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Men Having Babies Ask The Expert

We provide here a range of articles addressing major medical, legal, financial and mental health aspects of the surrogacy process. The articles are written primarily by members of the MHB Advisory Board. The Advisory Board was established in 2016, and includes leading professionals from the surrogacy field. It is a unique forum for discussing legal, medical, financial, and social issues that are relevant to surrogacy and gay parenting among knowledgable and caring professionals, parents and surrogates. This advisory board meets bi-monthly at our conferences and it is an ongoing source of significant improvements to our programs.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy: What you and your Gestational Carrier should know

With the growing availability of COVID-19 vaccines, prospective surrogacy parents and the gestational carriers who help them should be informed of the associated health implications of vaccinating pregnant women. This article presents the prevailing recommendation that pregnant women should get vaccinated when eligible, based on existing scientific knowledge about the associated risks of vaccinating women in the various stages of pregnancy, and the risks of not vaccinating.

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Covid-19 and Surrogacy: Latest Medical Update

What steps do fertility centers currently take to safeguard staff and patients, including egg donors and surrogates? What do we know about the risks of COVID-19 infection to pregnant women and fetuses? What should we be monitoring as the pandemic unfolds? The goals of this article is to offer guidance and support to intended surrogacy parents based on existing scientific knowledge. 

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