The Importance of Sleep During Pregnancy

sleep during pregnancy

The Importance of Sleep During Pregnancy was written by the Sleep Help Institute  for Circle  Surrogacy to help women have the healthiest surrogate pregnancy for themselves and for the baby they’re carrying! Everyone needs quality sleep to maintain mental, emotional, and physical health. There’s no time in life where that’s more apparent than sleep during pregnancy. The physical demands […]

Surrogacy Overview: Thinking About Surrogacy?

Surrogacy Overview Baby

If you’re ready to grow your family and you’re considering surrogacy, it’s important to understand what is surrogacy, and how surrogacy can help you have a baby. This surrogacy overview provides insight into what you should consider and what to expect when thinking about surrogacy.  Gestational surrogacy is the process by which a gestational carrier […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Health History May Impact Your Surrogate Application

Surrogate Health History

We receive a lot of questions from women wondering how their existing conditions or past health history might affect their eligibility to become a surrogate. While some common health conditions and histories may not be a  big deal, there are some issues that can interfere with the In-Vitro Fertilization process and might prevent your application […]

Circle Attends CancerCon 2018 in Denver

Jen (left) and Tara (right) are ready to rock CancerCon)

CancerCon is the annual, international gathering of the young adult cancer movement. And once again, Circle was proud to be part of the weekend-long event, held this year in Denver.  Jen Rachman, who is a cancer survivor, parent through surrogacy, and an Outreach Associate at Circle, was in attendance sharing her experience and educating others about building a […]