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Explaining Surrogacy to Children

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Monday, June 29, 2015

Gestation surrogacy is a complicated process for even many adults to comprehend. So of course it is expected to be a tricky topic to share with your children. Most children are incredibly observant and may have a lot of questions. It is important to be mentally prepared for how to address the topic, and how to answer questions simply and effectively.

Marriage Equality And What It Means For Family Building

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Friday, June 26, 2015

History has been made today as the United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. This is great news! Same-sex couples will now have access to certain rights that will allow them to be protected under the law. As more same-sex couples feel as though they have a legally recognized relationship, they will likely feel more confident in their stability and ability to raise children. BUT…this decision leaves a lot to be desired.

Essential Traits of a Gestational Surrogate

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Essential Traits of a Gestational Surrogate

The thought of entrusting something as precious as the care of your unborn child can be an overwhelming and stressful thought. While there may not be such a thing as “the perfect surrogate”, narrowing down the traits to those that are absolutely necessary is a good place to start.

Advocacy Day

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Advocacy Day is a day for the members of Congress to hear and understand the needs of those struggling with infertility.

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Monday, April 20, 2015

National Infertility Awareness Week is April 19th-25th. Help bring awareness to the public about the prevalence of infertility.

"Paralyzed Bride" Using Surrogate Has Gender Reveal Party

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The woman known as "the paralyzed bride", Rachelle Chapman Friedman, and her husband, Chris, had a gender reveal party on January 4 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Couple Willing To Donate Remaining Embryos For Free With Stipulations

Posted by: The Stork's Nest on Monday, January 12, 2015

A Tennessee couple has agreed to relinquish custody of their six remaining cryopreserved (frozen) embryos for free to a good family, but with certain stipulations. Angel and Jeff Watts used in vitro fertilization to conceive their two sets of twins, using donor eggs and Jeff’s sperm, after many years of struggling with infertility, which resulted in an extremely expensive price tag. Now the couple wants to help another family achieve their dreams by giving their remaining embryos away for free.

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