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Parenting Our Future

Dec 1, 2020

Not every family becomes one through traditional methods.  In this episode we are honouring all parents who have needed the help of others and science, to become parents. 

Listen in as my guest, Parham Zar and I talk about couples who have used egg donation and surrogacy in order to grow their family.  We discuss what it takes to be a surrogate and how to choose one.  We talk about egg donation and all that it entails.  We also talk about what it takes to become a surrogate or egg donor.

When faced with infertility, many women feel devastated and experience deep shame. What my guest provides for these women is hope!  We talk about the wide range of emotions parents feel from angst, anxiety to elation and love.

However your family comes to be, whether you are able to conceive naturally, with the help of science, with a surrogate, or adoption, ALL parents experience the highs and lows of parenting and that is our common bond.


About Parham Zar

Parham Zar, is the Founder and Managing Director of the Egg Donor & Surrogacy Institute (EDSI) and a leading expert within the third party assisted reproductive industry. Over his 20 year tenure at EDSI, Parham has helped thousands of intended parents bring their dream of parenthood to fruition. He is deeply invested in creating a more compassionate and open dialogue around infertility and reproductive challenges; issues that commonly impact individuals and couples around the world.



Instagram: @eggdonorandsurrogacy


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With this podcast, my intention is to build a community of parents that can have open and honest conversations about parenting without judgement or criticism.  We have too much of that!  I honor each parent and their path towards becoming the best parent they can be.  My hope is to inspire more parents to consider the practice of Peaceful Parenting. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using the social media buttons on this page.

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