infertility Articles
My Brother Is Adopted (He Didn’t Want Me to Tell You That)
Friday, November 3rd, 2017 by ddavanport
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We found this question in the Social Qs column of the NY Times Style section and thought it offered a unique peek into real life for a family built by adoption. The young boy asks a question about outing his brother as adopted in front of a group of friends. He is trying to under... Read more
The Unique Pain of Infertility and Why It’s So Hard to Cope
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by ddavanport
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Why is it so hard to cope with infertility Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Ken Doka, professor at The College of New Rochelle and the the author of Disenfranchise... Read more
All You Need to Know about Adoption in the US Infographic
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 by ddavanport
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In honor of National Adoption Month, Creating a Family presents this infographic on all you need to know about adoption in the The post All You Need to Know about Adoption in the US Infographic appeared first on Creating a Family. Read more
Understanding Standard Infertility Tests
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 by ddavanport
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What do you need to know about infertility testing Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. George Grunert, a reproductive endocrinologist and founder of Houston Fertility... Read more
One Adoptee’s Feelings on Being Adopted
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 by ddavanport
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A recurring theme here at Creating a Family is that not all adoptees are alike. No one person can speak to the universe of all adopted people. To understand adopted peoples feelings on being adopted it helps to listen to many voices. This poem we received as a comment on our blog... Read more
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
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