By Dara Godfrey, M.S., R.D.
Having a doctor tell you that you need to lose weight to help improve your chances of fertility success can make you feel embarrassed, ashamed, not to mention, overwhelmed. There is often a lot of stress associated with trying to conceive. But, it is a necessary part of the initial consultation with...
A mom and her daughter, the first child conceived with the help of an egg donor in New Jersey, share their experiences in this podcast, brought to you by Path2Parenthood, a nonprofit organization.
I wanted to make sure you know that the federal adoption tax credit is in danger of being eliminated in the “tax reform legislation” This will be disastrous for the many families who will be unable to adopt without the credit. I’m copying below an e-mail that I request you disseminate to everyone with an interest in this issue. There...
I recently heard the terms “non-Mother’s Day” and “non-Father’s Day.” My initial reaction was confusion. I have been thinking about it since Mother’s Day is behind us and Father’s Day is quickly approaching. What does this really mean?
I believe these terms were meant for us to take a moment to consider the people who are childfree. Ther...
When I read about the passage of House Bill 3859, I was transported back in time – but not, as you might expect, to the 1950s. The Texas House approved this throwback bill, sanctioning faith-based adoption agencies, and foster care agencies, to turn away whomever they choose to, based on religious grounds. Essentially, that translates into most of us – the vast majority of ...