Donor of the Week: Meet Alyse

Donor #: 13506 Age: 24 Height: 5’ 5” Weight: 130 Hair Color: Dark Blonde Eye Color: Blue Ethnic Background: Czech, Irish Education: Graduated from College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education Location: MA Meet Alyse: A passionate, vibrant, and active young woman with a big heart. She considers herself to be an extrovert and has been told that she always has a smile […]

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 […]

Family Equality Council’s “Family Week” in Provincetown: Meet Us There!

The Family Equality Council hosts its 19th annual “Family Week” from July 26th-August 2nd in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The week-long event hosts family-based talks, exhibits, cookouts, organized games, and other opportunities to bring LGBT families together. You can view a schedule of the planned get-togethers on the events calendar. Circle Surrogacy is excited to sponsor the Beach Campfire […]

Donor of the Week: Meet Ava

Donor #: 12664 Age: 20 Height: 5’ 4” Weight: 125 Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Hazel Ethnic Background: Dutch, Italian Education: Currently Enrolled in College, Pursuing an English Major and Psychology Minor Location: MA Ava is a quiet and thoughtful young woman. She is currently enrolled in college, majoring in English and pursuing a minor in psychology. Ava plans to graduate school and become […]

Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down

Today, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overruled Oklahoma’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage in a 2-1 ruling. The panel determined that the ban violates an individual’s constitutional rights in the same decision it reached in Utah’s June 25th case. These two cases are the country’s first federal rulings to determine a link between gay […]

Donor of the Week: Meet Marjon

Donor #: 12546 Age: 28 Height: 5’ 6” Weight: 127 Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Brown Ethnic Background: Persian Education: Received a M.A. in International Affairs Location: VA Marjon comes to Circle as an experienced egg donor. After watching her best friend struggle with infertility, Marjon decided to donate her eggs to afford others the opportunity to become parents. Her friend eventually turned to […]

Spain to Register Surrogacy Births Again

Two weeks ago, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued an historic surrogacy decision, requiring France to recognize the parental relationships and nationality (including all the rights conferred with it) of children born through surrogacy. While countries have taken different tacks on the legal status of surrogacy, the Court (which has jurisdiction over nearly […]

Communicating with Your Surrogate: Suggestions for intended parents

Communication plays a big role in fostering and sustaining a relationship with your surrogate. Therefore, it’s important to determine what’s right for you in terms of how often you are in touch with each other. Some intended parents (IPs) have weekly Skype sessions or phone calls. Others talk less frequently during the journey. Circle encourages […]