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 […]

How Much Do Surrogates Make? New Surrogate Pay!

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Even though earning money is not the primary motivation for becoming a surrogate mother, how much surrogates make is one of the most-discussed topics when women apply to be gestational carriers at our surrogacy agencies in California, Massachusetts, and New York.  Ensuring gestational surrogates are properly compensated for their emotional, mental and physical dedication to […]

New York Surrogacy Law: What You Should Know

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Surrogacy is not regulated by the federal government. Therefore, each state determines its own stance when it comes to gestational surrogacy laws. Recently, New York changed its 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 to […]

What is the Difference Between a Surrogate vs a Gestational Carrier?

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Surrogacy is a meaningful way for intended parents to start or grow their families. Surrogacy agencies help to navigate the surrogacy process, and help define the specialized surrogacy vocabulary that goes along with using a gestational carrier. If you’re new to surrogacy, you might be wondering, “What is the difference between a surrogate and a […]

Is It a Good Time to Do Surrogacy?

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If you’re considering growing your family through surrogacy, you may have started searching for a surrogacy agency, starting to compare agency costs, programs, locations, and offerings. But even before you research surrogacy agencies, whether they’re in California, Boston, or beyond, you should first consider a more important question: “Is this a good time for me […]