Waiting for Babies
By Steven Mavros
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Waiting for Babies takes a deeper look into the human side of the world of infertility. We interview couples and individuals who've struggled with bringing a child into their lives and the many roads they take to get there. Through telling their stories, regardless of outcome, we strive to take away the taboo of infertility, from IVF to egg donation to adoption, and provide hope and comfort to many others who are still waiting.
||CleanWFB Live! Los Angeles||Recorded live June 9th at Venice Arts for Men's Health Month and the Art of Infertility||6/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterlude: Words Matter||An interview with Dr. Robin Jensen on the history of the words of infertility.||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKara||Infertility is depressing, that much we know. Sometimes, it can be downright scary.||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterlude: Almost Pregnant||Being an infertility survivor, Temple Professor Lisa Grunberger wrote a primer on the A to Z of Infertility. Upon hearing an art exhibition was coming to her town, she decided to turn that primer into a play and Almost Pregnant was born.||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLizzie & John||With no troubles having their first child, Lizzie & John found out what secondary infertility means, and how it can be just as tough as dealing with it the first time around.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWFB Live! - Elizabeth & Maria||Our live interview of Elizabeth Walker and Maria Novotny from the ART of Infertility about their struggles to conceive, and how they turned that struggle into art.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJen & Jeff||When getting pregnant leads to hard choices, finding an answer||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterlude: Not Broken||Putting the pieces back together when getting pregnant is the easy part.||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJessica (A)||With rooms to fill in a new home, a seemingly quick and easy pregnancy turns sideways and leads to a much longer road.||6/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSteve & Cassie||What happens when there's no sperm to be had, and having an answer doesn't lead to success.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterlude: How I Got Here||A brief look into how Steven got his insight into the world of fertility.||4/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStephanie & Bryce||Trying to conceive after 10 years of marriage leads to struggle, loss, hope and a dwarf peach tree.||3/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast is amazing and so needed. Open and real dialogues about different couple's experiences and being able to listen to them when you are facing challenges with conception is a true gift. Thank you for sharing. This space needs more exploration and openness.
Like “This American Life,” with a deeply personal topic.
I hadn’t realized how truly interesting hearing a variety of people’s infertility stories could be. The way in which Steven Mavros frames the stories and gets his interviewees to share the raw emotions of their experiences and how they dealt/deal with the highs and lows of their journeys makes for compelling and relatable listening even for people have not struggled with infertility.
Steven delves into the delicate world of fertility. His guests share intimate details of their own personal struggles. It's a podcast about our deepest fears and how people persevere through times of difficulty to ultimately come to terms with their own realities. There's ups and downs, but it's a story of the human condition and how people cope in their relationships through this difficult process.