Surrogate Mothers

Top 5 Tips for Surrogate Mothers During Pregnancy

Staying healthy during surrogacy is important for both mothers and babies. Here are 5 tips for surrogates to keep the pregnancy as smooth as possible.  1. Follow Doctor’s Orders    Surrogate mothers typically see their obstetricians more often than the average pregnant woman. When complex procedures like in-vitro fertilization are used, it becomes necessary for … Read more

What Is Single Parent Surrogacy?

Surrogacy is a viable option for many individuals to grow their family when traditional conception isn’t possible or desirable. For some single parents, surrogacy is preferable to conception or starting a family with another person. Here’s what you need to know.  Single Parent Surrogacy: What Is It?    A single parent surrogacy is when one … Read more

Who Uses A Surrogate Mother?

Using A Surrogate Mother A surrogate mother is a woman who carries a pregnancy to term for another. Who uses surrogates and why? Do you need an attorney to hire or become a surrogate mother? Here’s what you should know. Infertile Couples The most common consumer of surrogacy services are infertile couples. They may be … Read more

Can I Finance a Surrogate Pregnancy?

Surrogacy is an experience that requires you to be flexible on all fronts, including financially. It’s critical that intended parents understand the financial ramifications of surrogate pregnancy; after all, Bankrate reports that gestational surrogacy can cost as much as $120,000 (although at SMI, your total–all-inclusive–cost for embryo transfer averages around $100,000). And, experts recommend that … Read more

What Is Gestational Surrogacy?

The Surrogacy Journey If you or you and your partner are thinking about starting the surrogacy journey, it can be helpful to know the different options available to you. Knowing how each kind works can help you decide what you want in a surrogacy situation. Since this is such a personal decision, you should always … Read more

Talking About Money During Surrogacy

Discussing The Financial Aspect Of Surrogacy It’s hard to talk about money when you’re preparing to learn about surrogacy. It might seem strange to start off your consideration of using a surrogate, whether in the US or abroad, by thinking about money. But the truth is that you cannot go into this process without some … Read more

How Can You Cooperate with Your Intended Parents Effectively?

Cultivating A Relationship The relationship between intended parents and a surrogate mother is an important one, and both parties should be one the same page as outlined via a contract, prior to working together. This is an emotional process, and an exciting one and there are certain steps that both the surrogate mother and the … Read more

What You Need to Know About Using a Surrogate Mother

Even though the use of surrogates has become more popular in recent years, there is still some controversy about using a surrogate mother to have a baby, and because the legal process varies from one state to another, it’s recommended that you do your research first and retain an experienced and dedicated lawyer. Many different … Read more

Surrogacy How Long Does the Surrogacy Process Take?

Realistic Expectations About The Surrogacy Process Whether you are an intended surrogate mother or surrogate parents seeking out a surrogate mother, it is important to have realistic expectations about the process of surrogacy. Many people realize that the surrogacy process takes much longer than they intended because of many different complicated and emotional factors that can … Read more