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6 04, 2016

ABA Approves Model Act for Assisted Reproduction Agencies

By |April 6th, 2016|American Bar Association, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Fertility Law, Fertility Services, Fertility Treatment, IFLG, Rich Vaughn|Comments Off on ABA Approves Model Act for Assisted Reproduction Agencies

The demand for assisted reproduction technology services is exploding. Of the nearly 2.7 million babies born in the United States in 2008, at least 38,496 (1.44 percent) were born via some form of [...]

31 03, 2016

ABA Recommends Protecting Children’s Citizenship Rights

By |March 31st, 2016|American Bar Association, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Intended Parents, International Surrogacy, Parentage Orders, Surrogacy|Comments Off on ABA Recommends Protecting Children’s Citizenship Rights

As more and more intended parents seek to create families via international surrogacy, national governments have been forced to consider their rules for parental recognition and citizenship of the resulting children. All too [...]

9 03, 2016

Lesbian Adoptive Mom’s Parental Rights Restored by ‘Full Faith and Credit’ Ruling

By |March 9th, 2016|Adoption, Fertility Law, LGBT, Rich Vaughn|Comments Off on Lesbian Adoptive Mom’s Parental Rights Restored by ‘Full Faith and Credit’ Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court this week reversed an earlier ruling of the Alabama Supreme Court, reinstating the parental rights of a lesbian mom to the children she had legally adopted in another state.On [...]

11 02, 2016

Class Action Settlement Ends Price Guidelines for Egg Donor Fees

By |February 11th, 2016|Assisted Reproductive Technology, Egg Donation, Fertility Law, Fertility Treatment, In Vitro Fertilization, Intended Parents, Rich Vaughn, Sperm Donation|Comments Off on Class Action Settlement Ends Price Guidelines for Egg Donor Fees

Parties in a long-standing class action lawsuit against two non-profit organizations serving assisted reproductive technology providers and egg donor agencies finally settled recently in an agreement that some say may result in increased [...]

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 [...]

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