If These Ovaries Could Talk
By Robin Hopkins & Jaimie Kelton
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Two lesbians chat about making babies and non-traditional families. Jaimie and Robin go in-depth with weekly guests about their hopes, fears and setbacks when making a baby with love plus science as well as what it's like to live in a world designed for straight families.
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||CleanRobin and Mary: Bogota or Bust for a Baby||Robin & Mary go to extreme lengths in an attempt to have their second child from the same donor. Including a tiny little trip to Bogota, Columbia for an insemination. But did it work?||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJaimie & Anne||Co-host Jaimie & her wife Anne experience unexpected infertility and nearly break the bank trying to make their second kid. When Jaimie can’t find anyone talking about what it is like for a lesbian with infertility issues, she asks Robin to...||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTeaser||If These Ovaries Could Talk is launching January 15th, 2018. If These Ovaries Could Talk is a podcast where two lesbians chat about making babies and non-traditional families. Our hosts, Jaimie Kelton and Robin Hopkins go in-depth with weekly...||12/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Nothing like it out there. A must listen for ALL it’s not just for the LGBTQ community.
Even tho it is about eggs, I enjoyed it. Funny and poignant at the same time. Well done from that Robin girl.
Funny and poignant!
Robin is so funny. I really enjoy and appreciate the intimate stories that are shared.