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Paralyzed Patient and His Wife Deliver Healthy Baby Boy Following Treatment at Shady Grove Fertility Center
Shady Grove Fertility Center is pleased to announce the birth of Collin James Sharp, born December 8,( )2010 to Jennifer and David Sharp of Richmond, VA. The 7 lb. 15 oz baby boy's birth was made possible through a partnership of Shady Grove Fertility and the Cade Foundation.
David was paralyzed in a motorcycle accident at 19 years of age. When he and Jennifer married, they knew they would face obstacles in building their family. After adopting a son from China, they were hesitant to pursue fertility treatments to have a biological child because of the costs involved.
The Cade Foundation's Family Building Grant provides up to $10,000 to help needy families pay for fertility treatment or adoption services. Of the 121 Cade Foundation applicants in 2009, Jennifer and David were chosen along with five others to receive the grant.