49 episodes

Living with XXY is changing the way the world views Klinefelter syndrome (47XXY). Focusing on community, awareness, and positive traits.

Livingwithxxy Ryan Bregante

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Living with XXY is changing the way the world views Klinefelter syndrome (47XXY). Focusing on community, awareness, and positive traits.

    49 | Ryan Bregante and Chelsea Castonguay: Speak at Hunter College The City University of New York

    49 | Ryan Bregante and Chelsea Castonguay: Speak at Hunter College The City University of New York

    We had another incredible opportunity to speak to a college class at Hunter College University NYC. The focus of this interview was about self-acceptance with Klinefelter syndrome and engaging with the classes questions. This is how we continue to change the stigma and teach more people about the spectrum of those affected by XXY.  Chelsea is a mother to Noah who is three years old and Ryan who was diagnosed in utero 35 years ago and told at the age of 9. You can watch this on YouTube as well.  We hope you enjoy it! Living With XXY 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    48 | NYU Interview with Ryan Bregante and Chelsea Castonguay

    48 | NYU Interview with Ryan Bregante and Chelsea Castonguay

    We had the wonderful opportunity to speak to a college class at New York University this last week. The focus of this interview was about self-acceptance with Klinefelter syndrome. Chelsea is a mother to Noah who is three years old and Ryan who was diagnosed in utero 35 years ago and told at the age of 9. You can watch this on YouTube as well.  We hope you enjoy it! Living With XXY 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    47 | A Wife's Journey With Her Husbands Klinefelter Diagnosis: Anna McLeod

    47 | A Wife's Journey With Her Husbands Klinefelter Diagnosis: Anna McLeod

    Anna McLeod is the wife of Gareth Landy who was diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome while trying to have kids. Anna talks about what it was like to learn about her husband's diagnosis, her own struggles with the diagnosis, and the difficulties of infertility thru IVF. Anna and Gareth are from Ireland and they ventured over to the United Kingdom for their fertility treatments. In the end, they overcame all odds against them and have 2 beautiful fraternal twins, Abigail and Tiernan. Gareths Podcast can be found HERE.  Our website: Living With XXY.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    46 | XXY Mom Squad: Angela Fuller Heyde

    46 | XXY Mom Squad: Angela Fuller Heyde

    Angela Fuller Heyde is the mother of Adam, who was diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome. She talks about what it is like to go from being secret about her son's diagnosis to open and sharing information about her son on TikTok. She talks about her fears and how she knew opening up could give back and change other people's lives.  We hope she inspires you to build up the courage to give back and teach others about having an amazing son Living With XXY. 

    • 41 min
    45 | XXY Mom Squad: Jacqueline Lightcap

    45 | XXY Mom Squad: Jacqueline Lightcap

    Jacqueline Lightcap is the mother of a 17-year-old boy diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome at 14. After a routine physical their family physician thought their son might have Klinefelter syndrome and recommended they see a pediatric endocrinologist.  She went to google when she found out her son possibly had Klinefelter syndrome to do some research in 2017. She said, "That can't be my son, it didn't describe him in a lot of ways."  Jacqueline and Ryan dive deep into how their son thinks and sees the world.  This is a wonderful podcast about boys in the middle school and high school age range.  

    • 1 hr 4 min
    44 | Mosaic Klinefelter Talk: Koben Meausette

    44 | Mosaic Klinefelter Talk: Koben Meausette

    Koben Meausette is a 23-year-old man living in Victoria, British Colombia, Canada. He was diagnosed in utero with Mosaic Klinefelter syndrome and was told around the age of 13. Koben has hiked half of the Pacific Crest Trail. He has an extreme love for the outdoors and mother nature. Since his passion for camping, hiking, and adventure is deeply rooted, he makes his own packs with his sewing machine as a hobby. Koben shares his life story, his challenges, and how he was able to overcome them.  He just graduated from college and is looking forward to the next chapter of his life. You can see his adventure on Instagram @koben_meausette

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

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18 Ratings

18 Ratings

RyanMoki ,

Wonderful life experiences

This is an incredible podcast sharing the true stories of people who are living with Klinefelter syndrome. Thank you so much for doing this!

ruzzell99 ,

Much needed podcast!!!

Very glad to see Ryan and guests give personal experiences on XXY and Klinefelters syndrome. As a person with mosaic XXY the Living with XXY network is a great help.

Seeking other professionals ,

So thankful for this great podcast!!!

This podcast is truly a blessing for anyone who wants to learn about Klinefelter syndrome!!!! Thank you so much for starting this and I look forward to hearing more episodes. Once COVID is under control, I hope there are more meet ups - I reside in NYC and it would be great to meet more people with XX. Thanks again!

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