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Research: Same-sex parents invest more into their children

Research by Kate Prickett, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin http://childandfamilyblog.com/same-sex-couples-give-more-focused-time/ “Our findings support the argument that parental investment in children is at least as great – and possibly greater – in same-sex couples as for different-sex couples.” Female same-sex parents spend 40 percent more time engaged in child-focused activities than do different-sex ... Read More »

Reciprocal IVF – making a baby with your partner’s embryo

Reciprocal IVF – carrying your partner’s baby MichaelsFamily paperfox studio my big gay family

It is becoming increasingly common for women to carry an embryo developed from their partner’s egg and donor sperm. The reasons to choose this path are varied. One partner may have a medical condition they don’t want to pass on. They may be unable to carry themselves. Or they simply want the experience of carrying their partner’s biological child. Whatever ... Read More »