pixel
Sarah's Laughter Infertility Podcast-logo

Sarah's Laughter Infertility Podcast

7 Favorites

More Information

Episodes

Episode 43: I Felt Like God Was Out to Get Me (Sharla Baker)

8/21/2017
More
Sharla was fourteen weeks pregnant on her wedding day. Her baby died three days later. She believed God was punishing her for premarital sex, so she grew to hate Him. As she explains, "I wish I was ignorant of Him. I wish I could be one of those people that just didn't believe. Because if I just didn't believe in God, I couldn't be mad at Him. I would just rationalize—life isn't fair; it sucks—and then I have to control my own life. It is so much harder to say God is in control of my life....

Duration: 01:09:03


Episode 42: Hope Narrative Previews & Pop-Ins (Podcast Special)

8/14/2017
More
In this special episode, you'll hear previews from some of the speakers you'll meet at our conference—The Hope Narrative—coming Saturday, September 16, 2017. In order of appearance, you'll hear from: Melissa Venable Tyler Koch Tricia Schnoor Beth Anne Vivian Sadie Landry Lauren Best Jordyn Wilkins Kimberly Allen Caroline Harries -- Visit our new conference website to order your tickets: http://sarahs-laughter.com/hope. You can also view schedules, speaker info, travel info, and...

Duration: 00:39:29


Episode 41: Standing in Victory (Amy Sugar)

8/7/2017
More
Amy Sugar & her husband have prayed for couple after couple to have a child. While those hopes & prayers resolved with children, Amy's thus far have ended in miscarriage."God, I was trusting in your plan, but—really—where are You? Did You disappear?" While Amy waits for her miracle child, she has resolved to live life to the full, and to consciously manage her perspective. "Having their child may bring them closer to Jesus, and losing ours might do the same." This is her story. -- For more...

Duration: 00:54:15


Episode 40: Whose Report Will I Believe? (Lindsay Rome)

7/31/2017
More
Our online support group leader, Lindsay, after years of unexplained infertility, was asked Is Jesus Enough? She had to say... No. This is her story. You can reach her at lindsay@sarahs-laughter.com. -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter & @jasonforbus on Twitter. Sarah’s...

Duration: 01:26:03


Episode 39: The Tornado Was the Easy Part (Sarah Troutman)

7/24/2017
More
Sarah Troutman grew up in the church. But after her third miscarriage, she was angry; she was done. "Nobody talks about losing babies. Nobody talks about how painful it is." This is her story.

Duration: 01:13:58


Episode 38: While You Were Sleeping, We Performed a Hysterectomy (Sarah Herman)

7/17/2017
More
Sarah Herman always wanted a lot of children. She got pregnant easily, and delivered healthy babies. And then one day she woke to the news that doctors had performed emergency surgery to save her life: a hysterectomy. This is her story. -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter &...

Duration: 00:49:45


Episode 37: Fostering Toward Forever (Bailey Hughes)

7/10/2017
More
Beth talks with foster mom Bailey Hughes about her misadventures searching for a diagnosis ("Our infertility story started on our wedding night"), the emotional landscape of fostering ("My pain is worth it if they can gain the love of a family"), and her advice for anyone considering becoming a foster parent. Bailey's blog: https://whichevershoefits.wordpress.com/ Bailey's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whichevershoefits/ -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our...

Duration: 00:57:22


Episode 36: Three Days With Me & a Lifetime With You (Birth Mother Ashley Mitchell)

7/3/2017
More
Beth talks with blogger & speaker Ashley Mitchell about the birth mom's perspective on abortion, adoption, and what birth moms really think about your vacation pictures. "I would rather face God at judgment with an abortion than society in an unplanned pregnancy." This is probably the most raw interview we've ever done, and it may provoke some emotions, but we consider it a must-listen—especially if adoption has touched your life in any way, or if you are considering adoption. Ashley has...

Duration: 00:58:03


Episode 35: Small Is the New Big (Mary Claire)

6/26/2017
More
Episode 35: Small is the New Big. Chance meetings, Divine appointments, timely texts, small gestures of kindness—Beth and Mary Claire talk about the power of story, the big impact of little words, and the qualifications needed to comfort and encourage. -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and...

Duration: 00:53:54


Episode 34: Moms Without Babies (Lauren Citro)

6/19/2017
More
Episode 34: Lauren Citro was a young newlywed living a carefree life, convinced that her blessings were confirmation of God's goodness and love for her. And then came infertility. This is her story. "The fertility community is full of moms who don't have babies." Lauren also discusses the beautiful way she honors the lives of her embabies, and shares her experience at choosing a reproductive endocrinologist. Lauren's blog: growmyfamily.com -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please...

