The Retrievals

The Retrievals

Dozens of women seeking to become mothers came to a fertility clinic at Yale. A (five-part) narrative series about the shocking events that unfolded there. From Serial Productions and The New York Times.

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June 22, 2023 3 mins

The patients in this story came to the Yale Fertility Center to pursue pregnancy. They began their I.V.F. cycles full of expectation and hope. Then a surgical procedure called egg retrieval caused them excruciating pain.

Some of the patients screamed out in the procedure room. Others called the clinic from home to report pain in the hours that followed. But most of the staff members who fielded the patients’ reports did not know the...

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Patients at a fertility clinic experience excruciating, unexpected pain. For months the reason for that pain remains hidden. Then they get a letter from the clinic.

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July 6, 2023 33 mins

The patients know what happened to them. Now they learn who did it. The story of the nurse whose own pain was also unseen.

 

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July 13, 2023 46 mins

At the nurse’s sentencing hearing, the patients learn a shocking detail that forces them to confront the limits of their compassion.

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July 20, 2023 4 mins

A message from Susan Burton.

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July 27, 2023 38 mins

What we know about what happened at the clinic.

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August 3, 2023 53 mins

In fertility treatment, a successful outcome is defined as a healthy baby. In this story, the outcomes are complicated for everyone involved.

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This week, we're sharing an episode from our friends over at Heavyweight, one we think listeners of The Retrievals would enjoy. You can listen to their new season now, where ever you get your podcasts.

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