Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Family Seeks Judge's Decision For Custody Of Daughter

This story tells of intended parents Gwen and Tom Lamintina who are trying to gain custody of their two month daughter born to a surrogate mother.

The surrogate mother refuses to give up custody and wants Gwen and Tom to pay child support. Unfortunately, when Gwen Tom and the surrogate mother, Stephanie Eckard, went into the surrogacy arrangement the surrogate mother, Stephanie, did not sign the surrogacy contract. For more about this story click here

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Couples with leftover embryos face ethical, legal dilemma

What should you do with your left over embryos? There aren't too many choices. You can donate to another couple. You can freeze them. There is a ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research so donating them to science might not be an option. Another option is to destroy them.

Click here to read this article about what one couple decided to do.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Two moms deliver a single set of twins

Now here is an interesting story. Kathy Payne and her husband struggled with infertility for seven years. They decided to turn to surrogacy to create their family. The doctor suggested transferring two embryos to Kathy and two to her surrogate mother. Miraculously they both became pregnant with singletons. Click here for the details