Duration: 00:52:26


Episode 33: Fruitfully Barren (Tricia Schnoor)

6/12/2017
More
Episode 33: Fruitfully Barren. Tricia Schnoor had served in Youth ministry and as a missionary to Thailand, but a series of cruel ironies in her infertility journey rattled her faith. Then one day she decided to list all the lies she believed. This is her story. Tricia's blog: Strides for Schnoorlets -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here:...

Duration: 01:07:42


Episode 32: Anna Hornbostel

6/5/2017
More
Episode 32: Anna believed that because God was good, He would give her a baby. And then... He didn't. This is her story. Anna's blog: yet-life.com -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter & @jasonforbus on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter also holds the Baby Steps Fun Run, where we give...

Duration: 00:41:00


Episode 31: Redemption (Alycia De Lucio)

5/29/2017
More
Episode 31: Redemption. Alycia had an abortion. Now she works with women in crisis pregnancies. For years, she thought her miscarriages were punishments from God. This is her story. Alycia's blog: Built in the Fire -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter & @jasonforbus on...

Duration: 00:47:25


Episode 30: Peace, Patience, and Trust (Alison England)

5/15/2017
More
Episode 30: Peace, Patience, and Trust. Author and blogger Alison England met a girl with a broken arm in her daughter's kindergarten class. Before Alison could finish the 20-mile drive home, her life had changed. This is her story. How to contact Alison: Blog: http://tandemadoption.com/ Link to Tandem book on Amazon: http://a.co/5wwPqD6 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AdoptionDevo/ Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/riding.tandem/ -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter,...

Duration: 00:54:18


Episode 29: Wait & Hurry Up (Brian & Chipley)

5/1/2017
More
Episode 29: Wait & Hurry Up (Brian & Chipley). We interviewed Chipley in episode 6, and Brian in episode 17, but we have them together for this episode. They open up about the strain infertility placed on their marriage. They also talk about how their infertility story intertwined and crisscrossed, across time and across the planet, including a child with leukemia in 1980s Louisiana and a warrior with a life-changing moment in 21st century Afghanistan. And... they have a surprise for...

Duration: 01:07:38


Episode 28: Listen Up! It's National Infertility Awareness Week

4/24/2017
More
For National Infertility Awareness Week, we asked several women across our groups what infertility means to them. So, #ListenUp! -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter & @jasonforbus on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter also holds the Baby Steps Fun Run, where we give away a $10,000...

Duration: 00:35:30


Episode 26: Prayer and the Fellowship of Suffering (Paulette Delaney)

3/20/2017
More
Sister. Missionary. Prayer Warrior. Paulette Delaney of Heart Hidden International Skyped in this week to talk about the power of prayer to strengthen our most important relationship during infertility. You can find out more about her ministry on these Facebook pages: Main page: https://www.facebook.com/HeartHiddenInternational Used shoe drives: https://www.facebook.com/hearthiddenusedshoedrive/ -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our...

Duration: 00:28:06


Episode 26: Friends, Family, and Broken Things (Bridgette & Madison)

3/13/2017
More
Bridgette and Madison were best friends. Then sisters-in-law. One conceived. The other didn't. Both were in for surprises. This is their story. -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. Our podcast-only site is podcast.sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter & @jasonforbus on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter also holds the Baby Steps Fun Run, where we give...

Duration: 01:09:09


Episode 25: Facts, Faith, and the Truth (Emma Bustard)

3/6/2017
More
The medical facts were clear: it was impossible for Emma & Andrew to have a biological child. But they clung to the belief that God promised them a child and even told them its name. “If we are praying for something, we need to be ready for answered prayers.” Their struggle between faith and facts continued through heartbreak, hardships, and devastating diagnoses. And the rugged truth that emerged would shock everyone, including Emma. This is her story. Emma Bustard (rhymes with...

Duration: 01:22:16


Episode 24: Come Cystic Fibrosis or High Water (Kimberly Allen, LMFT, LPC-S)

2/27/2017
More
When Kimberly & her husband, Jacob, couldn't conceive, tests revealed that Kimberly had polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and Jacob had a zero sperm count. But that wasn't the end of their story—or their diagnoses. "It was like the world stopped." Kimberly shares it all here. -- You might remember Kimberly from Episode 21: Pregnancy After Infertility or Loss (PAIL). You can access that episode by clicking here. -- For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at...

Duration: 00:54:20

See More