Surrogates share the biggest misconceptions about surrogacy

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Being a gestational carrier (or surrogate) is an incredible way to help a family. Many women who serve as gestational carriers are motivated to help intended parents because, as mothers themselves, they cannot imagine what it would be like to not have a child, and they want to give that gift to another person. Being… Read more »

How do Escrow providers differ in Surrogacy Arrangements?

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How do Escrow providers differ in Surrogacy Arrangements? The services that escrow providers offer vary greatly between providers. Some of the most significant differences fall into one or more of the following areas: Fund Management vs. Fund Holding Fund Management is an escrow arrangement in which disbursement requests are submitted to the escrow provider by the… Read more »

What an agency can offer you, the Intended Parent

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Surrogacy may seem simple. You want to have a child, but for any number of reasons, you are not able to carry a pregnancy to term.  You need the help of a surrogate to complete your family.  Someone else, on the other hand, LOVES being pregnant, has had at least one baby of her own,… Read more »

Womb for rent… A surrogate’s story

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    So, I haven’t written (other than comedy) since college but here we go… Its 9:00 am and it’s time for my first pill of the day. Right now I’m taking estrogen to thicken my uterine lining for a mock cycle. I am in, what I would consider, the middle stage of becoming a… Read more »

Myths about surrogacy

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There are so many myths in the world of surrogacy. With surrogacy, there are always good vibes, happy thoughts, and baby dust to wish the surrogate and her intended parent(s)  good luck on their transfer day, but let us clarify some of the misconceptions you may have heard.   Myth: A woman will opt for surrogacy to… Read more »

What Surrogate’s Kids Think

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  Most Surrogates get asked what they told their kids and how their kids feel about them being surrogates. We recently asked our current carriers and here are some of their responses. Courtney says: My girls think it’s awesome now and love to tell people that mommy’s having a baby for another family. My 3… Read more »

A Surrogacy Adventure

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Keli and her family helped create two families through surrogacy. She learned about surrogacy from a friend who was a surrogate with Surrogate Solutions. Keli and her husband had completed their family and knew it was the right time to help another family create theirs.   Keli’s first journey was just about four years ago…. Read more »

Injection Tips

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Part of this amazing journey is preparing your body for the embryo transfer. This is done through specific medications and monitoring your cycle so the embryo transfer can occur on the optimal date. Aren’t medicine and science amazing?!?! At this point, the clinic and your coordinator will work out your treatment calendar and you will… Read more »

Testimony from a surrogate

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Hi my name is Susan and I am a 1x gestational carrier with Surrogate Solutions. I have always believed that if you are able to help someone, you should! What better way to do that than to help create a family?  I read an article about surrogacy two years ago and sat back thinking, “That’s… Read more »