August 27, 2015 By Trey Popp If the workplace is a window into the American soul, Melissa Brisman W’93’s office is a singular slice of motherhood and apple pie. Like many lawyers, she keeps an array of framed diplomas and honorary certificates on a wall close to her desk. And like many parents, she keeps [...]
NewYork.CBSlocal.com August 17, 2015 By Dick Brennan NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — It’s not unusual for a single woman to raise a child on her own, but it’s happening more with single men. Just like women, they are hearing their biological clock tick, and as CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, we are seeing a new fatherhood. Month old [...]
Grazia Inchiesta August 3, 2015 By Maria Teresa Cometto C ’è un garbuglio giuridico lungo la strada di una coppia sterile che cerca di diventare una famiglia con figli. Ed è quello che riguarda la maternità surrogata, cioè il ricorso a un cosiddetto “utero in affitto”, una pratica ancora vietata in Italia. Anche se qualcosa [...]
(See announcement at minute 2:17) Fox News July 30, 2015 We are so happy to have helped this wonderful couple, Melissa Francis and Wray Thorn, have a baby!
wobm.com May 19, 2015 Legislation that would end confusion over the rights of parents and surrogates who carry their child awaits action from Governor Christie, but it’s the same bill he vetoed in 2012. Melissa Brisman, a reproductive lawyer in Montvale, New Jersey, is on a committee that helped write the original proposal, the “New [...]
US army wives: the most sought-after surrogates in the world By Sally Howard elegraph.co.uk May 7, 2015 The surrogacy business is now booming, and especially in America, where many surrogates are from army families. But it’s a job that has emotional and physical repercussions In January Devon Cravener, 37, gave birth for the sixth time. [...]
Sofia Vergara's ex-fiancé, Nick Loeb, is suing to stop the destruction of two frozen embryos the couple created while engaged, according to paperwork recently revealed by In Touch. Whether Loeb will get to keep the frozen human embryos is unclear, but the dispute highlights one of the most controversial areas of reproductive technology. Vergara, who [...]
hlntv.com March 17, 2015 By Kate Aquillano A growing number of single straight men are reportedly turning to IVF and surrogates to become fathers. In the wake of the recent Dolce & Gabbana controversy, in which the legendary designers praised "traditional" families and referred to IVF children as “synthetic,” the "Today" show spoke with a [...]