Explaining Surrogacy to Family and Friends

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Your friends and family are probably aware of your struggle to have children. Perhaps you are working through fertility issues or need help creating a family because you are single or in a same sex relationship. Those who have never encountered these kinds of issues in having a family may not even be aware that… Read more »

What is Gestational Surrogacy?

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Pregnancy is a very special time for many women. Even after one’s family is complete, it is not uncommon for some women to express how much they enjoyed being pregnant in the past and even miss it. For women who have had healthy, enjoyable pregnancies, yet recognize they are finished having children of their own,… Read more »

Postpartum Process: What First-Time Surrogates Can Expect

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Deciding to become a surrogate is a special choice that is unique to each surrogate. Many surrogates express enjoyment in being pregnant and miss the journey after their own families are complete. Some have stated seeing others struggle with something that came easily to their families makes them want to help others achieve the joy… Read more »

Zika Virus and Gestational Surrogacy

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As the Zika virus continues to spread through the United States, many Intended Parents find themselves facing new concerns in regards to starting or expanding a family safely. Although no treatment or vaccine for the Zika virus currently exists, recent updates from the CDC suggest that women in countries affected by the Zika virus do… Read more »

Signs of a Great Surrogacy Agency

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Finding a reputable surrogacy agency is as important as whether you are an Intended Parent or a Gestational Surrogate. Many components make up the surrogacy journey, including financial and legal matters, and, of course, matching the right set of IPs with the right Surrogate! Because the surrogacy journey is such a special time to be… Read more »

How to Find a Reputable Surrogacy Agency in Florida

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Although once thought of as solely an option for high-profile couples and celebrities, gestational surrogacy is now a widely regarded solution for many aspiring families. While many Intended Parents have made their dreams of starting their own family come true through gestational surrogacy, it is imperative to work with a reputable surrogacy agency to handle… Read more »

Afraid to Get Excited About Your Surrogate’s Pregnancy? You’re Not Alone.

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After years of infertility and loss, it’s understandable when intended parents focus on worst case scenarios. But being excessively guarded with your emotions can rob you of the pleasure of following the surrogate’s pregnancy and fully enjoying the anticipation of your child’s birth. Even birth or adoptive parents have their share of anxiety before the… Read more »

Ready to Match with Intended Parents? Make Sure it is a Good Fit

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One of the most exciting and essential early milestones in any surrogate’s journey is matching with intended parents. Surrogates and intended parents share a special, emotional, and joyous experience unlike any other over the course of roughly a year. The surrogate-intended parents’ relationship is the key foundation to a successful and happy pregnancy for both… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts for First Time IPs

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Trusting another woman, as well as her family and your agency, with carrying your baby can be stressful. No matter how close you keep contact, you won’t be able to be involved with every step every single day throughout the entire duration of the pregnancy. If this is your first time being IPs, we suggest… Read more »