December 14, 2018
Explaining Surrogacy to Family and Friends
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 […]
March 16, 2018
Is it Better to Work With a Local Surrogacy Agency? Or One With Larger Reach?
If you’re thinking about becoming a surrogate, there are a lot of things to consider. You’ll have plenty of questions and need advice and support. Your best resource for both is your surrogacy agency. But you may wonder, does it matter if you use a local agency or a national one with a wide reach? […]
November 3, 2017
Transferring Multiple Embryos in Surrogate Pregnancy: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?
Whenever you decide to transfer multiple embryos to a surrogate, you obviously risk having a multiple pregnancy. But you also improve the chances that at least one embryo will make it to term. How do you know the ideal number of embryos to transfer to ensure you end up with a healthy baby at the […]
October 20, 2017
Gestational Surrogacy: Strategies for Intended Mothers on Bonding with Your Baby
As an intended mother, you’ve been dreaming of meeting your baby for a very long time. But now that the time is near, you may be worried about bonding with your new child. This is a very common fear, but there are steps you can take to make this transition a smooth and happy one. […]
September 30, 2016
Letting Go: Relinquishing Control and Putting Your Trust in Your Gestational Surrogate
If you’ve battled infertility or explored adoption, you know what it’s like to be unable to control an important outcome. Trusting another woman who starts out as a stranger to carry your child is challenging. While surrogacy is truly a blessing, it is one more aspect of building your family than you must be unavoidably […]
May 22, 2013
What Costs are Associated with Surrogacy?
While surrogacy is often a long-awaited answer of hope for many intended parents, it’s no secret that it can also be very expensive. Although most intended parents expect to pay the required surrogacy fee, they do not always anticipate the associated costs, including agency fees, attorneys, medical costs, insurance, IVF procedures, and additional financial support […]