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Is It Safe To Be a Gestational Surrogate?

One of the first questions that a prospective gestational surrogate will ask is whether or not surrogacy is safe. To become a surrogate carrier is a considerable commitment, it will require your time, your energy, and of course, at the end of your pregnancy, you’ll still need to deliver a baby. This is an extremely…

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5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Gestational Surrogate

Surrogacy is one of the most unique and rewarding ways a woman can help someone else in their quest to have a child. From individuals facing fertility issues to LGBTQ+ families to single parents, surrogacy makes it possible for these people to have the family they always dreamed of. Surrogates are a bridge for growing families, and their role is…

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Why Are Surrogacy Laws So Complex?

One of the most surprising aspects of starting a surrogacy arrangement, whether as a gestational carrier or an intended parent, is that laws regarding surrogacy are complex and varied. Surrogacy law is not nationwide in the United States. It is up to individual states to set laws, statutes, and/or guidance on what is and what…

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Independent Surrogacy vs. Agency Surrogacy: What Is Best for You?

When you start considering a surrogacy journey and you begin performing research, you will find tons of conflicting information. Usually, this will lead to difficulties with decision-making. For example, you will be bombarded with concepts such as “types of surrogacy”, “gestational vs traditional surrogacy”, “altruistic vs compensated surrogacy”, “private vs agency surrogacy”, etc. We’ve written…

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Preparing for Surrogacy: Tips for Future Surrogates

Surrogacy has made tremendous strides in popularity over the past few years and the demand for this third-party reproduction has grown exponentially. Couples who previously were not able to conceive on their own, as well as LGBTQ+ and single intended parents, are now able to experience the joys of parenthood through surrogacy.

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