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If These Ovaries Could Talk

Author: Robin Hopkins & Jaimie Kelton

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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 and science, plus what it's like to live in a world designed for straight families.
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Never Thought I'd Say This is a brand new parenting podcast, hosted by Jodie Sweetin (Netflix's Fuller House) and her BFF Celia Behar, a life coach. Subscribe to Never Thought I'd Say This today on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/never-thought-id-say-this/id1469262074
Live with David Beach

Live with David Beach

2019-06-1701:16:541

Adoption, waiting til you’re 40 to have a kid, being the mom in a two dad house, and a made up child named Benjamin. These are all topics that come up in our live show at WNYC’s prestigious Greene Space. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors Betterhelp.
Phases of Parenting

Phases of Parenting

2019-06-1000:53:28

Whether your kid is in a good stage or bad stage, it doesn’t matter because soon they’ll be in a new one. Listen to our very special guest talk about all the phases of parenting, from birth to tween and everything in between. Ophira Eisenberg also joins to talk about making her baby! Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://byrslf.co/dont-wish-your-life-away-663471d39049 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch.Thanks to our sponsors Betterhelp.
I’m a Surrogate!

I’m a Surrogate!

2019-06-0300:51:16

The idea of carrying someone else’s baby may seem foreign to some, but Kelly always knew she wanted to be a surrogate. She carried two sets of twins and a singleton for 3 LGBTQ families! Note: this episode contains a story about childhood cancer at the 41 minute mark. Skip ahead to 47 minutes if it’s a topic that is tough for you. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 http://justthestork.blogspot.com/ http://livelikesoy.org/ Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors Storyworth.
Finding a Surrogate

Finding a Surrogate

2019-05-2700:53:46

Having a baby with a surrogate can be an overwhelming process, you need doctors, a lawyer, maybe an egg donor and oh yeah, the surrogate. Kim from Growing Generations stops by to break down the process. And she also talks about getting sperm on the black market! Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.growinggenerations.com Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch.
Foster Care & Loss

Foster Care & Loss

2019-05-2000:55:22

Jess and Holly opened their home to a sweet foster kiddo. Almost two years later, they were ready to adopt, but she was sent back to the birth mom (in a rehab) because of a clerical error. But they still believe in foster care. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsor Betterhelp/OCT 
Foster Care & LGBTQs

Foster Care & LGBTQs

2019-05-1300:55:25

Let’s dispel the myth that LGBTQ folks aren’t welcome to foster. Sheila from the Graham foster care agency swings by to talk about fostering as a path to parenthood. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.graham-windham.org/ Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsor Betterhelp.com/OCT Use the promo code OCT.
Picking a donor, choosing a surrogate or talking to your kids about where they come from can be stressful. Lisa Schuman drops by to talk about why it’s important to get some professional help on that journey. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Follow Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.familybuilding.net/ Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song:Songfinch.
Lara and Joanne decided they didn’t need IVF or frozen sperm to make a baby. Instead, their plan was to just do it, the old fashioned way, but that involved Lara stepping down off hormones and a lot of emotional baggage neither one expected. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk FB: If These Ovaries Could Talk Follow Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/24/opinion/transgender-fertility-preservation.html Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song by Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors Grove, Lively and StoryWorth. Use the promo code OCT.
Sperm Donation in the UK

Sperm Donation in the UK

2019-04-2200:46:09

When Nate found out there was a shortage of sperm in the UK he jumped in to do his part. But he learned it required navigating a complicated system, for little money. Email: ovariestalk@gmail.com Twitter: @dumbrobin, @jamay16 @ovariestalk Insta: @ovaries_talk Facebook: If These Ovaries Could Talk  Robin on medium https://medium.com/@Robin633 https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/sperm-donor-uk-shortage Edited by Steph at EDITAUDIO, press consultant: Brett Henne. ITOCT song by Songfinch. Thanks to our sponsors Grove and Myro. Use the promo code OCT
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Comments (11)

Kill it with Cancer

propoganda

Jun 21st
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Kill it with Cancer

Kill it with Cancer and this comes from a lesbian transgirl kek

Jun 21st
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jack mchogoff

where did you go ftm Gilberto?????

May 3rd
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jack mchogoff

jack mchogoff Gilberto you probably need a therapist during your transition to male from being a girl.

May 11th
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jack mchogoff

seems my ftm tranny friend Gilberto isnt following this queer podcast anymore?

May 2nd
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Me

not even 1000 subscribers, & castbox promos it like it's the gospel

Mar 5th
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Katie Mcgill

I'm straight and don't have kids but love this podcast

Jan 18th
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Jessica Smith

I need this podcast in my life. I cannot tell you the relief this community brings to me

Dec 17th
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Felicia Monteiro

so happy I found this

Dec 6th
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patricia k

I loved the first season and couldn't wait for a day alone to listen at work. But the ads just totally killed it. Sorry I'm done listening.

Sep 27th
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Ovaries Talk

patricia k Come back to us Patricia! We are sorry bout the ads but we are self funded and gotta try to pay for the production. Use the skip button but don’t leave us!

May 31st
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