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 »

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 »

The Costs of Gestational Surrogacy

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Gestational surrogacy can be a wonderful option for intended parents unable to conceive otherwise. Unfortunately, worry about potential costs can add concerns to the wonderful experience of creating a family. Knowing what to expect financially and what your payment options are can give you a little piece of mind. In this article we will discuss… Read more »

Financing Options for Surrogacy and IVF

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For anyone who struggles with infertility, the financial impact is just one more stressor to add to an already heaping plate. But you do have options. Choosing to create your family through surrogacy and IVF is expensive, but there are options that can make coming up with the money you need a little easier. Surrogacy… Read more »

Acknowledging the Elephant in the Room

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For many surrogates and intended parents alike, surrogacy is a dream come true. While the excitement, joy, and anticipation of building a family all take precedence during this momentous journey, it is important to acknowledge and discuss the elephant in the room before even beginning your surrogacy path: compensation. Although the reward is invaluable, it… Read more »

What Costs are Associated with Surrogacy?

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While surrogacy is often a long-awaited answer of hope for many intended parents, it’s no secret that it can also be very expensive. Although most intended parents expect to pay the required surrogacy fee, they do not always anticipate the associated costs, including agency fees, attorneys, medical costs, insurance, IVF procedures, and additional financial support… Read more »

Making “Cents” of Surrogacy

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Although it can be a dream come true, surrogacy can also be highly expensive for intended parents. From agency fees, to insurance, IVF procedures, attorneys, and financially supporting the surrogate, costs can add up very quickly. While many intended parents view surrogacy as a miracle, they also often face concerns and doubts regarding the financial… Read more »