Hormones from Pregnancy Through Postpartum: What to Expect as a Surrogate and How to Make the Transition Smoother

Hormones from Pregnancy

Written by Jane Sagui, Pollie CEO & co-founder We know that hormones are important when it comes to pregnancy, but do you know how? Female reproductive hormones perform a delicate dance from pre-pregnancy through postpartum to conceive, grow, and deliver a healthy baby, as well as readjust your body to a balanced point after birth.  […]

Your Complete Guide to Surrogacy in the COVID Era

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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 […]

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 […]

What Does the Coronavirus Mean for Surrogacy?

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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 […]

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 […]

A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth

Exercise after a surrogate birth

A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth Written by: Lucy Hellstrom on behalf of Circle Surrogacy After giving birth, most women dream about returning to their pre-baby body as soon as possible. While half of the baby weight may come off six weeks after giving birth, it can take several months to more […]