parenting Articles
Mini IVF and Natural IVF
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by ddavanport
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Some women with infertility fear the medications used in in vitro fertilization. Is it possible to use less or no medications and still succeed in getting pregnant Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and ... Read more
Madonna reveals names of adopted twin daughters
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by ddavanport
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Iconic singer Madonna recently welcomed four-year- old twin girls to her family through adoption from Malawi. She famously adopted two children also from Malawi back in 2006 and 2009. This week, she took to social media to share their names after previously sharing the news of th... Read more
Donor Conceived Adults Speak Out
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by ddavanport
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Weve been doing the Creating a Family radio show since 2007, and one of the most interesting shows for me was an interview witha panel of donor-conceived adults. The real experts on donor conception and the experience of living as a donor conceived person are adult donor conceive... Read more
Reading, Writing, RTI, and More
Monday, February 20th, 2017 by 76Trombones
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MOTHERWELL, a digital publication about modern parenting, has published a piece called "When reading at grade level is not good enough." Two factors are behind the title the writer's own self-admitted perfectionistic tendencies, and the fact that her seemingly smart dau... Read more
How to Talk with Tweens & Teens About Adoption
Monday, February 20th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Teenagers Whether you look forward to your childrens teen years or dreadthem, they will certainly bring change as your child prepare to leave the nest and enter the world as a fully-fledged adult. In addition to the physical developments during puberty and adolescence, many psych... Read more
Is it Fair to Have an Only Child?
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Are only children doomed to a life of selfishness or loneliness Should parents have another child in order to provide a sibling for their first child What are the myths about only children Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility &... Read more
Mirrors for My Daughter’s Bookshelf
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by ddavanport
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We found this post by author Sara Ackerman in the NY Times and just had to share it with you. Ackerman is a Kindergarten teacher currently living in Ethiopia. She is also an adoptive mother to a young black girl. She shares simply but eloquently about the importance of providing ... Read more
The Week of the Waiting Child-Kids are Waiting to Be Adopted
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by ddavanport
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This week of Valentines, with its pink lacy hearts, chocolates, and focus on love, is an appropriate week to also be the Week of the Waiting Child. In honor of this Week of the Waiting Child, Creating a Family is pleased as punch to announce the launch of our new and improved Wai... Read more
No evidence that time from egg retrieval to embryo transfer affects live birth rates
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 by ddavanport
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In a recent issue of human reproduction, a scholarly journal from Oxford Academic, we found this summary of a study on timing of egg retrieval and embryo transfer. The study question was posed Does the time from ovum pick-up OPU to frozen embryo transfer FET affect reproductive o... Read more
John Legend encourages couples to consider IVF
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 by ddavanport
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John Legend and his wife, Chrissy Teigen are remaining veryopen about their choice to do IVF in vitro fertilization. Last year they welcomed their daughter Luna after a 9 year struggle with infertility. Legend spoke with Newsweek earlier this month on a wide range of topics in th... Read more
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