Category: Surrogacy Stories

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Jennifer and Sarah’s Surrogacy Story (Part 1)

A Friend’s Gift: Jennifer Marett, 42   After struggling with her own infertility issues, Jennifer Marett understood the emotional pain of trying desperately to have a child, only to be disappointed again and again. She and her then-husband, Eric, ended up conceiving through IVF — and her boy-girl twins were five years old when her...

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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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A Surrogacy Story From Anja

Anja Morehouse, 30, runs Kuro Surrogacy & Beyond agency, three-time egg donor, Omaha, Nebraska I have a shirt that says, “I got another woman pregnant. Ask me how,” and on my car it says “Vehicle owned by a proud egg donor.” I have two sets of surrogate twins and an anonymous child—or children—out there. (I’ve...

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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...

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An Egg Donation and Surrogacy Story From Terri

Terri, 31, college student studying accounting, two-time egg donor, one-time surrogate, Northern California   Truthfully, I first became intrigued with surrogacy because I am a huge Days of Our Lives fan and followed actress Deidre Hall’s surrogacy journey. I knew I could bring someone that happiness. I’ve never had trouble getting pregnant. My husband and...

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Generous Donations: Egg Donors and Surrogates

By Laurie McLaughlin When a couple is having trouble conceiving or carrying a pregnancy, sometimes a “third party” is enlisted to help. These women—egg donors and surrogates—are giving one of the greatest gifts of all. Find out why they do it.   The phrase “third-party reproduction” sounds so impersonal. But the egg donors and surrogates...

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Why An Infertile Mother Turned to Traditional Surrogacy

This story written and submitted by Debbe from AllAboutSurrogacy.com PCOS and Infertility Due to PCOS, I’ve always known it would be difficult for me to have kids. For a long time, my husband and I didn’t want kids. Then, in December 2002 we thought I had gotten pregnant. Turns out we were probably right, but...