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Surrogacy in the Stars – Ellen Pompeo reveals use of surrogate on Jimmy Kimmel

By Marla Neufeld | October 15, 2014

Grey’s Anatomy star, Ellen Pompeo appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live recently where she discussed her newborn daughter Sienna May born through her top-secret surrogacy process. Kimmel made light of the subject by asking, “Pardon my ignorance on this,” he said to Pompeo. “When you have the baby through a surrogate, does your husband, uh, visit her in the…

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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

By Marla Neufeld | October 15, 2014

Talk about an interesting perk from your employer…Facebook and Apple are now among the first Silicon Valley tech companies covering the expense of egg freezing procedures for employees.Both companies already offer benefits for adoption and fertility treatments, but this marks their first foray into covering egg freezing, which costs at least $10,000 per round plus…

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Marla Neufeld Presents CLE to the Dade County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division

By Marla Neufeld | October 9, 2014

On October 7, 2014, the Surrogacy Lawyer, Marla Neufeld, presented her CLE, “So You Want to Have a Baby” to the lawyers of the Dade County Bar Young Lawyers Division. She was joined by Miami attorney, Hugo Acebo, and the Honorable Judge Scott Bernstein. Over 25 people were in attendance and issues such as surrogacy, egg,…

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Incredibly moving video on surrogacy journey

By Marla Neufeld | September 28, 2014

Please CLICK HERE to watch an incredibly moving video on a couple’s surrogacy journey. It is so well done and really shows the absolute miracle of the surrogacy process and the joy it can bring to a family. This couple’s story was featured on MTV True Life’s “I’m Desperate to Get Pregnant”.    

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Real Housewives star, Gretchen, Talks Infertility Struggles; Undergoing IVF

By Marla Neufeld | September 26, 2014

Even the rich and famous have difficulty getting pregnancy, except not everybody talks it. Real Housewives of Orange County star, Gretchen, has gone public about her infertility struggles and expresses sentiments felt by many women going through this difficult process. “It’s so much more complicated than we ever anticipated before we started it,” the former…

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Cincinnati Zoo takes on another baby gorilla surrogacy

By Marla Neufeld | September 26, 2014

Just a fun article about a baby gorilla named Kamina who was abandoned by her mother at the Oklahoma City Zoo, so she was shipped to Cincinnati to be cared for by zoo staff. “It’s something that Curator of Primates Ron Evans and the rest of his team are experienced with. They just acted as surrogate to another baby…

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