Category: Gestational Surrogacy

What Is Gestational Surrogacy
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What Is Gestational Surrogacy

When women receive the difficult news that they will be unable to have a child in some cases their doctor may suggest gestational surrogacy. The common response to this suggestion is often, “What is gestational surrogacy?” Gestational surrogacy is when an egg is taken from the intended mother and inseminated by the intended father and...

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The Purpose Of A Gestational Surrogate

The Purpose of a Gestational Surrogate, and How You Can Become One Have you ever wondered what is involved in the process of becoming a gestational surrogate, or how they’re different from traditional surrogates? If so, you’re not alone. The terms can be a little confusing! We’re going to set the record straight for you...

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A Friend Becomes A Gestational Carrier For A Family Desiring Another Child

Julia and Lee Newton faced one of their darkest moments when they realised they couldn’t have children without life-threatening complications. Julia had her first child, a daughter named Emily, in 2007, but the pregnancy led to the development of an Rh incompatibility, which caused her body to create antibodies that would attack the blood of...

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A High Demand For Surrogate Mothers In The U.S.

Surrogate Mothers – Important Information to Consider The need for Gestational Carriers or Surrogate Mothers grows as more individuals and couples seek to create families. Infertility is growing at alarming rates as women delay child bearing and as same sex couples explore surrogacy in order to secure the desire for biological children. Demand for surrogate mothers in the...

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How Important Are The Husbands Of Surrogate Mothers?

Any guy who supports his wife through a pregnancy can expect a major reward: a baby. His baby. But what happens when that child actually belongs to someone else? One man share’s his family’s journey to help another couple have a baby and his wife’s brave choice to become a surrogate mother. How could a...

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Infertility And Surrogacy – A Surrogate’s Tale

My surrogate journey was simple. It was a calling. Something I felt in my very core I wanted to do. People think I’m crazy and that’s OK. I actually had a dream I delivered twins when I was going through an infertile time myself. When I awakened from the dream, I knew this was something...

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A Surrogate Mother Shares Her Perspective On Surrogacy

What is gestational surrogacy? Detailed information about Surrogate & Surrogate Pregnancy Written by Ryley of That’s My Family Blog: Today I am 7 weeks pregnant. Ultrasound pictures are held up with letter magnets on my fridge. My calendar is splattered with OB appointment reminders every week. But this baby isn’t mine. This baby belongs to...

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Learn the Details of Becoming a Surrogate Mother

What is Surrogacy? There are a few assisted reproduction techniques, such as In Vitro Fertilization, egg freezing and surrogacy. Out of these techniques, surrogacy is the most unique. This process is very personal to both the surrogate and the intended parents. The process produces many emotions as it involves bringing different people together to bring...

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A Surrogacy Story From Mary

The name Mary F. Magness sounds like the name of a saint but she isn’t—not in the typical fashion. She does have saint-like qualities in that she offers the gift of parenthood to couples who are unable to conceive. Mary is a 31-year-old surrogate mother who lives in Santa Clarita, Calif., just north of Los...

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Surrogacy – A Single Man Chooses Fatherhood Via Surrogacy

Louis DeFilippi and his daughter Anna enjoy Lincoln Center in New York. He decided to have a child with the help of surrogacy when he was in his late 50s. Louis DeFilippi does not care much about labels like “single dad.” If DeFilippi is a symbol of anything, it is simply that of independent thinking....