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Join experienced gestational surrogate, surrogacy industry veteran and award-winning former surrogacy agency owner Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and CEO of SurrogacyMentor.com, as she aims to normalize surrogacy. Joined by her co-host, 3 time gestational surrogate Marielle Schuberth, they aim to spread awareness by educating and sharing personal stories about gestational surrogacy from experienced surrogates, medical and legal professionals, parents via surrogacy and others whose lives have b ...
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I Want to Put a Baby in You!

I Want To Put A Baby In You

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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!
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The journey to parenthood is different for everyone. This podcast shares the stories of all those involved in modern day family building. Together, we make parenthood possible at Circle Surrogacy. A surrogacy podcast for everyone!
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Preconceived: Five Stories of IVF and Surrogacy is a collection of conversations with women who had very different experiences going through in vitro fertilization for that one outcome: a baby. Laura went through an IVF journey because of her PCOS diagnosis and a series of miscarriages. Kate went through IVF for a reason not commonly talked about. You'll also hear three surrogacy stories: Heidi was a gestational carrier* twice, working through an agency. Her story demonstrates the unpredicta ...
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The Single Greatest Choice is a podcast about singleness, fertility, motherhood, and choice. This is a show for women who are grappling with what to do when life doesn't follow the love-marriage-baby carriage trajectory. It's about exploring the options when things don't seem to be turning out as we'd always planned. Most of all, is a place for women give and receive support as they grapple with these big topics - because what we decide to do with these years could be the single greatest cho ...
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A mother and daughter podcast educating others on surrogacy from a surrogates point of view. And the point of view from the intended parents, children born from surrogacy, the agency, legal professionals and IVF doctors for the science behind it all. Together we have brought 8 beautiful children into this world and it’s been an insane rollercoaster ride! Good and bad, the sweet and the sour, all coming to light about the truths behind the best and worst surrogacy journeys. Stop. Sit. Surroga ...
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This is the Real Birth Podcast: a safe, welcoming platform to share birth stories. I'm Lucy Hill, a doula, mother, wife and total birth nerd living in Frome, Somerset in the UK. When I was pregnant, one of my favourite things to do was to listen to birth stories. During this time I read and listened to literally hundreds and hundreds of birth experiences shared by all kinds of parents, having all kinds of births. I quickly became obsessed with the narrative of birth and the power of storytel ...
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Rachel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsoven?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Lyle’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_lylejack?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Today we are talking about the similarities and differences when it comes to traditional surrogacy and gestational surrogacy. You might be surprised to learn that t…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Marielle Schuberth, 3 time experienced surrogate and Intake Manager for Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Sammi- 2 time experienced surrogate Listen as they discuss: How Sammi's single embryo transfer ended up with a triplet pregnancy and a twin delivery. How Sammi navigated a selective reduction wit…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Anna Marie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/annamariagrace?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== WHAT IS GOING ON!?!? Here’s what we know: SEAM is a surrogacy escrow company and the owner is nowhere to be found, possibly along with all the money IPs have invested. Anna Marie is just one of hundreds of people affected by this tragic…
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Sarah Paige has been a professional in the ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) insurance field since 2010. As Chief Operating Officer of ART Risk Financial and Insurance Solutions, Inc., and a licensed insurance agent, she remains current on all insurance issues pertinent to the ART field and works to find the best solutions for the ART Risk Sol…
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We discuss more about….. Emily's initial adoption research and the steps involved in the process. The emotional journey and uncertainties of getting matched. The costs and logistical aspects of adopting in the U.S. Adjusting to motherhood and balancing work with childcare. The importance of support and strong friendships in solo motherhood. More in…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Rachel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsoven?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Kaitlin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mermaidsdontcryx?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Today we are talking about how surrogacy has chnged us, mentally, physically, and emotionally as a surrogate. Feel free to share in comments how surrogacy…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Dr. Guy Ringler of California Fertility Partners. Listen as they discuss: Dr. Ringler's important part in the history of LGBT family building and how he has seen it change over the last 25 years. How we can improve the fam…
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Tirza Jova, the founder of Milk by Mom in Phoenix, AZ, empowers breastfeeding mothers through her innovative breast milk freeze drying service available nationwide. With an MBA and 17 years in international business, she’s modernizing breastfeeding practices. Tirza's mission extends beyond local borders, educating nationwide on the advantages of fr…
