Military Sister Gives the Gift of Life: Becomes Surrogate

This is a heartwarming story about how one sister helped the other achieve a family when it was not biologically feasible. Alice, sister to Jessica, was born without a uterus, but she and her husband desired to have their own biological children. Both sisters are in the military. Through an IVF clinic, Alice and her husband JJ, were able to have embryos created and frozen. Two embryos were implanted into Jessica, who gave birth to twins. Both ladies have sacrificed for their country and one took on another sacrifice to give the gift of family to her sister. More information.
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Ten Year Chinese/American Visas

This is truly fantastic news.  Chinese visitors to the U.S. and U.S. visitors to China can now obtain  ten year visas.  A large portion of foreign Intended Parents who travel to work with OFG are from China.  This will make the entire process much more efficient and convenient.  Not only will it help with parents trips to the U.S in preparation and pre and post birth, it will also be of a huge help traveling home to China after their children are born.  Good news indeed. More about this news can be accessed via the link below. http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/10/politics/visa-10-years-obama-announces/index.html
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California Again

The following story highlights why California is the best state for surrogacy by showing, again, the difficulty surrounding surrogacy in jurisdictions where commercial surrogacy is not explicitly legal.  Specifically, this is Tennessee, U.S.  As more and more such cases come to light, it is hoped all intended parents will choose a surrogate in a jurisdiction where commercial surrogacy is explicitly legal thus removing all uncertainty. http://verdict.justia.com/2014/10/14/traditional-surrogacy-tennessee-strange-statute-begets-strange-judicial-ruling
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Best Choice: Surrogates in California

Foreign intended parents seeking surrogates in Thailand have recently been banned due in par to the headline case of “Baby Gammy,” who was born with Down syndrome and abandoned by his intended parents. Surrogacy overseas is not only costly, but it also comes with unknown complications. Choosing a gestational carrier in a legal jurisdiction allows for more certainty and much more transparent process. Since many states in the United States are still new to surrogacy, not all of them have clear laws on the matter and some have either made it illegal or difficult to navigate the process. California is.
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Clinical Success Rates

Additional Information About Medical Options Related to Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Success Rates. In this section of the Omega Family Global web site we provide links to additional information regarding ART and clinical success rates (United States only).  If you have any questions, please contact Omega Family Global. Information from the Centers for Disease Control of the United States regarding monitoring and reporting of fertility clinic success rates can be accessed through the following link: http://www.cdc.gov/art/ARTReports.htm Published success rates from pooled data from multiple fertility clinics is collected and published annually. Analysis and reports are provided the Society of Assisted Reproductive.
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