Going Insane on Bedrest? Read This!

Going Insane on Bedrest? Read This!

Bedrest. This is when you are prescribed to relax and take it easy. Many fertility clinics require surrogates to stay on bed rest for 48-72 hours post transfer to help keep that little embryo safe and snug. Or if you are already pregnant, you may be prescribed to...
Who Do You Tell About Your Journey?

Who Do You Tell About Your Journey?

As a surrogacy agency who consistently works with surrogates, we thought you all would enjoy scenarios of surrogate encounters with the public on an average day. Many surrogates have had encounters with acquaintances that can be awkward. When you decide to embark on a...
A Quick History Lesson about IVF

A Quick History Lesson about IVF

The history of IVF dates back to the 1930s when a Harvard University Scientist, Gregory Pincus successfully conducted IVF experiments on rabbits. It was not until the 1970s, that the process became available to women when Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards worked with...
Surrogacy Contracts

Surrogacy Contracts

A surrogacy contract is a lot of reading but you HAVE TO READ YOUR SURROGACY CONTRACT! It deals with all the financial arrangements. Seriously, we at Shared Conception, cannot over emphasize to our surrogates, how important it is to read the contract. Everything you...
Do I Choose the Intended Parents?

Do I Choose the Intended Parents?

The immediate answer is Yes! As the surrogate mother, you choose the intended parents just as much as they choose you. Keep in mind, Intended Parents are also thoroughly screened to confirm they are safe to work with and ready to commit to a journey. After you are...