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 […]

The Surrogacy Process: Medical Screening & Contracts

This is part 5 of our ongoing series, The Surrogacy Process: Medical Screening and Legal Contracts Congratulations! You’ve been matched and are entering the second phase of surrogacy, known as Screening and Contracts. This part of your journey is extremely important as you’ll sign your Agreements (contracts) and attend the medical screenings at the IVF […]

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 […]

The Science Behind HIV Positive Dads and Their HIV Negative Kids

Circle Surrogacy and Egg Donation founder and president John Weltman contributed to an important piece that appeared in The SciTech Lawyer this past summer. The piece is called, Wishes Granted: The Science Behind HIV Positive Dads and Their HIV Negative Kids. [Read the full article here.] The SciTech Lawyer is a quarterly publication for the Science […]