Surrogacy Timeline

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Welcome! You are either thinking about surrogacy or you are embarking on your surrogacy journey! We know that it can be overwhelming with all of the calendars, appointments, and steps so we wanted to help guide you with this timeline. Of course,  you have your personal care coordinator and our team that will also be… Read more »

A New Beginning

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Written by Kathy Fountain LMHC, Board Certified Counselor   Here it is 2020 – not only the turning over of a new year, but a new decade! At the recent December meeting of our Resolve support group, the women were lamenting the end of “another year of trying.” The faces of frustration were everywhere. Not… Read more »

These Are the Essentials You Need for Life as a New Parent

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Written by Josh Moore   First-time parents have a serious learning curve to master. Fortunately, there are a few ways to make things a little easier. From having the right essentials in your diaper bag to using technology to your advantage, these are the must-haves for first-time moms and dads. Try These Great Apps, Recommended… Read more »

A baby on the way

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We are intended parents with a baby on the way.  In fact, any day he will be here. The road to get here has been long and rough, but we are so thankful that we are here. Ever since we started dating, my husband and I have discussed having a big family. We never thought… Read more »

Best Mobile Apps for New Parents

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As a new parent in 2019, you’ve got a wealth of resources at your fingertips. While your parents might have needed books, journals, or late night phone calls to doctors or friends, you can access much of what you need by simply downloading a mobile app to your phone. There is no shortage of apps… Read more »

Overcoming New Parent Nerves

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As an intended parent, you’ve spent years trying to get pregnant and have a baby. But now that the time is here, and your baby will soon be joining your family, you may not know what to expect. Don’t worry. Whether families birth children themselves, adopt, or create families through gestational surrogacy, they share many… Read more »

Explaining Surrogacy to Family and Friends

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Your friends and family are probably aware of your struggle to have children. Perhaps you are working through fertility issues or need help creating a family because you are single or in a same sex relationship. Those who have never encountered these kinds of issues in having a family may not even be aware that… Read more »

6 Thoughtful Gifts to Show You Care

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The relationship between intended parents and gestational surrogates often grows close over the course of the surrogacy journey. To show appreciation, the intended parents and surrogate may want to buy gifts for each other.  Whether it’s to mark milestones throughout the journey or celebrate a special occasion, thoughtful gifts can be positive for both the… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy and Cord Blood Banking

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Before intended parents and gestational surrogates come to an agreement, there are many things to be discussed, from compensation,to insurance coverage, to birthing plans. One important item you may not have discussed is cord blood banking. What is cord blood banking? Cord blood banking is the process of collecting and storing the blood from the… Read more »

First Time Parents? What to Expect in Your First Week

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Not sure what to expect the first week after bringing your baby home? Welcome to parenthood! Rest assured that every first-time parent feels similarly unprepared. Let’s go over some of the surprises you can expect. Babies sleep a lot and cry a lot … and not much else. Your baby’s first few weeks are spent… Read more »