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Men Having Babies 2009: The Parent Perspective

Tom used the services of an agency to become a parent through gestational surrogacy. He speaks about the process of choosing surrogacy, the benefits of using…

7. Parent story: Arthur Halpern / NY 2012 Men having Babies Expo

Men Having Babies / NY 2012 Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo Part 7: Personal story of Arthur / Parent through GS with the help of an agency • Insights from egg donation search… • Working with an experienced surrogate (while you were not as experienced)… Did they handle testing and contracts any differently? • Birth arrangements and expectations with carrier and hospital: presence during labor, rooming, breast-feeding, relinquishment, hospital discharge, traveling home, etc. On September 22, 2012, Men Having Babies, Inc. presented the 8th annual gay surrogacy expo in NY, featuring a record number of exhibitors, an expanded daylong format includes 24 breakout sessions, expert and personal stories panels, and a gay parenting exhibition. About 150 prospective parents attended the expo, where several large donations to the new Gay Parenting Financial Assistance Fund (www.menhavingbabies.org/fund) were announced. The donations, totaling 000, were made by CT Fertility, Worldwide Surrogacy Specialists, New England Fertility, and Kiran Infertility Center. The fund was created as part of our mission to promote the affordability of surrogacy and related services for gay men through financial assistance. Check this channel for several more clips from this event. Men Having Babies, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that was recently spun off from a program that ran at the NYC LGBT Center since 2005. It started as a peer support network for biological gay fathers and
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