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Content Tagged: parenthood

Planning for parenthood: Moving closer to my family to help us with the kids

My name is Sandra. My husband and I met after we both were recruited by the same company straight out of college. For the last 5 years, we’ve been living and working in the “big city,” building our careers, and saving money for a down payment for a house. It’s been a lot of fun, […]

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First of my friends to have kids

My name is Lee. I’m 25. I’m part of a close-knit group of girlfriends from high school. They’ve always been an important part of my life – I’d drop anything in a second to be there for one of them if they needed me. Things changed a bit when I met Jon. The rest of […]

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My unconventional path to parenthood

My name is Nancy. I met my husband Bob when I was 45 years old. He had just turned 50. At that point, I had pretty much given up on becoming a mother. There were signs I was entering perimenopause and I didn’t see a partner anywhere on the horizon. But when I met Bob, […]

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More couples turning to crowd funding to finance the high cost of fertility treatments

Fertility treatments are often very expensive. One cycle of in-vitro fertilization (IVF), ranges from $8,000 to $14,000, with 3 cycles often being required before a viable pregnancy is achieved. This makes IVF and several other fertility treatments (e.g., donor egg, donor sperm, gestational surrogacy) out of the financial range of many infertile couples. Faced with […]

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