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Infertility Etiquette By Rabbi Goldberg

By Marla Neufeld | December 3, 2014

  On November 20th, Rabbi Goldberg of the Boca Raton Synagogue wrote a very meaningful blog post where he accurately described the pain and loneliness associated with infertility, especially in the Jewish community. He also discusses how infertility has impacted biblical figures in the Torah. Rabbi Goldberg states, “Well, those suffering are our loved ones. They…

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Couple Adopted 8 Boys From The Same Family

By Marla Neufeld | November 26, 2014

Taking place over a ten year period, a Nebraska couple recently adopted their 8th child from the same birth mother. The adopting couple learned shortly after getting married that conceiving children naturally was “very unlikely” for them, so they decided try foster parenting which turned into 8 adoptions. According to the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute,…

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Marla Neufled Presents the "ART" of Babymaking for Florida Association of Women Lawyers

By Marla Neufeld | November 21, 2014

Surrogacy lawyer, Marla Neufeld, presents her continuing legal education class called “The ART of Family Building” to the West Palm Beach chapter of the Florida Association of Women Lawyers. The outline of the presentation is below. Please contact Marla Neufeld if you are interested in her presenting this material to your group or organization! The…

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New Guidlines On Genetic Testing for Muscular Dystrophy

By Marla Neufeld | November 18, 2014

A new guideline from the  American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the  American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate the full picture—from symptoms, family history and ethnicity to a physical exam and certain lab test results—in order to determine what genetic tests may best diagnose a person’s…

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The possibility of embryo adoption

By Marla Neufeld | November 18, 2014

Under Florida law, those looking to start a family are able to legally “adopt” an embryo. Unlike with traditional adoption, when using a donated embryo, the providers of the genetic material have no parental rights to the resulting child, however, it is important to have a contract in place to reflect the parties intent in…

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Surrogacy lawyers help couples deliver the family of their dreams

By Marla Neufeld | October 22, 2014

Surrogacy Lawyer, Marla Neufeld, was featured in the Florida Bar News relating to the use of surrogacy in Florida. She was quoted for her legal and personal experience with using a Florida surrogate. “I’ve been in this world of fertility doctors, and so many appointments, and just juggling everything. And then we ultimately used a…

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