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Sarah & Matthew Join a Roster of Celebs Using Surrogates | Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker

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Sarah & Matthew Join a Roster of Celebs Using Surrogates

Originally posted 05/02/2009 11:45AM

Expanding their brood, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announced this week they are welcoming twin girls via a surrogate.

By not revealing any details about why they chose a surrogate, Parker, 44, and Broderick, 47, have left many of their well-wishing fans with questions.

For example, what is a surrogate? They are women, often with children of their own, who offer to carry the babies of couples who experience infertility. The most common variety, known as a gestational carrier, carries an embryo provided by the couple, and has no genetic relationship to the child in question (the womb-for-rent scenario). Other surrogates use sperm provided by the couple, but their own eggs.

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Joan Lunden's Second Set of Twins Arrives | Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden's Second Set of Twins Arrives

Originally posted 03/07/2005 03:00PM

Joan Lunden and her husband, businessman Jeff Konigsberg, welcomed their second set of twins, another girl and a boy, on March 1, a rep for the TV personality announced Monday.

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Baby News: Joan Lunden and Deana Carter

Baby News: Joan Lunden and Deana Carter

Originally posted 09/16/2004 04:50PM

Joan Lunden surprised listeners on a radio talk show Thursday morning when she announced that she and husband Jeff Konigsberg are expecting a second set of twins in early March.

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