What Can You Do If Your Family Doesn’t Support Your Decision to Be a Surrogate?

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While rewarding, surrogacy can be difficult both physically and emotionally. It’s helpful to be able to lean on your family for support during this time. Unfortunately, sometimes people have a hard time understanding gestational surrogacy or don’t feel that they can support the decision. That’s when you may need to find other resources to partner… Read more »

3 Unexpected Things to Look for in Intended Parents

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When you’re ready to become a gestational surrogate, there is probably nothing more important than your selection of intended parents. When you meet with them, you’ll probably have a list of questions to ensure you are on the same page. Here are three things you may not have thought of. Clear boundaries Every surrogate/intended parent… Read more »

5 Ways to Ask Your IPs for Help During Your Pregnancy

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Depending on your relationship with your intended parents, you may wonder if it’s okay to ask them for help during your pregnancy. After all, they are already paying for a lot of expenses that go into a surrogate pregnancy. But, chances are that helping you out will increase their involvement in the pregnancy and help… Read more »

6 Thoughtful Gifts to Show You Care

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The relationship between intended parents and gestational surrogates often grows close over the course of the surrogacy journey. To show appreciation, the intended parents and surrogate may want to buy gifts for each other.  Whether it’s to mark milestones throughout the journey or celebrate a special occasion, thoughtful gifts can be positive for both the… Read more »

Want to Become a Surrogate Mother? Here’s Where to Start.

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If you’ve ever considered becoming a gestational surrogate, you may wonder what to expect and how you can prepare yourself and your loved ones. You’re smart to take a thoughtful approach to such an important decision. It can affect many people for years to come. Here’s what you need to know to get started. Make… Read more »

Meeting Potential Intended Parents? 8 Questions to Ask Them

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Your surrogacy agency will match you with an individual or couple they feel would be a good mutual fit, but it’s up to you to decide if the match feels right to you. One of the best ways to find out if you and the intended parent(s) are the right match is to ask plenty… Read more »

Fact or Fiction: The Truth About Gestational Surrogacy

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Gestational surrogacy is growing more common each year, but persistent myths continue to swirl around the practice. Here are a few questions you may have heard, along with some answers that will help you separate the fact from the fiction. Do they use my egg? No, the egg will come from the intended mother or… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy and Medical Insurance: What You Need to Know

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Thinking about becoming a surrogate? You probably have a lot of questions about what to expect. For example, you may wonder what is covered by insurance; whose insurance covers what; and what expenses you can expect. To begin with, as the gestational surrogate, you should have no out-of-pocket expenses. Your insurance or funds from the… Read more »

6 Frequently Asked Questions From Gestational Surrogates

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Becoming a gestational surrogate can be a rewarding experience; however, as with any new experience, it can be a little scary. You may have questions before you undertake your surrogacy journey, which the experts at Surrogate Solutions are happy to answer for you, but we wanted to share a few of the most common questions… Read more »

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 »