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Surrogacy and Beyond Birth

Most of the questions we respond to from gestational surrogates and their intended parents (IP) have to do with their relationship before and during the pregnancy. One step at a time is how most try to get through their surrogacy journey as many IP’s have gone through unsuccessful attempts at IVF or pregnancy themselves, with or without the help of an egg donor. We advise surrogates and their intended parents not to involve children and other family and friends in the beginning of their journeys as it’s best to make these introductions after a pregnancy is achieved and medically stable. There are considerations at The Surrogacy SOURCE that we remind our clients of as we see how their relationships evolve.
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The Many Moving Parts of Assisted Reproductive Technology: What Does This Mean?

The question I am asked most often by intended parents (IP’s) is “why does this have to take so long?”. The process of becoming a parent with the assistance of an egg donor, gestational carrier, or both, involves many professionals all coordinating their services. The psychologists, attorneys, genetic counselors, insurance agents, doctors, nurses, embryologists, match makers, case managers, escrow companies and all of the additional professionals involved with this miraculous specialty, choreograph a dance for the benefit of the IP’s ultimate goal: to have a baby or two.
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What to Expect During the Surrogate Screening Process

So, you’ve made the selfless decision to become a surrogate and help Intended Parents build their family. Congratulations! You are about to embark on an amazing journey that will not only change your life, but that of the grateful people you will be helping and, of course, the child you will bring into this world for them. It’s a priceless gift, but what should you expect from now until you meet the lucky family? Here is an overview of the common screening process and what’s required to get you from here to matched!
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Fertility Source Companies será uno de los expositores de la feria Surrofair

Fertility Source Companies es una agencia de gestantes y donantes en Estados Unidos cuya principal misión es ayudar a todas las personas que así lo desean a alcanzar su sueño de tener un hijo.

El próximo mes de mayo, Fertility Source Companies estará en la única feria de gestación subrogada que se celebra en España, Surrofair. Tendrá lugar los días 7 y 8 de mayo de 2016 en el hotel Medliá Avenida América.
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The IRS and Equal Rights

I have been in our industry long enough and have become smart enough to know what I don’t know regarding third-party cycles. I do learn something new every day and have grown to be proud of that fact. That said, the reproductive technology attorneys we work with are a group I admire and learn much from, so when the latest legal complaint was sent to me to comment on, naturally I had to seek out the help of one of our well-respected attorneys, Nidhi Desai of Ballard, Desai & Miller, a family law practice based in Chicago.
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Your Letter to Intended Parents

You’ve done it. You’ve decided to take the plunge into becoming an egg donor or gestational surrogate. You’ve spoken with your friends and family, you’ve spoken with your spouse. While some are skeptical, most are very supportive and admire your selflessness. You’re staring down the barrel of a multi-page application. You answer the hard questions; you gather all the requested info. Just when you think you’re done, you get to the last page … where you are asked to write a letter to your future Intended Parents.
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