Stretch for pregnancy

Stretch for pregnancy

If you find being pregnant sore and uncomfortable, try some pregnancy-safe stretches. Stretching can help relieve aches and pains and melt away any stress or tension as well. Benefits Pregnant or not, stretching has its benefits. Stretching lengthens your muscles and...
Telling your child their origin

Telling your child their origin

The conversation with your child about being born via surrogacy can be a difficult one. It is a story about how hard you worked to have them, and it is part of their identity. Talking about it early on is a way to normalize their birth through surrogacy – and help...
The “C” Word

The “C” Word

Feeling bloated is almost a rite of passage when pregnant. But when that feeling is a byproduct of constipation, it is EXTREMELY uncomfortable. Here is why you may feel backed up and what you can do about it. Constipation can begin as progesterone levels increase....
Hop in!

Hop in!

Pregnancy in the summer can be hard because it is scorching hot! But look on the bright side! You can float; getting some relief from gravity. Find a pool and hop in! Well, don’t hop. Step in safely. Relaxing in the water will not only cool you down but can be a...
What to Expect Post-Birth

What to Expect Post-Birth

Building a family is extremely exciting! If you are considering surrogacy, you have an incredible journey ahead of you. It’s exhilarating, surreal, and wonderful to bring a child into the world for someone else. After being matched, you share this incredible ride with...
Surrogacy, Support Networks and Beyond

Surrogacy, Support Networks and Beyond

Surrogacy is such a process for intended parents. Most people who come to the decision they need to choose surrogacy to build their family, are already emotionally exhausted from the trials and tribulations of infertility. Shared Conception always emphasizes the...