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Intended Parents Supports Groups

Intended Parents Supports Groups

Sometimes being on the intended parent side of the surrogacy journey, gets little recognition when it comes to feelings and emotions. After all, it’s all about the wonderful woman who is carrying your child. There are times when you’re waiting to be matched with the...

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Resolutions for 2021 Intended Parents

Resolutions for 2021 Intended Parents

As the beginning of a much-anticipated new year rolls around, people will be making their New Year’s resolutions. After all, 2020 wasn’t great for many, and 2021 is a new year and full of new opportunities. If you are considering surrogacy to help build, extend or...

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Surrogacy Worries

Surrogacy Worries

Surrogacy may seem daunting at first. But our surrogates have journeys filled with joy and adulation. They will all agree, there is nothing more nerve wrecking than the moment you decide that you want to become a surrogate. So many thoughts, fears and feelings fill...

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Is Holiday Travel Safe?

Is Holiday Travel Safe?

With the lingering pandemic, surrogacy contracts, and the overall stress of travel, is it safe to travel this holiday season while you’re pregnant? In the past, traveling was basically fine for healthy pregnant women without complications but everything is a bit...

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Latest and Greatest, Pregnancy Attire

Latest and Greatest, Pregnancy Attire

Getting dressed and out of the house when you are pregnant can be hard. Lounging on the couch with Christmas movies and your choice of food and beverage this holiday season, may sound more enticing. When it comes to the idea of dressing up vs. sweatpants, sweatpants...

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What to Call Your Surrogate

What to Call Your Surrogate

There is no official name to call your surrogate after the birth of your baby. Phrases like, “friend of the family” barely scratch the surface. Someone who was once a stranger, has changed your life in the best way possible and now has a special place in your heart....

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Why Thanksgiving is GREAT Pregnant

Why Thanksgiving is GREAT Pregnant

It’s already November, and although many want 2020 to be a year of the past, let’s not rush past Thanksgiving. This amazing “eating holiday” can be the best day of a pregnancy! Think about it; it’s like an endless buffet with delicious and sometimes endless leftovers!...

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Why a Previous Pregnancy?

Why a Previous Pregnancy?

When you become a gestational surrogate, someone puts their hope into your hands. This hope is becoming a biological parent with your help. A lot of time, money and emotions is invested into this journey. This is why it’s important to give this task your best. There...

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Why Halloween Pregnancy is the Best

Why Halloween Pregnancy is the Best

Holidays can stress out a pregnant woman, which is the last thing you need when you’re already tired, swollen, and emotional due to all the hormones battling it out inside of you. But Halloween is really the only holiday with zero stress, which is why it’s the best...

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Becoming a Gestational Carrier

Becoming a Gestational Carrier

If you are a woman who wants to be a gestational carrier (or surrogate), you absolutely need to be willing to do the research to consider what you are getting yourself into. Surrogacy is a life changing venture. It sounds great in theory, but in practice, it really is...

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Surrogacy is Life-Changing!

Surrogacy is Life-Changing!

There are many ways that surrogacy will change your life. Some reasons are surprising but nevertheless, all are life changing and impactful for everyone involved. Adding to your family For some surrogates, it creates an extended family. Although it may seem like a...

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Embryo Transfer Day!

Embryo Transfer Day!

This day is very exciting for intended parents and surrogates alike. It is the start of a journey. You may feel excited, nervous, elated or hopeful. But, how do you get here?  The embryo transfer procedure is usually one of the first questions intended parents and...

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Selective Reduction and Termination

Selective Reduction and Termination

If you are considering surrogacy with Shared Conception, questions about selective reduction and termination may not be something you have given thought to. There is no right or wrong answer to these questions; its more about how you feel. Although it can be...

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After the birth…The (usually) untold story

After the birth…The (usually) untold story

Many have wondered (and this is one of our frequently asked questions) ... What happens to a surrogate mother after she delivers the baby? Honestly, she has most likely jumped back into the routine of her life with her own spouse or partner and children, and possibly...

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Be “In the Know” about Surrogacy

Be “In the Know” about Surrogacy

Have you ever considered surrogacy? It is a big decision and a lot of conversations are to be had. When making this decision, it’s not just about you making the amazing decision by yourself to help create a family. It involves your support system like your children,...

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Surrogacy by Design

Surrogacy by Design

There is a good side and a not so good side to everything in this world. Even with surrogacy. Luckily, surrogacy is growing and has some kind of positive presence in main stream media. Unfortunately, some women have used surrogacy for more reasons than just...

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How Covid has Changed Surrogacy

How Covid has Changed Surrogacy

Whether or not you are looking into surrogacy to expand your family, becoming a surrogate or you are already in the middle of a journey, the recent pandemic has changed everything in this world, including surrogacy. It is only natural to have questions about COVID-19...

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