Category: Gestational Surrogacy

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Intended Parents Surrogacy

A Message From Wendy: “Intended Parents Hiring Two Surrogates” What may be expected when IPs hire two surrogates? A new trend on the rise seems to be IPs hiring two GCs at a time.  The reason for this is that some IPs know that they want a larger family but do not want the risk of a woman...

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Important Information About Surrogacy

What is Surrogacy? Surrogacy, also known as gestational care, is a family building option for those who want a child with genetic ties and have not had success with other “first-line” assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments. Surrogacy, in which a woman carries and gives birth to another woman’s baby, has a long history, dating back...

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A Surrogacy Story: Making History for Same-Sex Couples (Part 2)

 Making History For Same-Sex Couples: Jennifer Menges, 33   Click Here To Read Part 1 of Jennifer’s Surrogacy Story At 39 weeks, they all showed up at the hospital for her c-section. “One of the fathers was totally freaked out and didn’t want to see blood, I think, hoping he could just look through a...

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A Surrogacy Story: Making History for Same-Sex Couples (Part 1)

Making History For Same-Sex Couples: Jennifer Menges, 33   In 2005, Jennifer Menges was a stay-at-home mom, raising her three children in the suburbs of Minneapolis. Through a parenting website, she had met another mother who had been a surrogate for a family, and was now trying to get that child back. “I was absolutely...

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A Surrogacy Story from Christine (Part 2)

  Click Here to read Part One of Christine’s Surrogacy Story   Christine Rush, 28 She loved the experience so much, she was eager to do it again. This time though, she wanted it to be with a couple in the States. “I liked the idea of having a family that was involved, that I...

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A Surrogacy Story from Christine (Part 1)

A Lifelong Bond: Christine Rush, 28   When Christine Rush was still in high school, she went to visit a friend in the hospital, who had just given birth to a baby. Only, this baby wasn’t hers — she had been a gestational surrogate for a Japanese family. “I just found the whole thing so...

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Considering a Surrogate

Egg Donors and Surrogates compensation Considering a Surrogate A gestational carrier is a woman you expect to provide an optimal environment – internally and externally – for the nine months your baby is in utero. She is someone who has no biological ties to the fetus and is unselfishly giving her body over to you and your...

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A Surrogacy Story from Stacie

Stacie Lykins, 37, former police officer and owner of Prodigy Ovum Donations, two-time surrogate, Tavares, Florida I was a surrogate who experienced the “just a number” treatment from clinical staff and others associated with assisted reproduction, so I started Prodigy Ovum Donations to provide personalized and ethical services for those in need of third-party reproduction....

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A Surrogacy and Egg Donation Story from Katy

Katy Melo, 31, runs Kuro Surrogacy & Beyond agency, two-time surrogate and five-time egg donor, Houston, Texas I can’t imagine my life without my own four boys. When I started researching surrogacy, it broke my heart that so many people who wanted children their whole lives couldn’t have them. It took me four years to...

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A Surrogacy Story from Barbara

Barbara, 35, stay-at-home mom, two-time surrogate, Tampa, Florida   I’m a surrogate because I enjoy being pregnant, and I’m now preparing for my third surrogacy. It will be my last unless this couple would like a sibling for their child, because the thought of looking for another couple is not for me. That’s one of...