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Sarah's Laughter Infertility Podcast

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Christian Infertility support and encouragement from Sarah's Laughter. We interview people that "get" infertility, including those who walk through it and those who walk alongside them.

Christian Infertility support and encouragement from Sarah's Laughter. We interview people that "get" infertility, including those who walk through it and those who walk alongside them.

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United States

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Christian Infertility support and encouragement from Sarah's Laughter. We interview people that "get" infertility, including those who walk through it and those who walk alongside them.

Language:

English


Episodes

170 - Tattooed on My Arm (Alice Swain)

9/26/2022
Our guest today, Alice Swain, hails from Cheshire County England. Get ready to be encouraged–and possibly shed a tear or two. “My value isn’t in being a mother. It isn’t in being a wife. But it’s being a daughter of God.” This is her story. Alice’s Support GroupAlice’s blog Alice’s book Interview with Beth & Alice’s mutual friend Emma Bustard, episode 25 The Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run is back—with an IVF giveaway and multiple family-building grants! Join us in Baton Rouge,...

Duration:00:57:57

169 - A Perfect Match of Imperfection (Hannah Smith)

9/19/2022
Hannah Smith talks about the win-win of embryo adoption, and how unaddressed issues surrounding infertility affected her marriage. “When you don’t take the garbage out, it starts to stink.” This is her story. The Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run is back—with an IVF giveaway and multiple family-building grants! Join us in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 12, 2022. Registration is open now at babystepsfunrun.com For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at...

Duration:00:59:19

168 - I Bothered Everybody (Kim Patton)

9/12/2022
From the time she was a twelve-year-old babysitting in Brazil, Kim knew she wanted to be a mom. At 30, she was still waiting. This is her story. You can find out more about Kim—including her book and her podcast—by visiting kimpatton.com. The Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run is back—with an IVF giveaway and multiple family-building grants! Join us in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 12, 2022. Registration is open now at babystepsfunrun.com For more about Sarah’s Laughter,...

Duration:01:12:56

167 - Unmarried Without Children (Alisha J)

7/11/2022
We’re excited to welcome the effervescent Alisha J to the podcast. She shares the challenges of infertility when looking for a husband. “What man will want me if I can’t give him children?” You don’t want to miss her riff on Boaz. This is her story. You can find out more about Alisha J—including her book, her foundation, and all her social media—by visiting allthingsalishaj.com. The Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run is back—with an IVF giveaway! Join us in Baton Rouge, Louisiana...

Duration:01:08:14

166 - It's a Couple's Problem (Alyse & Jonathan)

6/27/2022
Since Alyse had suffered with debilitating pain from age 10, she never imagined that her husband Jonathan might also have a fertility issue. This is their story. The Baby Steps Infertility Awareness Fun Run is back—with an IVF giveaway! Join us in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 12, 2022. Registration is open now at babystepsfunrun.com For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on ...

Duration:01:02:10

Big Announcement - Save the Date - Nov. 12, 2022

6/20/2022
We have exciting news: Baby Steps is back with an IVF to give away! We'll gather at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge on Saturday, November 12, 2022. You can get all the details at babystepsfunrun.com. Registration is open now. We can't wait!

Duration:00:04:07

165 - Scrambled Eggs & Pyromania (Chelsea Fountain)

6/6/2022
Beth talks to Chelsea Fountain this week. “I have had so many ultrasounds that I just kind of automatically go into a doctors office and undress from the waist down. And that’s gonna make my dentist appointment real awkward next time.” This is her story. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter is a 501(c)(3)...

Duration:01:05:13

164 - It's Cancer (Sheila & Joel Hare)

5/30/2022
Sheila went from planning a family to wondering if she was going to die. This is her story. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity. If you’d like to help support what we do, including this podcast, please visit sarahs-laughter.com/give. Thank you. Want to share...

Duration:00:55:32

163 - The Word for You is Battle (Sara Weythman)

5/23/2022
Sara Weythman is one of our new support group leaders. This is a special episode—that surely someone needs to hear. First, the interview didn’t record. Later, the (successful) recording was deleted! Then—days later—recovered. This is her story. You can reach Sara at sara@sarahs-laughter.com. Her support group is in Pateros, Washington, which she also refers to as “Patero-dise.” For more information about her group, please visit https://www.sarahs-laughter.com/pateros. For more about...

