Circle Guest Post on Resolve NE: Facial Recognition and Egg Donation

Facial Recognition and Egg donation

This post, written by Circle’s very own Egg Donation Manager, Dory Ziperstein, was originally published by Resolve New England on September 2, 2018 The search for an egg donor can be based on a variety of criteria: cultural or ethnic background, education, athletic, or artistic talent. Now there is a new tool for parents to search for […]

The First Meeting: Helpful Tips for Intended Parents and Surrogates

Meeting your surrogate or your intended parents for the first time is like going on a blind date. You’ll be nervous. You’ll be excited. Things might feel a little awkward at first. There’s no need to worry, though. Remember: you are both are probably having the same emotions! Having matched surrogates and intended parents for […]

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 […]