Why is BMI Important When Becoming a Surrogate?

One of our most asked surrogate questions is “why does BMI matter for becoming a surrogate?” We understand the frustration and confusion around the subject. This question has only become more prevalent in recent years, as BMI has been analyzed by many doctors, nutritionists, and scientists to gauge the accuracy of the measurement for judging health. We […]

How My Surrogate Pregnancy Was Different Than My Personal Pregnancy

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My Surrogate Pregnancy Journey by Jeni Denhof Heartburn. Check. Waddle. Check, check. Frequent trips to the ladies’ room. Check, check, check. My surrogate pregnancy was similar to my personal pregnancies. However, there were definitely a few (rather large) ways that it differed from the pregnancies I’d had with my own children.   In Vitro Fertilization In […]

Surrogate and Egg Donor Body Mass Index (BMI)

At Circle, one question that always comes up is: “Why is surrogate BMI so important?” In order to be considered for surrogacy or egg donation, applicants have to meet certain qualifications. One such requirement is the Body Mass Index (BMI). Your BMI is calculated using a formula that divides an individual’s weight by their height to […]