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Two lesbians chat about making babies and non-traditional families. Jaimie and Robin go in-depth with weekly guests about their hopes, fears and setbacks when making a baby with love plus science as well as what it's like to live in a world designed for straight families.

Two lesbians chat about making babies and non-traditional families. Jaimie and Robin go in-depth with weekly guests about their hopes, fears and setbacks when making a baby with love plus science as well as what it's like to live in a world designed for straight families.
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Two lesbians chat about making babies and non-traditional families. Jaimie and Robin go in-depth with weekly guests about their hopes, fears and setbacks when making a baby with love plus science as well as what it's like to live in a world designed for straight families.

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@ovariestalk

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English

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Episodes

Best of Roundtable

6/18/2018
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Jaimie and Robin bring in the wives for this Season finale. They drink champagne, talk birth, death and their favorite moments of Season 1.

Duration:00:47:44

Burning Questions Answered

6/11/2018
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Ae Robin and Jaimie naked while they answer your questions? Spoiler alert, Robin’s got all her clothes on. But what about Jaimie? Listen to find out.

Duration:00:48:51

They Met at the Disco

6/4/2018
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Anthony and Gary weren’t sure they wanted kids, until they donated sperm to a lesbian couple. But surrogacy felt out of reach until an elderly woman in their rent controlled building left them money in her will. Did they choose the baby or an apartment renovation?

Duration:00:50:37

Bravo Helped Us Make a Baby

5/28/2018
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Sam and Laura talk about their time on Bravo TV’s hit show “The Newlyweds” and how the network made them see a sex therapist, sex hypnotist and gave them a vagina birthday cake. Oh yeah, and how they helped to make their baby.

Duration:00:36:21

Needles and Babies.

5/21/2018
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Daniel is a fertility expert in the field of acupuncture, but don’t get him wrong, it ain’t all about the needles. Listen to how acupuncture can up your rates of success with IVF by 30%.

Duration:00:41:28

Motherhood, Mindfulness and Mother’s Day.

5/7/2018
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Patricia and Kellen share the story about that fateful red heart that brought them together, their uncertain path to parenthood and what it’s like to parent from a place of mindfulness. The takeaway quote? Don’t neuter the other parent!

Duration:00:58:21

When You Have a “Hard” Kid

4/30/2018
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Jaimie and Robin talk candidly about what it’s like to be a parent when one child is easy and the other one is... let’s just say makes life more challenging. And what if you only gave birth to one of the kids? It's a recipe for twice the guilt. Tune in for this honest and frank chat.

Duration:00:34:56

Could Same Sex Couples Make Babies Without Donors?

4/23/2018
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Rachel Lehmann-Haupt talks to us about science that’s being tested where an egg or sperm could be created from the cells of a same-sex partner. Eliminating the need for a donor. This technology could change the face of fertility for LGBT families. But how do we feel about it?

Duration:00:39:48

Legalese and LGBT’s. Brian Esser’s story.

4/16/2018
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Our first lawyer, Brian Esser dispels some common misconceptions about LGBT families. The biggest one? Now that we have gay marriage, we don't need second parent adoption. He also shares about how he and his husband adopted their two sons. This episode is chock-full-o-info!

Duration:00:45:29

The Surrogacy Struggle. David's Story.

4/9/2018
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David shares his staggering journey to create a family with his partner using a gestational carrier. Strap in and guard your wallet. This episode is expensive!

Duration:00:51:10

C-Sections, Epidurals and Destroyed Nipples. Jaimie Had a Baby.

4/2/2018
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After years of unexplained infertility, co-host Jaimie finally got pregnant. One would think that would mean she was due an easy birth. But one would be wrong for thinking that. From birth to busted boobs. Hear how her second child made his way into the world.

Duration:00:45:23

When It All Goes Wrong In Delivery. Sara and Hilary's Story

3/19/2018
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Sara and Hilary easily get pregnant and have a smooth pregnancy. But their story takes a horrific turn when the baby is stillborn. How do they recover when the most unimaginable happens? Do they try again?

Duration:00:50:42

Laughing at Cancer. Lisa and Jennifer's story.

3/12/2018
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Set to move forward on making a baby, Lisa and Jennifer are dealt a blow when Lisa gets cancer. Then her father dies. Then she gets cancer again. Do they move forward? Does this change the fact that they want children?

Duration:00:34:16

Gay Man Gets Lesbian Pregnant. Tom's story.

3/5/2018
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Tom decides to donate sperm to his lesbian friends and moves forward before he’s signed any legal documents. His confidence in how it’s all going to shake out is rattled, but all’s well that ends well as he’s active in the children’s lives today, and they even call him dad.

Duration:00:41:14

Baby Making, Lesbian-Style with Karen & Tobi

2/26/2018
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Tobi was everything Karen said she didn't want, yet this hilarious couple find each other then make their way straight into the world of baby making, lesbian-style. The key learning in this episode? Don’t forget the genetic testing!

Duration:00:39:00

Viral Sensation, Zach Wahls Talks About His 2 Moms & His Bid for Senate

2/19/2018
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You might remember Zach Wahls as the college student who spoke to congress about his two moms in support of gay marriage. Now he’s running for Senate in Iowa, and he's got lots to say about going viral, bullying and his 2 moms.

Duration:00:42:23

The Lesbians Who Paved the Way - Rae & Margie

2/12/2018
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What was it like to be pioneers in the world of lesbian fertility in the early 80s? How did they navigate birthing classes as two women? The suburbs of Connecticut? Their daughter's Brownie troop? Rae and Marie share what it was like to pave the way for the LGBTQ families of today.

Duration:00:41:39

Emma Has 2 Moms

2/5/2018
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Emma’s two moms used “Artificial Insemination” to make her back in the 80s. She talks about what it was like to be the queer family ambassador on the playground and her experiences trying to find her anonymous sperm donor.

Duration:00:50:56

5 Parents. 2 kids. The new modern family. Meet Jana & LInda.

1/29/2018
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Jana & Linda are the new, modern, non-traditional family. Their family consists of two kids with five parents. And somehow it all works.

Duration:00:46:51

Robin and Mary: Bogota or Bust for a Baby

1/22/2018
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Robin & Mary go to extreme lengths in an attempt to have tehir second child from the same donor. Including a tiny little trip to Bogota, Columbia for an insemination. But did it work?

Duration:00:37:14