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How to Tell Your Children You Are Going to Be A Surrogate

The idea of introducing your kids to surrogacy can seem like an overwhelming thought. It seems only logical that telling your children that there will be a new baby, one that won’t be coming home to them, would be em...
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Ten Things That Will Make You an Ideal Surrogate

If you’re like most women considering surrogacy, one of your first thoughts may be something along the lines of, “Can I handle this?” Surrogacy is indeed a big undertaking, but we promise, it is so well worth it. He...
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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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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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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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Preparing to Become a Surrogate

Preparing to Become a Surrogate It’s a common phrase among adults, “…but first, do your research.” It’s true for most things in life, and becoming a surrogate is no different. Let’s cut right to the quick- b...
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Gifts for your Surrogate this Holiday Season

We at Family Inceptions are always in a giving mood, especially when it comes to those remarkable women who serve as Gestational Carriers. They give intended parents the ultimate gift of life. While you may never be able to give ...
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I Support Holiday Traditions but NOT Traditional Surrogacy: Here's Why

In December, there are many traditions that we as a country indulge in. Holiday shopping, decorating our homes and sending each other cards. When we think "tradition" or "traditional", for the most part, it's a positive ...
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Gratitude for Egg Donors and Surrogates: Be the Rainbow in Someone's Cloud

This month, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, our theme is "Be the Reason Someone is Thankful". When you think of the enormous, life- changing impact donating your eggs or being a surrogate can have, the word ‘thankful' do...
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Every Child Born Could be the Next President or Oprah

We've kicked off November's theme, which is ‘Be the Reason Someone is Thankful'. When it comes to third party family building in particular, there are many people to be thankful for as it may include donor eggs, donor sperm, a ...
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