5 Surrogacy Requirements That Every Agency Requires

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There are dozens of larger surrogacy agencies in the United States, and many more small ones. Each of these agencies has slightly different qualifications for surrogates, but there are a few surrogacy requirements guidelines that every agency follows. Many of these requirements are dictated by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and fertility clinics […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Becoming a Parent Through Surrogacy After Cancer

Surrogacy After Cancer

There are many reasons that people choose surrogacy to grow their families. For those who are unable to have children on their own, gestational surrogacy helps them grow their families. This includes same-sex couples who are unable to conceive naturally, couples who struggle with infertility, singles who do not have a partner to conceive with naturally, and […]

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 […]