adoption Articles
Thoughts of an IVF Donor Conceived Person
Monday, October 23rd, 2017 by ddavanport
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We havent heard a lot yet from people who were conceived by IVF and especially not from those who were conceived using donor gametes or embryos. I think its a matter of timing. We are beginning to hear from folks who were conceived from donor sperm because that technology has bee... Read more
CALL TO ACTION: Save the Adoption Tax Credit!
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 by ddavanport
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Save the Adoption Tax Credit is sounding the alarm with this call to action. The need to respond to to your Congressional representatives is urgent If you are a regular reader here at Creating a Family, you know that we care deeply about protecting this financial benefit in the t... Read more
Adoption 101
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit discusses the basics of adoption. Subscribe to Creating a Family Radio Subscribe, rate, and review in iTunes Subscribe to our radio RSS feed Subsc... Read more
The Loneliness of Infertility
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Infertility is a lonely journey. Friends and family often dont know how to help us. We received the following question from someone who is finding this out first hand. You must get an awful lot of questions, but you are one of the only places where I have found help and hope afte... Read more
Ethiopia: Update on Suspension of Adoptions
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 by ddavanport
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From a memo issued by The Department of State, Office of Childrens Issues comes this update regarding the international adoption program in Ethiopia. To read the full text of the update, go to the US Department of States Bureau of Consular Affairs page on Intercountry Adoption. E... Read more
Adoptive Mom Feels Left Out at Son’s Reunion with Birth Mother
Monday, October 16th, 2017 by ddavanport
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I get a lot of questions from folks and usually either jot off a quick reply pointing them to a Creating a Family resource or I request that they post the question on the Creating a Family Facebook Support Groupand I respond over there. But every once in a while a question comes ... Read more
IUI vs. IVF: Which Fertility Treatment is Right for You
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Daniel Williams, a reproductive endocrinologist and Medical Director with the Houston Fertility Institute. Subscribe to Creating a... Read more
Miscarriage Infographic for Pregnancy Loss Rememberance Day
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 by ddavanport
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October 15 isPregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Daythe day to honor and remember the children that are so often not mentioned, but often thought aboutespecially by their parents. In honor of this day, Creating a Family wants to educated folks about miscarriage. Please share fr... Read more
Why Should Adoptive Parents Get Subsidies & Not Birth Parents
Monday, October 9th, 2017 by ddavanport
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I love the Creating a Family Facebook Support Groupfor the caring expressed and the information I learn. And since our group is a mixed group made up of adoptive parents, infertility patients, birth parents, and adoptees, I also appreciate that I am exposed to new ideas and somet... Read more
Why Should Adoptive Parents Get Adoption Subsidies & Not Birth Parents
Monday, October 9th, 2017 by ddavanport
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I love the Creating a Family Facebook Support Groupfor the caring expressed and the information I learn. And since our group is a mixed group made up of adoptive parents, infertility patients, birth parents, and adoptees, I also appreciate that I am exposed to new ideas and somet... Read more
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