Why Proposed Legislation Would Ban IVF March 14, 2017 Should you be concerned about your right to utilizing in vitro fertilization (IVF) or surrogacy as a way to grow your family? Well, it all depends on what happens with current legislation pending in Congress and around the country.There are two bills now in committee in the US House of [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

These Two Dads Almost Lost Their Son In A Bizarre Surrogacy Case

Jay Timmons and Rick Olson thought they’d have no legal trouble using a surrogate to birth their son. Then a rogue judge in Wisconsin pulled them into an 11-month legal battle. posted on Aug. 27, 2016, at 9:56 a.m. Tamar Lewin BuzzFeed Contributor Jay Timmons (left) and Rick Olson (right) with their three children. [...]

By | August 27th, 2016|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

An outdated law is preventing same-sex couples in New Jersey from getting fertility treatment

TIME FOR A DO-OVER Looking for another win. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz) WRITTEN BY Ananya Bhattacharya August 13, 2016 In the state of New Jersey, women can avoid out-of-pocket costs for infertility treatments—but only if they’re trying to conceive with a man. The New Jersey Infertility Mandate requires all insurance providers that cover at least 50 [...]

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Scientists Are Fighting Over Whether Egg Donors Should Be Paid

Scientists say that paying women for eggs will allow them to do crucial research, but women’s health advocates say the law could harm women. Originally posted on Jul. 31, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.Updated on Jul. 31, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. Cora Lewis BuzzFeed News Reporter Azeen Ghorayshi BuzzFeed News Reporter Dr. Nicole Noyes [...]

By | July 31st, 2016|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building Your Family with Assisted Reproduction

As infertility treatment technology advances, more Americans are turning to assisted reproduction. Here, we look at some of the choices families are making. by Elizabeth Larsen TAGS: Assisted Reproduction, Donor Egg, Donor Embryo, Donor Sperm, Surrogacy, Talking with Kids About ART As infertility treatment technology advances, more Americans are turning to assisted reproduction. [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surrogacy expert: Wisconsin case ‘craziest thing I’ve ever heard’

Melissa Brisman — a leading fertility lawyer and CEO of Reproductive Possibilities — has helped thousands of couples become parents through surrogacy over the past 18 years. But Brisman said she has never heard anything like the case of the same-sex couple who ended up spending $400,000 in legal fees in a protracted fight with [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Press, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why more people are trying to get pregnant with donated frozen embryo

Embryo matchmakers make it easier for potential donors and recipients to find each other by Eliza Barclay on May 9, 2016 A massive demographic shift is underway as more Americans attempt to have children well into their 30s and 40s. Most will succeed, but many collide with the brutality of biology: Infertility now affects [...]

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The State Of Surrogacy In NJ

Lindsay Podolak - March 25, 2016 | 10:00 am For many adults, the journey to have a baby is a relatively straightforward one. A couple decides when the time is right and after a few attempts, they become pregnant. Nine months later, their little baby boy or girl enters the world. But it’s not [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Press|0 Comments

Sherri Shepherd Loses Appeal in Court Battle Over Child Born via Surrogate

BY AARON COUCH AND DIANE HERBST 03/01/2016 AT 05:40 PM EST Sherri Shepherd will continue to have to pay child support to ex husband Lamar Sally for a child the former couple had via a surrogate. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to hear the former The View host's case after an appeals court [...]

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When Parents And Surrogates Disagree On Abortions

Written by Katie O'Reilly - February 19, 2016 An ongoing legal battle between a gestational carrier of triplets and a father-to-be shows the messiness of surrogacy contracts. When a woman agrees to become a gestational surrogate—meaning she’ll gestate an IVF-created embryo as it grows into a fetus—she and the commissioning parents will typically sign [...]

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