A podcast by and for queer and gender diverse folk going through IVF/IUI. Laugh, cry and sigh with us as we make our credit card families.
Episode 12- Acupuncture for Fertility
Adrienne and Ash speak to acupuncturist extraordinaire, Nicholas Conte of Health Balance in Geelong, Victoria. Listen in to learn more about how acupuncture works and the ways it may support your fertility journey.
Stick around at the end of the episode to hear about how pregnant life is treating Ash and Adrienne.
Episode 11- Tallace
Episode 11: Ash and Adrienne give a monthly roundup of the how the eggs collection went, feeling a sense of closure with IVF and discuss queer/femme invisibility in pregnancy.
Our Guest: Tallace is a cisgender, queer woman who went through several rounds of IUI/IVF. She started the journey of trying to conceive with one partner and when relationship ended she knew she still wanted to have children. She now has a 3 years child with her new partner. She discusses navigating the IVF system with various partners, medical conditions and queer parenting.
Episode 10- Shorty McGee.
Ash & Adrienne are back with a short episode this week! Things have been hard in the HP house with Ash preparing for an egg collection and Adrienne struggling with morning sickness. We've got some changes to the podcast to announce as well as the 411 on our last two weeks.
Episode 9- Leigh
Ash and Adrienne fill you in their first scan and all the doozies of the past two weeks.
Today's guest: Leigh is a cis, queer male who is a known sperm donor for two queer women. He shares his insights of being a donor from the initial conversations, to counselling and advise for those considering being a donor.
Episode 8- Sarah
On this episode you'll get the insider info on what's been happening for Ash and Adrienne in the last two weeks.
Our amazing guest, Sarah, is a cisgender, "Straighty-180" who took being an ally to the next level. She has two children, one conceived through IVF and one naturally. She has donated her eggs and just recently was a surrogate to a beautiful baby for two dads. You won't want to miss this episode as Sarah shares insights and experiences into the world of surrogacy.
Eleanor & EP
Ash and Adrienne spill the beans on the dreaded two week wait (2ww).
Eleanor & EP met at a queer disco when they were 15. Fast forward twelve years and they've living a wonderful life together with their beautiful daughter, Frankie. Eleanor has Type 1 diabetes and a blood condition which required a team effort of constant monitoring and meticulous planning in order to conceive and have a healthy baby.