Giving Birth to New Thoughts on Infertility

By |June 16th, 2017|

One in seven women have difficulty becoming pregnant. This is a devastating problem that affects many people and crosses all socio-economic lines. Yet, because women and men are ridden with fear, sadness, and even shame, it largely remains a ‘private matter’ and couples often cope alone. I was 25 years old and unable to conceive. After […]

Sometimes it takes a team to help make a baby

By |September 16th, 2016|

I’ve always had a desire to make others happy. After being blessed with my two children, I learned of the love a mother has for her babies. As time passed, I began hearing more about couples who were having a hard time getting pregnant. My heart would ache for them as I heard of […]

Making a Baby: Considerations for LGBT Couples – VIDEO

By |December 21st, 2015|

Video by Erica Ciszek  

4 Ways Creating A Family Is The Same for LGBT Couples

By |December 21st, 2015|

By: Erica Ciszek 1. We all want the same thing. Whether your ovaries are aching or your testes are tingling, you know that feeling of wanting to build a family. You want to grow your love. You want to embark on the adventure of parenthood. You have already made a list of names. You’ve started a […]

From Fertility Patient to Clinic Founder: TJ Farnsworth of Aspire Fertility

By |December 21st, 2015|

By: Staff Writer You might recall a TV ad for a razor, in which a man declared “I loved it so much, I bought the company.” TJ Farnsworth was propelled to found his company, Aspire Fertility in Houston, by a markedly different experience. He and his wife Margaret, both 38 and in healthcare, saw an acute […]

Testimony of a contented father after he got his baby through surrogacy!

By |June 22nd, 2015|

S. Sajeev We got married nine years ago and as with any family we wanted a baby and had been trying desperately with various clinics and methods. Since nothing worked we had to go for surrogacy as all other options were closed for us. After thorough search of surrogacy clinics, we chose Gyno Gift Centre […]

Maternal love does not care “whose EGG” “whose SPERM” !!

By |June 15th, 2015|

This is the story of my patient Rebecca, (name changed) whose journey to motherhood has enlightened me that motherly love knows no restrictions. She was suffering from severe vaginismus, a physical or psychological condition that affects a woman’s ability to engage in any form of vaginal penetration, including sexual intercourse, insertion of tampons or […]

Cost of Surrogacy in India

By |June 15th, 2015|

The cost of surrogacy involves many factors. One of the most important factor which determines cost of surrogacy is the availability of human resource. The number of potential surrogates in India is very high compared to the European and developed countries and comparatively, their remuneration is low in India. Another determinant […]

The Long Road to Conception

By |February 20th, 2015|

In both my professional and personal life, I have found that the best coping tool is attitude. And now that I’m finally pregnant after four years of aggressive effort, I find that it is attitude that carries me through the particular challenges of my situation. After multiple rounds of Intrauterine Inseminations (IUIs), one round of […]

Dr. Peyman Saadat: Practical Solutions for Challenging Fertility Situations

By |February 13th, 2015|

Join Speakers: Peyman Saadat, M.D., Medical Director, Reproductive Fertility Center; Paige Andree Johnston, Advocate, egg donor recipient , Documentary maker; moderator Shannon Dalton Giordano, Director of Marketing, Fertility Planit. During this session we will discuss the importance of knowing your options when it comes to facing challenging fertility situations and when to consider using an […]