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Miscarriages, a Vasectomy, and a Reversal: Emily & Kirk's Story

March 14, 2024 Grace Emily Stark & Cassondra Moriarty Season 3 Episode 1
Miscarriages, a Vasectomy, and a Reversal: Emily & Kirk's Story
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The Natural Womanhood Podcast
Miscarriages, a Vasectomy, and a Reversal: Emily & Kirk's Story
Mar 14, 2024 Season 3 Episode 1
Grace Emily Stark & Cassondra Moriarty

Emily and Kirk had just suffered their second miscarriage, and they were done: done with the pain, done with the fear, and done having kids. They had already had two children, and had made their peace with their family size, so they made the decision to have Kirk undergo a vasectomy. Done. Until...

Join us for the first episode of season 3 of The Natural Womanhood Podcast, where NW's Editor-in-Chief, Grace Emily Stark, and Managing Editor, Anne Marie Williams, interview Emily and Kirk about their journey from being certain that a vasectomy was the only way to guard their hearts against the pain of a future miscarriage, to their (successful) vasectomy reversal one year later. If you've ever considered a vasectomy, a reversal, or know someone who is, this episode is a must-listen.

The Natural Womanhood Podcast brings together experts in the field of fertility awareness for candid, informative, and friendly conversations about authentic women’s health. The podcast is hosted by Natural Womanhood's Editor-in-Chief and Public Relations manager, Grace Emily Stark. Grace is an award-winning journalist, a certified instructor of the Sympto-Thermal Method of fertility awareness, and she holds a M.A. in Bioethics and Health Policy.

Natural Womanhood exists because all women can learn to claim their natural fertility as beautiful, powerful, and healthy. Learn more about Natural Womanhood, here.

LINKS:

Emily & Kirk's Woven Well podcast episode

Caitlin Estes, Woven Natural Fertility Care (Creighton Model System)

Lily Nichols, RD

Midwest vasectomy reversals: https://www.midwestvasectomyreversals.com/ (St. Louis, MO)

Power Athlete Radio: Lily Nichols episode mentioned by Kirk, here

Support for miscarriage:

Heaven's Gain

Red Bird Ministries

More Natural Womanhood resources on vasectomy: 

https://naturalwomanhood.org/is-a-vasectomy-reversal-effective-enough-to-help-you-become-a-dad-again/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/the-reality-of-vasectomy-risks-and-side-effects/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/a-vasectomy-cant-repair-a-broken-love-life-and-it-might-cut-a-relationship-short/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/tubal-ligation-vs-vasectomy-possible-relationship-effects-of-sterilization/

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Show Notes

Emily and Kirk had just suffered their second miscarriage, and they were done: done with the pain, done with the fear, and done having kids. They had already had two children, and had made their peace with their family size, so they made the decision to have Kirk undergo a vasectomy. Done. Until...

Join us for the first episode of season 3 of The Natural Womanhood Podcast, where NW's Editor-in-Chief, Grace Emily Stark, and Managing Editor, Anne Marie Williams, interview Emily and Kirk about their journey from being certain that a vasectomy was the only way to guard their hearts against the pain of a future miscarriage, to their (successful) vasectomy reversal one year later. If you've ever considered a vasectomy, a reversal, or know someone who is, this episode is a must-listen.

The Natural Womanhood Podcast brings together experts in the field of fertility awareness for candid, informative, and friendly conversations about authentic women’s health. The podcast is hosted by Natural Womanhood's Editor-in-Chief and Public Relations manager, Grace Emily Stark. Grace is an award-winning journalist, a certified instructor of the Sympto-Thermal Method of fertility awareness, and she holds a M.A. in Bioethics and Health Policy.

Natural Womanhood exists because all women can learn to claim their natural fertility as beautiful, powerful, and healthy. Learn more about Natural Womanhood, here.

LINKS:

Emily & Kirk's Woven Well podcast episode

Caitlin Estes, Woven Natural Fertility Care (Creighton Model System)

Lily Nichols, RD

Midwest vasectomy reversals: https://www.midwestvasectomyreversals.com/ (St. Louis, MO)

Power Athlete Radio: Lily Nichols episode mentioned by Kirk, here

Support for miscarriage:

Heaven's Gain

Red Bird Ministries

More Natural Womanhood resources on vasectomy: 

https://naturalwomanhood.org/is-a-vasectomy-reversal-effective-enough-to-help-you-become-a-dad-again/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/the-reality-of-vasectomy-risks-and-side-effects/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/a-vasectomy-cant-repair-a-broken-love-life-and-it-might-cut-a-relationship-short/

https://naturalwomanhood.org/tubal-ligation-vs-vasectomy-possible-relationship-effects-of-sterilization/

Support the Show.

Find us on the web at naturalwomanhood.org and be sure to sign up for our newsletter so you never miss an article, video interview, or podcast episode. And if you enjoyed this episode, please leave us a rating on Apple podcasts!

Follow us on X @naturwomanhood
Follow us on Instagram @naturalwomanhood

Want to support The Natural Womanhood Podcast and the rest of our work? Make your tax-deductible donation, here.