Overcoming New Parent Nerves

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As an intended parent, you’ve spent years trying to get pregnant and have a baby. But now that the time is here, and your baby will soon be joining your family, you may not know what to expect. Don’t worry. Whether families birth children themselves, adopt, or create families through gestational surrogacy, they share many… Read more »

What Are Surrogacy Agreements and How Are They Used in Surrogacy?

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As a gestational surrogate or intended parent, one of the first issues that will be discussed is surrogacy agreements. These agreements are put into place to protect the interests of the gestational carrier and the intended parents throughout the surrogacy process and afterward. The difficulty is that laws vary from state to state, so there… 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 »

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 »

Coping with the Stress of Gestational Surrogacy

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Gestational surrogacy can be stressful for both the surrogate and the IPs. For the surrogate, she must balance her desire to achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy with the challenges of managing her daily life and relationship with her intended parent partners. For IPs, surrogacy can just be one more step in a long road… Read more »

Everyone Needs a Helping Hand – The Benefits of Working with an Agency

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Dealing with infertility can feel isolating, so seeking expert help is one of the kindest things that you can do for yourself and your partner. If you’re thinking about gestational surrogacy as an option to become parents, a surrogacy agency can help guide you through every aspect of the process. Here are some benefits to… Read more »