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How to Recognize Your Calling for Surrogacy

How to Recognize Your Calling for Surrogacy

For couples who have long yearned for parenthood, surrogates are no less than superheroes for them. Selflessness, unconditional empathy, and desire to complete another couple’s family make them superheroes. The amazing fact is that they're ordinary women, but they do...

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Surrogate Gift Giving

Surrogate Gift Giving

Our intended parents often ask us about gifts for their surrogates. Gifts are not required nor expected, but many intended parents would like to express their gratitude with small tokens of appreciation along the journey. When Shared Conception matches a surrogate...

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Surrogate Compensation

Surrogate Compensation

At Shared Conception, most of our surrogate mothers rarely use money as a factor for being a surrogate. They truly enjoy the idea of helping a family, enjoy being pregnant, and feel that the journey is more of a calling for them. That being said—being a surrogate is a...

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What Happens if Surrogate is Carrying Multiples

What Happens if Surrogate is Carrying Multiples

You decided to take the path of surrogacy but find out your surrogate mother is carrying multiples. Now what happens? Multiple pregnancies(this is when more than one embryo implants in your uterus) are not uncommon and are often associated with IVF (in vitro...

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How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children

How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children

Introduction During the surrogacy process, it's important to educate your children on the subject as well. After all, they deserve to be a part of the journey as well. So you must begin the wholesome journey as a family by explaining surrogacy to your children. We...

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Was it Hard to Give up the baby?

Was it Hard to Give up the baby?

New mothers can turn to various practices for an easier pregnancy journey, whether they're surrogates or not. These can include a birthing ball, pregnancy ball, and even crystals for fertility. But even though many women are prepared to take up the physical...

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Embryo Transfer Process for Surrogates

Embryo Transfer Process for Surrogates

If you’re looking to become a surrogate mother and this is your first time, you probably have a lot of questions. For starters, you may have some misconceptions, such as that the process of surrogate pregnancy is complex. While its true that the process can be...

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The Process of Surrogacy

The Process of Surrogacy

Introduction Surrogacy is a beautiful journey, just as it ought to be. But it's important that you follow certain steps to ensure that all goes well throughout the term. If you're ready to take on the most rewarding and life-changing journey of your life, we can...

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The Heart of a Gestational Surrogate

The Heart of a Gestational Surrogate

Parenthood is one of life’s most fulfilling and poignant phases of a woman’s life. Unfortunately, it does not come easily to every woman. Therefore, the process of surrogate pregnancy has become increasingly popular. It serves as a miraculous solution for those who...

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How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents?

How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents?

Out of all the reasons to become a surrogate, helping a couple become parents is one of the most rewarding. For many people, it is often impossible to conceive naturally. When everything fails, surrogacy comes as a ray of hope for such couples. People who opt for it...

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The Wait…

The Wait…

Planning to opt for surrogate pregnancy to become parents? Once you choose the surrogacy process, you need to find the right surrogacy agency and surrogate. Though the waiting can make it seem like the process is taking forever, the process itself is beautiful and...

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Do Surrogates Become Attached to the Baby?

Do Surrogates Become Attached to the Baby?

Despite being a rewarding experience for everyone involved, surrogate pregnancy is quite complicated. But being a life-changing decision, there are many factors that the surrogate mother will have to consider. Becoming a surrogate mother can be an emotionally taxing...

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Becoming a Surrogate

Becoming a Surrogate

Surrogacy is a unique experience and those who volunteer to give this precious gift surely have a lot of questions. What happens during the journey of surrogacy? Can you be a surrogate with your tubes tied? Do you have the right reasons to become a surrogate? How do...

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How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children

How to Explain Surrogacy to Your Children

We commend your reasons for becoming a surrogate, for truly, there is little as selfless, as full of compassion and empathy as the act of becoming a surrogate. In addition to being a life-altering decision, it is not an easy concept for everyone to accept, especially...

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What Are Some Benefits of Becoming a Surrogate?

What Are Some Benefits of Becoming a Surrogate?

Planning to become a surrogate mother but wondering whether it will be a good idea for you? Well, despite the topic of surrogacy being quite controversial, there are still some benefits. And while a great number of people respect surrogates and the process, some...

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How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents

How Does a Surrogate Pick the Intended Parents

A Surrogate’s Choice Choosing Intended Parents for You and Your Lifestyle Before a Surrogate chooses Intended Parents (IPs), she has a lot of factors to consider. What types of intended parents does she wish to work with? What does she hope to gain by carrying and...

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Feeling your best throughout pregnancy

Feeling your best throughout pregnancy

As you look forward to that special day when your intended parents hold their baby, you're expecting a lot of body changes! Early in your pregnancy is often the hardest. Hormones cause breast tenderness, morning sickness, and fatigue. Yet often, these things get...

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