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We discuss more about….. Celine's transition into embracing single motherhood. The challenges and emotional journey of egg retrieval and embryo transfer. Moving from the Netherlands to Sedona, and eventually to New York City. The vital role of community and support for SMBCs. Balancing business and motherhood, and the importance of surrounding ones…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Marielle Schuberth, 3 time experienced surrogate and Intake Manager for Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Donnye Sabo- 2 time experienced surrogate and Director of Operations for Fertility and Family. Listen as they discuss: Donnye's 2 twin surrogacy journeys. How Donnye's experience has led her to a…
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Rachel is the owner of Adi Shakti Yoga; Therapy located in Longmont, Colorado. She has been practicing psychotherapy since 2014 and has 10 years of experience offering compassionate supportive counseling. She is a registered yoga & meditation teacher and has led women's groups and retreats. Having been a single parent, as well as raised children in…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Sherry Fox's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fox_family_formation?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet&igsh=ZDNlZDc0MzIxNw== Are you an interested in embarking on an independent journey? If so, definitely tune in to hear what that will entail from the legal side of things. This week we had the wonderful opportunity t…
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During the height of Covid, Melissa had the opportunity to take care of a baby born through surrogacy to a Chinese Intended Father. What was supposed to be a five week role turned into a nearly six month adventure of a lifetime and led to a deeply meaningful relationship between two families across the globe. It's a beautiful story of how the gift …
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We discuss more about….. What the fertility process looks like in Colombia The raw emotions while undergoing IV Deciding whether or not to have a second child Support and expectations during pregnancy and postpartum More info about 1:1 coaching, group coaching and community groups with The Single Greatest Choice at www.singlegreatestchoice.com/ Mor…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with her former Intended Mother, Nicole. Listen as they discuss: What brought Nicole and her partner Molly to surrogacy. How Nicole, Molly and Carey found each other without an agency. Each of their perspectives on navigating t…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Megan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meganrosewatsonwing?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== This week we had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Megan, a child-free UK gestational surrogate! Megan explains how and why she chose to do surrogacy, even though she doesn’t have any children of her own. She also explains the imp…
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When Danielle and Paige were ready to grow their family, they knew the route of a traditional sperm bank wasn't right for them. They went to great lengths to find a known donor by tapping into their own network and doing a TON of legwork. After walking that path themselves, they decided to create The Seed Scout to help other families who were looki…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Whitney’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aborrowedbelly?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== This week we talked with the very sweet and lovely surrogate, Whitney. She shares her beautiful journey and how everything kind of took a turn near the end that no one was expecting. Whitney and baby are perfectly fine, but definitely tune…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor, as she speaks with Alex Kornswiet, known as @ourbeautifulsurprise on social media and mom of three and founder of The Empowered Space. Listen as they discuss: Alex's personal journey through infertility, recurrent pregnancy loss, and surrogacy, and how these…
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If you’ve been going back and forth about whether or not to have a second child as a SMBC, you’re not alone! I frequently get asked about this topic, and it’s one that’s on my mind a lot these days. From making decisions about egg and embryo freezing to deciding on spacing between children to weighing the pros and cons of being “one and done”...the…
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Are you an intended parent? If so, when should you obtain a lawyer? This week we had the amazing honor of speaking with Lesa Slaughter an intended parents and surrogacy lawyer for intended parents. She shares her story to motherhood and her experience in the field. She also shares when intended parents should start looking for their lawyer along wi…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with author, educator, and consultant Rachel Ginocchio, MPH. Listen as they discuss: Sex education in schools today and the need for assisted reproduction, including insemination, IVF, donor conception, and surrogacy to all be …
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This week we spoke experienced Traditional Surrogate, Lyle. Lyle has been a traditional surrogate 3 times and while his journeys had some scared, they all turned out beautifully. We also spoke about his transition. Lyle was kind enough to help educate and share his story about his transition. And we are so grateful and thankful for everything he sh…
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For years, Meredith and her gay best friend had a running joke that if they were both still single without kids by a certain point, they’d have a child together. Recently, Meredith decided it was time to take that joke seriously. In our conversation, she’ll explain more about her decision, the arrangements she’s making with her known donor, and how…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Sherry’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fox_family_formation?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Ryan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryancferrante?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Joanna’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/familybuildinglawyer?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Amira’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amirahasenbush?igsh=…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Tawni Boedeker, experienced surrogate and Coordination Manager for All Families Surrogacy. Listen as they discuss: Tawni's experience with a late term termination as a surrogate in her first surrogacy journey. How she and …
