Surrogacy has been in the news quite a bit lately. Sarah Jessica Parker talked about it while promoting “Sex And The City 2.” Angela Bassett, Cindy Margolis, Katey Sagal, Ricky Martin, Marrisa Jaret Winokur, and Randy Quaid have all done it. Audiences worldwide howled at the way Tina Fey and Amy Poehler portrayed the process in “Baby Mama.” In the June issue of Vogue, writer Nancy Hass discusses her personal surrogacy story and a HBO documentary about surrogacy in Israel, India, and America entitled, “Google Baby,” premiered in mid-June. Even the hit shows, “Glee” and “Little Couple” touched on the subject this season.
According to the advocacy group Resolve, 7.3 million people in the U.S. are affected by infertility. Carla Lewis-Long’s fertility issues led her to Creative Family Connections, which helped find a wonderful surrogate to carry her baby.Why I’m So Special: A Book About Surrogacy is a story for all parents who used a surrogate to share with their young children, to let them know just how special they are. This lighthearted picture book is ultimately about hope, perseverance, and lots of love.
Besides being a loving mom to Makana Elliott Long, Carla Lewis-Long is VP, Distribution for Si TV. She has spent 16 years in television, working at networks such as AmericanLife TV, Oxygen, and USA Network. Carla is currently the President of CTAM Carolinas (Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing) and is a graduate of Emerson College. She lives in in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and daughter.
Coming December 2010, Volume 2 – Why I’m So Special: A Book About Surrogacy With Two Daddies.
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