An Interview with a Surrogate

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Tell us a little bit about yourself & your life prior to surrogacy I am a wife and a mother to two sweet, crazy boys ages 2 and 4 (at the time we began this journey). I quit my job as a nurse when my youngest was born to become a full time stay at… Read more »

Postpartum Together

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Meet Chelsea! A busy mom of 2 who offers postpartum support for all of us! As a mother of two, I found myself having very different postpartum experiences. With my first, I was prepared for pregnancy and birth but thought everything after baby was supposed to be “natural/easy” and “blissful.” I spent a lot of… Read more »

Ready for Delivery

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Packing for the hospital can seem like a daunting task. What will make you feel comfortable during your hospital stay? For some, these items are a MUST. For others, they are nice to have, depending on how long you are admitted. It is great to be organized and prepared by week 36. It is also… Read more »

Creating families through surrogacy

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My goal was to help create families through surrogacy! Of course, we always think about the parents-to-be and their struggles to get to where they are on this path to surrogacy. We don’t often think about their extended family members and what this baby also means for them. Surrogacy can help create grandparents, aunts, uncles,… Read more »

What Can You Do If Your Family Doesn’t Support Your Decision to Be a Surrogate?

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While rewarding, surrogacy can be difficult both physically and emotionally. It’s helpful to be able to lean on your family for support during this time. Unfortunately, sometimes people have a hard time understanding gestational surrogacy or don’t feel that they can support the decision. That’s when you may need to find other resources to partner… Read more »

After a Miscarriage: Coping as a Surrogate

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For any woman, a miscarriage can be a heart-wrenching experience, but for a gestational surrogate, there is the added worry she has let down the intended parents and the surrogacy agency. It’s important, however, not to blame yourself. Miscarriage is one of those things you simply can’t control and happens to almost every woman. Here… Read more »

6 Frequently Asked Questions From Gestational Surrogates

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Becoming a gestational surrogate can be a rewarding experience; however, as with any new experience, it can be a little scary. You may have questions before you undertake your surrogacy journey, which the experts at Surrogate Solutions are happy to answer for you, but we wanted to share a few of the most common questions… Read more »

The Benefits of a Doula During Surrogacy

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A doula can provide support to you as a gestational surrogate, preparing you for and guiding you through the birthing process. Even though you’ve been through it before, every pregnancy, labor and delivery is different. Your doula can act as your advocate, seeing that your birthing plan is followed, and the process proceeds as smoothly… Read more »

The Quick-Read Guide to Surrogacy Terms and Abbreviations

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When you first begin to investigate surrogacy, you may be overwhelmed by the number of terms and abbreviations you might have never heard before. Whether you’re considering creating your family through surrogacy or thinking about becoming a surrogate yourself, there’s a lot to learn. Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common terms:… Read more »

Is Your Spouse Considering Becoming a Gestational Surrogate? Here’s What You Need to Know

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If your spouse or significant other is thinking about being a gestational surrogate, they are going to need a lot of support from family, friends and especially you. Are you ready? Here’s what you need to know. Your support isn’t optional Many surrogacy agencies require you to sign off on the surrogacy agreement before the… Read more »