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I Want to Be A Surrogate, but My Husband's Not on Board

I Want to Be A Surrogate, but My Husband's Not on Board First, we want to take a moment to congratulate you on your desire to become a surrogate. This is not always the easiest choice to make, and it’s ...
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Surrogacy Laws by State

Surrogacy Laws by State You’ll often hear people talk about different states being “good” or “bad” for surrogacy. If you don’t know what this means, it’s pretty likely that you’re really confused about where you live and how...
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3 Tips To Save Time & Money When Pursuing Egg Donation

3 Tips To Save Time & Money When Pursuing Egg Donation For many intended parents, the hardest part about pursuing surrogacy or egg donation is making the choice to do it. Many spend years playing with the idea, but for many, ...
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The Real Cost of Surrogacy

If you’re considering surrogacy, chances are, one of your first worries is the cost. Surrogacy is legendarily costly, and with tabloids advertising million dollar surrogates, the fear of the financial requirements of surrogacy can scare many people off. On to...
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Family Fun: Building Leprechaun Traps

Leprechaun Traps- How to Do it Right In case you haven’t heard, leprechauns are slippery little fellas. They’re tricky and tiny and always up to mischief. Perhaps that’s why moms of toddlers around the world spend a lot of...
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Surrogacy is NOT Exploitation (Continued)

The dedication to education and informed consent continues well after the applicant becomes a future surrogate with an ethical agency. As she moves through her legal phase she will be given private, individual, and free legal advice from independent lawyers ...
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Surrogacy is Not Exploitation of Women. Here's why.

Many decades ago there was an argument that women shouldn’t have access to birth control. The argument was that they shouldn’t have the right to decide what was right for their bodies and their lives. Those opposing surrogacy base...
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Tips For Spring Break 2019

Spring Break Travel Done Wisely Spring has sprung! And if you have school-aged kids, chances are you’re hitting the internet hard to find a last minute spring break destinations on a dime. Here’s a quick guide for planning that...
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What is an “Ethical” Surrogacy Agency?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about surrogacy and ethics. There are those out there who argue that surrogacy shouldn’t be legal. They say that it is exploitation. They claim that women would never make this choice fo...
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A Surrogate Husband's Point of View on Surrogacy - Chris’s Blog

Surrogacy is a choice that impacts everyone in your family. That’s why ethical agencies require your partner to be fully onboard with your choice before they’ll even let you proceed through screening. It is not uncommon for even the ...
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A Surrogate Husband's Point of View on Surrogacy - Joes Blog

Surrogacy is a choice that impacts everyone in your family. That’s why ethical agencies require your partner to be fully onboard with your choice before they’ll even let you proceed through screening. It is not uncommon for even the ...
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Same-Sex Couples and Surrogacy

Surrogacy as a family building option is never a choice that is easily made. Be it financial concerns or social ones, this is a decision that requires serious consideration. Same-sex couples considering surrogacy will, in many ways, have far more ...
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