Talking about Surrogacy: Advice for Surrogates

Talking about surrogacy

Although you’re excited and confident about your decision to become a surrogate, some people, such as neighbors, community members, and/or acquaintances, and the general public, may not feel the same way – or may have a lot of questions. “When are you due?” “Not for another two months.” “Have you picked out a name?” “Not […]

Building a Relationship with Your Surrogate: Tips for Intended Parents

When intended parents are exploring the possibility of surrogacy and before they embark on a surrogacy journey, we get a lot of questions around how parents and surrogates are matched. We also get a lot of questions around how healthy, happy parent and surrogate relationships are built and maintained, both during and after a surrogacy. […]

Happy National Social Work Month!

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In honor of March being National Social Work Month, Circle would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the hard-working Circle Surrogacy Social Workers, who work tirelessly providing support and guidance to our intended parents, surrogates and egg donors along every step of their journeys.  We have eleven – count them, eleven! – smart and caring social workers on […]

The Importance of Surrogate Support Systems

“It’s been nice to work with my friends and they’ve wanted to be part of my life  and experiencing this with me” – Gina, Circle Surrogate. Gina, a Circle Surrogate from Los Angeles, discusses her motives to become a surrogate, and how her family and close friends make up her close-knit support system. Personal support systems, […]

Celebrity Surrogacy: Amy Smart Welcomes Baby Via Surrogate

One month ago today, Dec. 26th our amazing, beautiful daughter came into this world. Feeling so grateful to have her in my arms… after years of fertility struggles, I give thanks today to our kind, loving surrogate for carrying her. ??✨? @carterooster A photo posted by amy smart (@smarthouse26) on Jan 23, 2017 at 4:14pm […]

VIDEO: From IP to Employee, Jen Rachman Shares Her Experience

In this video, you hear about Outreach Coordinator Jen Rachman’s journey from Circle intended parent to Circle Surrogacy agency employee! Jen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, cancer survivor, and mother through gestational surrogacy. She earned a Master of Social Work from New York University and has over a decade of clinical experience working with children, […]