The First Meeting: Helpful Tips for Intended Parents and Surrogates

Surrogate parent posing with surrogate mother

Meeting your surrogate or your intended parents for the first time is like going on a blind date. You’ll be nervous. You’ll be excited. Things might feel a little awkward at first. There’s no need to worry, though. Remember: you are both are probably having the same emotions! Having matched surrogates and intended parents for […]

The Surrogacy Process: Medical Screening & Contracts

This is part 5 of our ongoing series: The Surrogacy Process: Medical Screening and Legal Contracts. Congratulations! You’ve been matched and are entering the second phase of surrogacy, known as Screening and Contracts. This part of your journey is extremely important as you’ll sign your Agreements (contracts) and attend the medical screenings at the IVF […]

Surrogacy Process: The Surrogate Screening Process

As part of our series on the Phases of the Surrogacy Process, we want to help surrogate applicants understand what happens after you fill out the surrogate application.  For a  breakdown of what happens in this phase, watch our webinar: Becoming a Surrogate – The Screening Process. Circle’s Alicia Abdella, LCSW, and Dr. Susanne Haskell, Massachusetts Board Licensed […]

VIDEO: Why Do Women Become Surrogates With Circle Surrogacy?

 Why do women become surrogates with Circle Surrogacy? Learn more about becoming a surrogate. | Learn more about becoming an intended parent. “Surrogates to me are very special. I think their work is more inspiring than our work.” – Dr. Daneshmand Dr. Daneshmand, a fertility specialist and Circle Surrogacy-affiliated IVF doctor from San Diego Fertility Center, explains the requirements to […]

VIDEO: Surrogate Support at Circle Surrogacy

In this video, Circle social worker Solveig Gramann explains each of the three types of surrogate support offered throughout the surrogacy journey as well as after their journey is completed. Circle Surrogacy offers more comprehensive support than any other agency. If you’re interested in becoming a surrogate, you can learn more about the requirements in […]