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Category Archives: Family Creation

Posts of the Week: Pregnancy Posts

Post of the Week

This week’s Posts of the Week are all about being pregnant or having a spouse/partner who is pregnant. Come see what these women’s experience has been, and go leave them some comments of encouragement!

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TED-Ed Video Explains IVF in Simple, Inclusive Way

How IVF Works

Considering in vitro fertilization (IVF) but don’t know exactly how it works? Want to explain it to your kids? Here’s a great video from TED-Ed that will help. “How in vitro fertilization (IVF) works,” by Nassim Assefi and Brian A. Levine, uses soothing and simple animations to show us the cycles of producing egg and sperm, how […]

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Simultaneous Lesbian Pregnancies


This week’s must-read is New York magazine’s story of a lesbian couple’s simultaneous pregnancies—but they’re far from the first two-mom couple to do this.

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Women Prefer Intellectual, Shy Sperm Donors

Egg and sperm

Women who find sperm donors through informal, online channels tend to prefer ones who are “more intellectual, shy and systematic,” concludes a new study.

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A Baker’s Dozen of Books About Adoption by LGBTQ Parents

In Our Mothers' House

It’s National Adoption Day, so I’m celebrating by sharing a baker’s dozen of books about LGBTQ parents and adoption–children’s books, memoirs, and social science studies.

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Valentine’s Day Cake

Chocolate Cherry Fudge Cake
My Chocolate Cherry Fudge Cake Recipe



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