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 […]

How Health History May Impact Your Surrogate Application

health history

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 […]

A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth

Exercise after a surrogate birth

A Guide to Getting Back Into Exercise After a Surrogate Birth Written by: Lucy Hellstrom on behalf of Circle Surrogacy After giving birth, most women dream about returning to their pre-baby body as soon as possible. While half of the baby weight may come off six weeks after giving birth, it can take several months to more […]

Surrogacy Terms Decoded: 17 Definitions to Know

Surrogacy Terms Decoded

Although rewarding, the surrogacy process and its associated vocabulary can be new and confusing at times. Not to worry! This blog defines and explains some of the common terms you’ll come across during your journey. Carrier/Surrogate/Surrogate Mother: We use these terms interchangeably. However, a general surrogate definition is a woman carrying a child for intended […]

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract: For Intended Parents

surrogacy contract

Negotiating Your Surrogacy Contract It’s a wonderful thing when intended parents match with a surrogate. As their journey together commences, they develop a relationship like no other. However, the possibility of not seeing eye to eye on everything exists. And that is why a surrogacy contract, or what Circle calls a Carrier Agreement, is put […]