Should You Be a Gestational Surrogate for a Family Member?

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When you watch a family member struggle with infertility, you may wonder how you can help. If you’ve had successful pregnancies of your own, you might consider offering to be a surrogate. Is that a good idea or something to be avoided? Surrogacy brings complicated emotions. Think hard about the implications, commitment and the impact… Read more »

Great Podcasts for Surrogates

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Whether you want something interesting to listen to on your morning walk or when you put your feet up at the end of a long day, podcasts can be entertaining and informative. Here are some favorites we’ve gathered that cover the pregnancy experience, surrogacy and even some tips that can help you in parenting your… Read more »

6 Signs You Haven’t Found the Right Surrogacy Agency Yet

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When you consider becoming a gestational surrogate, one of the most important things is choosing the right surrogacy agency. You need an agency that makes you feel valued and appreciated. One you can trust to guide you through the journey from start to finish with your best interests in mind. Consider these six signs that… 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 »

Surrogacy and Social Media

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It’s increasingly difficult to remain a private person in a connected world. Make the wrong social media decisions and you can adversely impact your ability to become a surrogate and erode intended parents’ confidence in you as a caring and reliable carrier for their child. Choosing a surrogate is a difficult decision for IPs, so… Read more »