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Matt and Doree's Eggcellent Adventure

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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


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Episode 55: Beta Beta

10/15/2017
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Matt and Doree did a beta test... well, Doree did. (Twice.) To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast and get up to two bonus episodes per month, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration: 01:12:13


Episode 54: Two Week Wait Some More

10/8/2017
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It's a two week wait party! Doree's been watching Victoria and might take up knitting. Matt has been working a ton, so no time for Victoria or knitting. Plus, they give advice to a listener who just found out she has celiac disease, and they hear from a surrogate who has advice about what people can give their surrogates as gifts. And of course they get updates from Lex from the road. ** YOU HAVE UNTIL THURSDAY 10/12 TO BUY T-SHIRTS! Go to www.cottonbureau.com/products/egghead to get yours,...

Duration: 01:19:46


Episode 52: Surprise Transfer

10/2/2017
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Guess what? Doree's embryo transfer happened on Thursday! Yup, that's a week before her original date. You know what they say in IVF: don't ever plan anything because your plans will inevitably change. This week they also hear from listeners about panic attacks, "floating" boyfriends, and untreated diseases, and give advice about how to best support your surrogate and keep yourself distracted from all this infertility bullsh*%^t. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support...

Duration: 01:26:52


Episode 52: PGS or What?

9/25/2017
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Matt and Doree discuss a new study about antidepressants during pregnancy and an article that was skeptical of PGS testing. They also hear from listeners who are pretty adamant that the woman whose friend had pre-eclampsia should have an honest chat with her about her husband. And they give advice to a woman who feels that because she didn't always want kids, she's an impostor in the infertility community. Plus Doree gets binge TV recs for her two week wait! To learn more, visit...

Duration: 01:29:18


Episode 51: IVF Yacht

9/18/2017
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Doree and Matt have updates from the doctor and the insurance company, and they hear from a listener who's also getting put through the insurance wringer. They also give advice to a woman whose husband has very few sperm and to someone who just can't stop thinking about getting pregnant. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support Matt & Doree's Eggcellent Adventure, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by Episona. Can your sperm make good...

Duration: 01:22:43


Episode 50: The Big Five Oh

9/11/2017
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Doree and Matt had no idea they'd make it this far — while still feeling like they hadn't made it very far at all. This week they talk some more about insurance woes, and also discuss how to get back in touch with friends you stopped seeing when you were doing IVF and how to deal with all of the delays that come with IVF. And a caller has some advice for Matt about giving Doree a foot massage if she ever gets pregnant. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support Matt &...

Duration: 01:23:07


Episode 49: Cautiously Optimistic

9/4/2017
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Doree and Matt don't want to jinx anything, but it's possible the goalposts are finally, possibly maybe moving in the right direction. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. All of August's Patreon proceeds have been donated to the Houston Food Bank to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey. This episode is sponsored by Episona. Can your sperm make good quality embryos? Visit www.episona.com to learn...

Duration: 01:13:55


Episode 48: There's An App For That

8/28/2017
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Doree's not excited about having to deal with her health insurance about coverage yet again, and Matt and his Apple Watch have a day of reckoning. Plus they hear from more listeners who have had multiple chemical pregnancies, and a listener who has an idea for an IVF app that someone who is not Doree or Matt should make. Also: Trucker Lex returns to tell everyone about life on the road. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast (and get bonus episodes!),...

Duration: 01:16:13


Episode 47: Slow Your Roll

8/21/2017
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Doree's in a funk, but with listeners with multiple chemical pregnancies and one-track-mind husbands, she realizes maybe things aren't so bad. Plus, Matt and Doree hear from an outlier on the formal name/nickname debate who makes some very good points. And they remember that even a broken clock is right twice a day. Doree will be on a panel at the Decatur Book Festival on Sat., Sept. 2 at 12:30 pm. Visit www.decaturbookfestival.com to learn more. Then she'll be hanging out at the Brick...

Duration: 01:25:31


Episode 46: Bonus Episode!

8/18/2017
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Doree and Matt answer all of your non-IVF related questions, like how the show Friends handled fertility plotlines, where they like to stay in Vegas, how to get your book published, and whether Doree's old podcast Rerun will ever come back. This episode is sponsored by YOU! Thanks for being the best listeners on the planet.

Duration: 01:18:49


Episode 45: It's P.C.O.S.!?!

