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Honest Mamas Podcast

Supporting women emotionally & spiritually on the motherhood journey.
Three psychotherapists, moms, and friends share stories & interviews about pregnancy, fertility, parenting, motherhood and much more. The Honest Mama founders are Sophie Darch McEntee, LMFT, Melissa Divaris Thompson, LMFT and Claire R. Colaço, LMFT.

Podcast produced by Pete Bailey.

Dec 19, 2017


Welcome to episode twenty of the Honest Mamas Podcast, today our guest is Jessica Dugan, MA, LPC.

Jessica’s aim is to support individuals, couples, and families, who want to learn about themselves, build healthier relationships, be more emotionally present, and cope more successfully. She believes that through self-exploration and learning about our relationships, we promote growth, peace, and healing in our lives, thus building more fulfilling connections with others.

Jessica works with couples and individuals providing compassionate and inclusive counseling.


What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Jessica’s unique and wonderful birth story
  • The challenges she faced starting a family with a transgender male partner
  • The process of choosing a donor
  • How Jessica did the IFV/fertility treatments at home
  • How a medical error at the hospital lead to an incredible part of Jessica’s story
  • The challenges of having a home birth
  • Going through the post-partum period