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IVF, Frozen Embryos, Talked about on Campaign Trail February 1, 2012

Fertility and Infertility InformationIn the days leading up to the Florida primary, Republican Presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich called for a ban on embryonic stem cell research and the creation of a commission to study the ethics of in vitro fertilization.

Medical Director Responds to U.S. Court Lifting Ban on State Funding for Stem Cell Research September 9, 2010

The medical director of a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos recently responded to the decision by the US appeals court to suspend a ban on state-funding for embryonic stem cell research, pending a full appeal of the case.

Medical Director Responds to U.S. Court Rules Against Obama's Stem Cell Policy August 25, 2010

The medical director of a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos recently responded to the decision by the United States District Court enforcing an injunction against federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

National Embryo Donation Center Seeks Adoptive Families for Special Needs Embryos July 1, 2010

Couples who have gone through fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization(IVF), often have an excess of embryos cryopreserved or frozen for future family building. When these couples complete their families and embryos remain, they are faced with the daunting task of deciding what to do with their embryos.

Medical Director Responds to ASRM Ethic Committee Report: Defining Embryo Donation June 1, 2010

The medical director of a national non-profit organization whose mission it is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos recently responded to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Ethics Committee report: Defining Embryo Donation.

Non-Profit Offers Financial Assistance to Families Coping with Infertility

The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation (TQCF) is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of families battling infertility. Through education and outreach, we support families struggling with infertility, and strive to educate outside communities about relevant and related issues. In addition, the TQCF also provides financial assistance to families pursuing infertility treatment or domestic adoption through the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation Family Building Grant. This dual approach distinguishes the foundation as the only organization of its kind in the nation.

National Embryo Donation Center Receives New Media Grant September 22, 2009

The National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) announced today it has received a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to enhance and maximize new media in expanding the public awareness of embryo donation and adoption. The NEDC, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the lives and dignity of human embryos by promoting, facilitating and educating about embryo donation and adoption.

National Embryo Donation Center Receives Outreach Education Grant September 22, 2009

The National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) announced today it has received a grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to educate professionals on embryo donation and adoption. The NEDC, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a non-profit organization and the only clinic-based organization in the country dedicated solely to facilitating embryo adoption services to both donor and recipient couples from anywhere in the United States.

National Embryo Donation Center Marks Birth of 100 Babies from Embryo Donation May 14, 2009

The National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) recently achieved a significant milestone. There have been over 100 babies born since 2003 in the NEDC adoption program through the remarkable process of embryo donation.

In the Blink of an Eye: Facing the Choices of Infertility Summer, 2007

You may not know what embryo adoption is, much less how to emotionally prepare for it. Embryo adoption occurs when someone goes through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and has leftover embryos (an egg and sperm joined together) available, then chooses to donate them to another woman to carry and raise.

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