Every Surrogate Deserves Extra Support! Kinesiology Pregnancy Tips

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Women who have experienced pregnancy know it comes with a lot of aches and pains. Pregnancy discomforts can be tough to manage because you are limited regarding what pain-relieving medications you can safely take. Many pregnant women try alternative methods to manage minor pregnancy aches such as yoga or stretching, meditation or light exercise. One… Read more »

Gestational Surrogate? How to Craft Your Nutrition Plan

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As a gestational surrogate, this isn’t your first pregnancy. You already know the importance of good nutrition for a healthy pregnancy, but medical advice can change over time, so you may need to update your thoughts on nutrition. Consider the following advice to keep you and the baby you are carrying happy and healthy. Ideally,… 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 »

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 »

Everyone Needs a Helping Hand – The Benefits of Working with an Agency

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Dealing with infertility can feel isolating, so seeking expert help is one of the kindest things that you can do for yourself and your partner. If you’re thinking about gestational surrogacy as an option to become parents, a surrogacy agency can help guide you through every aspect of the process. Here are some benefits to… Read more »

What Are All These Surrogacy Acronyms You Keep Mentioning?

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Due to its close-knit ties with the medical community, gestational surrogacy has its own set of acronyms that are used frequently among those working with or pursuing gestational surrogacy. For individuals who are new to the community or simply researching available options with gestational surrogacy, these acronyms can seem foreign and confusing at first. If… Read more »

Failed Transfer – Now What?

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The experience of a failed embryo transfer is a disheartening, yet realistic possibility for Intended Parents beginning their surrogacy journey. In most cases, the IVF transfer’s success will be known within 10 days of the transfer. Although the IVF process is not 100% successful, hearing the news that the transfer did not result in a… Read more »

Building Your Bond with Your Baby

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Surrogacy can be a dream come true for many couples wishing to have a family of their own. Although the baby is genetically the child of the Intended Parents, many couples find themselves struggling with fears of being unable to bond and connect with their baby due to not being able to carry him or… Read more »

What Costs are Associated with Surrogacy?

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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… Read more »