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Gestational surrogates must pay close attention to their health throughout their pregnancy. Staying fit and healthy creates a good environment for the baby to grow and thrive. Always talk to your doctor about appropriate exercise during pregnancy, however, because every pregnancy is unique. Here are some tips to help get you thinking about staying fit… Read more »

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Surrogacy agencies are supposed to assist infertile couples in having a baby through third-party reproduction. Unfortunately, not all surrogacy agencies are created equal. The fact is, the costs can run anywhere from $75,000 to $120,000, and there are people out there who want to take advantage of intended parents in a very vulnerable state. From… Read more »

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There are endless books, blogs and videos for expectant parents that talk about what to expect when one new baby arrives. But what happens when you find out your gestational surrogate is carrying twins, triplets or more? Multiples are not uncommon in surrogacy, and it’s natural to freak out when you hear the news. But… Read more »

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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. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? Not so fast!… Read more »

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When you first begin to investigate surrogacy, you may be overwhelmed by the number of terms and abbreviations you might have never heard before. Whether you’re considering creating your family through surrogacy or thinking about becoming a surrogate yourself, there’s a lot to learn. Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common terms:… Read more »

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Just because you previously delivered vaginally, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for a c-section just in case this time. A variety of factors can make a cesarean necessary, including those you can anticipate like placenta previa or breech positioning. There are also any number of conditions or events that can require an emergency c-section such… Read more »

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If you’re considering becoming a gestational surrogate, one of the most crucial factors is selecting the intended parents you will be carrying a child for. This is an intimate and complex relationship, so making the right connection is vital. Of course, your surrogacy agency will be able to guide you along the way, but here… Read more »

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The entire surrogacy journey can be intimidating for the novice Intended Parent. If you also need to use donor eggs, the process is even more complex. Where do you even start? Working with an egg donation agency or a surrogacy agency can smooth the way for you. They will walk you through the entire process… Read more »

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If you’ve done your research, spoken to your surrogacy agency and talked to some other surro moms, you probably feel well prepared for your surrogacy journey. One thing you may have not given a lot of thought to, however, is there are a lot of needles involved. It can be pretty daunting. Why so many… Read more »

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If your spouse or significant other is thinking about being a gestational surrogate, they are going to need a lot of support from family, friends and especially you. Are you ready? Here’s what you need to know. Your support isn’t optional Many surrogacy agencies require you to sign off on the surrogacy agreement before the… Read more »