Coronavirus, COVID-19, Surrogacy

CORONAVIRUS HURTING FERTILITY CLINICS …Crushing Foreigners’ Baby Dreams

Source TMZ

Restrictions on fertility procedures, coupled with a freeze on foreign travel due to the coronavirus, are drying up a bankable swath of the baby-making business … TMZ has learned.

Right now, fresh or frozen embryo transfers, in vitro fertilization and pretty much all elective surgeries are being scrapped as U.S. fertility clinics follow guidelines released by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

A rep there tells us, the financial pain is being felt industrywide … but even more so with clinics relying heavily on international clientele.

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COVID-19, Surrogacy

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Surrogacy, Foster Care and Adoption

Source New York Times

The pandemic is not just impacting parents and pregnant people — all prospective parents are facing new challenges.

Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has upended life for those who are or hope to become pregnant in the United States. Fertility doctors have indefinitely postponed all advanced fertility treatments, and some major hospitals in hard-hit areas are trying to ban partners and doulas from delivery rooms.

But the pandemic is affecting expectant parents forming families through surrogacy, foster care and adoption as well.

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COVID-19, India, Surrogacy

India – COVID-19 lockdown: NRI couple still waiting to meet baby born through surrogacy

Source Mathrubhumi

Varappuzha: A mother’s long wait carrying the dreams of two strangers in her womb has come to an end finally. But the little baby girl is still waiting for her parents having no clue when they will be able to come back. Unfortunately, the restrictions made as part of the coronavirus prevention came in the way of a family’s dream.

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