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President Barack Obama speaking

Will Infertility Treatments Be Included in Health Care Reform?

Update after health care reform passed: Even After Health Care Reform, Insurance Companies Don’t Have to Cover Infertility It depends, according to this report by Sabrina Eaton in The Cleveland Plain Dealer. During the election campaign, President Obama told Planned Parenthood that he supported expanding “reproductive services” and including them in his proposed reforms to […]

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Maria del Carmen Bousada

Maria del Carmen Bousada, 69-year-old Spanish mother died, leaving 2-year-old twins as orphans

Maria del Carmen Bousada, 69-year-old mother of 2-year-old twin boys died in July. She conceived her children by using in-vitro fertilization along with donated eggs and sperm. According to news reports, “Bousada is believed to have been the world’s oldest new mother. She gave birth in December 2006, shortly before her 67th birthday, after telling […]

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Quadruplets with their lesbian mothers

Lesbian Couple Gives Birth to Quadruplets

Each partner in a Riverside, California lesbian couple has given birth to a set of twins by using shared eggs, donor sperm, and IVF. The two sets of twins, born to Martha Padgett and Karen Wesolowski, were both conceived through IVF using eggs from Martha Padgett, making them genetic quadruplets: Martha, 38, gave birth first […]

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logo of RESOLVE the national infertilty association

What You Should Know About RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association

RESOLVE is a non-profit organization that provides support, education, and political advocacy for people living with infertility, a medical condition which affects 1 in 8 American adults. RESOLVE offers support for people with infertility in numerous ways. Volunteers on their telephone help line answer questions and provide support for people coping with infertility. Across the […]

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Deidre Hall

Celebrities Who’ve Used Surrogacy and Other Infertility Treatments, Part 1

This article is Part 1 in the series Celebrities Who Have Used IVF, Surrogacy, Egg Donation and Other Infertility Treatments. You can read Part 2 here. Hollywood celebrities like Angeline Jolie, Brad Pitt, Maddona, and Rosie O’Donnell have made headlines by adopting children, but increasing numbers of celebrities are turning to assisted reproduction treatments to […]

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