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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Surrogacy Support Groups and Community Groups for Intended Parents

New support groups and online communities for intended parents

A strong network of support is key to a smooth journey and wonderful surrogacy journey for Intended Parents. Circle is excited to share some new opportunities for our Circle Intended Parents with regular online support/networking groups. These groups will provide an opportunity to connect with – and share experiences with – others in the program […]