The Surrogacy Process for Intended Parents

surrogacy process for intended parents

The surrogacy process can seem daunting from the beginning, given all the legal, medical, financial, logistical, and emotional components. At Circle Surrogacy, you will have a team to guide you through these details and orchestrate the various elements of becoming a parent through surrogacy. Concerned about the average cost of surrogacy? Our consultation team is […]

5 Questions To Ask an Agency About the Cost of Surrogate Process

Questions to Ask a Surrogacy Agency about Surrogate Costs

Intended parents interested in growing their families through surrogacy will often ask us, “How much does surrogacy cost?” The cost of a surrogate can vary depending on the intended parents’ needs (surrogate only or surrogate plus egg donor). Asking the right questions will help intended parents determine how much their surrogacy will cost and help […]

How Much Does Surrogate Process Cost With a Friend?

two men surrogacy with a friend as their surrogate

Surrogacy is an emotional and intimate family-building process. It’s no surprise that intended parents (IPs) will have family members or friends offer to be their gestational surrogate. When IPs choose to have someone close to them be their surrogate, they should still follow the surrogacy process, including having a legal contract. Using a friend or […]

Why Do People Choose Gestational Surrogacy?

Gestational Surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy helps those who are unable to have children on their own grow their families. For those who choose surrogacy, their reasons are diverse. We’ll explore some of those reasons in this post and look at why gestational surrogacy is often preferred over other methods. First, though, let’s look at what’s involved in the […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why Certain Requirements are in Place

Requirements for becoming a surrogate mother

Are you interested in becoming a surrogate mother, but not sure if you meet the requirements? We always receive lots of questions about surrogate requirements – and why gestational carriers need to meet certain qualifications. Requirements are put in place to ensure the most positive outcome for both the baby and the surrogate, because we […]

Your Complete Guide to Surrogacy in the COVID Era

COVID-19

Surrogacy, even during “normal” times, is an involved and emotional process for intended parents, surrogates, and egg donors. In the midst of a pandemic with worldwide travel restrictions, limited access to vital services, and concerns about remaining healthy, surrogacy might seem overwhelming. With offices in San Francisco, CA; Boston, MA; and New York City, Circle […]

International Surrogacy: Become a Parent in the US

international surrogacy become a parent in the US

For those living outside of the United States who are considering international surrogacy to grow their families, the surrogacy process may seem confusing. At our Boston, San Francisco, and New York offices, we often work with these “intended parents” from all parts of the world. In this blog post, we’ll outline options for those living outside […]

Surrogate Stories: Talking to Your Kids About Surrogacy

media gets wrong about surrogacy

Explaining Surrogacy to a Child At Circle Surrogacy, we love to hear stories about surrogates talking to their kids about surrogacy. These stories from women in Boston, San Francisco, New York, and around the world range from heartwarming to hilarious and everything in between. In celebration of Spring Experienced Carrier Week, we asked our surrogates to tell […]