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At Family Source, we understand that as an LGBT individual or same-sex couple, the challenges you face on your path to parenthood are unique. Our expert team has the experience and knowledge to guide you every step of the way; in fact, approximately 50% of our Intended Parents are of the same sex. We have aligned ourselves with world-renowned family building partners to ensure your family building journey is as smooth as possible.

Daddy Bites provides an opportunity for gay and queer hopeful fathers to be guided through their family building plans by a panel of experts as well as engage directly with experienced surrogates and egg donors!


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Celebrity Guest Speaker:

Jesse Tyler Ferguson joins us to share his story of his path to parenthood through surrogacy and egg donation. Jesse and husband Justin Mikita have two beautiful children, Beckett and Sullivan.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a Tony-Award winning actor, author, producer, and host known not only for his creative work but, for his ongoing advocacy in the LGBTQIA+ community.

Expert Speakers:

Staci Swiderski, CEO & Founder, Family Source Consultants, known egg donor and mother through surrogacy

Dr. Guy Ringler, Reproductive Endocrinologist with California Fertility Partners

Rich Vaughn, Founding Partner and Attorney with International Fertility Law Group, father through surrogacy and egg donation

Joey Guzman-Kuffel, LMFT, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Founder of Counseling with Joey, father through surrogacy and egg donation

Christopher Gao, Client Development Advisor, Family Source Consultants, LGBTQ+ Parent Advocate/Advisor

Joy Rejholec, Chief Administrative Officer, Family Source Consultants, former gestational surrogate

*Event is at no-cost to participants and includes drinks, food, and fun!

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Staci Swiderski, CEO and owner of Family Source Consultants has been involved in the field of reproductive medicine since 2002. Staci has vigorously grown the comprehensive egg donation and gestational surrogacy agency to become a worldwide leader in the third-party reproduction field. Staci is a former intended parent herself. She and her husband welcomed their son via gestational surrogacy in 2005. Additionally, Staci had the experience of assisting an infertile couple (AKA Recipient Parents) build their family through her efforts as an egg donor, with her donation resulting in the births of their son and daughter.

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