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Spotlight Series: Two Dads Dell and Robert

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Modern Family Surrogacy proudly supports the LGBT community in their surrogacy journey to parenthood.

 

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 Dell: We were actually together almost 4 years before we got a phone call one morning from Robert’s mother. She expressed that she was ready to be a grandmother. She said she didn’t know how or what we had to do, but she wanted a grandchild. We...

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Creative Ways For LGBT, Single, & Couples to Fund Their Path to Parenthood

By Alex Temblador

saving for adoption and IVF

Let’s be honest: No matter how you choose to create your family, it costs money. Just look below at the average costs associated with each path to parenthood:

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Men Having Babies: Financial Assistance for Gay Men

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By Alex Temblador

Creating a family is expensive, and for same-sex couples even more so, which is why Men Having Babies was formed. They saw that gay male couples or individuals who wanted to have children struggle significantly in terms of raising the finances to have a child. Men Having Babies found that gay men spent over $110K on their parenting journey, so in response they decided to create...

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The Time It Takes To Make a Family

By Alex Temblador

the many paths to parenthood

Unlike the story of the stork that arrives with a baby seemingly upon demand, for most parents, it takes a significant amount of time to create a family. For many women, it takes time to get pregnant due to a variety of reasons such as infertility, miscarriages, endometriosis, ovulatory disorders, weight, age, stress, among many other reasons. Then there are families that are...

Alexandra Temblador
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Surrogacy Around the World

By Alex Temblador
Fertility SOURCE

 

surrogacy around the world

Imagine that you and your spouse want to have a baby, however, you are unable to conceive due to a number of reasons. Your friend knows how much you would love a baby and offers to help you and your spouse out: she will carry your child for you. It’s an exciting time for you! The opportunity to have the family you always want…until you look up the laws of your country or...

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Our Adoption Journey Truly Begins

By Brad and Justin

Adoption

To be completely honest, the excitement after our trip to Dollywood and our desire to grow our family was quickly overshadowed with a million and one questions.  Where do we even begin?  How much will it cost us?  What would other people say about us and more importantly, our child?  Brad and I would randomly ask each other these questions and never could come up with answers. 

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Born To Two Dads: My First 48 Hours

Scroll through to read Charles Danziger’s cartoon portrayal of the first two days in the life of a child born to two dads (with the help of a surrogate).

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Dolce and Gabbana

Dolce and Gabana

Dolce and Gabbana are not Ben and Jerry. Ben and Jerry are straight. Dolce and Gabbana are gay. Ben and Jerry make ice cream fashionable, Dolce and Gabbana make icy fashions. Ben and Jerry are sweetly pro-LGBT and marriage equality. Dolce and Gabbana are rancid in their attacks on gay and lesbian families.

I buy Ben and Jerry products. To my knowledge, I have never bought Dolce and Gabbana. That...

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8 Things These Gay Dads Don’t Want To Hear

By Henry Amador

8 things dads don't want to hear

 

1. When are you going to tell him he’s adopted and how do you think he’ll take the news?

We’re not, we are planning on waiting until he is either eighteen or just senses that he’s different to SURPRISE him with the news. Adoption is not a bad word, we have used the term since he was born. Firstly we are two men, as soon as the birds and the bees fly into our home he might start...

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What I Learned As a Gestational Surrogate

By Carey Flamer Powell

Gestational Surrogate

In October of this year, I gave birth to someone else’s child. He was not biologically related to me in any way, but he grew inside of me for 9 months. His mothers are two wonderful women I am now proud to call part of my chosen family. Over the course of almost two years, we experienced three egg retrievals, two embryo transfers, countless medications and the loss of a...

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Identification and Definition

By Lisa Regula Meyer

family

In my Biological Diversity class, I spend a decent amount of time helping my students to understand two major concepts surrounding niches. An organism’s niche is essentially the role that it plays in its environment and the sum of all its traits. To be specific, its niche is divided into two distinct components, fundamental and realized. The fundamental niche is the...

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