5 Things You Should Know About Egg Donation

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Surrogacy with Egg Donation is a method of assisted reproduction becoming increasingly popular for those experiencing infertility. According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, there have been about 10,000 fresh egg donation cycles per year for the last decade. So what is egg donation, and who does it help? Simply put, it is an […]

7 Myths About Gestational Surrogacy

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Gestational surrogacy is the process by which an embryo is created in a laboratory and transferred into the uterus of a gestational carrier who does not share a genetic relationship with the baby she carries. That’s the scientific definition. Emotionally, gestational surrogacy—commonly shortened surrogacy—is an amazing and monumental experience between intended parents hoping for a […]

Books About Surrogacy to Read with Kids

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Whether you’re a parent through surrogacy or egg donation, a surrogate, or an egg donor, there are wonderful resources available to help start the conversation with your children about surrogacy and egg donation! At Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation, we understand the importance of communicating openly and honestly with children of all ages about surrogacy, […]

The 7 Most Asked Questions About Becoming an Egg Donor

7 Most Asked Questions by Egg Donors

If you’ve heard of someone donating their eggs—or have considered becoming an egg donor yourself—you may have questions about what it’s like being an egg donor, what happens during the egg donation process, and what type of requirements are in place. Below, we’ve answered the most-asked questions young women have about egg donation. How Much […]

Understanding New York Surrogacy Laws

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Surrogacy laws are not regulated in the United States. Therefore, each state determines its own stance when it comes to gestational surrogacy laws. Recently, New York changed their surrogacy laws, and now compensated surrogacy is legal in the Empire State. Understanding the surrogacy legal process is important for both intended parents and surrogates who plan […]

Do Surrogates Get Attached to the Baby They Carry?

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Circle Surrogacy gets many questions from intended parents who are interested in surrogacy to grow their families. Some of those questions are about whether their gestational surrogate will grow “attached” to the baby she’s carrying. While this is a valid question for those who are new to the surrogacy process, Circle can assure intended parents […]