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If you’re uncomfortable with TMI and talking about the birds and the bees…this is NOT the podcast for you. Sister duo, Jennifer White and Ellen Trachman explore topics from sperm and eggs to babies and everything in between. You’ll learn about artificial insemination, gestational surrogacy, egg retrieval, egg donation, and more. I Want To Put A Baby In You will have you laughing and crying with informative and touching stories on surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology. Tune In!

If you’re uncomfortable with TMI and talking about the birds and the bees…this is NOT the podcast for you. Sister duo, Jennifer White and Ellen Trachman explore topics from sperm and eggs to babies and everything in between. You’ll learn about artificial insemination, gestational surrogacy, egg retrieval, egg donation, and more. I Want To Put A Baby In You will have you laughing and crying with informative and touching stories on surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology. Tune In!

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United States

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If you’re uncomfortable with TMI and talking about the birds and the bees…this is NOT the podcast for you. Sister duo, Jennifer White and Ellen Trachman explore topics from sperm and eggs to babies and everything in between. You’ll learn about artificial insemination, gestational surrogacy, egg retrieval, egg donation, and more. I Want To Put A Baby In You will have you laughing and crying with informative and touching stories on surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology. Tune In!

Language:

English

Contact:

720-709-4677


Episodes

Episode 90: 16 and Pregnant; 30 and Infertile - Erin Kiernan

8/5/2020
Erin Kiernan is a news anchor and journalist for WHO 13 News in Des Moines, Iowa. Erin is the recipient of several regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for her reporting work. Erin earned a National Edward R. Murrow Award in 2012 with photojournalists Brandon McCauley and Randy Schumacher for a story about Iowan Mark Block overcoming impossible odds to climb Sears Tower in Chicago. Erin has also received regional Emmy Awards in the feature, consumer, and instructional categories. Listen to Erin...

Duration:01:09:41

Episode 89: The Broken Brown Egg - Regina Townsend

7/29/2020
Regina Townsend is the founder of The Broken Brown Egg, an awareness and service organization founded in the summer of 2009 to increase awareness of African American Infertility and Reproductive Health. As a black woman, Regina found a very quiet life in infertility. She believed that should change, so that no one else will have to feel like the lone wolf of their family. Infertility is lonely enough without feeling like a minority inside of a minority. Regina’s infertility was due to PCOS,...

Duration:00:57:38

Jen And Holly Season 10 Ep. 2 07192020

7/22/2020
Jen and Holly are a Denver based couple blessed with two beautiful children conceived with the help of assisted reproductive technology. Their journey to parenthood involved experiences most couples never encounter – including marrying three times (with zero divorces!) and each watching the other go through pregnancy and childbirth. Listen as they share their story with Ellen and Jenn, including: • Holly asking Jen the kid question on their first date. • Their 3(!) weddings. • How they chose...

Duration:00:53:08

Episode 87: Ukrainian Surrogacy Misadventures - Jay Nault

7/15/2020
Jay Nault is a proud husband of over ten years and proud father of three children. He owns an online marketing consulting firm. He is also a writer with an upcoming book about his and his wife’s surrogacy experience. In the meantime, you can read more on his blog at flipflopsinkiev.com. Listen to Jay as he discusses with Ellen and Jenn: • How he met his wife and had their first daughter through IVF. • Wanting to have a sibling for their daughter but IVF being too dangerous for his wife. •...

Duration:01:07:59

Episode 86: NPE (Not Parent Expected) - Kara Rubinstein Deyerin

6/3/2020
Kara Rubinstein Deyerin is an NPE (not parent expected), mom, wife, Jew, writer, cook, knitter, and connoisseur of all things human. Two years ago she wanted to see where in Africa her father's family came from. Her over-the-counter DNA test revealed she was 50% something, but it wasn't from any African ethnicity. This meant the man on her birth certificate couldn't be her genetic father. She lost her bi-racial identity with the click of a mouse. Kara discovered she was 50% Ashkenazi Jew....

Duration:00:45:01

Episode 85: Embryo Mix-Up Shocker – Attorney Eric Wrubel

5/27/2020
Eric Wrubel’s legal practice is devoted to handling complex family and matrimonial matters. He is accomplished in negotiating the amicable dissolution of marriages as well as taking these cases to trial if settlement is not possible. Eric has dealt with a large variety of issues in family and matrimonial matters, including complex equitable distribution questions, novel support and custody issues, as well as being on the forefront in same-gender marital issues. A skilled trial lawyer and...

Duration:00:46:16

Episode 84: UpRooted - Jill Wolfe and Naomi Less

5/20/2020
Naomi Less is an internationally renowned singer, composer, musician, educator and a Founding Ritual Leader of the Lab/Shul community. Aside from touring and leading worship for her Lab/Shul community, Naomi has a national presence as a powerful feminist in the Jewish music world - she hosts her show “Jewish Women Rock show” on Jewish Rock Radio and co-created and co-stars in “TRYmester”, a touring musical performance piece about fertility journeys. She serves as Vice President for Uprooted:...

Duration:00:50:02

Episode 83: Stuck Abroad - Carolin Topelson

5/13/2020
Carolin is originally from Mexico City. Her family moved to Denver when she was five, where she has lived most of her life. Carolin practices in the areas of real estate related litigation and business litigation. Specifically, Carolin’s practice has primarily focused on landlord-tenant law (both commercial and residential evictions and review of leases), mechanic liens, general real estate matters, homeowner association issues, partition of real estate, business disputes, and contracts. In...

Duration:01:15:53

Episode 82: Beware of the Home DNA Kit - Danielle Teuscher and Jill Teitel

5/1/2020
Episode 82: Beware of the Home DNA Kit - Danielle Teuscher and Jill Teitel by I Want to Put a Baby in You!

