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, […]

Infertility Awareness: 6 Misconceptions Explained

While infertility is becoming a more openly discussed topic, many misconceptions about it still exist. Among them are ones that can be clarified through a joint effort between healthcare providers, education systems, media coverage, and open discussions. Here we breakdown the most prevalent myths about infertility to provide insight into the realities of infertility. 1. […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why is BMI Important?

One of our most asked surrogate questions is “why does BMI matter for becoming a surrogate?” We understand the frustration and confusion around the subject. This question has only become more prevalent in recent years, as BMI has been analyzed by many doctors, nutritionists, and scientists to gauge the accuracy of the measurement for judging health. We […]

IVF: When is it Time to Stop Treatment and Try Something Else

Growing your family through IVF can be an emotional, physical and financial investment. With each cycle there can be anxiety, stress and hope.. Unfortunately there can also sometimes be failure. Women – and their partners – who face infertility are resilient, determined and strong. They put their bodies and emotional well-being through a tremendous amount […]

Egg Donation: 5 Things You May Not Know

Egg Donation

Surrogacy with Egg Donation is a method of assisted reproduction becoming increasingly popular for those experiencing infertility. According to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology, there have been about 10,000 fresh egg donation cycles per year for the last decade. So what is egg donation and who does it help? Simply put, it is an assisted conception […]

Fertility Treatments: What is “Anonymous Egg Donation?”

Last week, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) published a report for the year 2013. Egg donation has always been one of the more popular fertility treatments, more than 63,000 babies were born from IVF cycles in 2013, and that number has been growing each year. Children born through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) now make […]

Fertility Treatments: What is “Known Egg Donation?”

Individuals and couples facing obstacles of infertility are fortunate to have a wide range of fertility treatment options available. One of the most popular and effective routes for women who are having a difficult time conceiving with their own eggs is egg donation. If you are considering egg donation to help you grow your family, […]