Category: Gestational Surrogate

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Egg Donation Vs Surrogate Journey

Egg Donation Vs Surrogate Journey Have you ever contemplated an egg donation vs surrogate journey before?   Recently this question was posed to me from a perspective surrogate who was weighing out the differences between the two trying to decide what was best for her. I was able to share the positives and negatives about becoming...

Explaining Surrogacy To Our Partner
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Explaining Surrogacy To Our Partner

Our significant others play a HUGE role in support for us during a surrogate journey. Some husbands or partners have a hard time initially with the concept of their wives carrying a child for someone else.  It is important to be patient and know that the initial thought of this might be awkward for them. ...

Medications In Surrogacy
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Medications In Surrogacy

Medications in Surrogacy: Why exactly do I need them? How exciting! You’ve done it!  You’ve passed your medical clearance. You are physically, emotionally, and mentally prepared for this journey into gestational surrogacy. You’ve been chosen by the intended parents. You can’t wait to give joy to a family by bringing a child into the world...

Giving The Baby Back
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Giving The Baby Back

It always amazes me when people ask, “Are you going to be Ok giving the baby up?” I’m thinking “Are you KIDDING me? Have you seen my household?”  I’m kidding but then again, I’m not.  I was in NO way planning or hoping to bring another addition home.  ALL sane surrogates who decide to become...

Single Dads
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Single Dads

Single Dads in Surrogacy   Single Dads. Everyone knows a story about a single mom who wanted a family so much that it didn’t matter that she didn’t have a partner. We seldom stop to think that there are men, on their own, who would give anything to be a Dad. If we were to...

Location In Surrogacy
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Location In Surrogacy

Is Location In Surrogacy Important? A wonderful colleague of mine recently shared this post with her Intended Parents.  In it you will find valuable information on what the main focuses should be for seeking a match that is not centered on location. Why Don’t You Have a Surrogate in My State? Many intended parents share...

Termination In Surrogacy
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Termination In Surrogacy

There is a big misconception in regards to termination in surrogacy.  We can always thank the media for that.  While there are the few negative stories and the negative publicity that is with everything.  Let us not forget the amazing, touching, heart bursting stories that keep the rest of us driven for an industry that is...

Before Becoming A Surrogate
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Before Becoming A Surrogate

What To Consider Before Becoming A Surrogate If you are considering becoming a surrogate and don’t know where to start let’s first consider the basic criteria important for any carrier.  Typically you need to be between the ages of 21-40 however some states do not have a law against a surrogate being 19 or 20....

Compensation From Surrogacy
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Compensation From Surrogacy

  We want to be clear here with this post – the number one reason most surro-moms choose to be surrogates is not because of compensation from surrogacy. It’s to give and experience the joy another family has when they realize they can finally make their dreams of having a family a reality. The average surrogate...

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...