MHB Virtual Events

Online interactive events for prospective gay parents.
Full video recordings of past virtual events are available in our Virtual Events Archive (for members only).

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Upcoming Virtual Events

Categories: members surrogacy advice

August 17, 2020, Members Webinar: Fostering a healthy relationship with your surrogate

MHB members are invited to a webinar that will kickstart a series of monthly drop-in support groups on issues related to fostering a positive and healthy relationship with your surrogate and her family. The webinar and subsequent group meeting will offer an opportunity to consider possible challenges that may occur in this relationship, and how to best navigate them.


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Categories: webinar surrogacy advice legal

August 19 & 20, 2020: Surrogacy and Citizenship - Considerations for multi-national families

Many in our community are citizens of at least one country other than the country in which their child is born. They may both reside in Europe for instance, and the baby is born in the USA or Canada. Or they are a binational couple residing in the USA, and wish their child to be eligible for foreign citizenship of one of his fathers, and perhaps even move there later on. The time to think about these issues is well before the start of the surrogacy journey, and the help of attorneys who are familiar with the laws in all of these jurisdictions is a must. Join us to learn more!


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Past Virtual Events

Categories: medical ivf advice webinar surrogacy

July 1&2, 2020, MHB Webinar: Egg donation: medical, social, financial and legal considerations

Join us to discuss in depth all you need to know about egg donation! Hear from medical experts, parents, and even experienced egg donors who will offer insights into their own motivations, experiences, and suggestions for dads-to-be. The webinar is also suitable for current and prospective egg donors, and we will hear from a representative of We Are Egg Donors (WAED). 

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May 13&14, 2020, MHB Webinar: Optional practices for IVF success

In the course of IVF and egg donation treatment there are protocols most reputable clinics implement to maximize the prospects of success on the first try. But there are some medical strategies about which the jury is still out.  We will hear the pros and cons for several such options, including embryo testing (such as CCS) and the desirability of dual embryo transfers as a strategy for increasing pregnancy chances.

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