Duration:00:33:19

Episode 81: Father, Attorney, Advocate - Ryan Ferrante

4/28/2020
Ryan's career as an Assisted Reproduction Technology attorney was born of a personal, four-year infertility struggle shared with his wife. This challenging experience to start his own family gives Ryan a unique perspective - one of an intended father, a party to a gestational surrogacy agreement, and an experienced attorney - to fully understand the emotional, practical, and legal issues facing patients when pursuing infertility treatments. Ryan earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law...

Duration:00:50:15

Episode 80: Courts, Covid, and Custody: A Hot Debate

4/22/2020
Attorneys Eric Wrubel and Sophie Jacobi-Parisi are law partners at Warshaw Burstein in New York. Both practice in the area of complex family and matrimonial law. A heated email conversation between Eric and Sophie over shocking Covid-19 custody rulings, and the appropriate role of the court system, inspired this moderated debate. And given the medical issues involved we brought in an expert, emergency room physician Dr. Christina Yannetsos. Eric Wrubel has dealt with a large variety of...

Duration:00:44:13

Episode 79: Surrogacy In The Time Of COVID - Robin Pope

4/15/2020
Robin Pope is an ART Attorney in Oregon with more than 25 years of adoption and family formation law. Robin graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1981, when adoptions were closed, surrogacy as a solution to female infertility was a recent development, and assisted reproductive technologies such as gestational surrogacy, egg donations, and embryo transfers were newly emerging methods for family building. After her personal experience with infertility, her law practice shifted its focus...

Duration:00:48:56

Episode 78: An Insider’s View on Italy and COVID-19 - Ida Parisi

4/8/2020
Ida Parisi is a lawyer in Italy specializing in fertility law and family law. She assists couples and singles to build their families through assisted reproductive technology. She also acts as an independent consultant for fertility centers and sperm and egg banks. Listen to Ida as she discusses with Ellen and Jenn: • An update on her first-hand experience of the COVID-19 quarantine in Italy. • Adjusting to working from home and staying home during the pandemic. • The general mood of the...

Duration:00:28:07

Episode 77: Experiencing Surrogacy - Emily Field and Melissa Fleck

3/11/2020
Emily Field and Melissa Fleck are co-authors of “Experiencing Surrogacy.” Emily overcame a long, hard, and emotional road for her to finally become a mom with the help of Melissa, her gestational carrier. Emily is very open about her fertility journey and feels that, when you go through something difficult in life, who better than you to do something about it for others. Emily and her husband Gregg started Field Fertility in 2016, which is a legal and consulting business working with...

Duration:00:49:37

Episode 76: - Creating Ohana Through Surrogacy - Ashley Mareko

3/4/2020
Born and raised on the big island of Hawaii, Ashley Mareko knows the value of “ohana” (family), whether by blood or friendship. This strong tradition has been a guiding principle to Ashley as a 3-time(!) surrogate and through a career providing support to the surrogate community and intended parents. She feels blessed to be doing what she loves making a difference in people’s lives. Listen to Ashley as she discusses with Ellen and Jenn: • Her background and famous relative. • How she got...

Duration:00:52:06

Episode 75: A 10 Year Journey to Grow Our Family - Erin Chrusciel

2/26/2020
Erin Chrusciel and her husband Stephen spent a solid decade consumed with trying to build their family. After multiple miscarriages, dozens of failed cycles, therapists, psychiatrists, acupuncturists and herbalists she finally had to mourn the loss of using her own eggs to have a baby. With the unexpected generosity of two different egg donors, the Chrusciel’s are finally a family of four. Erin provides support to the 1 in 8 who battle infertility by running a peer-support group in Western...

Duration:00:59:58

Episode 74: You Can’t Do That In Michigan - Stephanie Jones

2/19/2020
Stephanie Jones is a former automotive engineer and now works as a serial entrepreneur, executive coach, and business consultant. Stephanie is passionate about advancing surrogacy laws in Michigan and helping educate intended parents about the surrogacy journey regardless of where you live. After having a son and then experiencing two rare cornual ectopic pregnancies and a near death experience, surrogacy was Stephanie and her husband’s only option for expanding their family with a child...

Duration:01:04:57

Episode 73: Discovering the Sperm Donor Generation -- Scattered Seeds Author Jacqueline Mroz

2/12/2020
Jacqueline Mroz is a veteran science writer and journalist. Her articles have appeared in the Science section of The New York Times, The New York Post, The Bergen Record, Parents Magazine and New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Jacqueline has been interviewed on national radio shows and television, including The Today Show, about her work. She has taught journalism at Montclair State University and Rutgers University. Her popular New York Times article about a sperm donor with 150 children became...

Duration:00:38:39

Episode 72: Battling Infertility One Grant At A Time - Pamela Hirsch

2/5/2020
Pamela Hirsch is a co-founder of Baby Quest Foundation which provides financial assistance through fertility grants to those who cannot afford the high costs of procedures such as IVF, gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing, and embryo donation. Prior to establishing the non-profit charity, Pamela was one of the original franchise owners of The Princeton Review, a national test preparation company. In 1993, she was named to INC Magazine’s Top 500 List as head of one of...

Duration:00:48:43

Episode 71: From Fighting for Team USA to Fighting for Change in Colorado - Dr. Christina Yannetsos

1/29/2020
Christina moved to Colorado from Miami, Florida to train at the Olympic Training Center in the sport of judo. She qualified for the 2004 Olympics for the US, and attended the Olympics in Athens, Greece as Olympic Alternate after sustaining an injury at the Olympic Trials. It was after this that she decided to pursue her life-long passion of caring for patients. She graduated from the University of Colorado with honors, and achieved her dream after being accepted to medical school and...

Duration:00:40:14