Our names are David & Tomer and we are the parents of Almog (2 years & 4 months) and Gal (4 months). They were both born in Springfield, Oregon at the same hospital, same date (2 years minus 1 day apart) carried by the same surrogate. Both journeys were with All Families Surrogacy.
2) How would you describe your surrogacy experience:
Our experience with surrogacy made us realize there are real selfless, good-hearted people in the world.
In this Surrogate Spotlight, we feature Jackie, who shares with us the story of her journeys with AFS!
1. Please summarize your surrogacy journey thus far.
I applied for surrogacy in December 2017 and it took a good 3 months for the screening and paperwork to be completed. I then had a match call with an Israeli couple who are so incredibly sweet and amazing. After we both agreed to match we then went through a few months of the legal process. Although the timeline may seem long, it sure does fly right by.
Gestational surrogacy has entered the mainstream, with celebrities like Gabrielle Union, Kim Kardashian and Andy Cohen talking about their surrogacy journey. However, there are still many misconceptions and myths surrounding gestational surrogacy.
We’re here to debunk five common surrogacy myths:
Myth #1: The Surrogate is the Mother
In gestational surrogacy, an embryo is created using the egg and sperm of either the intended parents or egg/sperm donors, through the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF). The embryo is then transferred to the uterus o...