Requirements to Become a Gestational Carrier in Oklahoma

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Making the decision to become a Gestational Surrogate means you are giving the gift of a child to a couple who otherwise may never know the joy of becoming parents. With infertility statistics in the United States on the rise, caring and compassionate women are needed more than ever to help others achieve their dream… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy Books to Add to Your Library

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For many parents-to-be, reading is an important part of nesting. This sentiment rings even louder for many Intended Parents considering Gestational Surrogacy as the answer to creating the family of their dreams. If you are looking to add some of the most helpful and informational books on Gestational Surrogacy to your personal library, begin by… Read more »

What is Gestational Surrogacy?

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Pregnancy is a very special time for many women. Even after one’s family is complete, it is not uncommon for some women to express how much they enjoyed being pregnant in the past and even miss it. For women who have had healthy, enjoyable pregnancies, yet recognize they are finished having children of their own,… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy in Oklahoma: 5 Signs of a Great Agency

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For Intended Parents and Surrogates alike, one common requirement is necessary before beginning the journey of surrogacy: locating and working with a great, reputable surrogacy agency. While many couples and individuals come to the conclusion that surrogacy is the right solution for them, the medical, legal and matching details can be overwhelming or slip through… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy and Filing Your Taxes

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As the post-holiday excitement comes to a close and we steady our footing in the new year, many of us begin to look towards the next yearly milestone: tax season! While filing taxes is typically a standard annual routine, this is not the case for everyone, especially following a year with a major life change… Read more »

What Are Surrogacy Agreements and How Are They Used in Surrogacy?

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As a gestational surrogate or intended parent, one of the first issues that will be discussed is surrogacy agreements. These agreements are put into place to protect the interests of the gestational carrier and the intended parents throughout the surrogacy process and afterward. The difficulty is that laws vary from state to state, so there… Read more »

IVF Cycling: Advice for Gestational Carriers

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As a gestational carrier, there are many factors to consider to prepare yourself both mentally and physically for your surrogacy journey. You and the intended parents will work with a physician to keep you healthy and on track throughout. You will typically begin in a physician’s office where your reproductive health will be assessed. Assuming… Read more »

Postpartum Process: What First-Time Surrogates Can Expect

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Deciding to become a surrogate is a special choice that is unique to each surrogate. Many surrogates express enjoyment in being pregnant and miss the journey after their own families are complete. Some have stated seeing others struggle with something that came easily to their families makes them want to help others achieve the joy… Read more »

Understanding Surrogacy and the Risks to You

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Surrogacy is undoubtedly a rewarding and noble journey unlike any other. It truly takes a special person to help a family achieve their dreams of becoming parents. While the role of the surrogate is invaluable, it is important to recognize the potential risks associated with gestational surrogacy. If you are considering becoming a surrogate, consider… Read more »

Breaking Through Misconceptions of Gestational Surrogacy

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Although Gestational Surrogacy has been in practice for more than three decades, its common recognition is still fairly new in mainstream society. As with most topics that are not completely understood, many misconceptions still surround the Gestational Surrogacy journey, specifically regarding the compensation piece. Just this past year, a researcher from the University of Texas… Read more »