect and doing an egg retrieval as a trans man, and Doree goes on a mini-rant about being called an infertility "warrior." To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:00:59:16

Episode 79: Carts and Horses

4/9/2018
More
Doree and Matt discuss their recent phone call with their doctor and talk about how they've started doing phone-free movie nights. Plus, the egg signal goes out for a trans man who's gone through having his eggs retrieved, and Doree and Matt give advice to someone who might be putting the cart wayyyyy before the horse. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit...

Duration:01:19:59

Episode 78: The Happiest Place on Earth

4/2/2018
More
Doree and Matt recap their Disney World trip, and also try to unpack some fundamental issues about their marriage. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:20:40

Episode 77: Quitter's Cold

3/26/2018
More
Matt's got a cold from quitting smoking, but the good news is: he's really quit smoking. A few listeners have more advice about dealing with his sperm, plus they hear from a listener who breaks down the cost of surrogacy and another who has great advice about dealing with how to move forward when you're feeling stuck with IVF. To learn more about the podcast, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month for only $10, visit...

Duration:00:57:06

Episode 76: Anonymous Emails

3/19/2018
More
Matt's been smoke-free for 10 days! He is also starting to think that TESE might be in his future, at least if a couple of listeners (and Doree) have anything to say about it. Plus, they hear from anonymous listeners with advice for the anonymous listener from last week who had a very traumatic event happen to her, and they debate whether IVF has made them "stronger." Doree's running a contest to celebrate the release of the paperback of Startup: A Novel, by Doree Shafrir. If you...

Duration:01:22:52

75: Food Doula

3/12/2018
More
Thanks to everyone for their support and encouraging words after last week's dejection-fest. This week, Matt's upset because there's no food in the house, and he and Doree discuss how household chores should be divided. Plus, they give advice to a woman in a very difficult spot. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to 2 bonus episodes per month, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration:01:03:09

Episode 74: A Spermanent Solution?

3/4/2018
More
Matt and Doree talk about how Matt can improve his sperm, and Doree tries to find someone to blame for their recent failed cycle. (She... fails.) Plus, the egg and sperm signal have never been activated so many times in one episode! To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: craneandcanopy.com/adventurecare.com/adventuretryomax.com/adventure

Duration:00:57:15