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Surrogacy is both rewarding and emotional for everyone involved – even more so when the surrogate is a family member. For many families, a family member acting as a surrogate can complicate relationships and your surrogacy journey. There are both good and bad factors to consider about being a surrogate for a family member. The… Read more »

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You’re finally going to reach your goal of being a dad. You and your partner have suffered together through infertility or other obstacles to creating a family, but the day is here at last. Stuff’s about to get real. Soon you will have that tiny baby in your arms. Your first thought may be, “Now… Read more »

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Gayle Garrett has a lot of insights to share. As founder and Surrogacy Program Director of Surrogate Solutions, she understands the perspectives of both gestational surrogates and intended parents. Here she discusses a few things parents need to know that they might not consider. Research thoroughly Read reviews of agencies and clinics online and ask… Read more »

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This month, we’re continuing our series of conversations with Surrogate Solutions founder and Surrogacy Program Director, Gayle Garrett. Gayle has worked with many gestational surrogates and has even served as a surrogate herself. Some of her staff members have been surrogates as many as three of four times. Gayle is a registered nurse with a… Read more »

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Remember how nervous you were during your first pregnancy? How many questions you had and how many unknowns there were? Imagine having all those feelings of uncertainty and knowing you’re putting the pregnancy and birth of your baby in the hands of someone else. So, you can just imagine what it must be like for… Read more »

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No one knows better than the founder and Surrogacy Program Director of Surrogate Solutions, Gayle Garrett, the many ways surrogacy can change the lives of both gestational surrogates and intended parents. Today we are talking with Gayle about some of the surprises surrogacy can bring and the impact it can have on everyone it touches…. Read more »

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We recently spoke to Gayle East-Garrett, founder and CEO of Surrogate Solutions about concerns common to gestational surrogates and intended parents. Topics that come up frequently, according to Gayle, are finance and tax issues and associated costs in general. Gestational Surrogates “Let me begin by saying that there is never a cost to the gestational… Read more »

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This month, we’re speaking to founder and Surrogacy Program Director of Surrogate Solutions, Gayle Garrett. Gayle is not only experienced in bringing surrogates together with couples and individuals hoping to build a family of their own, she is also the mother of two and has served as a surrogate herself. Gayle is a registered nurse… Read more »

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Technology for harvesting, freezing and storing eggs has advanced in recent years. Is it something you should consider? Are you a good candidate? Freezing your eggs can give you options from extending your reproductive lifespan to protecting your eggs from diseases or treatments. While woman of any age can freeze their eggs, the highest success… Read more »

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If you’re considering becoming a gestational surrogate, you may wonder what to expect. Of course, you understand there will be a screening process, but what will they ask? What tests will they perform? Here’s an overview of the process a typical surrogate will undergo. First, you will be asked some broad questions about your health,… Read more »