November 27, 2019

When you decide to take the journey down the road as a surrogate, you’re providing an amazing gift that will last a lifetime. But along the way, you’ll realize that it is far from just a nine month experience. Many surrogates go on to develop a lasting relationship with their matched intended parents.

Of course, throughout pregnancy, your health is more important than ever. And throughout the surrogacy process, the singularity of the experience can be complex. Having a support system to reach out to when needed is just one important piece of the...

November 25, 2019

The surrogacy industry is relatively new, and legislation continues to develop around state-specific surrogacy laws. Most recently, Washington and New Jersey became the latest states to adopt commercial surrogacy laws. In other cases, New York has seen major contention in attempting to pass surrogacy legislation. Surrogacy legislation is heavily scrutinized, and in New York’s case, the bill was opposed by expert doctors and academics. The bill was determined to not adequately provide for surrogate rights and health

The introduction of gestatio...

November 22, 2019

1) Please summarize your surrogacy journey thus far. 

I was matched with my IPs in August 2017, contracts were signed in January 2018, and we had a meds calendar and transfer date in late January. We transferred two embryos (a boy and a girl) in March 2018 and both took right away! The babies grew amazingly and we had a problem free pregnancy. As we neared the end of the pregnancy, I started having lots of contractions. The IPs cancelled their two-week road trip up the coast and flew directly to Portland a full month early! I told them this...

November 5, 2019

1) Please summarize your surrogacy journey thus far. 

I delivered twins in October 2017. I started the process with AFS in March 2016, was matched by June with my Intended Mothers. The connection from the first Zoom call was amazing and we were so excited. From the embryo transfer, all the way to the end, it was a great pregnancy. I delivered via c-section at 38 weeks. They were loved from the moment they entered into the world.

2) Where are you in your surrogacy journey?

I am almost 2 years postpartum, and recently approved for a second jour...

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