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 […]

Becoming a Surrogate: 6 Questions to Ask Before Starting the Process

Surrogate Computer

We hear a lot of questions from women who are considering becoming a surrogate. You can check out a list of our most asked questions on our FAQs page. But now we’re asking you to turn the tables and ask yourself a few questions before beginning a surrogacy journey. We think these questions will help you determine if you’re […]

Surrogacy Medications Explained

surrogacy medications

Many women interesting in becoming surrogates have not yet experienced an IVF pregnancy and may not realize how this differs from a personal pregnancy both emotionally and physiologically. There are many medical details surrounding the process and a lot of different surrogacy medications that will need to be taken throughout the course of the pregnancy. The […]

Why Do People Choose Gestational Surrogacy?

Gestational Surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy helps those who are unable to have children on their own grow their families. Through IVF, embryos are created in a lab at a fertility clinic. Sometimes the intended parents use their own genetic material. Sometimes, an egg donor is required. Many people choose gestational surrogacy to grow their families. Intended parents are matched […]

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 […]

Intended Parents and Surrogates: What is the Right Kind of Surrogate Relationship?

The short answer is, there is no “right” kind of IP and surrogate relationship.  No two journeys are the same, and there is no “right” level of communication. You will find the right relationship that works for you and your intended parents.  How do we know? We asked! We reached out to our surrogate community and asked what type of […]

Surrogacy Requirements: Why Certain Requirements are in Place

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 Type of Women Become Surrogates?

what type of women become surrogates

She’s strong. She’s courageous. She’s powerful. She is a surrogate! Incredible women are out there, willing to make miracles happen through gestational surrogacy. They come from all walks of life—the stay-at-home mom raising toddlers, the executive who loves being pregnant, the woman who simply feels compelled to help a couple in need. Their motivations and […]