Your Complete Guide to Surrogacy in the COVID Era

COVID-19

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 […]

7 Things the Media Gets Wrong about Surrogacy

Surrogacy in the media

In recent years, surrogacy has become a more popular way to have children. With stars like Kim Kardashian & Kanye West, Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade, Andy Cohen, and Anderson Cooper all having children through surrogacy, the media is talking about surrogacy more frequently. There are constantly articles in People Magazine, Insider, USA Today highlighting the […]

Surrogate Stories: Talking to Your Kids About Surrogacy

media gets wrong about surrogacy

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

health history

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 […]