(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
In Vitro Fertilization: In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF, is one of several types of Assisted Reproductive Technology that are in wide use today to assist in the creation of a family for couples who are experiencing difficulty in conceiving a child, or in carrying the child through a full term... [more
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The birth of Louise Brown through in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 1978 was a major milestone in infertility treatment. It dramatically changed the treatment options for infertile couples, and techniques for assisted reproduction have evolved rapidly since then. In a short span of 20 years, IVF has... CDC Issues 2001 Assisted Reproductive Technology Success Rates
CDC Press Release More than 40,000 babies were born in the United States as a result of assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures carried out in 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today. ART includes infertility treatment procedures in which both egg and... Adoption - The Heart of Family
Dressed in a powder blue pants suit with matching sandals, Stephanie is a young woman poised on the threshold of her life. As she tentatively leans forward pulling her long blond hair out of the way, she begins telling her story. "I was fourteen when I became pregnant. My parents were supportive of...
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There are certain gene mutations that predispose a person to cancer. Through the miracle of modern medicine, genetic testing is available to identify gene mutations that may lead to cancer. A person armed with information about being predisposed to developing cancer can take preventative measures... What Other People Think About Adoption
October 19, 2009, 5:30 am
Lots of people have been writing about the online article about in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the accompanying blog post about the issues surrounding multiple births from IVF in the online edition of Sunday's New York Times. The comments were astounding, especially reading them as an... Reproductive Choice: Whose Business Is It Anyway?
February 26, 2009, 7:45 am
I learned the very (very) hard way that each family has the unquestionable right to form their family in whatever way they so desire. When it comes to birth and adoptive families brought together by a shared child via open adoption, that unquestionable part becomes so important. I will first...