Obtaining Your Child’s Birth Certificate : The process of obtaining documentation after a Gestational Surrogacy in Florida

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Intended Parents often ask me what the birth certificate process will be like when their child is born via gestational surrogacy. How long will it take? Will the surrogacy or surrogate be referenced on the birth certificate? What can I name the child? Well…  some of those questions have a standard answer, but for others,… Read more »

Zika Virus and Gestational Surrogacy

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As the Zika virus continues to spread through the United States, many Intended Parents find themselves facing new concerns in regards to starting or expanding a family safely. Although no treatment or vaccine for the Zika virus currently exists, recent updates from the CDC suggest that women in countries affected by the Zika virus do… Read more »

7 Tips for Bonding with Your Baby | Tips for Intended Parents

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For many couples wishing to complete their family with a baby, surrogacy can be the answer for making this dream come true. However, because the Intended Parents do not physically carry the baby through pregnancy in gestational surrogacy, one common worry among Intended Parents is they will not be able to bond with their baby… Read more »

How to Find a Gestational Surrogacy Agency in Florida

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Finding the right gestational surrogacy agency can make all the difference in the quality of your surrogacy journey experience. Working with a Florida surrogacy agency as either an intended surrogate or a potential gestational surrogate, can be simpler than in many other states because Florida has clear laws covering surrogacy. You won’t face the uncertainty… Read more »

Understanding Egg Donor Agreements

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If you are considering donating eggs or are an intended parent contemplating the use of donor eggs, it’s important to understand the legalities and regulations that surround the process. Burdensome as egg donor agreements may seem, they are in place to protect the rights of the donor, the IPs and any future children. Do You… Read more »

Acknowledging the Elephant in the Room

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For many surrogates and intended parents alike, surrogacy is a dream come true. While the excitement, joy, and anticipation of building a family all take precedence during this momentous journey, it is important to acknowledge and discuss the elephant in the room before even beginning your surrogacy path: compensation. Although the reward is invaluable, it… Read more »

What Insurance Issues Will We Encounter During Surrogacy?

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The importance we place on health insurance doubles when preparing for the birth of a child. It’s an exciting time, one that shouldn’t be weighed down by the stress of worrying over health coverage. However, with surrogate pregnancies, many questions arise in regards to this topic; first and foremost, will insurance cover the surrogate’s pregnancy?… Read more »