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Surrogate Stories: Jamie

This is a Sponsored post by Building Families, Inc. Reaching 20 weeks in her pregnancy was a milestone that Jamie shared with her international Couple. That’s right, they flew here to share in this momentous step in their journey to parenthood. They got to see their son through a 4D ultrasound and were overwhelmed with their joy. Literally, Dad-to-be was …

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Surrogacy Blog: 3 Reasons You Should Start Blogging About Surrogacy

Community is everything, especially when it comes to infertility and surrogacy. Raising awareness is a large aspect of any community, and is especially needed within ours. One easy way to help in raising awareness is by starting a surrogacy blog. But why? Let’s take a look…  3 Reasons You Should Start a Surrogacy Blog 1. Your Story Will Help Others. This …

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Intended Parents: How to Choose Your Surrogacy Agency

When choosing to become a parent through surrogacy you can expect to be asked to thoughtfully consider a great deal of situations. Perhaps the very first choice that you will make is if you want to work with a surrogacy agency or do the journey independently. For those choosing to work with an agency, understand that your costs will be …

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How to Choose Your Surrogacy Agency as a Surrogate

The first choice you’ll make as a surrogate is whether or not you want to work with a surrogacy agency or go the independent route. We see many first time surrogates choose to enlist the help of an agency, wanting that extra support from those who’ve been through the process many times before. There are a lot of perks to …

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Surrogates on Government Assistance

One of the many requirements listed to be eligible as a surrogate is “financial stability” but this can mean different things for different people. Some define it as being able to pay all of your bills. Others define it as having enough for bills and extra, while others still say that you should have a cushion in a savings account. …

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Intended Parents Spotlight: Neha & Raj!

Hello! We are Neha and Raj. We have been together 14 years and married for 9 years. We met in school and were friends immediately. We started dating 2 months after meeting and our love and friendship has grown over time. We both have close knit families and have been raised family oriented. We have always known that we wanted …

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Intended Parent Spotlight: Anna and Shervin!

Hello! We are Anna and Shervin. We met each other 18 years ago at a small family gathering where Shervin was a guest. It was truly love at first sight that led to a strong relationship. We both remember in detail the first time that we saw each other and the first conversation that led to years of true happiness …

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Intended Parent Spotlight: Tony & Brian

Hello! We are Tony and Brian. We live in New Jersey and have been together for 5 years and married for 3 years. Tony grew up in New Jersey and Brian was raised in North Carolina. We met in New York City in 2012 on OK Cupid, an online dating site. We instantly hit it off because we shared many …

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What to Expect from your Psych Evaluation

Just the idea of talking to a psychologist is enough to make many of us need a psychologist. It’s scary, right? The idea that this one person is in charge of saying whether or not you’re mentally and emotionally competent to enter into a surrogacy arrangement can feel really stressful. We get it. What you should know about these psychological evaluations …

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Surrogacy and Social Media

The use of social media today – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, among many other different platforms – has become so ubiquitous that oftentimes we don’t give more than a passing thought to how we share information and the impact of what we share. And there’s no doubt that social media has helped facilitate quicker communication and cultivate a more global …