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HIV+ Surrogacy: Cat’s Out of the Bag

Prior to publicly posting the blog, I talked to all of my close friends and family. Many of them already knew I was planning on a second surrogacy, but not the details. On one hand, it’s really none of their business what I choose to do with my time and family, and it’s certainly not like they were going to …

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Requirements to Become a Surrogate

It takes a special woman to have the desire to carry a baby for another. But did you know, that even though these special women are few and far between, there are also certain requirements to become a surrogate? Regardless of whether you choose to sign on with a surrogacy agency or go the independent route, there will be a …

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HIV+ Surrogacy: Hurry Up and Wait

I understand that the details of every surrogacy journey are varied, but the process thus far has been completely different than my first experience. Before my first journey, I had thought about doing surrogacy for years, so when Evan and I determined that three was it for us, I started looking into it more seriously. I applied with NWSC in …

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Growing Generations Announces New Compensation Packages

*This post is sponsored content, courtesy of Growing Generations. Growing Generations proudly announces changes to their comprehensive surrogate benefit package including a new bonus for experienced surrogates coming to Growing Generations. A leader in the surrogacy and egg donation industry, Los Angeles based Growing Generations is pleased to announce the introduction of their “NEW2GG” bonus incentive program for experienced surrogates. …

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Living a Life Built on Choice: Gay Parent Magazine Feature

Trish and Gail Taylor began their journey to parenthood in the 1990’s. This is their personal story of creating their family and working as pioneers in the surrogacy community for the past 20 years helping thousands of people become parents. Their journey continues today… Trish and Gail met in 1991 and always knew they wanted a family. It was Trish’s …

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HIV+ Surrogacy: An Unexpected Proposal

It was almost two weeks between our first FaceTime meeting and when they contacted me again. J messaged me that they’d like to talk, and we were all available that night, so we set it up for after kids’ bedtime. They started out by saying that they would like to move forward with me as their surrogate. I was excited …

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HIV+ Surrogacy: Match, Maybe?

It took some work, but I was finally able to convince my husband to do a second journey. In discussing, I really came to understand his perspective of the whole journey. My husband has always been very supportive of me and my endeavors, as I have been with him. We don’t always agree with each other, and we most certainly …

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HIV+ Surrogacy: Michelle’s Decision to Carry Again

Shortly after the SurroTwins were born, I started thinking about doing another journey. During the pregnancy, my husband and I discussed it off and on. One day, after an all-day bout of “morning” sickness, or when the sciatica would shoot down my leg making it impossible to sleep, I’d think, “HELL NO am I ever doing this again;” the next …

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The Journey to Baby Paine: 37 Weeks!!

An Intended Mom’s mess of thoughts at 37 weeks… We are officially “any day” away, and my emotions are most definitely all over the place that I feel like anything I write is going to come out as such. Hopefully it isn’t too all over the place: The past few weeks since my last post have flown by at a …

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Surrogacy Medications

Surrogacy Medications Explained You’re matched with Intended Parents and gearing up for the transfer, which means you’ll soon be receiving a box of surrogacy medications. This can be quite overwhelming at first, seeing the large box and its contents piled in front of you. But don’t you worry! We’re here to walk you through it all, medication by medication, and …