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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 …

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Will a New President Bring New Surrogacy Laws?

By Roland Salloum, Esq., SeedTrust Escrow If there’s one thing Americans can expect from the presidency of Donald J. Trump, it is the unexpected. President Trump has issued a total of 19 executive orders as of February 3, 2017, at which point he’d been on the job as the Commander in Chief for just 15 days. His orders range from a directive …

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Agency Spotlight: Surrogacy Partnership

“Surrogacy is a beautiful thing. To help other people fulfill their dreams of being parents is a gift that keeps on giving. I’m proud to be a part of surrogacy as a whole, and it has certainly changed my life for the better.” – Jessica Busman, Founder & Owner of Surrogacy Partnership Jessica Busman always wanted to work in the …

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No Offense, But I Don’t Want to Keep Your Baby

“Oh wow, you were a surrogate mother?” is usually how the conversation opens. Which is usually followed quickly by “How did you get into that?”, a question that leads into this explanation. Then, nine times out of ten, the very next question that follows is “Isn’t it hard to give up the baby?” Which I always answer emphatically with “No! …

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Preparing for Delivery + Surrogates Hospital Bag Checklist Printable

The big day has arrived! No matter if you go into labor on your own, or as a planned induction, delivering your “SurroBabe” is a big day! Most surrogates tell us that, no matter how many times they’ve given birth before, it’s always a bit overwhelming when it comes time to pack your hospital bag for this delivery. Let’s take …