Your surrogate is giving you and your family the most wonderful gift of all: a baby. Our intended parents often ask their journey coordination team if they should get their surrogate a gift, and what type of gift they should get for her. While gifts for surrogate mothers are by no means mandatory, many parents find they […]
Upon receiving an email that your profile is completed and accepted, you will be prompted to submit a collection of pictures, which are used to create your online profile. In addition to your written application responses, your photos are what intended parents (IPs) review when looking for an egg donor. Many IPs are looking for […]
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 big difference between a surrogacy pregnancy and a traditional pregnancy is that while you’re pregnant as a surrogate, you’re not preparing for a baby. You’re not prepping a nursery, thinking of baby names, or preparing your children for the arrival of a sibling. But what about once that baby is born? What is the […]
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. […]
“Coucou,” my Belgium IPs and I would say to each other. The house was calm. I remember no fussing to clean the dishes, mop the floors, or make beds, and my husband relaxing on his favorite couch snuggling up with our kiddo on that cool November Sunday morning. So why did I feel anxious, excited, […]
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 […]
Written by Kristin Marsoli Marketing Director at Circle Surrogacy, as a guest post for Gays with Kids, with new parents Byron and Matt, and surrogate Misty and her husband Blake – who after baby, are intended parent and surrogate relationship goals. Building your family through surrogacy gives you the opportunity to connect with people with […]
If you’re interested in becoming a surrogate, we encourage you to do your research and to find the agency that best fits you, and what you hope to get out of your journey. For women interested in learning more about surrogacy and becoming a surrogate, we’ve compiled 10 steps of the surrogacy process.
Building your family through surrogacy is a monumental decision and journey. It’s a big step and can feel a little overwhelming. To give you a clearer picture of what the parenthood through surrogacy process entails, we’ve compiled 10 steps for intended parents looking to build their families via surrogacy.