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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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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! …