Celebrating Legalization of Surrogacy in New York

legalization of surrogacy in new york

This year represents a milestone for intended parents and surrogates in New York. Compensated surrogacy became legal in February 2021 in the state, culminating a years-long effort to provide protections for surrogates and giving intended parents a state-of-the-art law supporting all families. Our surrogacy agency, which has an office in NYC, already has established relationships with […]

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 […]

Gestational vs. Traditional Surrogacy

Close-up of a surrogate mother's pregnant stomach.

Defining the difference between gestational and traditional surrogacy in biological terms is straightforward. Understanding the legal and emotional differences between the 2 methods is a bit more complicated. As a trusted, experienced surrogacy agency, we offer gestational surrogacy through our California, New York, and Massachusetts offices. Before in vitro fertilization became more common, individuals or […]

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract: For Intended Parents

surrogacy contract

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract It’s a wonderful thing when intended parents match with a surrogate. As their journey together commences, they develop a relationship like no other. Part of what helps this relationship be successful is having a surrogacy contract – or what Circle calls a Carrier Agreement – in place. There are certain topics […]

State Surrogacy Laws: Become a Surrogate in Your State

Surrogacy in Your State

Are you interested in becoming a surrogate with Circle? Surrogacy laws vary from state to state. Each state has unique rules and regulations around surrogacy and it is critical that all laws are followed when becoming a surrogate. Currently, gestational surrogacy is legal in 46 U.S. states, meaning that women can legally enter into a […]