Time for Families

Israeli Supreme Court rules same-sex couples be given access to surrogacy

February 27th, 2020

In an apparent rebuke to government, the Israeli Supreme Court justices say current law that excludes LGBT couples, harms ‘right to equality’ and gives the state one year to amend the existing legislation; LGBT organizations laud ‘historic decision’ In a unanimous verdict, the Israeli Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that same-sex couples and single menRead Full Story »

South Dakota Senate panel narrowly defeats commercial surrogacy ban

February 27th, 2020

A South Dakota Senate committee on Wednesday narrowly rejected a measure that would have criminalized commercial surrogate pregnancy agents, making it unlikely for such a ban to win approval this year.

War Of The New York Surrogacy Bills Erupts

February 20th, 2020

New York is lagging behind the rest of the country as one of the few remaining jurisdictions in the United States that does not permit compensated surrogacy.

Commercial Surrogacy – a Complicated Legal Picture

February 20th, 2020

Commercial Surrogacy’s Complicated Legal Picture After trying to conceive through nine cycles of IVF, unsuccessfully, Alexis Cirel’s doctor suggested she and her husband take a different route: a gestational surrogate and commercial surrogacy.

Fertility Fraud: The U.S. Is Experiencing An Explosion Of Legislation. And That’s A Good Thing

February 16th, 2020

More and more cases of fertility fraud have been uncovered.

Paying gestational carriers should be legal in all states

February 16th, 2020

Every year, hundreds of thousands of babies are born in the U.

Putin says he won’t allow for LGBTQ families or marriages in Russia

February 16th, 2020

Putin told reporters that he’s considering a constitutional amendment that would ensure that all parents of children “will be dad and mum.

French Senate passes bioethics law allowing lesbians to artificially procreate

February 9th, 2020

The bill passed by the French Senate is watered down but still extremely transgressive.

Fresh Eggs For IVF Offer Slightly Better Birth Outcomes

February 9th, 2020

Using fresh donor eggs for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) provides a small but statistically significant advantage in birth outcomes compared to frozen donated eggs, research finds.

The Number of Employers Who Offer Fertility Benefits is on the Rise

February 6th, 2020

Fertility benefits rank high on the list of valuable benefits that make recruiting top talent, retaining valuable employees, and reducing turnover easier.