Building Your Family with Donor Conception, Surrogacy & Adoption with Guest, Author Lisa Schuman!

Geriatric Mamas

28-12-2023 • 49 mins

On this episode, Sonia and Jessica are joined by donor conception, surrogacy and adoption expert guest Lisa Schuman. Lisa is a mom of three via adoption, licensed clinical social worker and therapist who is now a family-building expert, award-winning researcher, therapist, podcast host, and author of her new book called Building Your Family; The Complete Guide to Donor Conception. Lisa joins the Geriatric Mamas to share her expert advice on choosing a donor, how surrogacy has changed over the years, and much more on building your family.

For a full list of resources mentioned in this episode please visit the Geriatric Mamas website here!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Welcome Lisa! (2:49)

  • How Lisa Got Started Working In The Field Of Infertility (4:37)

  • Building Your Family Through Donor Conception (10:12)

  • How Surrogacy Has Changed Over The Years & What To Expect In 2024 (16:20)

  • Lisa’s Framework For How To Choose A Donor (22:30)

  • Where to Find Lisa’s Books (32:39)

  • Kerry Washington’s Donor Conception Story (33:17)

  • Camille Guaty Donor Egg Conception Story (43:39)

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