VIDEO: Kids Born Through Surrogacy Discuss Prejudice

This video features three young adults, born with Circle Surrogacy, discussing their personal experiences dealing with prejudice. (The Teen Panel from the left, Elinor, Liv, and Zachary.) Elinor started the discussion by sharing her experience being raised Jewish. She explains that there are passages in the Torah forbidding same-sex relationships. However, she does find comfort […]

VIDEO: Teens Born Through Circle Surrogacy Kids Discussing Origin Stories

In this Teen Panel, Elinor, Liv, and Zachary (all born with Circle Surrogacy) share how they found out they were born via gestational carrier. The panelists described asking questions from ages 3 years old to 8 years old about coming into the world through surrogacy. They also asked their parents about genetics and their background. […]

Photos from Our Circle Surrogacy Oslo Reunion

Both Brett Griffin-Young (International Outreach Associate) and Dean Hutchison (Director of Legal Services) traveled to Oslo, Norway over the summer to meet with intended parents at the beginning of their journey. They also put together a reunion (with the help of Jenn Skarinka, our in-house event planner) to meet with families who have had their […]

Surrogate Pregnancy: How to balance pregnancy and family

Pregnancy. You’re no stranger to the growing bump, the late-night kicking sessions, or the bizarre food cravings. Yet many women who become surrogates do so because they love all aspects of being pregnant. And becoming pregnant to help another family grow? There’s just nothing like it. It goes without saying that becoming pregnant while still raising […]

State Spotlight: Surrogacy in California

Circle is dedicated to informing intended parents and surrogates as much as possible about surrogacy, including the different state laws addressing the practice. Here is a brief overview laws pertaining to surrogacy in California. Favorable Law California’s laws on surrogacy are some of the nation’s best when it comes to protecting the rights of intended […]

Accepting Our Children’s Differences: A sit-down with author Craig Pomranz

Childhood is a time fraught with uncertainty and insecurity. Growing up, almost everyone, at some point, has felt like the odd man out — or felt just plain different. While some children are fortunate enough to have adults in their life who celebrate their “differences” and encourage them to let their true colors shine, others […]