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Legal Issues Surrounding Surrogacy, Embryo Adoption And Egg Donation

Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) have made immeasurable contributions to the lives of people who have been unsuccessful in their efforts to get pregnant. For women who are unable to carry a baby to term, gestational surrogacy often provides a good solution. These procedures involve implanting an embryo into the uterus of a gestational carrier, or […]

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Baby Gammy and Gestational Surrogacy

By: Grant Kirsh • David Farnell is a 22 times convicted sex offender • Wendy & David Farnell hired a gestational surrogate in Thailand to carry their twins • Gammy, their son, was born with Downs Syndrome • The Farnells returned to Australia with their daughter but left Gammy in Australia with the gestational surrogate […]

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February 11, 2015 – Children born via assisted reproductive technologies are getting healthier, study says

Children born via assisted reproductive technologies are getting healthier, study says. Over the last 20 years, rates of premature birth, low birth weight, stillbirth and infant death have decreased. Some of the most common forms of assisted reproductive technologies include: – Surrogacy – Gestational surrogacy – In vitro fertilization (IVF) The study, published on January […]

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February 10, 2015 – New Jersey Senate Passes Bill Expanding Definition of Surrogate Parenting

TRENTON – The New Jersey state senate passed a bill on February 5th that would allow intended parents to enter into an agreement with a “gestational carrier” to bear their child. A gestational carrier is a woman who has no genetic relation to the child she carries. This is different from a traditional surrogate who […]

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Adoption – December 31, 2014

By: Grant Kirsh Today was an exciting and challenging day. We had three babies: two adoptions and one surrogacy. One the of adoption was an especially tough one for the birth parents, but in the end they understood that they made the decision for the right reasons. Just because a decision is incredibly difficult, does […]

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Embryo Adoption

Embryo adoption is on the rise as a viable option for couples, families and singles to either become parents or grow their current family. Embryo adoption is a form of Assisted Reproductive Technology, ARTs for short, which provides couples or individual, who are unable to conceive a child, an alternative to traditional adoption. The end […]

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