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Ideal Egg Donor

Five Things That Will Make You an Ideal Egg Donor Becoming an egg donor is a big decision! It’s a choice that will benefit you significantly in exchange for a minimal amount of our time, while also changing the wo...
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Surviving Holiday Travel

The holidays are about family. And often, that means that the holidays are often about travel. If the idea of traveling with your young children has you shaking in your boots, well, you’re not alone. You wouldn’t be the ...
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Can I Deduct Surrogacy Expenses

Becoming a parent through the process of egg donation and surrogacy is quite the journey! The year that leads up to the birth, and then the first year of life, will fly by in a blur. Perhaps the first time ...
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5 Awesome Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Pumpkin pie is kind of the cornerstone of any Thanksgiving feast. Even if it’s not your favorite festive dessert, chances are, you can’t imagine your feast without one. While it’s super simple to pick up a pie at the...
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Our Thanksgiving Traditions - The Women of FI

Sharon LaMothe COO Of course, we do the big feast, but our actual tradition comes after the table has been cleared and the dishes have been done. There is usually a great movie out in theaters, so after the mid-day ...
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5 Thankful Crafts for Little Hands

Finding time for arts and crafts during this busy time of year is a challenge! But seasonal crafts are among the things that we always wind up putting in a box and keeping. The handprint turkeys become keepsakes of a ...
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Do I Pay Taxes on My Surrogacy Compensation

One question that we are frequently asked by potential and active surrogates is whether or not they will be expected to pay taxes on their surrogacy compensation. Chances are, if we’re not being asked this question, it’s because surr...
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Open Enrollment

Let’s get right down to brass tacks. Surrogacy isn’t cheap. Medical costs in the United States are not regulated, meaning that without insurance, someone could wind up in a very bad way financially as a result of medical bill...
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Open Insurance Enrollment for Surrogates

OK, ladies. Let’s talk about medical bills. Since you’re all moms, you’ve already seen the medical bill that comes after a stay in the hospital due to childbirth. Even under the best of circumstances, having a baby is not...
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Anonymous, Semi-Known and Known Egg Donation

Choosing between Anonymous, Semi-Known and Known Egg Donation Making the choice to use an egg donor to grow your family is a big decision. We understand that it can sometimes be an emotional time for intended parents and can feel ...
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Two for the Price of One

Two for the Price of One? Double Embryo vs Single Embryo Transfers For many intended parents, the choice to transfer two embryos, as opposed to one, seems obvious. Not only would it seem that doing this doubles your chances at ...
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Best pregnancy pillows, ranked

Best pregnancy pillows, ranked Getting great sleep during pregnancy is essential. That said, we get that it’s not always easy. Some women find it increasingly difficult to get comfortable as their bodies change and their bellies grow. For many pr...
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