10 min

Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception This is Infertility

    • Health & Fitness

In today’s episode, we explore the complex world of donor conception with experts Dr. Mark Leondires and Lisa Schuman, LCSW. They provide an overview of their book, Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception, which serves as a resource for those considering donor conception due to infertility, medical issues, same-sex partnerships, or gender orientation. 

The book covers everything from initial considerations and emotions to the medical and genetic processes involved, selecting the right donor, and talking to children about their donor conception.  

Tune in to hear how to manage the challenges of a donor conception journey. 

Guest: Dr. Mark Leondires and Lisa Schuman, LCSW, authors of Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception 

Dr. Mark Leondires 

Medical Director and Founding Partner 

at Illume Fertility and Gay Parents to Be 

Lisa Schuman, LCSW 

Founder of The Center for Family Building 

Host: Dan Bulger, Progyny  

For more information, visit Progyny’s Podcast page and Progyny’s Education page for more resources. Be sure to follow us on Instagram, @ThisisInfertilityPodcast and use the #ThisisInfertility. Have a question, comment, or want to share your story? Email us at thisisinfertility@progyny.com.  

 

This episode is also a video! Watch it here:  https://youtu.be/kX60smGnP9k 

In today’s episode, we explore the complex world of donor conception with experts Dr. Mark Leondires and Lisa Schuman, LCSW. They provide an overview of their book, Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception, which serves as a resource for those considering donor conception due to infertility, medical issues, same-sex partnerships, or gender orientation. 

The book covers everything from initial considerations and emotions to the medical and genetic processes involved, selecting the right donor, and talking to children about their donor conception.  

Tune in to hear how to manage the challenges of a donor conception journey. 

Guest: Dr. Mark Leondires and Lisa Schuman, LCSW, authors of Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception 

Dr. Mark Leondires 

Medical Director and Founding Partner 

at Illume Fertility and Gay Parents to Be 

Lisa Schuman, LCSW 

Founder of The Center for Family Building 

Host: Dan Bulger, Progyny  

For more information, visit Progyny’s Podcast page and Progyny’s Education page for more resources. Be sure to follow us on Instagram, @ThisisInfertilityPodcast and use the #ThisisInfertility. Have a question, comment, or want to share your story? Email us at thisisinfertility@progyny.com.  

 

This episode is also a video! Watch it here:  https://youtu.be/kX60smGnP9k 

10 min

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