A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth

Exercise after a surrogate birth

A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth Written by: Lucy Hellstrom on behalf of Circle Surrogacy After giving birth, most women dream about returning to their pre-baby body as soon as possible. While half of the baby weight may come off six weeks after giving birth, it can take several months to more […]

What’s a Doula? 4 Reasons Doulas are Beneficial to Surrogacy

doula and jess

Written by Jessica Pretz, Surrogate Coordinator at Circle Surrogacy, and 4-time gestational carrier and birth doula of 12 years, who has had the unique opportunity to support gestational carriers and their intended parents. What is a doula? Women have been using doulas – from the Greek word meaning “a woman who serves” – for centuries […]

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 […]

Surrogate Pregnancy: How to Balance Pregnancy and Family

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 […]