“Coucou,” my Belgium IPs and I would say to each other. The house was calm. I remember no fussing to clean the dishes, mop the floors, or make beds, and my husband relaxing on his favorite couch snuggling up with our kiddo on that cool November Sunday morning. So why did I feel anxious, excited, […]
by Sarah, experienced surrogate mother Starting out, I didn’t know exactly what to expect— though I could imagine the possible effects. When I first found out I was pregnant with my daughter, it was a complete surprise, and I was initially in shock and did not know what to feel or think about being pregnant. […]
We hear a lot of questions from women who are considering becoming surrogate mothers. You can check out a list of them on our surrogate mother FAQs page. But now we’re asking you to turn the tables and ask yourself a few questions before beginning a surrogacy journey. We think that they will help you […]
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 […]
We often receive questions from surrogates and egg donors regarding the Zika virus and the potential impact it may have on your travel plans before or during a surrogacy or egg donation journey. What is Zika? The Zika virus is an infection that can cause serious harm to a developing fetus. Initially, it was thought […]
A surrogacy journey consists of many mini milestones that lead to the biggest milestone: the day your intended parents meet their baby! This blog is the first in a series about the surrogacy process, and outlines the general process and timeline so you can start to plan your journey! In the coming weeks we’ll post […]
The decision to become a surrogate is a big decision, and a personal one. If you are considering becoming gestational carriers, we encourage you to do your research. The right agency is the agency that feels right to you; one that makes you feel comfortable, answers your questions, and shares your same values.
Thinking about becoming a surrogate? Here are ten reasons why becoming a surrogate is amazing.
At Circle, one question that always comes up is: “Why is surrogate BMI so important?” In order to be considered for surrogacy or egg donation, applicants have to meet certain qualifications. One such requirement is Body Mass Index (BMI). Your BMI is calculated using a formula that divides an individual’s weight by their height to […]
In recent years, surrogacy has become a common form of assisted reproduction. If you’re looking to learn more about surrogacy, you’ve come to the right place!