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Call Your Mother, Episode 48: The Fertility Roller Coaster With Dana Sussman


Fertility struggles impact so many families in myriad ways — though too often, the burden and the blame fall on women. Dana Sussman’s story flips this narrative, when she and her husband discover that her husband is not producing any sperm.

Several uncomfortable and emotional surgeries later — plus countless visits to doctors, egg retrievals, and more — the couple are now parents of two children. With remarkable candor, Dana shares her unique journey with our hosts, Jordana and Shannon, and they also discuss the ways in which access to fertility treatments may be limited in the coming year, due to possible changes to healthcare access. Don’t miss this important episode of Call Your Mother!

This episode was made possible by the generous support of UJA-Federation of NY.

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