Duration:01:14:59

162 - Restoring Your Reproductive Health (Dr. Rebecca Vavilov)

5/16/2022
Beth’s guest this week is Dr. Rebecca Vavilov, a Board Certified Doctor of Natural Health with a PhD in Natural Medicine. You’ve probably never heard a doctor as excited about reproductive health as Doctor V. You might even “nerd out” & take notes! You can reach Dr. Vavilov at https://www.ovawellness.com. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and...

Duration:00:50:41

161 - Story Night with Jessica & Kali

5/9/2022
Jessica from the Story Night Podcast is our guest host this week. Beth will return soon. To hear more from Jessica, visit the Calvary Mac Story Night Podcast: Apple Podcast linkBrowser link The episode where Jessica interviews Beth For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public...

Duration:00:59:05

160 - Story Night with Jessica & Emily

5/2/2022
Jessica from the Story Night Podcast is our guest host this week. Beth will return soon. To hear more from Jessica, visit the Calvary Mac Story Night Podcast: Apple Podcast linkBrowser link The episode where Jessica interviews Beth For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram, and @sarahs_laughter on Twitter. Sarah’s Laughter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public...

Duration:01:01:38

159 - Emotional Whiplash (Jessica Part 2)

4/25/2022
We first met Jessica in episode 103. Today she talks about her roller coaster quest for a baby, including her search for a gestational carrier on social media. “It’s a bit like online dating to find a uterus for your child.” This is her story. Sarah’s Laughter Podcast Episode 103 with Jessica. To hear more from Jessica, visit the Calvary Mac Story Night Podcast: Apple Podcast linkBrowser link The episode where Jessica interviews Beth The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on...

Duration:01:23:19

158 - This Might Be the Thing That Breaks Us (Shannon Ketchum Returns)

4/18/2022
Shannon Ketchum returns, this time talking about foster care. It’s one of our most transparent interviews yet. Her story doesn’t have a pretty bow on it, and it’s not resolved yet. “The thing you really crave is a kid to call you Mom.” This is her story. Shannon’s previous interview in Episode 62 Shannon’s book on Amazon The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at...

Duration:01:13:51

157 - I Wish I Could Just Get Another Uterus (Jana Loveless)

4/11/2022
Jana Loveless shares something that we’ve never talked about on the podcast before. No spoilers: just hear it for yourself. “I had to go on Clomid. He had to go on Clomid. I was yelling. He was crying. It was a fun time in our house.” This is her story. The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here:...

Duration:01:15:16

156 - Is This Really My Life? (Geri Alicea)

4/4/2022
Geri Alicea is an author, podcaster, founder of Womb Prep, and a speaker at the Hope Narrative on April 30, 2022!!! “Don’t get so wrapped up and so focused in trying to have a baby that you miss everything else that God is doing.” This is her story. Womb PrepFacebook GroupJourney to Motherhood Podcast Sign up for Womb Prep’s Night of Worship on their Facebook Group page. The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more...

Duration:01:01:25

155 - Second Chances & Secondary Infertility (Laura Smith)

3/28/2022
After years of negative pregnancy tests, Laura was put on birth control for her endometriosis. She had a child from her first marriage, yet still ached for another. This is her story. Laura is one of our speakers at the Hope Narrative April 30, 2022. The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s...

Duration:00:48:36

154 - (Not) the Last Hard Thing You'll Go Through (Catherine)

3/21/2022
A pregnancy announcement showed a onesie with “I’m proof that God answers prayers.” Catherine threw her phone across the room and thought, “I have a dead baby in my belly that tells me otherwise.” She’s one of our support group leaders. This is her story. The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here:...

Duration:01:15:42

153 - Joy & Grief Can Coexist (Carol Wampler)

3/14/2022
After Carol told her husband, “Maybe people would be better off without me here on earth,” she got help. When she grew bitter towards pregnant women, and didn’t want to even be around them, God nudged her to serve them. This is her story. If you’re having thoughts of suicide, hope is a phone call away. In the USA: call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1–800–273–8255. In Canada: call the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention at 1–833–456–4566. (In Québec, call...

Duration:01:06:57

152 - Will You Be My Baby Mama? (Stephanie Dunnam)

3/7/2022
After years of trying to conceive, diminished ovarian reserve, and being fat-shamed by a doctor, Stephanie Dunnam adopted an embryo. Then right before transfer, it literally, tragically, exploded. This is her story. The Hope Narrative is coming to Jesup, Georgia on April 30, 2022! Visit hopenarrative.org to register. For more about Sarah’s Laughter, please visit our website at sarahs-laughter.com. You can follow us on social media linked here: Sarah’s Laughter on Facebook & Instagram,...

Duration:00:53:45