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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 »

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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 »

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If you are intended parents in Washington State, you have recently heard the good news. The Uniform Parentage Act was recently passed. The law will take effect January 1, 2019. This legislation makes Gestational Surrogacy legal statewide. “Altruistic surrogacy” was already permitted in Washington, but surrogates could not be compensated as they are in other… Read more »

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With the passing of the new state law, women in Washington are now able to serve as surrogates for compensation, as they can in many other states. If you are considering becoming a gestational surrogate, you now have options. What you may not know is you are not limited to working with an agency within… Read more »

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Gayle Garrett is the HEART of Surrogate Solutions. She followed her passion to help others when she founded the company and has chosen team members who share that passion. When asked about Gayle, all of her employees describe her as “the best boss ever “and share the feeling that they’ve never had a job they… Read more »

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Good news for potential gestational surrogates in Washington state and those who would like to work with a surrogate from Washington to create their families. Washington passed the Uniform Parentage Act, signing it into law in March. The law will take effect January 1, 2019. The new state law gives individuals who are struggling with… Read more »

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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 »

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When you undergo your initial screening with a surrogacy agency, you may be surprised they have so many questions about the support you get at home. That’s because your surrogacy journey can go much more smoothly when you know your friends, family and spouse have your back. You may think this journey is yours alone,… Read more »