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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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United States

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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.

Twitter:

@ovariestalk

Language:

English

Contact:

6466109770


Episodes

2 Moms Pregnant Featuring Sarah Kate Ellis and Kristen Henderson

11/11/2019
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Sarah Kate Ellis, CEO of GLAAD and Kristen Henderson, from Antigone Rising join us to talk about having a baby at the exact same time, why representation in media matters, and that time Kristen's water broke. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB:If These Ovaries Could Talk Medium: https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.glaad.org https://www.antigonerising.com Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT...

Duration:00:58:58

Your Legal Questions Answered

11/4/2019
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Tony the lawyer answers listener legal questions. We talk about frozen embryos having legal standing, if you get maternity/paternity leave when you're an LGBT or a Q, the fact that a birth certificate doesn't prove parentage, and so much more legal junk. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB:If These Ovaries Could Talk Medium: https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT...

Duration:00:56:09

When You Can't Do It At Home

10/28/2019
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How do you approach your future "Baby Daddy"? Britt and Liss do it while tipsy at their wedding. Next steps for them? Explore LGBTQ fertility options in a state where the sperm donor has parental rights if you make the baby at home. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin@jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB:If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT song: Songfinch. Thanks to Quip and...

Duration:00:46:28

Evangelical Gay Christians in The Bible Belt

10/21/2019
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Brian Copeland is a self-described preacher’s wife. He talks about the struggles they went through as a gay family who wanted a Christian education for their kids, and the importance of helping people understand our LGBTQ families. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Gay fathers on FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15368945293/ Edited by Steph at...

Duration:00:43:04

Homo-steading, Pigs & Chickens

10/14/2019
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Madhu and Jes are your typical lesbians who met through Buddhism, live outside the city with chickens named after famous lesbians, and have a son named Nio. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Follow Queerbies on insta: queerbies_app Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to Grove.co

Duration:00:55:28

Daddy and Daddy featuring Seth Rudetsky

10/7/2019
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Seth Rudetsky joins with his husband James to talk about adopting a sibling’s child, foster care, being the non-bio parent and when parenting gets rough in high school. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-auwOTpl5o Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch.

Duration:00:53:35

From Mom to Dad

9/30/2019
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Nick lived as a woman. Birthed four babies. Met Katherine. Fell in love. Transitioned. Now they’re just another beautiful family with five kids and a minivan. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Click to Download: The Mother Load with Constance Zimmer & Missi Pyle Thanks to BetterHelp

Duration:00:53:04

One Dad. Two Kids.

9/23/2019
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Matt is a single gay dad by choice of twins. He thought he was a unicorn, but it turns out there are loads of other SGDBCOT out there. His advice? Get help, and put your kids on a schedule. It works for him. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors...

Duration:00:57:30

Introducing Never Thought I'd Say This

7/10/2019
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Never Thought I'd Say This is a brand new parenting podcast, hosted by Jodie Sweetin (Netflix's Fuller House) and her BFF Celia Behar, a life coach. Subscribe to Never Thought I'd Say This today on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/never-thought-id-say-this/id1469262074

Duration:00:06:00

Live with David Beach

6/17/2019
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Adoption, waiting til you’re 40 to have a kid, being the mom in a two dad house, and a made up child named Benjamin. These are all topics that come up in our live show at WNYC’s prestigious Greene Space. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors Betterhelp.

Duration:01:16:54

Phases of Parenting

6/10/2019
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Whether your kid is in a good stage or bad stage, it doesn’t matter because soon they’ll be in a new one. Listen to our very special guest talk about all the phases of parenting, from birth to tween and everything in between. Ophira Eisenberg also joins to talk about making her baby! Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium...

Duration:00:53:28

I’m a Surrogate!

6/3/2019
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The idea of carrying someone else’s baby may seem foreign to some, but Kelly always knew she wanted to be a surrogate. She carried two sets of twins and a singleton for 3 LGBTQ families! Note: this episode contains a story about childhood cancer at the 41 minute mark. Skip ahead to 47 minutes if it’s a topic that is tough for you. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium...

Duration:00:51:16

Finding a Surrogate

5/27/2019
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Having a baby with a surrogate can be an overwhelming process, you need doctors, a lawyer, maybe an egg donor and oh yeah, the surrogate. Kim from Growing Generations stops by to break down the process. And she also talks about getting sperm on the black market! Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.growinggenerations.com Edited by Steph at...

Duration:00:53:46

Foster Care & Loss

5/20/2019
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Jess and Holly opened their home to a sweet foster kiddo. Almost two years later, they were ready to adopt, but she was sent back to the birth mom (in a rehab) because of a clerical error. But they still believe in foster care. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to...

Duration:00:55:22

Foster Care & LGBTQs

5/13/2019
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Let’s dispel the myth that LGBTQ folks aren’t welcome to foster. Sheila from the Graham foster care agency swings by to talk about fostering as a path to parenthood. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.graham-windham.org/ Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsor...

Duration:00:55:25

Shrinks and Family Planning?

5/6/2019
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Picking a donor, choosing a surrogate or talking to your kids about where they come from can be stressful. Lisa Schuman drops by to talk about why it’s important to get some professional help on that journey. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Follow Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.familybuilding.net/ Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT...

Duration:00:57:21

Adventures in Transgender Fertility

4/29/2019
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Lara and Joanne decided they didn’t need IVF or frozen sperm to make a baby. Instead, their plan was to just do it, the old fashioned way, but that involved Lara stepping down off hormones and a lot of emotional baggage neither one expected. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Follow Robin on medium...

Duration:00:55:36

Sperm Donation in the UK

4/22/2019
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When Nate found out there was a shortage of sperm in the UK he jumped in to do his part. But he learned it required navigating a complicated system, for little money. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk Facebook: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/sperm-donor-uk-shortage Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song by...

Duration:00:46:09

Money and Molly

4/15/2019
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It costs a lot to make an LGBTQ baby. But how do you save for that? We brought in our financial advisor friend, Molly to teach us. Also, there’s the bonus story of how she married her Maid of Honor. And Tif and Carissa are back to talk about sperm delivery at their workplace. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Tweet: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 or @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB:...

Duration:00:49:00

A Tale of 2 Barons

4/8/2019
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Research shows a millennial LGBTQ baby boom is coming. Is that because millennials don’t have any preconceived concerns or worries around creating a family? We brought in a young gay couple to educate us on what the younger generation is thinking about when it comes to family planning. We love hearing from you! You can email us at: ovariestalk@gmail.com Tweet us at @dumbrobin, @jamay16 or @ovariestalk. Follow us on insta @ovaries_talk, and join our facebook community...

Duration:00:57:12