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 […]
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 […]
Surrogate compensation is usually at the top of our list of most commonly asked questions from potential surrogates. We completely understand the curiosity considering the responsibilities involved. Being a surrogate is an enormous commitment and the most wonderful gift you could give to another person. We recognize how generous being a surrogate is, and believe that you […]
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 […]
You’ve applied to be a surrogate and you’ve been accepted into the program. Hooray! Almost immediately you start seeing acronyms and abbreviations everywhere: in your agency paperwork, from the clinic, about your medications, and even in surrogacy boards and social groups. It’s like everyone is talking in a different language!
Think 2019 is the year you apply to become a surrogate? Maybe you saw an ad in your social feed. Or you follow the family adventures of Kim K. Or perhaps you have a friend who is a gestational carrier. No matter how you’ve come to know surrogacy, maybe you’ve starting thinking, “I think I’d […]
This post was originally published on Gays with Kids The word serendipity is such a magical word, and one that’s rarely used. But so far, it’s the best word I can think of to describe my surrogacy experience, carrying twins for a gay HIV positive couple in the SPAR program. I came to surrogacy because […]
When you become a surrogate, the experience affects not only you, but your family – including your kids. They are a very important part of your journey! Many women have questions about what to say to their kids about being a surrogate, how to talk to them about carrying a baby that won’t be joining […]
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 […]
Women applying to become surrogates, are often unaware of the medical details surrounding the process. In particular they often wonder if a surrogate pregnancy differs from a personal pregnancy, and how this works physiologically.