First Time Meeting Potential IPs? Here are Eight Questions to Ask

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One of the most exciting moments for both parties in a surrogacy journey is when the Surrogate and Intended Parents are matched. Whether you are looking to foster an intimate bond or maintain a strictly professional relationship, you will be working closely with your Intended Parents for at least the better part of a year…. Read more »

Long Distance Gestational Surrogacy – Making It Work

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Arguably the most important piece of the puzzle in any surrogacy journey is finding the right match between the Intended Parents and the Surrogate. Due to the intimate, sensitive climate of surrogacy, it is imperative for both parties involved to be on the same page in regards to preferences, values, and expectations throughout the journey… Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy Informational Events – April 2016

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Surrogate Solutions, LLC will be hosting events for ALL current surrogates and those interested in learning about becoming a surrogate mother. These events will be held on APRIL 25th and APRIL 26th from 6pm-8pm. APRIL 25th–Austin Brio Tuscan Grille 10000 Research Blvd. Austin, TX 78759 APRIL 26th–Dallas Watters Creek in Allen, TX Brio Tuscan Grille… Read more »

The Organized Surrogate: 6 Tips for Streamlining Your Medical Care

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Keeping medical records organized and up to date can seem like a chore for anyone – add in the unique characteristics of surrogacy and you have yourself quite a challenge. Although it may seem daunting, making sure your surrogacy records are neatly organized in one centralized location is extremely important to easily print and share… Read more »

Taxes and Gestational Surrogacy: A First-Timer’s Guide

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If you are considering becoming a gestational surrogate, you may have questions about how to handle your taxes. Most expenses associated with surrogacy are incurred by the intended parents, so you probably won’t have many deductions. The major question to ask is whether or not the compensation you received as a surrogate is taxable income…. Read more »

Gestational Surrogacy – What Are the Risks?

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Gestational surrogacy brings risks, many of them the same ones associated with any pregnancy, but a few unique to surrogacy. Knowing what to expect can help you to prepare and possibly avoid some of these risks. They can be physical, emotional or economic. We’ll explore risks before, during, and after the surrogacy.

Gestational Surrogacy FAQ: Can I Be a Surrogate More Than Once?

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Have you been a gestational surrogate before and are considering trying again? Or are you exploring surrogacy options and wondering how many surrogate pregnancies you could potentially have? If you are healthy, have at least one child of your own and meet certain parameters, you may be a candidate. Some families prefer to work with… Read more »

Tips for Juggling Being a Gestational Surrogate and Having a Full-time Job

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A surrogate pregnancy is both like and unlike any other pregnancy. What do you need to consider as it relates to your full time job? Surrogacy agreements normally compensate you for the expenses and inconvenience of carrying the pregnancy to term, so being a surrogate is no substitute for full-time work. Unless you have a… Read more »

Surrogacy FAQ: What Is the Difference Between Traditional and Gestational Surrogacy?

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When you first explore surrogacy as an option to create your family, you’ll soon find yourself in a world of completely unfamiliar terms and acronyms. One of the first things you’ll need to learn as an intended parent (IP) or surrogate is the difference between traditional and gestational surrogacy. This distinction is important, both legally… Read more »

Post-Partum Relations: Staying in Touch after Surrogacy

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Every relationship between surrogates, IPs and gestational children is unique. It’s up to the parties involved to decide what is right for them. Some may prefer to maintain a business/cordial relationship during the pregnancy with little to no contact once the baby is born. Others may become lifelong friends. Talk to your IPs and your… Read more »