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
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: 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
Surrogate mothers help bring a family to life. You’re ready to grow your family. You’re considering all of your options. Is surrogacy right for you? What Is Surrogacy? A surrogate is a woman who is able to carry a baby for that child’s future family. Families are involved from the beginning. Surrogates carry children for … Continue reading Choosing Surrogacy
Choosing surrogacy? Look for a program that provides high quality support.You’d love to add to your family, and you’re excited that you believe you’ve found the perfect surrogacy program. But wait: before you leap into a surrogacy agreement, make sure that your excitement hasn’t led you astray. When you’re considering surrogacy as a way to … Continue reading How to Avoid Surrogacy Scams
Using a gestational carrier – a surrogate – is becoming more and more common place in the United States. In recent years Jimmy Fallon, Elton John and Sarah Jessica Parker have all gone public with their use of surrogates to have children. Changing Faces The most well-known type of couple to use surrogacy … Continue reading Working with a Gestational Carrier: Infertility & Surrogacy Trends
Find a Surrogate Online: Get Accurate Background Information Surrogates who advertise their services on the internet might do so after discovering they were not qualified for an agency or law firm surrogacy program. Once a potential surrogate understands the reasons she doesn’t meet a program’s criteria, she might alter the information provided to potential parents so that she will … Continue reading Find a surrogate online: What are this risks?