Building a Relationship with Your Surrogate: Tips for Intended Parents

When intended parents are exploring the possibility of surrogacy and before they embark on a surrogacy journey, we get a lot of questions around how parents and surrogates are matched. We also get a lot of questions around how healthy, happy parent and surrogate relationships are built and maintained, both during and after a surrogacy. […]

Is a Gestational Carrier Different from a Surrogate?

Gestational carrier. Gestational surrogate. Surrogate. Surrogate mother. These words are used, often interchangeably, to describe a woman who carries a child for intended parents. So why do these different surrogacy terms exist? And which one is the right one to use? Let’s start by distinguishing the two types of surrogacy – traditional surrogacy and gestational […]

Circle on Gays with Kids: 7 Things Parents Wish They’d Known About Surrogacy

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This piece was originally published on Gays with Kids Circle on Gays with Kids: 7 Things Parents Wish They’d  Known About Surrogacy Before Starting the Process If you’re considering surrogacy, chances are you’ve started your research: reviewing agencies, understanding costs, and even speaking to friends who have become parents through the surrogacy process. No matter […]

New Support 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 […]

Nate Berkus and Husband Welcome Son Through Surrogacy

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In recent celebrity surrogacy news,   USA Today interviewed Nate Berkus and husband Jeremiah Brent about the beauty of the surrogacy process, and welcoming their second child, son Oskar, through surrogacy a few months ago. Nate and Jeremiah’s daughter Poppy, age 3, was also born via surrogacy. You can read the whole article on USAToday.com At Circle, many of our […]