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A High Demand For Surrogate Mothers In The U.S.

Surrogate Mothers – Important Information to Consider The need for Gestational Carriers or Surrogate Mothers grows as more individuals and couples seek to create families. Infertility is growing at alarming rates as women delay child bearing and as same sex couples explore surrogacy in order to secure the desire for biological children. Demand for surrogate mothers in the...

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A Surrogacy Story From Mary

The name Mary F. Magness sounds like the name of a saint but she isn’t—not in the typical fashion. She does have saint-like qualities in that she offers the gift of parenthood to couples who are unable to conceive. Mary is a 31-year-old surrogate mother who lives in Santa Clarita, Calif., just north of Los...

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Surrogacy – A Single Man Chooses Fatherhood Via Surrogacy

Louis DeFilippi and his daughter Anna enjoy Lincoln Center in New York. He decided to have a child with the help of surrogacy when he was in his late 50s. Louis DeFilippi does not care much about labels like “single dad.” If DeFilippi is a symbol of anything, it is simply that of independent thinking....

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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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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 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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What to Look for In a Potential Surrogate Mother

What are the attributes to look for in a good surrogate?   By Sandra Lippard The relationship between Intended Parents, IP’s, and a Surrogate has the potential to be very stressful, and if the match of the IP’s and the Surrogate is not good, there is the potential for a very antagonistic relationship with the...

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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...

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Stories From Surrogate Mothers: Part 4

Surrogate Mothers share their stories Would you carry a stranger’s baby? How about your sister’s? Over the last few years, surrogacy has entered our pop culture zeitgeist, with stars like Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker using surrogates to complete their families. But surrogacy remains one of the least talked about tools in the fight...

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Stories From Surrogate Mothers: Part 3

Would you carry a stranger’s baby? How about your sister’s? Over the last few years, surrogacy has entered our pop culture zeitgeist, with stars like Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker using surrogates to complete their families. But surrogacy remains one of the least talked about tools in the fight against infertility. Why do surrogates...

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