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 »

Gestational Surrogacy: Strategies for Intended Mothers on Bonding with Your Baby

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As an intended mother, you’ve been dreaming of meeting your baby for a very long time. But now that the time is near, you may be worried about bonding with your new child. This is a very common fear, but there are steps you can take to make this transition a smooth and happy one…. 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 »

Surrogacy: Touching the Lives of More People than You May Realize

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Over the course of the past decade, surrogate pregnancies have become increasingly more common throughout the United States. Although it may not have been even a possibility in the past, the gift of becoming a parent is now a reality for all different families as a direct result of gestational surrogacy. Whether you are a… Read more »

Your Agency Contact’s Role in the Pregnancy

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Surrogacy is a wonderful and exciting journey that has made dreams come true for countless couples as well as women looking to give others the gift of having a family of their own. While surrogacy has proven to be the right path for many Intended Parents and Surrogates alike, it is not a course that… Read more »

Texas Family Share Their Growing Family’s Surrogacy Journey

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Like many new parents, Jenna and Mark were overcome with joy after the birth of their daughter, Kaylee, in 2009; however, just three months after Kaylee’s birth, Jenna began to notice some strange changes in her health. Extreme fatigue, heart palpitations, and lost appetite were just a few of her symptoms. Being a first time… Read more »

Does Surrogacy Impact Your Taxes?

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It’s that time of year when everyone begins filing or preparing to file their taxes. For many, tax filing is just a routine part of the year, but for surrogate mothers and intended parents, it can become a somewhat complicated task. Reading through tax documents can be daunting and many surrogates are left wondering if… Read more »