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The 2019 MHB Report card

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As 2019 is drawing to a close, we gathered some statistics about the year that passed. We were happy to welcome a significantly larger number of attendees at our conferences and workshops, and almost 100 conference sponsors. In addition, the Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP) has helped 330 couples this year and to date we have 36 babies that were born to Stage II fathers! Furthermore, MHB has worked extremely hard to raise awareness with dozens of partners and getting involved in research and advocacy groups worldwide. Read More...

MHB's Advisory Circle of surrogacy experts expands

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We are pleased to announce the joining of five new members to our Advisory Circle, which now includes eleven leading professionals. They include Dr. John Hesla from ORM, Dr. Mark Leondires from RMACT, Attorney Diane Hinson from Creative Family Connections, Staci Swiderski from Family Source Consultants, and Dr. Guy Ringler from California Fertility Partners. The eleven will participate in quarterly advisory sessions with the MHB board, receive periodic reports from our executive director and board chairman, and will be asked to provide commentary for our network on legal, medical, financial and social development that are of relevance to surrogacy and gay parenting. The first in-person meeting for the group will take place on November 12 in NY, on the eve of our conference there. Read More...