Jul 15

Crowdfunding for Babies began with Central Florida couple


A recent CNNMoney article discusses the trend of couple using the popular trend of crowdfunding in order to grow their families through adoption and fertility treatments. You can read the entire article here. Fertility treatments and adoption, whether domestic or international, can be rather expensive. When Jessica and Sean Haley of Melbourne, Florida, realized the need for fertility treatments to expand their family, they took to the website, Indiegogo, to help them out. The couple raised more than $8,000 on the site, with donations from more than 130 people. Their son is considered the first “crowdfunded baby!”