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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

Ep 231: 7 Week Itch

6/10/2019
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Lots of updates from listeners this week, including the single vs. double embryo transfer listener! Plus, Henry's got some work to do on the napping front, and we send out a couple of egg signals on topics we haven't covered yet, if you can believe that. 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:01:27:19

Ep 230: Scam I Am

6/3/2019
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We report back on Henry's trip to the pediatrician, breastfeeding, and physical therapy, and the egg signal goes out about what to do when your eggs don't mature. Plus, we hear from listeners who confirm that a twin pregnancy is in fact high risk, and we give advice to a pregnant woman who's going to Disneyland for a week with her in-laws. Support us on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month! patreon.com/eggcellentadventure Email us at doreeandmatt@gmail.com or...

Duration:01:19:03

Ep 229: Pump It Up

5/27/2019
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With the help of some astute listeners, we hash out our feelings about pumping and breastfeeding, and also go back to our roots with some IVF-related questions. Email us at doreeandmatt@gmail.com or mattanddoree@gmail.com, or leave us a voicemail at 413-461-BABY. This episode is sponsored by; tryfirstleaf.com/ADVENTUREjoybird.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:20:49

Actually... Episode 228: Boob Job

5/20/2019
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It's Henry's world now — we're just trying to figure out how to get him on the boob and whether we'll ever get any sleep again. Call us at 413-461-BABY or email us at doreeandmatt@gmail.com or mattanddoree@gmail.com. This episode is sponsored by: HelloFresh.com/eggcellent80sleepnumber.com/adventurePairOfThieves.com/ADVENTUREPrettyPleaseCats.com

Duration:00:54:12

Ep 227: Milky Way

5/13/2019
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We dealt with some feeding woes this week, and lil' Henry makes his first guest appearance on the pod. Plus, Doree's cervical exam pain is validated by a listener, and another listener has an out-of-the-box suggestion for how Matt can finally see Avengers: Endgame. To leave us a voicemail, call 413-461-BABY. You can also email us at doreeandmatt@gmail.com or mattanddoree@gmail.com. This episode is sponsored by: Molekule.comGreenChef.us/ADVENTURECare.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:00:54:12

Ep 226: Big Brother Beau

5/6/2019
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Beau and Henry, Henry and Beau: We finish the tale of coming home from the hospital, and talk about Beau and Henry's burgeoning relationship. 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: Bombas.com/ADVENTURERothys.com/ADVENTUREshopflamingo.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:03:51

Ep 225: He Looks Like A Henry

4/29/2019
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Henry Julian Mira is here! And we want to tell you all the details of how he came into the world last week. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast and Henry's college fund (or at the very least, diaper fund) on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: Bona.com/EGGCELLENTStitchFix.com/ADVENTUREbakedbymelissa.comGrove.co/ADVENTUREjoybird.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:09:10

Ep 224: Baby Pants

4/22/2019
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We've reached Doree's due date, but there's still no baby. We hear from a few people about their not-so-bad induction experiences, plus one birth story that was, frankly, terrifying (but don't worry, it had a happy ending). Plus, a listener suggests a new direction that the podcast could go in. 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. Mentioned on this episode: The...

Duration:01:01:07

Ep 223: Womb Service

4/15/2019
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Doree Shafrir the Boy is gaining weight like a champ and still shows no interest in vacating the premises. We hear from listeners about infertility insurance coverage, diblings, and an "incompetent cervix," and a signal goes out for anyone who might be dealing with the illness of an extended family member. 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...

Duration:01:17:42

Ep 222: Take Your Time

4/8/2019
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We've been informed that our son is in no hurry to come out — so now we wait. Plus we hear from a listener about her Kondo efforts, an IVF signal goes out about insurance coverage, and another nanny has advice for the nanny from last week about telling her employer about her pregnancy. And a godmother/aunt weighs in on how to best support new parents. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit...

Duration:01:18:35

Ep 221: Baby Long Legs

4/1/2019
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It's been a busy week: We've made progress on the house, went to the doctor, and had a prenatal session with our doula. Plus, we hear from listeners about maternity leave policies and FMLA, dealing with a sick parent before you're ready to have kids, and how to tell your employer you're pregnant when you're a nanny. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:26:00

Ep 220: Do These Names Spark Joy?

3/25/2019
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We discuss some names that we contemplated and rejected, go over our last doctor's appointment, and talk about what is in store now that Matt's done with work. Plus, we hear from listeners about bad maternity leave policies, a surprise septum, hospital bags, and staying close with your dead parents' friends. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:24:26

Ep 219: Advice Squad

3/18/2019
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We contemplate the nature of unsolicited advice, and hear from listeners about struggling to have a second child, "birth goals," and a fertility clinic in Ohio offering a seemingly great deal. Plus, we enlist the help of a friend of the podcast to answer a question about how to go through IVF when your mom has recently died. 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. To...

Duration:01:09:37

Ep 218: Dehydration Station

3/10/2019
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It turns out that there's a difference between drinking a lot of water and DRINKING A LOT OF WATER. We also respond to a listener who can't tell if she's ready to be done with IVF, get feedback about our non-plan birth plan, and get an update from a listener whose baby was found to have birth defects in the womb. 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...

Duration:01:12:29

Episode 217: Fluid Situation

3/3/2019
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News from the 32-week appointment, more on postpartum rage, Doree discusses her pregnancy body, and an existential question about whether it was all worth it. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. Call us at 413-461-BABY, or email us at doreeandmatt@gmail.com or mattanddoree@gmail.com. This episode is sponsored by: Bona.com/EGGCELLENTGrove.co/ADVENTUREnativedeodorant.comshopflamingo.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:21:06

Episode 216: Goodnight Sweetheart

2/25/2019
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We discuss the latest with Beau's baby prep... and our baby prep. Plus, a listener question has us pondering whether a sibling for Doree Shafrir the Man is realistic. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. Please fill out our podcast survey at podsurvey.com/adventure and be eligible to win a $100 Amazon gift card! This episode is sponsored...

Duration:01:29:38

Episode 215: Lullabye-bye-bye

2/18/2019
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Wow, you guys sure like to talk about lullabies. Doree made a Spotify playlist of all your suggestions! Plus we hear more about the pros and cons of the Rock N' Play, why there aren't many parenting books on audio, birth photography, and a couple of very nice voicemails from grateful listeners. (Those are always welcome!) Plus: we're co-sponsoring a contest with FertilityIQ! Just write a review of your doctor(s) by Feb. 24 and you will be eligible to win $5,000 towards the cost of fertility...

Duration:01:15:20

Episode 214: Face the Music

2/11/2019
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We went to a daylong childbirth class and now know how to use an exercise ball during labor. Plus we attempt to find the perfect lullaby for our child, and the translocation signal goes out. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by: cdc.govmarchofdimes.orgCare.com/ADVENTUREGreenChef.us/ADVENTURERothys.comButcherBox.com/ADVENTURE

Duration:01:38:08

Episode 213: Rad Dad Redemption

2/3/2019
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We went on a hospital tour and sh*t got real for Matt. Plus, we learned a lot about infant language development, and several listeners had advice for the woman suffering from PMDD. And both of us got some inspiration for spinoff podcasts. 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:01:23:23

Episode 212: Everything Is Too Much

1/28/2019
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Doree's officially in her third trimester and officially feeling overwhelmed. We went to an infant CPR and first aid class and could feel reasonably confident that we could perform the Heimlich if necessary. Doree also responds to a listener who asks some specific questions about how pregnancy is going, and the mental health signal goes out for a listener who's concerned about his wife who suffers from PMDD. To learn more, visit eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon,...

Duration:01:17:51