Surrogate Mother Resources

Adoption
Donors
Embryo Donation
Infertility Organizations Offering Scholarships
Infertility Education and Support
Same Sex
Surrogacy
Sperm Donation
Other Helpful Sites

Surrogate Mother Information

Adoptions

http://forums.adoption.com
Find support and encouragement from others regarding adoption.

Adoptive Families Magazine
http://www.adoptivefamiliesmagazine.com/
Adoptive Families, the award-winning national adoption magazine, is the leading adoption information source for families before, during, and after adoption.

Adoptive Parents Committee, Inc.
http://www.adoptiveparents.org/
Parent support group dedicated to improving all aspects of the adoption and interim (foster) care process.

Center for Adoption Policy
http://www.adoptionpolicy.org/
Extensive website providing research, analysis and education to practitioners and the public about current legislation and practices governing domestic and international adoption in the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Center for Adoption Support and Education
http://adoptionsupport.org/
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and education to everyone in the adoption community.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
http://www.childwelfare.gov/
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

The Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute
http://www.adoptioninstitute.org/
A national organization devoted to improving adoption policy and practice.

Friends in Adoption
http://www.friendsinadoption.org/
A non-profit, licensed adoption agency whose goal is to help people make informed decisions about adoption.

Infertility & Adoption
http://infertility.adoption.com/
Providing a place of learning, growth, connection, and support to those who are or will be raising "chosen" children.

Insight
http://www.openadoptioninsight.org/
Helps people in all stages of adoption find the information and support they need to have healthy open adoption relationships.

Internal Revenue Service - Adoption Credit
http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc607.html
You may be able to take a tax credit for qualifying expenses paid to adopt an eligible child (including a child with special needs).

Jewish Adoption
http://jewish.adoption.com/
Jewish parents hoping to adopt, Jewish adoption professionals, forums full of adoption information for Jewish families, an adoption registry to search for Jewish birth families, waiting kids, scriptures, poetry, family stories, and much more.

Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Organization (JAFCO)
https://jafco.org/
Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options, Inc. (JAFCO) is a nonprofit agency established in April 1992 providing one less obstacle in the healing process by providing a child with a familiar cultural and religious environment.

National Adoption Center
http://www.adopt.org/assembled/home.html
Their inspiration comes from the belief that there is no unwanted child, only unfound families. From that they provide the following free adoptive services: Public Awareness and Recruitment, Information and Referral and Publications.

National Adoption Foundation
http://www.nafadopt.org/
Dedicated to providing financial assistance, services and support to families, before, during and after their adoptions are final.

National Council for Adoption
http://www.adoptioncouncil.org/
Support to both domestic and foreign efforts that ensure every child lives, grows and thrives in a safe, permanent and loving family.

New York State Adoption Services
http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/adopt/agcymenu.asp
The New York State Adoption Service is the focus of adoption services in the Division of Development and Prevention Services which is a division of The Office of Children and Family Services

PACT, An Adoption Alliance
http://www.pactadopt.org/
Dedicated to providing adoption-related services to children of color, their birth parents and adoptive parents.

Potential Parents
http://www.potentialparents.com/
A community of hopeful, loving families waiting to grow through open adoption.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States of America.

Tapestry Books
http://www.tapestrybooks.com/
This website provides guidance to families considering adoption and also for families of adopted children by offering books on all facets of adoption.



Donors

Donor Conception Network
http://donor-conception-network.org
A set of unique resources for parents of donor conceived children and the professionals who support them.

The Donor Sibling Registry
http://www.donorsiblingregistry.com
An article by  Ellen Singer, LCSW-C, Adoption Program Specialist at The Center for Adoption Support and Education, Inc  on "Talking with Children Conceived Through Donor Insemination, IVF with Egg Donor or Surrogacy".

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

GreatEggs:
http://greateggs.com/
Considering using an egg donor agency?  Check out the posted reviews of the agencies you are contacting.

Parents via Egg Donation:
http://www.parentsviaeggdonation.org
Created for parents and parents-to-be, by parents and parents-to-be to provide useful information and guidance when using an egg donor.



