Surrogacy Insurance: Understanding US Health Insurance

Health insurance in the United States, unlike in many European countries, is largely administered by private companies. Exceptions include Medicare, a government-run insurance program for those aged 65 and older; and Medicaid, which provides health insurance for those with lower income levels. Because of the variability in plans and payment structures, U.S. health insurance can […]

Donor of the Week: Meet Sara

Donor #: 12119 Age: 20 Height: 5’ 2” Weight: 110 Hair Color: Dirty Blonde Eye Color: Blue Ethnic Background: Irish, German, Greek Education: Currently Enrolled in College Location: NY Meet Sara, an inspiring, artistic, dynamic, and passionate young woman who believes in the powers of happiness and kindness. Sara has been artistically minded for as long as she can remember. In the seventh […]

Surrogate Screening Process: How is a surrogate approved?

While surrogates come from a wide range of backgrounds, they all have one thing in common: These women want to help a deserving family grow. To ensure that every surrogate we accept is physically, mentally and emotionally prepared to begin her surrogacy journey, Circle implements a very thorough application and screening process. There are many […]

Managing the Costs of Egg Donation: Financing options for intended parents.

Trying to manage and cover the costs associated with egg donation and in vitro fertilization can be challenging for intended parents. For some, it could be even be the final factor that prevents them from starting a family. That is why Circle Egg Donation is proud to announce its new financing program offered through American […]

Surrogacy Financing Options Now Available

Today, Circle is proud to announce new surrogacy financing options for U.S. intended parents. We’ve partnered with American Healthcare Lending (AHL), which offers simple interest installment loans in amounts up to $100,000. The loans are available at rates as low as 5.99% in up to 84-month terms with no pre-payment penalties. Funds are deposited directly into the […]

Pennsylvania Takes a Stand on Same-Sex Marriage

2014 is looking like the “it” year for marriage equality. Yesterday morning, Pennsylvania’s federal judge John E. Jones III struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Not only did the state’s ruling bring gay couples and LGBT advocates and allies a reason to celebrate locally; Pennsylvania was the last remaining state in the Northeast […]

Donor of the Week: Meet Alyssa

Donor #: 11911 Age: 28 Height: 5’ 4” Weight: 125 Hair Color: Dirty Blonde Eye Color: Hazel Ethnic Background: French-Canadian, Scottish, Irish Education: Graduated from College with a B.S. in Psychology and from Law School with a J.D. in Law Location: MA Alyssa comes to Circle as a previous donor and is thrilled to have the opportunity to help another family […]

Donor of the Week: Meet Kimberly

Donor #: 11743 Age: 22 Height: 5’ 9” Weight: 145 Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Hazel Ethnic Background: Italian, Irish Education: Has an Associate Degree in Science and is currently enrolled in college majoring in recreational therapy and minoring in child psychology Location: NC As you can see from Kimberly’s collection of profile pictures, she is a young woman with a confident and fun […]

Arkansas Says “I Do” to Marriage Equality

Good news travels fast. In the wake of Friday’s ruling that overturned a gay marriage ban in Arkansas, dozens of same-sex couples lined up outside courthouses in Little Rock and Fayetteville to legalize their unions. The Associate Press reports that Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza said that the state’s 2004 voter-approved constitutional amendment that defined […]