Gestational vs Traditional Surrogacy

Posted on: April 07th 2017

There are two types of surrogacy, gestational and traditional.  A surrogate mother is a woman who agrees to carry someone else’s baby.  She becomes pregnant using some form of assisted reproductive technology, frequently IVF.  The surrogate mother carries the baby to term, gives birth, and the baby is released from the hospital to the intended … Continue reading Gestational vs Traditional Surrogacy

Adoption vs Surrogacy

Posted on: February 28th 2017

What’s the difference between adoption vs surrogacy? There are several differences between adoption vs surrogacy.  In an adoption, the potential parents are called adoptive parents.  In a surrogacy, the potential parents are called intended parents.  Here are some main differences between adoption vs surrogacy: Adoption involves bringing a child into your life who is not biologically related … Continue reading Adoption vs Surrogacy

Gender Selection: Tiegen Spotlights the Issue

Posted on: March 11th 2016

Gender Selection: Is it ethical? Is it okay to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) solely to choose your baby’s gender? Is it okay to choose gender if you’re “in there” anyway?  Chrissy Tiegen is the public’s latest target after her innocent, though controversial, statement on Twitter:  she chose “the little girl” embryo.  She had already publicly shared many aspects of … Continue reading Gender Selection: Tiegen Spotlights the Issue

5 Questions to Ask Before Agreeing to Become a Surrogate Mother

Posted on: May 21st 2015

The arrival of a new baby is an enormous life event for anyone. Unfortunately, there are people who are unable to conceive a child. That is when a surrogacy program can be considered. There are a number of steps involved in a surrogacy process, and being a surrogate mother calls for important consideration as well. … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Before Agreeing to Become a Surrogate Mother

8 Books That Can Help With Surrogacy Questions

Posted on: March 02nd 2015

Surrogacy is a very special way to create a family. While there are many books about the adoption process, surrogacy has not been explored as extensively. Whether you’re an intended parent or a prospective surrogate parent, reading about others’ experiences can be very valuable and help you decide whether creating your own surrogacy story is … Continue reading 8 Books That Can Help With Surrogacy Questions

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Become a Surrogate: You Can Help Intended Parents Build Their Family

Posted on: January 14th 2015

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW If you love being pregnant and you enjoy helping others, surrogacy could be for you. As a surrogate mother, you help intended parents build their family. What can you expect when you choose to become a surrogate parent? Can I Become a Surrogate? To become a surrogate mother, you’ll need … Continue reading Become a Surrogate: You Can Help Intended Parents Build Their Family

Adoption Questions: Is It Normal to Experience Emotional Ups and Downs?

Posted on: December 15th 2014

Choosing adoption can bring up a wide range of emotions, and it’s important to get support when you need it. When you’re considering adoption, you experience many emotions. Sometimes, these emotions can feel overwhelming. Is it normal to feel a lot of ups and downs when you’re pregnant and making an adoption plan? Ups and … Continue reading Adoption Questions: Is It Normal to Experience Emotional Ups and Downs?

Open Adoption Services or Closed: Four Things You Need to Understand Before Deciding

Posted on: November 20th 2014

Adoption used to be something that was done quietly. Often, children would not know they were adopted until they were older. As adults, these adoptees might choose to seek their birth parents, with varying degrees of success. Today, the world of adoption is much more open. Families celebrate adoption and many adoptees have an ongoing … Continue reading Open Adoption Services or Closed: Four Things You Need to Understand Before Deciding