Answers to Common Questions Asked by Surrogates

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With more people than ever choosing surrogacy to grow their families, the number of women considering becoming surrogate mothers is also increasing. Surrogates are compassionate individuals who want to be part of a very special journey with intended parents. If you’re exploring the world of surrogacy as a potential gestational carrier, finding surrogacy agencies in […]

Surrogacy And Gestational Diabetes: How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes

By Karoline Gore, guest blogger Gestational diabetes—a type of diabetes that’s diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy—affects up to 10% of pregnancies in the United States every year, according to data from the CDC. It’s thought to be caused by hormonal changes during pregnancy that results in insulin resistance. Women with a history of gestational diabetes […]

Is It a Good Time to Do Surrogacy?

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If you’re considering growing your family through surrogacy, you may have started searching for a surrogacy agency, starting to compare agency costs, programs, locations, and offerings. But even before you research surrogacy agencies, whether they’re in California, Boston, or beyond, you should first consider a more important question: “Is this a good time for me […]

Gestational vs. Traditional Surrogacy

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Defining the difference between gestational and traditional surrogacy in biological terms is straightforward. Understanding the legal and emotional differences between the 2 methods is a bit more complicated. As a trusted, experienced surrogacy agency, we offer gestational surrogacy through our California, New York, and Massachusetts offices. Before in vitro fertilization became more common, individuals or […]

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 […]

Surrogate Pregnancy: How to Balance Pregnancy and Family

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Pregnancy. You’re no stranger to the growing bump, the late-night kicking sessions, or the bizarre food cravings. Yet many women who become surrogates do so because they love all aspects of being pregnant. And becoming pregnant to help another family grow? There’s nothing quite so rewarding. It goes without saying that becoming pregnant while still […]