All Families Surrogacy in the Press

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AFS Named Top 5 in PDX Parent Magazine for 2021 Parent Picks as Local Favorite Fertility & Surrogacy Resource

AFS Surrogate and IP Coordinator, Krystle, featured in Vancouver Family Magazine

Our wonderful Intended Parent Coordinator and experienced AFS surrogate Krystle was profiled in this beautiful article about her surrogacy journey.


AFS Founder, Carey Flamer-Powell, and AFS Surrogate Interviewed by PDX Parent Magazine

All Families Surrogacy was interviewed in this month's issue of pdx/parent in an article titled, "The Surrogate State," beginning on page 12 . The article discusses many factors that contribute to Oregon's reputation as a top surrogacy destination.


AFS Featured As Top 10 Surrogacy Blog By

AFS is proud to announce that we have been included in the list of Top 10 Surrogacy Blogs by! The blogs on this list were nominated by readers, preselected based on content quality, and ranked by reader votes. We're so happy to be a reliable resource that offers inspiring gestational surrogacy stories, helpful articles, and more. Take a look at the official list at


Free LGBTQ Seminar Series Featuring Carey Flamer-Powell of All Families Surrogacy

In this free seminar series which maps out the road to parenthood for LGBTQ couples and helps them understand the available fertility treatment options, Carey Flamer-Powell of All Families Surrogacy presents the seminar about surrogacy. Presentations from other experts in the field also cover IUI, IVF, and using donor sperm.


'Inside Her Information’ Podcast Episode Featuring Carey Flamer-Powell

In the premiere episode of the 'Inside Her Information' podcast hosted by Veronica Montgomery of The Clinic Hub, she talks to Carey Flamer-Powell of All Families Surrogacy about the path to parenthood for intended parents using a surrogate.


KATU2 Interview with

All Families Surrogacy

Gestational Surrogate Chanielle Guidry shares her experience with All Families Surrogacy.


COVID-19 Throws A Wrench Into Surrogacy (Along With Everything Else In The World)

COVID-19 is affecting every facet of our lives, and the world of surrogacy is no exception. The news is changing so fast that anything written today will likely be out of date tomorrow. However, in the effort to provide helpful information, here’s the latest.


KATU2 Interview with

All Families Surrogacy

Our Director, Carey Flamer-Powell and the Intended Parent Coordinator, Erin Erck in an interview with KATU2 News to discuss "All Families Surrogacy" and how you can become a surrogate.


AFS Chosen as Top 5 Local Favorite Fertility Resource in Portland, Oregon

AFS is happy to announce that we have been awarded as one of the Top 5 Local Favorite Fertility Resources in the "2020 Parent Picks" reader poll by PDX Parent Magazine! Thousands of readers were polled for their local favorites and we came out on top! We are proud to serve our community as a trusted resource for all things surrogacy. Look for the official announcement at PDX Parent


Surrogacy: Providing Hope & Help For Families

AFS' own Carey Flamer-Powell was interviewed for this article, and it is well worth the read!


Surrogate Intake Coordinator, Rachel Ihmud, on the cover of Mom Magazine!

We are so proud to see our Surrogate Intake Coordinator, Rachel Ihmud, on the cover of Mom Magazine! Be sure to click on the link to read her interview about being a mom, a surrogate and an advocate!


All Families Surrogacy Wins 2017 Better Business Bureau International Torch Award

Since 1996, The BBB presents organizations with International Torch Awards for Ethics, which honor companies that demonstrate best practices, leadership, social responsibility and high standards of organizational ethics that benefit their customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders, and communities. We are an honored recipient, and you can watch the video here!


MOB (Mom Owned Businesses) Spotlight - Carey of All Families Surrogacy

Carey is a wife, mom to a six-year-old daughter, and the founder and directors of All Families Surrogacy, LLC a gestational surrogacy agency based in Beaverton.


AFS Wins Better Business Bureau Oregon Business of the Year - December 6, 2017

Beaverton Valley Times and the Portland Tribune covered the awards ceremony for the Better Business Bureau's awarding of Oregon Business of the Year to AFS. Read about the history of the award and AFS in the article.


AFS Featured in Oregon Jewish Life Magazine - December 1, 2017

AFS was featured in a story about surrogacy and Israeli parents in Oregon Jewish Life magazine. The article is on pages 32-33 in the free print version of the magazine, or read the article online here.


AFS Announced as Better Business Bureau 2017 Business of the Year Finalist

AFS is delighted to be a finalist for the Better Business Bureau Northwest 2017 Business of the Year Torch Awards! AFS was one of nine accredited businesses to be nominated this year; winners will be announced in November. Many thanks to the BBB for their ongoing commitment to supporting Oregon businesses.

Joy FM Australia Interview with Carey Flamer-Powell:

June 9, 2017

Listen in as Carey Flamer-Powell, AFS Founder and Director, is interviewed on JoyFM's "Family Matters." The Melbourne-based show focuses LGBTQ issues surrounding starting and raising a family, and they spoke with Carey when AFS was in Australia to attend the Families Through Surrogacy conference.


USA Today Story Featuring AFS Surrogate and Parents:

April 22, 2017

A week-long series by USA Today in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week (April 23-29) featured an AFS family as well as interviews with our Founder and Director, Carey Flamer-Powell. The articles in the series are:

USA Today (Video) Story Featuring AFS Surrogate and Parents:

April 21, 2017

Several members of the AFS family were featured in a beautiful USA Today video piece "One Family's Journey with Gestational Surrogacy."


AFS Featured in Better Business Bureau Northwest Article:

February 20, 2017

BBB Northwest featured AFS in their piece: Portland Business Is a Family Affair.


AFS Featured in NW Kids Magazine:

October 28, 2016

AFS was featured in NW Kids Magazine's article "Surrogacy Myths: Busted."


AFS Interview with Working Parents' Lawcast:

May 26, 2016

AFS Director Carey Flamer-Powell was featured in a podcast titled "Considering Building a Family But Not Sure Where to Start? WPL Welcomes Gestational Surrogacy Expert Carey Flamer-Powell" in May 2016, produced by Working Parents' Lawyer (link no longer available).

KVAL News Channel 13 Features AFS Very First Surrogacy Birth:

November 5, 2015

AFS was featured in two news video reports, featuring our agency's very first set of twins!

AFS Featured in NW Kids Magazine:

November 2, 2015

AFS was featured in this article focused on surrogacy, in NW Kids Magazine, a popular Oregon parents' magazine.


AFS Featured in Wall Street Journal:

Oct 2, 2015

AFS was featured in this article in the Wall Street Journal China, as part of our visit to Shanghai in June, 2015.


AFS Profile by All Things Surrogacy:

June 23, 2015

AFS was featured in this Agency Spotlight on the All Things Surrogacy website.


AFS Interview with The GA Voice:

February 19, 2015

Our Director, Carey Flamer-Powell, was interviewed for this article on surrogacy in the GA Voice Magazine.


AFS Front Page Article in The Oregonian:

April 16, 2015

AFS was interviewed for and featured in this article about surrogacy in Oregon in The Oregonian newspaper.


Article Written by Carey Flamer-Powell for The Next Family:

November 13, 2014

Our Director, Carey Flamer-Powell, wrote this article for The Next Family Magazine about her experience as a gestational surrogate.