Surrogacy Costs: Everything You Need to Know

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When researching surrogacy and surrogacy agencies, one of the first questions intended parents ask is: “How much does surrogacy cost?” And rightfully so. Gestational surrogacy is a financial investment as much as an emotional one. Like most important investments, every surrogacy journey is personal and unique, and surrogacy costs and egg donation costs also vary for […]

Surrogacy Process: The Surrogate Screening Process

As part of our series on the Phases of the Surrogacy Process, we want to help surrogate applicants understand what happens after you fill out the surrogate application.  For a  breakdown of what happens in this phase, watch our webinar: Becoming a Surrogate – The Screening Process. Circle’s Alicia Abdella, LCSW, and Dr. Susanne Haskell, Massachusetts Board Licensed […]

Why is it a Requirement That Surrogates Already Be Parents?

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We often receive questions from potential surrogate applicants about why surrogates have to have already given birth and be parenting. This is something that is set by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. ASRM is an organization that ensures ethical standards are upheld through the practice and advancement of reproductive medicines. In order to be approved […]

Ellen Pompeo Welcomes Baby Boy Through Surrogacy

Boy Crazy….Here’s to a year filled with happiness and love! Happy New Year ❤️?❤️

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Boy Crazy….Here’s to a year filled with happiness and love! Happy New Year ❤️?❤️ A video posted by Ellen Pompeo (@ellenpompeo) on Jan 1, 2017 at 2:21pm PST   Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo and her husband Chris Ivery welcomed a baby boy through surrogate. His name is Eli Christopher. Ellen and Chris have two daughters […]

The Surrogacy Matching Process: How We Connect Surrogates and Intended Parents

We strive to make the best possible matches for our IPs and surrogates. We believe that an honest and open relationship throughout the process makes for an incredible journey for everyone involved. In order to achieve such a relationship, we use a detailed and extensive matching process. Surrogate Screening Before the matching can begin, we […]