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 »

And baby makes three

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Life has definitely changed for the better since the arrival of our little guy. Entering this journey, there were so many scary feelings that we had to overcome. What if we chose the wrong person to be our surrogacy? What if we didn’t even find a surrogate??  We thought of all of the horrible things… 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 »

Why surrogates should select their own attorney

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Written by: Stefan Beuge, Esq Florida, California, Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Nevada (to name a few) all law requires a legal contract between a surrogate and a Commissioning Intended Parent(s). Like any other contract, a surrogacy contract describes each party’s rights and obligations and governs the relationship of the parties. An attorney for the Commissioning Intended… Read more »

The Most Precious Moments: A story of the ultimate gift

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Lightly running your finger over your new baby’s milky skin. Taking in every little inch of the new life. Breathing in the smell of belonging and innocence. Recognizing your features, or your husband’s, written all over the tiny face. It’s one of the sweetest moments of motherhood…one I had longed for each and every time… Read more »

What an agency can OFFER Surrogates

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Surrogacy may seem simple. Someone wants to have a baby, but any number of factors prevent them from getting or staying pregnant. You’ve had a least one baby, you don’t mind (or even LOVE) being pregnant and your body seems to handle it well. Maybe you’ve even been a surrogate before and have a good… Read more »

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 »

A Serendipitous Surrogacy Story

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When I was in my teens, my mom and stepdad struggled with unsuccessful IVF attempts over the course of a few years. I distinctly remember hearing my mom cry after everyone else was in bed. Her sorrow impacted me in such a way that I carried it with me until I had my first child six… Read more »

C-Section Support

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Some of us are planners and we like to be in charge! Even with labor & delivery, we create a birth plan & have several conversations with our doctors, surrogates, and intended parents. For months, we have all been planning for the big day, and we want to be prepared. Before delivery, it is important… Read more »