Meeting your surrogate or your intended parents for the first time is like going on a blind date. You’ll be nervous. You’ll be excited. Things might feel a little awkward at first. There’s no need to worry, though. Remember: you are both are probably having the same emotions! Having matched surrogates and intended parents for […]
Women applying to become surrogates, are often unaware of the medical details surrounding the process. In particular they often wonder if a surrogate pregnancy differs from a personal pregnancy, and how this works physiologically.
Deciding to become an egg donor is a life-changing decision, and one you’ll want to share with those close to you. Those people who will be supporting you are there to lend a listening ear, be the person with whom you share your excitement, or the person who will travel to the clinic as your […]
A big difference between a surrogacy pregnancy and a traditional pregnancy, is that while you’re pregnant as a surrogate, you’re not preparing for a baby. You’re not prepping a nursery, thinking of baby names or preparing your children for the arrival of a sibling. But what about once that baby is born? What is the […]
When intended parents are exploring the possibility of surrogacy and before they embark on a surrogacy journey, we get a lot of questions around how parents and surrogates are matched. We also get a lot of questions around how healthy, happy parent and surrogate relationships are built and maintained, both during and after a surrogacy. […]
“Coucou,” my Belgium IPs and I would say to each other. The house was calm. I remember no fussing to clean the dishes, mop the floors, or make beds, and my husband relaxing on his favorite couch snuggling up with our kiddo on that cool November Sunday morning. So why did I feel anxious, excited, […]
by Sarah, experienced surrogate mother Starting out, I didn’t know exactly what to expect— though I could imagine the possible effects. When I first found out I was pregnant with my daughter, it was a complete surprise, and I was initially in shock and did not know what to feel or think about being pregnant. […]