How to Educate and Involve Your Kids in Your Surrogacy Journey

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Written by Amanda Harden, experienced gestational carrier with Circle Surrogacy. Amanda talks about educating kids about surrogacy! If you’ve ever been pregnant with a young kiddo in tow, you have surely run into a stranger at the store asking your child if the baby will be a brother or sister. One concern my husband and […]

Kristi Johnson: A Surrogacy Journey

Surrogacy Story

At Circle, we’ve worked with surrogates for over 20 years. We’ve seen just about everything. Every surrogacy journey is unique and every surrogate’s experience is completely her own. We’re fortunate to have many surrogates and parents through surrogacy that work here on our team to help our intended parents and surrogates through the process. Kristi Johnson, […]

What’s a Doula? 4 Reasons Doulas are Beneficial to Surrogacy

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Written by Jessica Pretz, Surrogate Coordinator at Circle Surrogacy, and 4-time gestational carrier and birth doula of 12 years, who has had the unique opportunity to support gestational carriers and their intended parents. What is a doula? Women have been using doulas – from the Greek word meaning “a woman who serves” – for centuries […]

Intended Parents and Surrogates: What is the Right Kind of Surrogate Relationship?

The short answer is, there is no “right” kind of IP and surrogate relationship.  No two journeys are the same, and there is no “right” level of communication. You will find the right relationship that works for you and your intended parents.  How do we know? We asked! We reached out to our surrogate community and asked what type of […]

Surrogate Pregnancy: How to Balance Pregnancy and Family

Pregnancy. You’re no stranger to the growing bump, the late-night kicking sessions, or the bizarre food cravings. Yet many women who become surrogates do so because they love all aspects of being pregnant. And becoming pregnant to help another family grow? There’s nothing quite so rewarding. It goes without saying that becoming pregnant while still […]