In recent years, surrogacy has become a common form of assisted reproduction. If you’re looking to learn more about surrogacy, you’ve come to the right place!
To give you a clearer picture of what the parenthood through surrogacy process entails, we’ve compiled 10 steps for intended parents looking to build their families via surrogacy.
Surrogacy is a big decision for any couple, straight or gay. Being familiar with the process is a must for any intended parent. Although surrogacy for heterosexual intended parents and same-sex intended parents is largely similar, there are a few factors that separate gay surrogacy from surrogacy for straight couples. Matching The matching process is important […]
For many parents pursuing surrogacy and/or egg donation as a family-building method, the term PGD may come up. This reproductive technology is used with an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle and can be used to diagnose genetic disease in early embryos prior to the implantation in your surrogate mother. You may have also heard of […]
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Circle Surrogacy is proud to announce the addition of videos to its repertoire of digital content. On April 2, 2015, 10am EST, we debut The History of Circle Surrogacy. Thanks to 5th Street East, viewers get to see how the agency got started through the words of founder and president, John Weltman. Watch on April 2, […]
You may be asking yourself, “Why 1995?” It’s because Circle Surrogacy is gearing up to celebrate the premiere of its next video: The History of Circle Surrogacy. Founded in 1995, and with nearly 1,000 babies born, Circle has grown tremendously and established some lifelong relationships with those who have been in the program. We are […]
In light of the recent story on Dolce & Gabbana comments on IVF and surrogacy, Circle’s president and founder, John Weltman, speaks up and out against the cruel words that have targeted families and children created through assisted reproduction. “I am a gay father through surrogacy and from the same era as Dolce and Gabbana. […]
Family. It’s a simple word—with a lot of different, sometimes complicated, meanings. People have many ways of defining just what constitutes a family, and what being a part of a family means to them. As such, Mary Hoffman decided to take a closer look at the many different kind of families, through a children’s lens. […]
Circle is dedicated to informing intended parents and surrogates as much as possible about surrogacy, including the state laws addressing the practice. Here we break down the legal framework on assisted reproduction in Illinois. Illinois Law Illinois is one of the only states in the nation that passed laws specifically addressing the surrogacy practice. The Illinois Gestational Surrogacy Act was passed […]