Gays With Kids: Why Does Hollywood Get Surrogacy So Wrong?

We’re excited to announce our new blog series with our friends at Gays With Kids. Circle will be demystifying surrogacy in each blog post over the next few months. Our first post: Surrogacy is NOTHING like what you see in the movies and on TV, “Why Does Hollywood Get Surrogacy So Wrong?”

People have been building their families via gestational surrogacy for decades, however over the last five years or so, surrogacy has grown as an increasingly viable option for singles and couples to have a baby.

In fact, more celebrities are turning to gestational surrogates to grow their families: Fredrik Eklund (of Million Dollar Listing New York fame) and his husband Derek Kaplan welcomed twins last year; Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka also have twins born via surrogacy; and, of course, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their third child in January via gestational surrogate.

So with so many celebrities turning to surrogacy to build their families, why is it that Hollywood can’t seem to get surrogacy right?

Here are three myths about surrogacy perpetuated by television and movies…Read more on Gays with Kids

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