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Content Tagged: surrogacy

Grateful mothers and their surrogates share their stories

A recent article in the Daily Mail Online, highlighted the stories of four women who became mothers thanks to their four respective surrogates. Thirty-three year old Naomi and her husband have a nine month old daughter, thanks to their neighbour Hayley, who carried the pregnancy for them. Hayley already has three children with her husband, […]

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Recent series profiles LGBTQ family building

The Province newspaper recently published a six-part series on assisted reproduction and becoming a LGBTQ parent. They called the series “Pride and Joy” in celebration of these newly emerging families. The series includes: Part 1: “One Family’s Story” – the long road of gay and lesbian family building Part 2: “What Makes a Parent” – […]

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Coming out of the fertility closet: celebrities like Jimmy Fallon help reduce secrecy around surrogacy

A recent commentary piece in Time highlighted how talk-show host Jimmy Fallon and his wife, Nancy Juvonen, are helping reduce the secrecy around fertility treatments and third party reproduction by admitting to using a surrogate to have their daughter, Winnie Rose. Although 1 in 6 US couples experiences infertility, many do not share their diagnosis […]

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Father becomes one of a growing trend of single men to have a child via a surrogate

Louis DeFilippi, a biochemist from Chicago, always hoped to one day become a father. However, this dream began to fade after his second marriage dissolved when he was in his 50s. Mr. DeFilippi felt it was unlikely that he’d meet a woman willing to become a parent with him at his age, and he assumed […]

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