infertility Articles
Acupuncture and Alternative Treatment for Infertility
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility and adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Mark Perloe, a Reproductive Endocrinologist with Georgia Reproductive Specialists, and Mark Schwartz, a Fellow of the American Board... Read more
5 Tips for Surviving Summer with Adopted Kids from Hard Places
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Summer vacation is right around the corner for most of us. Plans for family vacations, lounging pool side, and hitting the amusement parks are fun to anticipate together as a family, but the change from a regimented school-year routine to the less-structured schedule of summer br... Read more
2 Common Surgeries Improve Fertility
Monday, May 22nd, 2017 by ddavanport
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File this under just plain weird, but recent researchhas found that pregnancy rates were significantly higher among women who had had an appendectomy 54.4 percent, tonsillectomy 53.4 percent or both 59.7 percent than among women who had had neither surgery 43.7 percent. Furthermo... Read more
The Adoption Tax Credit is in Jeopardy!
Sunday, May 21st, 2017 by ddavanport
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Congress is considering massive tax reform measures and as many of you already know, the Adoption Tax Credit ATC is vulnerable and may be eliminated as part of those reforms. We need your help to save it Join us as we work to keep pressure on Congress to save the credit that make... Read more
Panel of Moms Raising Kids with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure/FASD
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Whats it really like to raise a child with fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol spectrum disorders What are the long term and short term impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on children Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility &... Read more
Update on Suspension of Adoptions from Ethiopia
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by ddavanport
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On May 16, 2017, the State Department issued the following update on the status of international adoptions from Ethiopia. You might remember our report in Aprilthat all international adoptions from Ethiopia were suspended. Heres a portion of the statement, taken from the U.S. Sta... Read more
When Will I Stop Staring? Emotions of Infertility
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Has this ever happened to you Youre out with friends at the beach or shopping or perhaps on a date with your husband and a pregnant woman walks byand you stare. Try as you might, you cant stop staring with longing at her pregnant belly. If this has happened to you, you are not al... Read more
Foster Care Adoption Matching Event: Yay or Nay
Monday, May 15th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Have you ever thought about going to a foster care adoption matching event They go by different names adoption meet & greets, foster care adoption recruitment events, or adoption activity daysbut are all events designed for prospective adoptive parents to meet and play with c... Read more
Latest Developments in Treatment of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Miscarriage or recurrent pregnancy loss is devastating. What are the latest ways to treat miscarriage Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility and adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Lora Shahine, a reproductive e... Read more
Manhattan Fertility Clinic Holds Lottery For $30k Round Of In Vitro Fertilization
Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 by ddavanport
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New Hope Fertility Center in Manhattan, NY recently held a lottery in which entrants could win a 30,000 round of in-vitro fertilization. The lottery was Dr. John Zhangs idea, his way of giving back to the many patients who cannot afford the often-overwhelming price tag of IVF tre... Read more
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