Written by Lauri on October 24, 2017

Perez Hilton Welcomes Daughter Mayte Amor

Perez Hilton is a dad again!
The 39-year-old father of two and infamous gossip blogger (whose given name is Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.) welcomed daughter Mayte Amor on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 3:26 p.m. Born via surrogacy, the baby girl weighed in at 7 lbs., 4 oz., measuring 20 inches long.
Hilton shared the good news with his followers on Instagram Tuesday — uploading a photo of himself holding the newborn baby in the hospital alongside his mother,

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Written by Lauri on October 24, 2017

Woman Carries Sister’s Rainbow Baby After Three Miscarriages and Loss of Two Newborns

Sisters share an unbreakable bond, and that statement couldn’t be any truer for Beth Guadino and Anna Howat.
The two, who have both experienced the heartbreak of miscarriage, will now be forever linked through the birth of Guadino’s first child through surrogacy via Howat. 
It was in May of 2015 when Guadino, now 32, revealed to her sister that she was pregnant with twins. Having endometriosis, a condition that can

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Written by Lauri on November 8, 2016

We are so proud to be a part of this surrogacy journey with Celynn McManus and her husband and their amazing surrogate and her family. Please follow both side’s journey through surrogacy, you can read about the IP experiences on their blog: http://www.ourpeaherpod.com/blog

Then get a view from the other side as you follow their surrogates experience: http://www.bunjourney.weebly.com/
Celynn and her Hubbie on the left. Their surrogate and her Hubbie on the right.



Surrogacy laws for single parents in the UK to change after court ruling

Written by Lauri on May 25, 2016

Surrogacy laws which prevent single people from claiming parental rights are set to change following a ruling by the Family Division of the High Court.

 The court ruled earlier this month that a single man who fathered a child via a surrogate mother had his right to raise the child discriminated against.


 The man claimed the current law meant an application for a “parental order” could only be made by two people.


The government said it was now considering updating the legislation.



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SSA at Families Through Surrogacy seminar in Australia

Written by Lauri on February 26, 2016

Lauri and Kathryn are in Australia in support of Families Through Surrogacy, who is hosting a multi city seminar series on what’s new in surrogacy.


Here are some of Lauri’s notes:


Our first seminar session was in Sydney – very well attended – probably about 40 people.  Kathryn and I spoke about “Costs of Surrogacy in the US” – why it’s so expensive and how to keep costs down.   And “what makes a good surrogacy match” — how an agency should match

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This week Global IVF is featuring Dr. Viken Sahakian

Written by Lauri on May 7, 2010

This week Global IVF is featuring Dr. Viken Sahakian who is Board Certified in both Obstetrics/Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility and assumes teaching responsibilities at Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at UCLA Hospitals. His clinic, Pacific Fertility Center is located in Los Angeles.
Dr. Sahakian has performed over 6000 IVF procedures and is responsible for the birth of over 3000 babies all over the world. He, along with his colleagues, pioneered the most revolutionary financial program in modern medicine, the

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Research study: Cross-Border Infertility Treatment (CBIT)

Written by Lauri on March 30, 2010


You are invited to take part in a research study exploring what motivates patients to travel to another country for infertility treatment and to learn about their experiences during treatment.




Who can take part?


Anyone who has gone outside their home country for infertility treatment, has access to the internet and is able to communicate in English.




What will you have to do?


The information will be collected via an individual email interview, to be conducted in the strictest confidence with your anonymity assured.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Written by Lauri on March 17, 2010


Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time – a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic. ~Adrienne Cook


From All of Us at Surrogacy For Solutions

Global IVF Video Guest Expert Series: Dr. Daniel Potter of Huntington Reproductive Center

Written by Lauri on March 14, 2010

Global IVF strives to bring you the most current and useful information regarding all things infertility related around the world. Every month, Global IVF features ‘experts’ in their field – a reproductive endocrinologist, a reproductive clinic, an embryologist, a reproductive lawyer, a medical tourism company, a therapist, etc. Not only will you be privy to their inside information and expertise, with many of them you will have the chance to ask and get answers to your own specific questions!

This week

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Sign Up Now for the Global IVF Forums!

Written by Lauri on March 12, 2010

The Global IVF Forums are now Open!

Global IVF is the only one-stop informational website for IVF travelers — people looking to pursue ART treatments outside of their own country. Now potential Global IVF patients can interact with other people looking to go global for fertility treatments, i.e.; IVF, egg and/or sperm donation, surrogacy. The goals of the Global IVF Forums is to provide education and support to individuals who are interested in learning more about current IVF costs, Reproductive Clinics,

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