Embryo Donation

ReproTech Limited
http://www.reprot.com
Embryo storage, semen store, oocyte storage, donor embryos, embryo donation, fertility preservation, administration and shipment of cryopreserved gametes, embryos & tissue.

Embryo Adoption Awareness Campaign
http://www.embryoadoption.org
Videos, FAQs and stories of families who have donated and those now parenting received donated embryos.

Embryo Connection
http://embryoconnection.org/
Resources on professional, medical, legal and moral issues about embryo donations.

Miracles Waiting - Embryo Donation
http://miracleswaiting.org/
A  non-profit organization dedicated to providing valuable and up-to-date information on all aspects of embryo donation, as well as offering embryo donors and recipients the opportunity to find each other and allowing them the freedom to work out the details on their own terms.

National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC)
http://www.embryodonation.org
A non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos by promoting, facilitating and educating about embryo donation and adoption.



Infertility Organizations that Offer Scholarships

Advanced Reproductive Care, Inc.
http://www.arcfertility.com
The ARC website seeks to be the definitive resource for potential patients and other members of the public to understand infertility and its related conditions, locate a physician and other resources for diagnosis and treatment of infertility (via IVF, ICSI, IUI etc.), become aware of the benefits, programs and services offered by ARC and its Member physicians and provide access to these offerings of ARC, called "The ARC Fertility Program"®

Bonei Olam
http://boneiolam.org/
Bonei Olam's mission is to help couples that are experiencing infertility realize their dreams of enjoying these moments. Provides financial assistance for fertility treatments.

Fertile Dreams
http://www.fertiledreams.org
To bring education and understanding of fertility issues and adoption issues to the forefront and provide hope as well as financial assistance to those longing to become parents.

HelpUsAdopt
Helpusadopt.org - Does Not Define Family and Supports LGBT Adoptions
HelpUsAdopt was created by adoptive parents Becky and Kipp Fawcett in 2007. The Fawcetts were so grateful for the fact that they had the financial means to adopt their son Jake in 2005 that they looked to make a donation to an existing organization that would help ease another family's financial burden. However, what they found were organizations that defined family and adoption. Armed with this knowledge and their belief in family undefined, they decided to create a grant organization that does not define family or adoption --- Helpusadopt.org was born.

Helpusadopt.org is a national 501c3 financial grant program that helps couples/individuals (regardless of race, religion, gender, marital status and sexual orientation) with the costs of their adoptions (domestic, international, special needs or foster care) by awarding grants of up to $15,000.

The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc. (INCIID)
http://www.inciid.com
Offers support and help to people dealing with infertility.

PUAH Institute
http://www.puahonline.org
PUAH Institute is comprised of individuals who are world-renowned experts in the field of fertility medicine and Jewish Law, working in tandem under the leadership of a Rabbi.

The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation (TQCF)
http://www.cadefoundation.org
TQCF is a non profit organization that serves the needs of families battling infertility. The TQCF also provides financial assistance to families pursuing infertility treatment or domestic adoption through the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation Family Building Grant (Deadline for scholarship is Sept. 15, 2009 $10,000 grant for infertility or adoption). This dual approach distinguishes the foundation as the only organization of its kind in the nation.


Infertility Education & Support

The American Fertility Association (AFA):
www.theafa.org/
National non-profit organization is a lifetime resource for infertility prevention, reproductive health and family building.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM):
http://www.asrm.org/ 
Non-Profit organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive technologies.

A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange (A T.I.M.E.):
http://www.atime.org/ 
Organization that offers advocacy, education, guidance, research and support through our many programs to Jewish men, women, and couples struggling with reproductive health and infertility.

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

Ferre Institute
http://www.ferre.org/
Ferre Institute provides professional education to medical providers, counselors, and other human services personnel. Individual counseling and education are also provided to patients of all ages in the Genetic Counseling, Family Building, and Prenatal Risk Programs.

Fertility Authority:
http://fertilityauthority.com
Information to help you make the best, most efficient decisions about your fertility - from diagnosis to resolution.

