Lauren’s Adoption Journey: Parenthood with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia

GRF Podcast

April 07, 2024


In the latest episode of “Bruised Not Broken: Life with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia,” Melissa Zdziarski and guest Lauren Hurley share their heartfelt stories of navigating motherhood while affected by GT. Lauren, a GT patient from Massachusetts, recounts her lifelong battle with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia and her determination to become a mother through adoption. The episode explores the complexities of the adoption process, touching on emotional challenges, financial considerations, and the significance of support networks. Melissa and Lauren offer valuable insights and encouragement for individuals with GT considering adoption, emphasizing the importance of research and communication with healthcare providers.

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