Gift ideas for your surrogate

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Written By: Hillary Redwine, Cross posted For our surrogates at Surrogate Solutions, the greatest gift is helping intended parents create their happy families. While gifts are never expected, we know that intended parents often want to express their gratitude with a gift. We recently asked some of our surrogates / gestational carriers (GCs) to share the… Read more »

Building a relationship with your surrogate

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Written by: Hillary Redwine, cross posted                 For many intended parents, building a relationship with their surrogate is an important part of the journey because it helps them feel connected and involved in the pregnancy. Perhaps no one understands this more than Amy Huston, who has two children… Read more »

Surrogate Solutions Says “Thank You” to Nurses!

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Written by: Hillary Redwine   In honor of Nurses Week, we want to say “thank you” to the many amazing nurses our Surrogate Solutions team works with to create happy families. The nurses at our partner clinics play a vital role, and our collaboration with them is essential to ensuring a successful journey for intended… Read more »

Potential Surrogates Encouraged to Apply During Open Enrollment Extension

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Written By: Hillary Redwine When a gestational carrier has her own insurance policy that will cover a surrogate pregnancy, it is a huge benefit for intended parents (IPs), helping them save on the overall cost of surrogacy, which runs upwards of $100,000. In some cases, it is one of the deciding factors for IPs in… Read more »

Meet Whitney Hall

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Meet Whitney Hall – Care Coordinator, Surrogate Solutions Whitney Hall recently joined Surrogate Solutions as a Care Coordinator. She works with intended parents (IPs) and gestational carriers once they have been matched to guide and support them throughout the surrogacy process – from the initial medical screening to the pregnancy and delivery. Like many of… Read more »

Serving others through surrogacy

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Written by: Hillary Redwine   Meg Watwood truly has a servant’s heart. A two-time surrogate and mom of four, Meg loves helping intended parents create their families and views surrogacy as another way she can serve others. She was drawn to surrogacy after she and her husband struggled to conceive following the birth of their… Read more »

Surrogates Share Their Motivation for Helping Intended Parents

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Why do you want to be a surrogate? This is one of the first questions we ask our gestational carriers during the application process. Oftentimes they will mention a family member or friend who has experienced infertility. Other times, it is simply that as mothers themselves, they cannot imagine what it would be like not… Read more »

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 »

A surrogate’s testimony

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Legal Representation on Surrogacy in Florida

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Written by: Karen Persis As an attorney who specializes in surrogacy in Florida, I have had the opportunity of representing many Intended Parents as well as Gestational Surrogates in the legal process. Frequently with Gestational Surrogates, their reproductive lawyer might be the first lawyer they have ever engaged for legal services. That might seem a… Read more »