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State of Affairs in Assisted Conception
Hosted: January 23, 2022
Join Dr. Diane Tober, author Peter J. Boni, and Dr. Damian Adams as they provide an overview of the fertility industry and where we are today.
Not My Parent’s Child
Hosted: Dec 12, 2021
We explore how discovering genetic family whose ethics and actions you don’t condone impact you with Dr. Berryessa, assistant professor at Rutgers University; Brad Ewell, a late discovery adoptee, and Wendi Babst, a donor-conceived person from doctor fertility fraud.
Artists Journey Through Their MPE Discoveries
Hosted: Oct 17, 2021
Join the multi-talented Cory Goodrich and Dan McKinnon as they discuss how music, art, and writing has helped them through their MPE discovery. And enjoy some fabulous music!
Exploring Podcasts Navigating MPEs
Hosted: Sept 26, 2021
Come chat with podcasters who all have amazing podcasts associated with MPEs with Christina Bryan Fitzgibbons from Sex, Lies & the Truth; Dani Shapiro from Family Secrets; Heidi Marble from Pulled by the Root; and Lily Wood from NPE Stories.
Telling Our MPE Stories Through Film
Hosted: June 18, 2021
We talk to Diana Nolan from Bombshell Media, David Bynum – producer of the documentary “From a Place of Love”, and Wendi Babst – subject of the HBO documentary “Baby God,” about how film plays a role in spreading our MPE stories and educating people about the complexities of learning your parent is not your genetic parent.
Healing Through Focused Activities
Hosted: May 23, 2021
Creative therapies can help you in processing your misattributed parentage experience. Join art therapist Erin Partridge, Phd, ATR-BC as she centers us through a mindfulness/yoga activity followed by a fun art therapy project. Writer Dawn Davies will then lead us in a short fun writing exercise.
Interacting with Narcissistic Family
Hosted: April 18, 2021
We chat with Amanda Robbins, Ph.D, who specializes in narcissism, and then Megan Hunter, co-founder and CEO of the High Conflict Institute who walks us through deescalation techniques when dealing with narcissistic family members.
Roundtable with MPE Facebook Support Group Moderators
Hosted: March 21, 2021
Cassandra Adams (Adoptees, NPEs, DC & Other Genetic Identity Seekers), Jeff Hancock (Forum for Late-Discovery Adoptees), and Lisa Cole (DNA Surprises) discuss what they’ve learned as moderators of misattributed parentage Facebook support groups.
Societal Perceptions of Ancestral DNA, Race, & Identity
Hosted: Feb 21, 2021
We chat with Dr. Anita Foeman, founder and primary investigator of the DNA Discussion Project, and Shaun Stanley, a Ph.D student of philosophy at the University of Bristol, about concepts of ethnicity in the context of an MPE discovery.
Current Research on MPEs
Hosted: Jan 10, 2021
Julia Becker, LCGC, and Erin Jackson, founder of We Are Donor Conceived, discuss their recent research on issues involving MPEs, therapy, and other topics.
Understanding Your DNA Relationships
Hosted: Dec 6, 2020
We discuss genetic genealogy, DNA match basics, and how DNA never lies. We’ll dive into DNA tools with the DNA testing websites and DNA Painter. Case studies will illustrate how to understand DNA relationships. Bring your questions for Andrew Lee with Family History Fanatics and Marian Woods, the Genetic Detective.
Salient Themes of MPEs with Author Libby Copeland
Hosted: Nov 13, 2020
A multi-faceted exploration of various issues and themes affecting MPEs.