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Caryn and Ali: Fears

I think I get asked more about how scary this process is than about how it came to be. That is so strange to me, but it also makes complete sense.   In our society today, it’s true that most pregnancies are completely healthy and suffer from very few complications and are even less likely to result in a long-term …

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Michelle’s Surrogacy: Beta Results!

Drumroll please…   7:30 AM Pacific That’s when my blood draw is scheduled for my beta test (bhCG). The test that will verify that I have bhCG in my system, confirming pregnancy. I’ve used 6 standard tests, 1 digital test and countless mini tests; they all say I’m pregnant. The beta is the test for the IVF doctor to confirm. …

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Introducing: Surrogate Caryn!

I am Caryn and here is my story. I wear many hats…well, not really because I think I look awful in hats. But, I do wear a lot of metaphorical hats. I’m a wife. Not just any wife, the proud wife of A U.S. Marine. I am a mother, sister, daughter, granddaughter, aunt, friend, nurse and Thirty-One consultant. I imagine …

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Michelle’s Surrogacy: Meds Week One

Last week I received a box of meds. Not quite as big as the first box, but still jam-packed with goodies.     I had plenty of Prenatal Vitamins left over from the previous cycle, so I started those on Tuesday. I started Birth Control Pills on Wednesday and will remain on them until May 7th. This is to force myself to have a period …

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Introducing: Surrogate Andrea!

The Heart of a Surrogate People ask me all the time, “How do you do it?”I simply reply, “Why not do this?”I have a lovely uterus. I have a proven track record of healthy pregnancies and births. I love being pregnant. I love helping people and making a difference in their lives. I have family and friends who support me …

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Introducing: Surrogate Michelle!

Michelle is just starting out her journey as a surrogate, and we get to follow along on her journey!   I’m trying to be a surrogate. You know: get pregnant in a way that’s not as fun as the usual procedure, carry a baby around in my uterus and give it to the parents after 40 weeks. I don’t know …