Fertile Dreams:
http://www.fertiledreams.org/
To bring education and understanding of Fertility issues and Adoption issues to the forefront and provide hope as well as financial assistance to those longing to become parents.

Fertile Hope:
http://www.fertilehope.org/ 
National, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Fertility Journey
http://www.fertilityjourney.com
Are you seeking a diagnosis or fertility treatment, are you undergoing fertility treatment now, or would you like to learn more about infertility?  Let us be your guide.

Fertility Lifelines
http://www.fertilitylifelines.com
Fertility LifeLinesT is a free, confidential, educational resource that provides customized information and support to people with fertility health concerns.

Infertility Answers, Inc.:
http://infertilityanswers.net/
Information on third party reproduction.

Infertility Network
http://infertilitynetwork.org
An independent, registered Canadian charity which strives to provide support and information to help people make informed choices about their family-building options.

Infertility Resources
http://www.greatinfertilityresources.com/
Source of articles and information about infertility.

The Fertility Advocate
www.thefertilityadvocate.com
Blog and resources by Pamela Madsen, a fertility educator and patient advocate.

The InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc. (INCIID):
http://www.inciid.org/
Offers support and help to people dealing with infertility.

My Fertile Ground:
http://www.myfertileground.com/
Support, advocacy, education and encouragement and much more for anyone facing infertility.

National Infertility Network Exchange (NINE):
http://www.nine-infertility.org/ 
National not- for- profit organization for persons and couples with impaired fertility.

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association:
http://www.resolve.org/ 
A community for women and men with infertility, providing information and support.

Rhonda Levy- Infertility Consultant:
http://www.rhondalevy.com/
Infertility Consultant who can provide insight to intended parents regarding clinics, treatments and options available to them to build their family.



Same Sex

Center For Kids
www.gaycenter.org
This Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential.

Families Joined By Love
www.familiesjoinedbylove.com
A unique new resource for LGBT families and supportive members of the community.  We offer books, resources and a comprehensive online community for LGBT families and the professionals who work with them.

Family Pride Coalition
http://familypride.org/
Through advocacy, support and educational activities, advances the well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents and their families. Promises positive public policy for families of LGBT families. Provides written guide to starting local LGBT parenting groups.

Garden State Equality
http://www.gardenstateequality.org
An organizations that has had a vital role in the success of New Jersey's LGBT rights movement.

Lambda Family Circle
http://www.lambdafamilycircle.org
A GLBT organization for parents and their families in NY.

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
http://pflag.org
Promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, education and advocacy.

Proud Parenting:
http://proudparenting.com/surrogacy
Providing community support for gay and lesbian members and their families.

Rainbow Families
www.rainbowfamilies.org
Provides local programs to the LGBT families, extended family members in an effort to secure family equality in all 50 states.

Rainbow Families of New Jersey
http://www.rainbowfamiliesnj.org/what/index.html
An organization of families headed by parents who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.



Surrogacy

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

The American Surrogacy Center (TASC):
http://www.surrogacy.com/ 
Find Intended Parents, Gestational Surrogates and Egg donors while maintaining privacy.

Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy (COTS):
http://www.surrogacy.org.uk/ 
Providing advice, help and support to surrogates and intended parents.

Surrogate Mothers Online (SMO):
http://www.surromomsonline.com/
Ad postings for surrogate mothers and intended parents.



Sperm Donation

GIVF Institute
http://www.123donate.com
Recruits anonymous sperm donors to help others build their families.

California Cryobank, Inc.
http://cryobank.com/
A full service sperm bank providing a comprehensive resource for frozen donor sperm, private semen cryopreservation, and specialized reproductive services (including egg and embryo storage and artificial insemination guidance).

Xytex Corporation
http://www.xytex.com/
A global provider of human semen to healthcare professionals and their patients.



Other Helpful Sites

Conceive:
http://www.conceiveonline.com/ 
Leading the field in providing family-building information for future parents.

Embracing Hope:
http://embracinghope.org/ 
A foundation created by a strong, determined, and courageous cancer survivor, dedicated to encouraging and inspiring those battling cancer and to help fund cancer research.



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