Surrogacy Laws: 4 Things Intended Parents Need To Know

Surrogacy law encompasses family law, contract law, estate planning, insurance and often immigration law. Legal experts at your surrogacy agency are charged with negotiating agreements between intended parents and surrogates and egg donors, planning for the future and the best interests of the child, making sure everyone is insured from financial risk, finalizing parental rights, and […]

Choosing Known vs. Semi-Known Egg Donation

This post, written by Circle Director of Marketing Kristin Marsoli, was originally published on Parents via Egg Donation Infertility can be a long road. You’re investing a tremendous amount of time, money and emotion into doing everything you can to fulfill your dreams of parenthood. But, unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out the way you […]

The History of Surrogacy: How Surrogacy Has Evolved

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, […]

Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couples: A Brief Introduction

Surrogacy is a big decision for any couple, straight or gay. Being familiar with the process is a must for any intended parent. Although surrogacy for heterosexual intended parents and same-sex intended parents is largely similar, there are a few factors that separate gay surrogacy from surrogacy for straight couples. Matching The matching process is important […]

7 Things the Media Gets Wrong about Surrogacy in the US

  1. Forgetting about the happy families created through surrogacy. Intended parents, surrogates, and the wonderful children brought into this world because of their love are real people. Articles talking about the dangers of surrogacy are not only misleading but hurtful to the individuals who are proud of their amazing families. 2. Sensationalizing tragedy instead […]