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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.

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@ovariestalk

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English

Contact:

6466109770


Episodes

LGBTQ Love & The Lord

10/15/2018
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Aimee & Myriam were both searching for a partner and a place to worship God that felt like home, which is not easy when you are part of the LGBTQ world. The good news - they found both. This episode is brought to you by Hello Fresh and Lola. Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO. Social media by Sara Jane Emmons.

Duration:00:48:55

A Kid Like Leo

10/8/2018
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Dani and Mike were supportive of their 7-year-old son’s choice to wear dresses and bend the rules of gender. But his seemingly progressive school was not. The result? A pair of cops on the family doorstep at one in the morning and a lawsuit against the DOE. This episode is brought to you by True Botanicals and Songfinch. Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO. Social media by Sara Jane Emmons.

Duration:00:55:56

Doulas, Boobs and Raising a Biracial Baby

10/1/2018
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How does you breastfeed a baby you didn’t give birth to? What IS a doula? How do you ask a question (that’s not offensive) about a family made up of different races? Michele, from For Your Birth, tackles these questions and more. This episode is brought to you by True Botanicals and Care / of. Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO. Social media by Sara Jane Emmons.

Duration:00:53:40

Angels. Crystal & Kelly’s Story

9/24/2018
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Two moms take in seven foster kids in one year. But that’s nothing compared to dealing with childhood cancer. This episode contains potentially sensitive content. For more info on Crystal & Kelly’s organization, visit the Be Present Org. This episode is brought to you by Songfinch and True Botanicals. Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO. Social media by Sara Jane Emmons.

Duration:01:09:54

Making A Baby On Her Own. Sort of.

9/17/2018
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Author Emma Brockes hit 37 and wanted a baby, full stop. So she set on a journey to become a single mother by choice, which turned out to be almost as hard as describing her relationship with her partner, who is also a single mom by choice. They live in the same building, but on different floors, and it all works. This episode is brought to you by Songfinch, RXBar and Care.com. Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO. Social media by Sara Jane Emmons.

Duration:00:47:56

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