8/14/2017
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On their 45th episode, Matt and Doree finally learn the correct pronunciation of PCOS. They also hear what it's like to be a sperm donor and get (lots of) advice about dealing with migraines, and find out they saved a listener some Zika stress. Plus, Trucker Lex explains what life on the road is like and leaves a very special voicemail. This episode is sponsored by Episona. Can your sperm make good quality embryos? Visit www.episona.com to learn more. This episode is sponsored by Bombas....

Duration: 01:15:25


Episode 44: Pregnant Plane

8/7/2017
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Doree and Matt learn about double vaginas and put out the egg signal for single women doing IVF. Plus, they hear from a woman who didn't learn her real name until she was 10 years old. (Seriously.) To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by Epson. Can your sperm make good quality embryos? Visit www.episona.com to learn more. This episode is sponsored by Casper. To get $50 toward any mattress purchase visit www.casper.com/MATTANDDOREE and use the offer...

Duration: 01:08:56


Episode 43: Adventures in Surgery

7/31/2017
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Everything's fine, but Doree's surgery didn't exactly go as planned. Then again, does anything IVF-related ever go as planned??? To learn more, visit http://www.eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by:

Duration: 01:24:33


Episode 42: High Anxiety

7/24/2017
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Doree's surgery is coming up, and she's nervous — and worried she's going to be super hungry. Matt talks about his new sleep schedule, which involves waking up at 5 a.m. Plus, they put out the egg signal for infertile lesbians and there's BONUS EPISODE NEWS! To learn more, visit http://www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast, visit http://www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by Crane & Canopy, Care/of, and Bombas.

Duration: 01:20:44


Episode 40: New Goalposts

7/17/2017
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Doree and Matt get some surprising news. To learn more and support the podcast, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. This episode is sponsored by Episona. Can your sperm make good quality embryos? Visit www.episona.com to learn more. This episode is also sponsored by Rent the Runway. To get 25% off your first month of Rent the Runway Unlimited, visit renttherunway.com/unlimited or download the iPhone app and be sure to enter the code ADVENTURE at checkout. Our final sponsor this week is...

Duration: 01:06:27


Episode 39: Back to Reality

7/10/2017
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Doree is getting ready for her hysteroscopy on Monday, and she and Matt talk about how stressed they are about how much everything costs. Plus, they hear from some listeners with updates about their own transfers and from someone studying to be a genetics counselor. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast on Patreon, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is sponsored by Casper, Care/of, and Crane & Canopy.

Duration: 01:07:38


Episode 39: Horse Zone

7/4/2017
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Doree and Matt are slowly but surely (but mostly slowly) making their way to their next transfer. They give an update on where they're at, including a new way their clinic has decided to extract money from them, and hear from listeners with thoughts about how and when to reveal yourself to your half-siblings, testosterone, and twins. Plus, Doree takes everyone to the horse zone. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast, visit...

Duration: 01:03:43


Episode 38: Service Baby

6/26/2017
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Doree and Matt are finally back in the IVF saddle. (Sort of.) They talk about how the next few weeks will hopefully go, and also hear from listeners about their experiences with suppositories and diva cups, low testosterone, recurrent miscarriage, and Matt's favorite topic: breakfast burritos. To learn more, visit www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast, visit www.patreon.com/eggcellentadventure. This episode is brought to you by Care/of. To get 50% off your first order of...

Duration: 01:10:46


Episode 37: Crystal Vision

6/19/2017
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What happens when you find out you have a genetic condition — years after you donated eggs? Plus, listeners weigh in on the pros and cons of doing IVF abroad and transferring multiple embryos, and Doree and Matt hear from someone who wants to know if using a yoni egg will help her get pregnant. (It can't hurt?!) And Doree and Matt get into a battle of the bands. This episode is sponsored by Bombas. To get 20% off your first purchase of the best socks in the history of feet, visit...

Duration: 01:32:31


Episode 36: Chances Are You're Not Alone

6/12/2017
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Doree and Matt discuss pituitary tumors and what to do when you don't ovulate, transferring multiple embryos vs. transferring a single embryo, what to do when you REALLY want a girl and your sperm donor has reached the family limit, and how they've been mispronouncing some drugs. Plus, more Zika discussion, and Matt gives advice to a guy who wants to break into comedy. To learn more, visit https://www.eggcellentadventure.com. To support the podcast, donate on Patreon at...

Duration: 01:20:43

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