Become a parent in New York with Circle Surrogacy

New York is a safe and surrogacy-friendly state for intended parents who are interested in growing their families through surrogacy and egg donation. Our local, experience staff has been helping parents from New York for decades.

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Why should you consider Circle Surrogacy in NY?

Local IVF clinics. Circle works closely with most-successful IVF clinics throughout the Tri-State area, which helps to reduce travel costs associated with your journey. If you’re already established with an IVF clinic we’re happy to work with your clinic of choice.

Local surrogates. Circle works with surrogates from all of the surrogacy-friendly states surrounding New York, including New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Having your surrogate close to your local clinic helps to reduce travel costs.

We work with intended parents of all backgrounds. Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation was founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be a parent. For over 20 years we’ve helped straight and LGBTQ+ couples and singles fulfill their dreams of parenthood.

New York-based support. Jen, our NY team member, is not only a parent through surrogacy, but available to provide support for Intended Parents.

Flexible consultation schedule. We are available for in-person parent consultations Monday through Friday, and one weekend a month in New York City.

New York and MA attorneys on staff for your legal work and insurance.

Exclusive community for New York parents. Monthly support groups and yearly meet-up events for Tri-state area families.

 Meet with Circle Surrogacy in New York

Meet with Circle Surrogacy in New York

Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation offers complimentary consultations in New York City Monday through Friday, and one weekend a month, where you'll meet with an attorney and a licensed clinical worker. During the consultation, discussion includes the process of matching with a gestational carrier and/or egg donor, legal implications, insurance, surrogacy costs and financing, and much more.

 Meet Jen Rachman:  Tri-State representative and parent through surrogacy

Meet Jen Rachman: Tri-State representative and parent through surrogacy

Hello! I’m Jen Rachman, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Circle’s Outreach Associate. I’m here to be a resource and a support for Intended Parents (IPs) from the Tri-State Area. Getting to play a small part in so many IPs' experiences on their road to parenthood is humbling, so much so, that after my own surrogacy journey I felt compelled to join Circle and help others in my situation.

I was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer at age 26, at a time when I was focusing on my professional career and moving in with my boyfriend. Beating cancer was difficult but not as tough as accepting my new normal as a menopausal and infertile 20-something.

Several years post-cancer my husband and I began exploring our family building options and decided that surrogacy was the best path for us. Our Circle journey was truly a wonderful, life changing experience and I’m forever grateful for our surrogate and everyone who helped us have our son.

I’m so appreciative that Circle has given me the opportunity to draw on my professional and personal experience to help others understand surrogacy as a family building option. I never could have predicted that this is where I would have ended up - a cancer survivor, a mother through surrogacy, a parent to the most fantastic little boy, and an employee at an agency so dedicated to those striving to become parents.

FAQ's


As you consider parenthood through surrogacy, you may have questions. We’ve been helping parents navigate their journeys for over two decades and have answered almost every question out there! Below is a small sample of questions we have been asked.
What is the cost of surrogacy?
The cost for gestational surrogacy ranges depending upon the program chosen (we have a variety of programs to choose from) and whether a donor is needed. The ranges include: all agency fees, attorneys’ fees, screening and surrogate fees, and insurance costs. They do not include IVF costs. To find out the costs of our various programs, please click here.
What is the matching process?
The matching process is the first stage of your journey and begins with an initial call or Skype with your Program Coordination team to choose an IVF clinic and an egg donor (if needed). The next step will be to find an appropriate match with a gestational surrogate who has completed our comprehensive screening process. The average time frame for completing a match with a donor, clinic and surrogate is between 1-4 months and is based on your preferences and legal matching requirements.
What does the legal process involve before and after the birth?
Circle’s legal team coordinates with local attorneys to ensure you are properly matched with a surrogate in a state where you can accomplish the necessary legal work to finalize your parental rights. Once you are matched, we negotiate contracts on your behalf. Your surrogate and your egg donor (if needed) will have independent counsel. Depending on a variety of factors, your surrogacy legal work may include a pre-birth order, a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity, a judgment of paternity, a custody orders, or an adoption.
 Testimonials from our New York parents

Testimonials from our New York parents

We have a daughter. Because of all of you, we have a family. You’ve guided us to our dream and we are forever grateful. You have warmed our hearts, warmed our souls, and with your lovely blanket gift, warmed our precious baby girl, Pearl Anne. Thank you, with love. - Brian and Matt

We were in good hands with you.Thank you so much for your help on this journey. Our son is awesome. Top on our list of thanks is our surrogate, followed not far behind by you and the rest of the Circle team that helped make this happen. I had both kids on my lap the other day just hanging out and experienced a new kind of 'happy' - down to the core happy. - Greg

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the team at Circle for making our surrogacy experience truly amazing. We are overjoyed and adjusting to life with our son. Your team's dedication and attention was a testament to the agency's reputation and appreciated by us, our families and our surrogate. - J and C.