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November 2015

Intestinal Worm’s Fertility Effect A Reminder of Nature’s Hidden Treasures

November 22nd, 2015|

It’s common knowledge that the world’s rainforests contain untold millions of plants and animals that may hold miraculous cures for innumerable human ailments. A study by a group of UC Santa Barbara scientists, published recently in [...]

Agreements on Disposition of Frozen Embryos Protect Future Peace of Mind

November 21st, 2015|

A San Francisco court upheld earlier this week an agreement that frozen embryos created via in vitro fertilization during a couple’s marriage would be discarded in the event of their divorce.Before undergoing fertility treatments at [...]

October 2015

Kansas Sperm Donor’s Liability Hinges on Legal Technicality

October 30th, 2015|

The case of William Marotta, perhaps better known as the “Kansas sperm donor” whom the state is pursuing for child support as the biological father, via sperm donation, of a daughter born to a lesbian [...]

Keeping the Peace Between Twins: Even/Odd Days

October 26th, 2015|

As a dad with my spouse, Tommy Woelfel, of two twin boys born via egg donation and surrogacy, I’m often asked what it’s like raising twins. Some people speculate that raising two babies would be [...]

Seminar Offers Answers to LGBT People Considering Parenthood Via ART

October 8th, 2015|

I am honored to participate in Family-Building Options for LGBT People, a free seminar presented by my colleague, fertility doctor Dr. Guy Ringler. If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and are considering becoming [...]