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According to a press release sent out by ASRM, Triplet and Higher Order Multiple Births from ART Are Below Two Percent. Further the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Releases Data from 2007 Clinic Outcome Reports.
The information is as follows:
Wow, it has been almost two full weeks since I last blogged - to much time out of the office traveling, and I am jet lagged!
However, with the bad news surrounding several agencies, including Surrogenesis, I wanted to provide everyone a link to the AFA's new Educational Modules. Watch the video on How to Select a Surrogacy and Egg Donation Agency.
Let me know what you think, and feel free to post comments.
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There is an article in The Age written by a sperm 'donor' advocating for anonymity (http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/lifematters/the-extended-family-i-nev...). The last few paragraphs of the article raised big red flags for me.
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Unbelievable. He might as well say I fear that my biological children might want to contact therefore my right to remain anonymous to them is more important than their right to identity.
Women are better parents. Women are better at nurturing children than men. Men are incapable of being good parents. From the perspective of a father, a dad, a daddy, these stereotypes are alive and not so well.
It is time to give dads a shout out! If you read my personal blog post, "My life as a stay-at-home dad" (http://mikeandmichael.info/blog/2008/11/26/my-life-as-a-stay-at-home-dad/), you would understand the inspiration for this blog.
In December, I wrote a blog entitled, “California’s proposition 8 affects families.” In that blog I wanted to illustrate the mere fact that domestic partnerships are not equal to that of civil marriage, an argument professed by proponents of proposition 8. In the end, California’s Supreme Court will decide the validity of proposition 8, but again, I ask the question. Did people know what they were voting for at the time? I doubt it.
Back in December, I wrote a blog related the affect Proposition 8 has on gay and lesbian families.
Regardless of your political affiliation, there is no denying that this past November’s election was historic. For the first time in our nation’s history, we had the choice of voting for an African-American presidential candidate and a female vice-presidential candidate. Future will tell if we made the right decision – I shall refrain from inserting my political opinion here!
If you stop paying a surrogate mother, what happens to the fetus?
By William Saletan
Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at 8:34 AM ET
"If you're angry about the AIG scandal or Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, check out what's happening to the infertile couples and surrogate mothers involved in a California womb brokerage. It's a familiar tale of vanishing funds and defaulted obligations. But this time, the potential loss is bigger than property. It's pregnancy.
A friend in the adoption community recently shared her adoption scam experience with me on Adoption Under One Roof's website (www.ouradopt.com).
Teresa, who shares her story, tells an all-too-familiar account of thieves who are in the business of taking families' money. Unfortunately, the trail left behind is one of mistrust, anger, pain, sorrow not to mention the possibility that one's savings has been depleted.
By the end of Teresa's adoption journey, she was taken for $34,000 (Canadian dollars), still without child, and left heartbroken and desperate to be come a mother.
With fertility tourism on the rise, as we all know, I like to keep you informed of perspectives that come across my desk so that you can decide how to proceed with your eyes wide open. Specifically, how does one handle that there are no laws that regulate IVF and surrogacy in India? Does that concern you? Or, are you willing to overlook these issues to have a baby? I would like to hear your thoughts on this author's perspective at http://www.drmalpani.com/bad-ivf-doctors.htm: