Deciding to become a parent is a joyful experience, though if you are a male in a same-sex relationship, it might be difficult to decide how to move forward. Will you adopt? Will you look into commercial surrogacy? Some same-sex male couples often choose surrogacy because it is a way to maintain a genetic connection to the child.
Gay men tend to be the largest group of recipients of commercial surrogacy. However, not all agencies cater effectively to this distinct demographic. The biological inability to conceive traditionally can be a great sou...
Mark, Tyler and Vivienne Katherine. We've been together for 18 years, married for twelve and parents for 3 months. We’ve lived on both coasts and have wanted children for years but struggled with the “how”.
2) How would you describe your surrogacy experience?
Our journey with our surrogate couldn’t have been better. We got along with her and her husband wonderfully. We even stayed with them at their home, and spent several weekends together. We still keep in touch! Gestationally our baby was a week old...
If you are international intended parents seeking to create a family through surrogacy, you have the added complexity of gaining citizenship for your baby, moving or preparing for an extended stay abroad, and much more. This article takes a look at what to expect as an international intended parent.
The Challenges of An International Birth
A baby born through surrogacy in the United States will have US citizenship. International parents decide whether to establish local citizenship for the baby as well.
Not many people can say they made a lifelong friend as an infant, but then again, not many babies are Morgan and Sahar. Both babies have a lot in common: both have two doting daddies, both were born in November in El Paso, TX, and both were born via gestational surrogacy. Their story is one that connects two worlds through love and family.
Baby Sahar, the older by four days, was born to two loving fathers from Israel. Eddie and Moshe always dreamed of having a baby and their journey was not the easiest. However, they never lost their positivity...