How to Tell Your Child They Were Born Via Surrogacy

How to Tell Your Child They Were Born Via Surrogacy

Parents have always found it a little uncomfortable to discuss where babies come from with their children. When the birth involves social, emotional, or other complexities such as surrogacy, it can be extremely overwhelming. While it can be difficult, experts agree...
How to Prepare for Storms and Power Outages While Pregnant

How to Prepare for Storms and Power Outages While Pregnant

Being pregnant can be stressful on its own, but when there are things like flooding, power outages, or another bad weather-related emergency, being unprepared can add extra layers of worry. While it is easier said than done, above all else, try not to stress out....
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...
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...
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...