Surrogacy and Personal Pregnancies: What Are the Differences?

A pregnant surrogate has an online video call with the expecting parents.

Many women considering becoming a surrogate ask about how the experience is different from when they were pregnant with their own children, especially when it comes to their emotions. These are important questions to ask as you think about wanting to help others grow their families using a surrogacy agency. In San Francisco, NYC, and […]

Celebrating Legalization of Surrogacy in New York

legalization of surrogacy in new york

This year represents a milestone for intended parents and surrogates in New York. Compensated surrogacy became legal in February 2021 in the state, culminating a years-long effort to provide protections for surrogates and giving intended parents a state-of-the-art law supporting all families. Our surrogacy agency, which has an office in NYC, already has established relationships with […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why Certain Requirements are in Place

Requirements for becoming a surrogate mother

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 […]

What Happens During the Egg Donor Process?

A potential egg donor watersome flowers on a balcony.

Becoming an egg donor is a decision that we encourage you to make after gathering as much information as possible. At Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation agency locations in California, Massachusetts, and New York City, our Egg Donation team supports potential egg donors from the moment we receive their applications. Knowing what to expect provides […]

Gestational vs. Traditional Surrogacy

Close-up of a surrogate mother's pregnant stomach.

Defining the difference between gestational and traditional surrogacy in biological terms is straightforward. Understanding the legal and emotional differences between the 2 methods is a bit more complicated. As a trusted, experienced surrogacy agency, we offer gestational surrogacy through our California, New York, and Massachusetts offices. Before in vitro fertilization became more common, individuals or […]

Becoming a Surrogate: Does an Agency’s Location Matter?

surrogacy agency location

Whether you are researching surrogacy agencies as a prospective surrogate or are an intended parent looking for the right agency to help your family grow, you’ve most likely come across location information listed on different agency websites. You may not know this, but surrogacy agency location is not very important! Circle’s main office is located in […]