The History of Surrogacy: How Surrogacy Has Evolved

History of Surrogacy at Circle Surrogacy

To many, surrogacy may seem like a radical idea. While there are always changes within the legal and medical arenas of gestational surrogacy, traditional surrogacy has been practiced for thousands of years. In fact, the bible even cites an ancient instance of traditional surrogacy in Genesis – Sarah, who was infertile, requested that her handmaiden, […]

Becoming a Surrogate: Does an Agency’s Location Matter?

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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 […]

Is It a Good Time to Do Surrogacy?

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If you’re considering growing your family through surrogacy, you may have started searching for a surrogacy agency, starting to compare agency costs, programs, locations, and offerings. But even before you research surrogacy agencies, whether they’re in California, Boston, or beyond, you should first consider a more important question: “Is this a good time for me […]

How To Evaluate a Surrogacy Agency’s Success

Surrogacy agency's success

Surrogacy is a monumental and exciting way to grow your family; however, surrogacy journey costs can be between $100,00-$200,000+. With a price tag that large, finding the right agency with the right experience is critical to ensure you are spending your money wisely and achieving success. It is incredibly important to evaluate a surrogacy agency’s […]

7 Things the Media Gets Wrong about Surrogacy

Surrogacy in the media

In recent years, surrogacy has become a more popular way to have children. With stars like Kim Kardashian & Kanye West, Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade, Andy Cohen, and Anderson Cooper all having children through surrogacy, the media is talking about surrogacy more frequently. There are constantly articles in People Magazine, Insider, USA Today highlighting the […]

Surrogate Stories: Talking to Your Kids About Surrogacy

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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 […]

How Health History May Impact Your Surrogate Application

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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 […]