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Content Tagged: Third party options

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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Embryo donation and embryo adoption – new family building options

The Katie Show recently featured a segment on embryo donation and adoption. A couple, Dan and Keli Gassman, who adopted an embryo in order to have their son, shared their story with the audience. Although the terms embryo donation and embryo adoption are sometimes used interchangeably, there are some differences that are worth noting. In […]

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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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Surrounding our family with people who accept and love us

My name is Marcie. I’m 37 years old, and partnered with an amazing woman named Kate. We’ve been together for 5 years and recently got married. Kate’s family has welcomed me into their family like I was one of their own. My family has been an entirely different story. They’ve had a hard time accepting […]

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