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Beth’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bethcurvydesigns?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== This week we spoke Intended Father Chris who is married to Beth and expecting a baby boy this spring through traditional surrogacy. We spoke with Beth about a month ago where she dove in to all things traditional surrogacy. If you listened …
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Carla shares her experience from exploring surrogacy options to the complex matching process and the major impact of spiritual faith on her decision-making. She also reflects on the important trust and connection required in the surrogate relationship, and the joys and challenges of pregnancy through the lens of surrogacy. Join us as Carla's story …
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Kim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetravellingsurrogate?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== This week we had the wonderful opportunity to speak with a UK second generation traditional surrogate! Kim was introduced to surrogacy at the age of 5 when her mother decided to be a traditional surrogate. Kim and her two intended fath…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Licensed Clinical Social Worker and PMH-C, Karyn Rosenberg. Listen as they discuss: The stigma behind a psychological evaluation, and why it shouldn't feel intimidating. Why Karyn refers to them as psychoeducational screen…
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Cynthia has her Master's in Social Work and her MBA. She is an independent health and wellness coach, corporate presenter, and trainer. Her corporate presentations cover a variety of wellness topics including sleep strategies, the impact of alcohol on the body, menopause, meditation, stress management, healthy eating, resilience, and more. She also…
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🤫SURROGACY SECRETS UNLEASHED🎉 This is a special type of podcast episode. This is one of our webinars that we held back in October 2023 with a mental health professional now known as @thallohealth Tune in to hear Andrea Bryman, founder of @thallohealth give her expertise advice and share her thoughts on how social media plays a part in surrogacy, as…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Alex’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ourbeautifulsurprise?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== It’s March which means its Surrogacy Awarness month! This week we are speaking with Intended Mother and founder of Embrace Your Motherhod, Alex. Tune in to hear her path to surrogacy and how each of her boys are a unique and beautiful s…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Marielle Schuberth, 3-time surrogate and Intake Manager for Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with experienced GC, IVF Mom of 2 and Certified Life and Fertility Coach, Alison as they discuss discuss: Alison's personal struggle with infertility. How that struggle led her to gestational surrogacy and starti…
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Justine Witzke is the founder and CEO of Aligneage Fertility. Justine is an experienced strategist and operator having served in a variety of roles, including as head of clinical operations, at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Reproductive Medicine. She is particularly proud of her work developing their fertility preservation program, expanding …
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This is a special type of podcast episode. This is one of our webinars that we held back in September 2023 with a surrogacy advocate group called Surrogacy Is. Tune in to hear advice on advocating for yourself in a journey, and how Surrogacy Is helps advocate for and with you. This is an audio only version. https://m.youtube.com/@stop.sit.surrogate…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Surrogacy Compass Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/surrogacycompass?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== It’s March which means its Surrogacy Awarness month! This week we are speaking with an expecting Intended Parent and founder of Surrogacy Compass, Samantha. Tune in to hear her path to surrogacy and how she is preparing to bring …
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Rachel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsoven?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Grace’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/graces_surro_journey?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Today we touch on relationships in a surrogacy journey. While 95% of journeys are beautiful and are able to develop healthy relationships. There is the …
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with SEEDS panel member and GS Moms Surrogacy Agency Owner Lisa Stark Hughes. Listen as they discuss: The history of surrogacy in religion. How different religions view surrogacy. How religion played a big part in the new Alaba…
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#surrogacy #ivf #surrogate Rachel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsoven?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Loren's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lorendaniellex?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== Damaris' Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dama_the_africansurrogate?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== In honor of Black History month and honestly, these amazing wome…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Carey Flamer-Powell, Founder and Director of Surrogacy Mentor and Modern Parent Mentor, along with Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist Dr. Susanna Park of the San Diego Fertility Center. Listen as they discuss: Why medical screening is so important for a GC. Dr. Park's take on transferring more than on…
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