Easing the Financial Burden for Gay Intended Parents

Two gay parents play with their baby on a bed.

Becoming parents through surrogacy involves multiple constraints for gay men, including social and biological obstacles. Growing a family for a gay individual or gay couple involves overcoming some significant emotional and financial hurdles. Even though the cost of having a child using a third-party can be daunting for any couple or individual, gay men tend […]

Bostock v. Clayton County by Honorable Justice Gorsuch

Pride Month

Written by: Alyssa Sherman, Natalie A. Kanellis, and Dean Hutchison It’s Pride month! Wave that rainbow flag higher! Millions of LGBTQ+ individuals came together with a strong sense of unified pride in celebration of a milestone decision made on June 15, 2020. The Supreme Court of the United States decided the long-disputed issue on LGBTQ+ discrimination in […]

Surrogate Stories: Talking to Your Kids About Surrogacy

media gets wrong about surrogacy

Explaining Surrogacy to a Child At Circle Surrogacy, we love to hear stories about surrogates talking to their kids about surrogacy. These stories from women in Boston, San Francisco, New York, and around the world range from heartwarming to hilarious and everything in between. In celebration of Spring Experienced Carrier Week, we asked our surrogates to tell […]

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

Surrogate parent posing with surrogate mother

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 […]

Connecting with Your Surrogate – A Blog for Parents

Surrogate parents smiling and standing with surrogate mother

The relationship between intended parents and their surrogate is a special bond, personal to each journey. At Circle Surrogacy and Egg Donation, we’re a “relationship-based agency”, which means we strongly believe in the deep bond between parents and surrogates to help ensure a healthy and smooth journey. Developing a relationship with your gestational carrier provides […]