infertility Articles
Importance of Genetics in Determining Who We Are
Thursday, May 28th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
I am fascinated by the topic of nature vs. nurture. How much of who we are iscontrolled by our genes and how much fromour environment. I have found that manyadoptive parents and parents through donor sperm, donor egg, or donor gametes share my interest. One of the best ways to st... Read more
Genetics vs. Environment: Which Shapes Our Kids the Most?
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
What matters most in shaping who we and our children will betheir genes or their environment Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews Dr. Danielle Posthuma, Head of Department ... Read more
The Cherished Child: Parenting after Infertility
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
I was talking with a woman last month who was in the midst of trying to decide about the next step on her infertility treatment journey. They have been trying to conceive for three years. She told me that what kept her going was knowing that they had so much love to give to a The... Read more
My #1 Pet Peeve in Infertility and Adoption
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
Imagine this scenario youve been trying to get pregnant for 2 years. After about 6 months you start reading everything you can find about trying to conceive, taking your basal body temperature, banning hot baths and bike riding for your husband, and buying ovulation predictor kit... Read more
How to Choose an Adoption Agency or Attorney
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
I am so proud to announce the publication today of the Creating a Family Multimedia Guide on Choosing an Adoption Agency or Attorney We have been hard at work on this e-guide for many many months, so today is a big day in our little world. And here is the best news of allwe are T... Read more
Should Older Women Be Allowed IVF Using Their Own Eggs
Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
We received an interesting question for this weeks Creating a Family show on Using IVF Success Statistics to Choose an Infertility Clinic. You have to be super careful in interpreting the fertility clinic success stats. I was choosing between 2 local clinics, BUT, when I did more... Read more
Understanding Fertility Clinic Success Statistics
Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
We tell people that they should use the CDC or SART Infertility Clinic Success Statistics when choosing a fertility clinic, but we often fail to tell people how to interpret these statistics. Which ones are important and which ones can we ignore Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Dir... Read more
Survey of Infertility in the Millennial Generation
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
What will fertility and infertility look like for the Millennial Generation What do they believe about fertility and what is their prognosis for infertility I just read a fascinating survey and report titled Infertility in America 2015 by Reproductive Medicine Associates of New J... Read more
Anne Hathaway Makes Decision to Adopt
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
Actress Anne Hathaway and husband are reportedly looking into adoption. Sources say that fertility issues are the reason for this decision currently, and that Ms. Hathaway was surprised at their struggle to conceive given her very healthy lifestyle. The couple has said they envis... Read more
Adopting Lily: An HIV Adoption Story
Monday, May 18th, 2015 by ddavanport
Image
Adoption in general is scary. Adopting a child with HIV is even scarier. We all fear the unknown, and what most people dont know about HIVAIDS is staggering. According to one advocacy group, Project Hopeful, the understanding of most Americans about HIV and AIDS has not changed s... Read more
Goto page 123 ... 747576 >>