Fertility Cafe

By Eloise Drane

Who ever thought making a baby could be so hard? Luckily, the fertility journey isn’t meant to be traveled alone. So grab a seat and let’s talk fertility and alternative family building with leading industry expert, Eloise Drane. FERTILITY CAFÉ is a weekly podcast focusing on all aspects of the fertility journey – from finding the right clinic and best reproductive endocrinologists, to navigating the egg and embryo donation process, to the ins-and-out of surrogacy including medical, legal, and financial aspects. Eloise has helped hundreds of people build (and grow) their families over the last 15 years, and speaks candidly on the processes involved in making the dream of a baby a reality NOW. Whether you’re an intended parent, a woman considering egg donation, thinking of becoming a surrogate yourself, or a friend or family member of someone dealing with infertility, this podcast will give you the insider information you’ve been seeking.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 34 | Eggs Over Easy: Black Women & Fertility
    53:23
  2. 2.
    Ep. 33 | Choosing a Fertility Clinic
    34:02
  3. 3.
    Ep. 32 | PCOS
    43:50
  4. 4.
    Ep. 31 | What I Wish I Knew As A Surrogate
    31:11
  5. 5.
    Ep. 30 | Donor Conceived Children
    41:00
  6. 6.
    Ep. 29 | Surrogacy for Gay Men
    34:04
  7. 7.
    Ep. 28 | If These Ovaries Could Talk
    1:06:30
  8. 8.
    Ep. 27 | Military Wives and Surrogacy
    36:45
  1. 9.
    Ep. 26 | Sisters in Loss
    46:11
  2. 10.
    Ep. 25 | Fresh Egg Donor Cycles
    34:10
  3. 11.
    Ep. 24 | Women of Color and Infertility
    52:05
  4. 12.
    Ep. 23 | Sensational Surrogacy
    35:59
  5. 13.
    Ep. 22 | Independent Surrogacy with Candace Wohl
    53:04
  6. 14.
    Ep. 21 | Covid and Surrogacy in 2021
    35:15
  7. 15.
    Ep. 20 | Surrogacy and Psych Screening
    42:32
  8. 16.
    Ep. 19 | Comparing Adoption and Surrogacy
    33:23
  9. 17.
    Ep. 18 | Independent Surrogacy: Learn How Surrogacy Without An Agency IS Possible
    35:22
  10. 18.
    Ep. 17 Part 2 | Broken Brown Egg at the Fertility Cafe: Personal Stories of Infertility in the African-American Community
    46:20
  11. 19.
    Ep. 17 Part 1 | Broken Brown Egg at the Fertility Cafe: Personal Stories of Infertility in the African-American Community
    44:51
  12. 20.
    Ep. 16 | Gaining Fertility Benefits and Insurance with Advocate Davina Fankhauser
    59:45
  13. 21.
    Ep. 15| Becoming an Egg Donor: Do You REALLY Understand the Donation Process?
    30:03
  14. 22.
    Ep. 14 | You CAN Do This! A 5-Time Gestational Surrogate Tells Her Story
    33:20
  15. 23.
    Ep. 13 | Becoming a Surrogate: Do You REALLY Understand the Surrogacy Process?
    34:10
  16. 24.
    Ep. 12 | A Spouse's Perspective on His Wife Becoming a Surrogate
    18:13
  17. 25.
    Ep. 11 | Surrogacy Laws: What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Journey
    36:58
  18. 26.
    Ep. 10 | How to Find Your Best Egg Donor
    33:32
  19. 27.
    Ep. 09 | Make Me a Match: How to Find the Right Woman to Be Your Surrogate
    37:30
  20. 28.
    Ep. 08 | Six-Time Egg Donor and Three-Time Surrogate Eloise Drane Shares Her Story
    49:52
  21. 29.
    Ep. 07 | Dr. Camille Hammond on Overcoming Infertility and Providing Hope Through Fertility Grants
    39:58
  22. 30.
    Ep. 06 | Family Building Financials - Talking Escrow and Taxes with Sonia Stewart, CPA
    33:04
  23. 31.
    Ep. 05 | Embryo Donation 101: When It Takes a Village to Start a Family
    36:15
  24. 32.
    Ep. 04 | Egg Donation 101: When It Takes a Village to Start a Family
    31:38
  25. 33.
    Ep. 03 | Black Women and Infertility: Real Talk with Dr. Monica Best
    49:25
  26. 34.
    Ep. 02 | Surrogacy 101: When It Takes a Village to Start a Family
    30:52
  27. 35.
    Ep. 01 | Building a Modern-Day Family: You Have the Right to Create the Family of Your Dreams
    18:52
  28. 36.
    Welcome to Fertility Cafe
    3:10

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