How Health History May Impact Your Surrogate Application

Surrogate parents and surrogate mother looking at their newborn baby

We receive a lot of questions from women wondering how their existing conditions or past health history might affect their eligibility to become a surrogate. While some common health conditions and histories may not be a big deal, there are some issues that can interfere with the In-Vitro Fertilization process and might prevent your application […]

Surrogacy Acronyms & Terms: 20 Definitions to Know

Surrogacy Terms Decoded

Although rewarding, the surrogacy process and its associated vocabulary can be new and confusing at times. Not to worry! This blog defines and explains some of the common terms you’ll come across during your journey as simple as “what is surrogacy?” Carrier/Surrogate/Surrogate Mother: We use these terms interchangeably. However, a general surrogate definition is a […]

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract: For Intended Parents

surrogacy contract

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract It’s a wonderful thing when intended parents match with a surrogate. As their journey together commences, they develop a relationship like no other. Part of what helps this relationship be successful is having a surrogacy contract – or what Circle calls a Carrier Agreement – in place. There are certain topics […]

Surrogacy Costs: Everything You Need to Know

surrogacy costs

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 […]