What Surrogates Can Expect on IVF Transfer Day

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You’ve gone through all the screenings and preparation, both physical and emotional. You’ve taken all the medications and supplements, passed all the tests, lined up your support system and now it’s here—the big day. Here’s what to expect. Get some rest. If you are traveling to the fertility clinic, you will probably stay overnight in… Read more »

Grieving as a Surrogate: Dealing With Failed Transfers and Miscarriage

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Anyone who has experienced a failed pregnancy understands the sadness and sense of loss you feel. For a surrogate, those feelings are compounded by the guilt you may feel for disappointing your intended parents. It’s important not to blame yourself. There are so many things that can go wrong in transfer and early pregnancy. The… 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 »