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8 02, 2016

First South Dakota IVF Babies Exemplify Benefits of ART

By |February 8th, 2016|Assisted Reproductive Technology, In Vitro Fertilization, Rich Vaughn|Comments Off on First South Dakota IVF Babies Exemplify Benefits of ART

A heart-warming news story out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, last month highlights the remarkable advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART) over the past two decades and the positive impact it has had and [...]

28 01, 2016

Supermodel Tyra Banks Beats Biological Clock, Welcomes Baby Boy

By |January 28th, 2016|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Biological Time Clock, In Vitro Fertilization, Rich Vaughn, Surrogacy|Comments Off on Supermodel Tyra Banks Beats Biological Clock, Welcomes Baby Boy

Former supermodel Tyra Banks and Norwegian photographer Erik Asla announced this week the birth of their son via assisted reproductive technology (ART) and surrogacy.Banks had made no secret of the fact that she, [...]

27 01, 2016

Crowdfunding for ART is Growing Trend

By |January 27th, 2016|Fertility Law, Fertility Services, Fertility Treatment, In Vitro Fertilization, Intended Parents, Reproductive Laws, Rich Vaughn|Comments Off on Crowdfunding for ART is Growing Trend

A growing number of couples are turning to crowdfunding to help finance their efforts to become parents via assisted reproductive technology procedures, San Francisco’s Bay News 9 and New York Post reported recently. [...]

12 01, 2016

Reciprocal Not Necessarily Equal in Reciprocal IVF

By |January 12th, 2016|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Egg Donation, Fertility Law, Fertility Services, In Vitro Fertilization, Parentage Orders, Reproductive Laws, Rich Vaughn, Same Sex Marriage, Same Sex Parents, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reciprocal Not Necessarily Equal in Reciprocal IVF

Reciprocal IVF (in vitro fertilization) often is chosen by lesbian couples who want to have a child together. In a typical reciprocal IVF scenario, one partner provides the eggs, the other gestates, or [...]

23 12, 2015

Lifting of Ban on ‘Gay Blood’ Donation Mirrors Progress for HIV+ Intended Parents

By |December 23rd, 2015|Gay Fathers, Intended Parents, LGBT, Same Sex Parents, Scientific Discovery|Comments Off on Lifting of Ban on ‘Gay Blood’ Donation Mirrors Progress for HIV+ Intended Parents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced earlier this week that it is lifting its three-decade-old rule prohibiting gay and bisexual from donating blood. However, the agency said it will continue to prohibit [...]

18 12, 2015

End-of-Year Tax Question: Does 2*Gay = Infertility?

By |December 18th, 2015|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Egg Donation, Fertility Law, Fertility Services, Fertility Treatment, Gay Fathers, In Vitro Fertilization, LGBT, Marriage Equality, Reproductive Laws, Rich Vaughn, Same Sex Marriage, Same Sex Parents, Surrogacy|Comments Off on End-of-Year Tax Question: Does 2*Gay = Infertility?

A law professor at Stetson University in Tampa, Florida, is suing the IRS to treat his and his partner’s assisted reproductive technology costs in the same way it has treated infertility treatment expenses [...]

22 11, 2015

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

By |November 22nd, 2015|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fertility Treatment, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Intestinal Worm’s Fertility Effect A Reminder of Nature’s Hidden Treasures

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 [...]

21 11, 2015

Agreements on Disposition of Frozen Embryos Protect Future Peace of Mind

By |November 21st, 2015|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fertility Law|Comments Off on Agreements on Disposition of Frozen Embryos Protect Future Peace of Mind

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 [...]

30 10, 2015

Kansas Sperm Donor’s Liability Hinges on Legal Technicality

By |October 30th, 2015|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fertility Law, In Vitro Fertilization, LGBT, Rich Vaughn, Sperm Donation|Comments Off on Kansas Sperm Donor’s Liability Hinges on Legal Technicality

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 [...]

26 10, 2015

Keeping the Peace Between Twins: Even/Odd Days

By |October 26th, 2015|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Egg Donation, Gay Fathers, LGBT, Rich Vaughn, Surrogacy|Comments Off on Keeping the Peace Between Twins: Even/Odd Days

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 [...]

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