Less Straightforward is a podcast for folx in queer community who are ready to plunge into parenthood. There's no baby dancing or sperm-meets-egg plans in this podcast. If you're missing one of the necessary components to creating life in your body, Less Straightforward is for you! New episodes weekly on Thursdays
Episode 2--Jax and Dulce speak on their conception journey
This week I sat down with my friends, Jax and Dulce to hear about their conception journey. Jax was the gestational carrier for their 15 month old son.
Glossary of terms:
OPK: Ovulation Predictor Kit, a test that looks for luteinizing hormone (LH), the hormone that predicts ovulation
Surge: The time of your cycle where you LH levels are rising, indiciating that ovulation is coming soon.
Peak: The time of your cycle where your LH levels are at their highest, indicating that ovulation is going to occur in 24-36 hours.
PPD/PPA: Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Anxiety: two mood disorders that can follow childbirth
BT/BBT: Basal body temperature, the lowest temperature your body reaches during periods of rest.
Episode 1--What Are My Options??
Episode 1 talks about how to get your hands on the one thing same-sex baby makers are missing: sperm. Known vs anonymous? Fresh vs frozen? ICI? IUI? Jumping in head-first when beginning TTC (trying to conceive) can be overwhelming. Listen now for a brief overview of all the options in front of you. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. This podcast should not be considered medical advice.
-Trailer!- Queer Families TTC
Less Straightforward is a resource for queer families who are currently, about to, or just thinking about expanding their families.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Informative and Sweet
Like having your best friend answer the questions you didn’t even know you should ask.