Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Resources

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ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY WEBSITES

Adoptive Families Magazine is an award-winning national adoption and family formation information source for families before, during, and after adoption.www.adoptivefamilies.com

All About Surrogacy (AAS) is a community of Surrogate Mothers, Intended Parents and Egg Donors that is built by the members, for the members. www.allaboutsurrogacy.com

American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Attorneys (AARTA) is an organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction and to the protection of the interests of all parties, including the children, involved in assisted reproductive technology matters. Its member are elected by existing members (Michele is an elected member of AARTA). www.adoptionattorneys.org

American Fertility Association (AFA) is committed to preventing infertility whenever possible and helping individuals build families of choice, particularly when faces with infertility. They are a non-profit resource whose services include an extensive online library, monthly online webinars, telephone and in-person coaching, a resources directory, and a toll-free support line. www.theafa.org

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive technologies. www.asrm.org

Conceive provides family-building information for future parents.www.conceiveonline.com

Creating a Family is a nonprofit providing education, resources, and support for those touched by infertility or adoption. www.creatingafamily.com

Donor Conception Network is a set of resources for parents of donor conceived children and the professionals who support them. www.donor-conception-network.org

Egg Donation and Surrogacy Professional Association (EDSPA) offers a forum for communication, education and advocacy for patients using gestational/traditional surrogacy and egg, sperm or embryo donation. www.edspa.org

Embryo Connection provides resources on professional, medical, legal and moral issues about embryo donations. www.embryoconnection.org

The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination is an online resource for infertility information. www.inciid.org

National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos by promoting, facilitating and educating about embryo donation and adoption.www.embryodonation.org

National Infertility Network Exchange (NINE) is a national non-profit organization for persons and couples with impaired fertility. www.nine-infertility.org

Parents via Egg Donation provides useful information and guidance when using an egg donor. www.parentsviaeggdonation.org

The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation (TQCF) is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of families battling infertility. The TQCF also provides financial assistance to families pursuing infertility treatment or domestic adoption. www.cadefoundation.org

LGBT BOOKS ON ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY (ART)

  • The Complete Lesbian and Gay Parenting Guide, by Arlene Istar Lev
  • Donor Insemination Guide: Written By and For Lesbian Women, by Leslea Newman & Diane Souza
  • The Lesbian Parenting Book: A Guide to Creating Families and Raising Children, by Merilee D. Clunis & Dorsey G. Green
  • For Lesbian Parents: Your Guide to Having Your Family Grow Happy,Healthy and Proud, by Suzanne Johnson
  • New Essential Guide to Lesbian Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth, by The American Psychological Association Committee on Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Concerns, Committee on Children, Youth & Families, and Committee on Women in Psychology (Available through the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.)
  • The Ultimate Guide To Pregnancy For Lesbians: How To Stay Sane and Care For Yourself from Preconception through Birth, by Rachel Pepper
  • The Queer Parent's Primer: A Lesbian and Gay Families' Guide to Navigating Through A Straight World, by Stephanie Brill

CHILDREN'S BOOKS ON ART

  • A Tiny Itsy Bitsy Gift of Life, an Egg Donor Story, by Carmen Martinez Javier
  • How Babies and Families are Made: There is More Than One Way, by Patricia Shaffer
  • Mommy Was Your Tummy Big?, by Carolina Nadel