How to Compare Surrogacy Agencies for Surrogates

Comparing Surrogacy Agencies

If you’re interested in becoming a surrogate, you’ve probably already done some research to find agencies that specialize in matching surrogates to intended parents. You have likely also discovered that there are A LOT of surrogacy agencies out there, from California to New York and nearly everywhere in between! How do I choose a surrogacy […]

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 […]

How a Surrogate Can Prepare for Contract Negotiations

A first-time surrogate woman prepares for surrogacy contract negotiations

Whether you’re a first-time surrogate in the Bay Area or an experienced gestational carrier in New York, moving into the contract negotiations phase of your journey may bring up lots of questions. As a gestational carrier, understanding what goes into your surrogacy contract will help prepare you for when it happens. Some helpful considerations when […]

The COVID Vaccine and Surrogate Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Doctor in white coat filling syringe with vaccine

Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation sat down (virtually!) with Infertility Specialists and Reproductive Endocrinologists from some of our partner fertility clinics to discuss surrogacy in the time of COVID, and how the vaccine might affect those who are pregnant, or soon to be pregnant. Our panel of specialists include: Dr. Michele Evans, Infertility Specialist and […]

Becoming a Surrogate Mother: Does an Agency’s Location Matter?

Surrogacy Agency Location

Whether you are researching surrogacy agencies as a prospective surrogate mother or are an intended parent looking for the right agency to help your family grow, you’ve most likely come across location information listed on different agency websites. You may not know this, but you do not need to choose your agency based on its […]

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

Surrogate woman virtually meeting the 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 surrogacy process makes for an incredible journey for everyone involved. In order to achieve such a relationship, our surrogacy teams in Boston, San Francisco, and New York use a detailed and extensive […]

Surrogacy And Gestational Diabetes: How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes

By Karoline Gore, guest blogger Gestational diabetes—a type of diabetes that’s diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy—affects up to 10% of pregnancies in the United States every year, according to data from the CDC. It’s thought to be caused by hormonal changes during pregnancy that results in insulin resistance. Women with a history of gestational diabetes […]