E17: Baby Embryos

DAILY YOKE Mimi Lee made headlines when she battled her ex-husband for custody of their embryos during their divorce. A single judgement in San Francisco courtroom rendered a decision that would determined the fate of five embryos that Mimi and her ex-husband had intentionally created after her shocking diagnosis of breast cancer.  The decision would…

E16: Egguality

DAILY YOKE Women have won a number of rights over the last 100 years, like the ability to vote, pursue an education, build a career, or choose a partner. However, just because a few things have changed in the modern era today, does not mean the world is now fair. Similarly, rules and regulations about health…

E15: Chill

DAILY YOKE Jennifer Frappier was 39, single, and living in Los Angeles California. Jenni wanted to balance her career, pursue her dreams, and start a family.  She decided to take matters into her own hands instead hitting the panic button, she froze her eggs so she could increase her odds of having it all. During…

E14: Transport Trauma

DAILY YOKE Recently two fertility clinics in Cleveland and San Francisco, announced they had storage tank failures and thousands of specimens, eggs, embryos, and sperm were lost in this tragedy. How do you safe guard your frozen specimens? Is it risky to transport your frozen assets? This episode explores the many possibilities involved when using…

E13: Having Faith In Your Eggs

DAILY YOKE Season 1 ends with this bonus episode featuring celebrity guest, Faith Salie, an Emmy-winning contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning, a panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and hosts the PBS show “Science Goes To The Movies.”  Listen as Faith talks about her journey to motherhood and how freezing her eggs was the…

E12: Q & A

DAILY YOKE You have questions and we have answers. Listen as Valerie and Stephanie answer your questions, emails, and voicemails. We address topics like how to tell your parents or partner about egg freezing, what are the differences are between eggs and embryos, how to financially plan or pay for cryopreservation, what kind of pain…

E11: Egg Strategy

DAILY YOKE Top Cambridge University scientist, Dr. Emily Grossman is an expert in molecular biology and genetics. She joins the Eggology Club podcast as she sets out to combined her passions as a science broadcaster, writer and educator to make science cool for kids. Emily has always known she wanted to become a mother some day. Based…

E10: Birthday Deadlines

DAILY YOKE Political strategist Sarah Lenti talks to us about how she went against her family’s conservative values by undergoing egg freezing and a fresh round of IVF to become a single parent to a set of twin boys. Hear how Sarah’s journey to parenthood landed her all over CNN and what advice she has…