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Pride Month

Written by: Alyssa Sherman, Natalie A. Kanellis, and Dean Hutchison It’s Pride month! Wave that rainbow flag higher! Millions of LGBTQ+ individuals came together with a strong sense of unified pride in celebration of a milestone decision made on June 15, 2020. The Supreme Court of the United States decided the long-disputed issue on LGBTQ+ discrimination in […]

Surrogate Stories: Talking to Your Kids About Surrogacy

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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 […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why Certain Requirements are in Place

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 […]

What Does the Coronavirus Mean for Surrogacy?

If you’re a woman considering applying to become a surrogate to help another family grow, or you are intended parents exploring surrogacy to have a baby, you may be wondering what impact COVID-19 or Coronavirus may have on a surrogate pregnancy and surrogacy journey. Below we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions regarding […]

Why Do People Choose Gestational Surrogacy?

Gestational Surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy helps those who are unable to have children on their own grow their families. Through IVF, embryos are created in a lab at a fertility clinic. Sometimes the intended parents use their own genetic material. Sometimes, an egg donor is required. Many people choose gestational surrogacy to grow their families. Intended parents are matched […]

How Health History May Impact Your Surrogate Application

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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 Terms Decoded: 17 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. Carrier/Surrogate/Surrogate Mother: We use these terms interchangeably. However, a general surrogate definition is a woman carrying a child for intended […]